Samsung SE790C – 34” Curved 21:9 Review


With their SE790C, Samsung has one gigantic computer display in its portfolio. Measuring 84 cm in width, this monitor offers a 34 inch diagonal as well as a curved panel. Apart from that the specs are even more impressive since, there is 3440 x 1440 pixel resolution, a high contrast ratio and a VA panel. All this combined might create one excellent display.

The Samsung SE790C is based on a curved 34 inch VA panel, which features 3440 x 1440 pixel resolution and an ultra wide aspect ratio of 21:9. Apart from that Samsung promised 300cd/m2brightness and a contrast ratio of 3000:1.

Thanks to the two 7 Watt speakers this could be categorized as a multi media monitor. Nevertheless Samsung is convinced that this monster belongs on an office desk. A quick look at the back reveals numerous connectors, where there are two HDMI ports, one DisplayPort and there is even a USB3.0 hub offering lots of flexibility. Comfortable for office use is the solid stand, which is adjustable in height and the display can also be tilted.

With the SE790C Samsung is using a curved panel. This brings the advantage that the filed of view is increased compared to a flat panel with the same 34” inch panel. Due to the fact, that the edges are closer to the eyes more area can be squeezed into the same width.