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Samsung Smart Monitor M8 S32BM80 Monitor Review

Tested using Methodology v1.2

Below are the preliminary measurements for the Samsung Smart Monitor M8 S32BM80. Insiders have early access to the test results, some measurements may be updated before the actual publishing date.

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Samsung Smart Monitor M8 S32BM80 Picture
Size
32"
Resolution
3840x2160
Max Refresh Rate
60Hz
Pixel Type
VA
Variable Refresh Rate
No
HDR10
Yes

Test Results

perceptual testing image
Design
Design
Style
Curved
Locked
Curve Radius
Locked
N/A
Design
Build Quality
N/A
Design
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Lock" (Lock cm)
Tilt Range
Locked
Rotate Portrait/Landscape
Locked
Swivel Range
Locked
Wall Mount
Locked
Design
Stand
Base Width
Lock" (Lock cm)
Base Depth
Lock" (Lock cm)
Thickness (With Display)
Lock" (Lock cm)
Weight (With Display)
Lock lbs (Lock kg)
Design
Display
Housing Width
Lock" (Lock cm)
Housing Height
Lock" (Lock cm)
Thickness (Without Stand)
Lock" (Lock cm)
Weight (Without Stand)
Lock lbs (Lock kg)
Borders Size (Bezels)
Lock" (Lock cm)
Design
Controls
Design
In The Box
Power Supply
Locked
Picture Quality
N/A
Picture Quality
Contrast
Native Contrast
Lock : 1
Contrast With Local Dimming
N/A
N/A
Picture Quality
Local Dimming
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Samsung Smart Monitor M8 S32BM80 Local Dimming Video Sample
Local Dimming
Locked
Backlight
Locked
N/A
Picture Quality
SDR Brightness
Real Scene
Lock cd/m²
Peak 2% Window
Lock cd/m²
Peak 10% Window
Lock cd/m²
Peak 25% Window
Lock cd/m²
Peak 50% Window
Lock cd/m²
Peak 100% Window
Lock cd/m²
Sustained 2% Window
Lock cd/m²
Sustained 10% Window
Lock cd/m²
Sustained 25% Window
Lock cd/m²
Sustained 50% Window
Lock cd/m²
Sustained 100% Window
Lock cd/m²
ABL
Lock
Minimum Brightness
Lock cd/m²
N/A
Picture Quality
HDR Brightness
VESA DisplayHDR Certification
Locked
Real Scene
Lock cd/m²
Peak 2% Window
Lock cd/m²
Peak 10% Window
Lock cd/m²
Peak 25% Window
Lock cd/m²
Peak 50% Window
Lock cd/m²
Peak 100% Window
Lock cd/m²
Sustained 2% Window
Lock cd/m²
Sustained 10% Window
Lock cd/m²
Sustained 25% Window
Lock cd/m²
Sustained 50% Window
Lock cd/m²
Sustained 100% Window
Lock cd/m²
ABL
Lock
N/A
Picture Quality
Horizontal Viewing Angle
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Samsung Smart Monitor M8 S32BM80 Horizontal Viewing Angle Video Sample
Color Washout From Left
Lock°
Color Washout From Right
Lock°
Color Shift From Left
Lock°
Color Shift From Right
Lock°
Brightness Loss From Left
Lock°
Brightness Loss From Right
Lock°
Black Level Raise From Left
Lock°
Black Level Raise From Right
Lock°
Gamma Shift From Left
Lock°
Gamma Shift From Right
Lock°
N/A
Picture Quality
Vertical Viewing Angle
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Samsung Smart Monitor M8 S32BM80 Vertical Viewing Angle Video Sample
Color Washout From Below
Lock°
Color Washout From Above
Lock°
Color Shift From Below
Lock°
Color Shift From Above
Lock°
Brightness Loss From Below
Lock°
Brightness Loss From Above
Lock°
Black Level Raise From Below
Lock°
Black Level Raise From Above
Lock°
Gamma Shift From Below
Lock°
Gamma Shift From Above
Lock°
N/A
Picture Quality
Gray Uniformity
50% Std. Dev.
Lock%
50% DSE
Lock%
N/A
Picture Quality
Black Uniformity
Native Std. Dev.
Lock%
Std. Dev. w/ L.D.
N/A
N/A
Picture Quality
Color Accuracy (Pre-Calibration)
Picture Mode
Locked
sRGB Gamut Area xy
Lock%
White Balance dE (Avg.)
Lock
Color Temperature (Avg.)
Lock K
Gamma (Avg.)
Lock
Color dE (Avg.)
Lock
Contrast Setting
Lock
RGB Settings
Locked
Gamma Setting
Locked
Brightness Setting
Lock
Measured Brightness
Lock cd/m²
Brightness Locked
Locked
N/A
Picture Quality
Color Accuracy (Post-Calibration)
Picture Mode
Locked
sRGB Gamut Area xy
Lock%
White Balance dE (Avg.)
Lock
Color Temperature (Avg.)
Lock K
Gamma (Avg.)
Lock
Color dE (Avg.)
Lock
Contrast Setting
Lock
RGB Settings
Locked
Gamma Setting
Locked
Brightness Setting
Lock
Measured Brightness
Lock cd/m²
ICC Profile
Download
N/A
Picture Quality
SDR Color Gamut
sRGB Coverage xy
Lock%
sRGB Picture Mode
Locked
Adobe RGB Coverage xy
Lock%
Adobe RGB Picture Mode
Locked
N/A
Picture Quality
SDR Color Volume
sRGB In ICtCp
Lock%
sRGB Picture Mode
Locked
Adobe RGB In ICtCp
Lock%
Adobe RGB Picture Mode
Locked
N/A
Picture Quality
HDR Color Gamut
Wide Color Gamut
Locked
DCI-P3 Coverage xy
Lock%
DCI-P3 Picture Mode
Locked
Rec. 2020 Coverage xy
Lock%
Rec. 2020 Picture Mode
Locked
N/A
Picture Quality
HDR Color Volume
DCI-P3 In ICtCp
Lock%
DCI-P3 Picture Mode
Locked
Rec. 2020 In ICtCp
Lock%
Rec. 2020 Picture Mode
Locked
N/A
Picture Quality
Reflections
Screen Finish
Locked
Total Reflections
Lock%
Indirect Reflections
Lock%
Calculated Direct Reflections
Lock%
N/A
Picture Quality
Text Clarity
Sub-Pixel Layout
Locked
N/A
Picture Quality
Gradient
Color Depth
Lock Bit
Motion
N/A
Motion
Refresh Rate
Native Refresh Rate
Lock Hz
Max Refresh Rate
Lock Hz
Max Refresh Rate Over DP
Lock Hz
Max Refresh Rate Over HDMI
Lock Hz
Max Refresh Rate Over DP @ 10-bit
N/A
Max Refresh Rate Over HDMI @ 10-Bit
Lock Hz
Motion
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR)
FreeSync
Locked
G-SYNC
Locked
VRR Maximum
N/A
VRR Minimum
Locked
VRR Supported Connectors
Locked
N/A
Motion
Response Time @ Max Refresh Rate
Recommended Overdrive Setting
Locked
Rise / Fall Time
Lock ms
Total Response Time
Lock ms
Overshoot Error
Lock%
Worst 3 Rise / Fall Time
Lock ms
Worst 3 Total Response Time
Lock ms
Worst 3 Overshoot Error
Lock%
N/A
Motion
Response Time @ 120Hz
Recommended Overdrive Setting
Locked
Rise / Fall Time
N/A
Total Response Time
N/A
Overshoot Error
N/A
Worst 3 Rise / Fall Time
N/A
Worst 3 Total Response Time
N/A
Worst 3 Overshoot Error
N/A
N/A
Motion
Response Time @ 60Hz
Recommended Overdrive Setting
Locked
Rise / Fall Time
Lock ms
Total Response Time
Lock ms
Overshoot Error
Lock%
Worst 3 Rise / Fall Time
Lock ms
Worst 3 Total Response Time
Lock ms
Worst 3 Overshoot Error
Lock%
Motion
Backlight Strobing (BFI)
Backlight Strobing (BFI)
Locked
Maximum Frequency
N/A
Minimum Frequency
N/A
Longest Pulse Width Brightness
N/A
Shortest Pulse Width Brightness
N/A
Pulse Width Control
Locked
Pulse Phase Control
Locked
Pulse Amplitude Control
Locked
VRR At The Same Time
Locked
N/A
Motion
Image Flicker
Flicker-Free
Locked
PWM Dimming Frequency
Locked
Inputs
N/A
Inputs
Input Lag
Native Resolution @ Max Hz
Lock ms
Native Resolution @ 120Hz
N/A
Native Resolution @ 60Hz
Lock ms
Backlight Strobing (BFI)
N/A
N/A
Inputs
Resolution And Size
Native Resolution
Locked
Aspect Ratio
Locked
Megapixels
Lock MP
Pixel Density
Lock PPI
Measured Screen Diagonal
Lock"
Screen Area
Lock in²
N/A
Inputs
PS5 Compatibility
4k @ 120Hz
Locked
4k @ 60Hz
Locked
1440p @ 120Hz
Locked
1440p @ 60Hz
Locked
1080p @ 120Hz
Locked
1080p @ 60Hz
Locked
HDR
Locked
VRR
Locked
N/A
Inputs
Xbox Series X|S Compatibility
4k @ 120Hz
Locked
4k @ 60Hz
Locked
1440p @ 120Hz
Locked
1440p @ 60Hz
Locked
1080p @ 120Hz
Locked
1080p @ 60Hz
Locked
HDR
Locked
VRR
Locked
Inputs
Inputs Photos
Inputs
Video And Audio Ports
DisplayPort
Locked
Mini DisplayPort
Locked
HDMI
Locked
HDMI 2.1 Rated Speed
Locked
DVI
Locked
VGA
Locked
Daisy Chaining
Locked
3.5mm Audio Out
Locked
3.5mm Audio In
Locked
3.5mm Microphone In
Locked
Inputs
USB
USB-A Ports
Locked
USB-A Rated Speed
Locked
USB-B Upstream Port
Locked
USB-C Ports
Locked
USB-C Upstream
Locked
USB-C Rated Speed
Locked
USB-C Power Delivery
Locked
USB-C DisplayPort Alt Mode
Locked
Thunderbolt
Locked
Inputs
macOS Compatibility
Features
Features
Additional Features
Speakers
Locked
RGB Illumination
Locked
Multiple Input Display
Locked
KVM Switch
Locked
Features
On-Screen Display (OSD)

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