Samsung U28D590D 28-Inch 4K Display Now $599

The Samsung U28D590D 28-inch Ultra HD display first started being sold by retailers in March for $699.  This monitor quickly gained notoriety due to the fact that it was one of the very first 4K displays to market with a TN panel that is capable of a 60 Hz refresh rate with a single-stream transport (DisplayPort) at 3840 x 2160. This means that the monitor is detected as a single panel when used with the DisplayPort interface. The display boasts 170°/160° viewing angles, 10-bit color, LED backlighting, 370 cd/m² brightness, a 1000:1 contrast ratio and a one-millisecond gray-to-gray response time. Not bad for those that aren’t on the IPS bandwagon. What could make this $699 monitor better? How about a $100 price cut after being available for purchase for less than two months? Amazon currently has this monitor available for $599.99 with free shipping. Around a 15% price cut isn’t bad and if you wanted to get into 4K gaming without breaking the bank this monitor will do the trick. 

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  • RadioactiveLobster

    No VESA mounting options is an instant “No Buy” from me

  • Steven Kean

    While I’ve been waiting for the ASUS one, this is tempting. Is the extra $50 and longer wait worth a height/pivot adjustable or VESA mounts worth it? Once I set the monitor assuming it’s the right height, it’ll never get adjusted. And I highly doubt I’ll get two for a dual 4K setup…

    • Ben Young

      I think I’ll be waiting for the ASUS one as well.

      • Nathan Kirsch

        that $599 price tag didn’t last long… Amazon is no longer listed as a seller.

        • Ben Young

          It’s a shame, I seriously considered it at that price tag. And I think the PiP is pretty neat. But VESA and an adjustable stand are pretty crucial for my tight desk space.

        • Nathan Kirsch

          Micro Center has it for $599 as well, but the tax will kill it for many people – http://www.microcenter.com/product/432446/U28D590D_28_Ultra_HD_LED_Monitor

        • Ben Young

          Doesn’t Amazon price match now? If I could do that, then just Prime it up here… But I don’t see Amazon selling it themselves at all right now.

        • Steven Kean

          Hmmm…MicroCenter is only a short drive away, could pick it up tomorrow LOL Just noticed my current monitor (a Samsung) doesn’t have an adjustable stand either and it’s never bothered me in 4 years…so tempting…so very tempting…

      • John P. Myers

        Ummm…you do realize Asus doesn’t actually make their own monitors, right? Same thing with Dell and HP. They’re designed, made and assembled by companies like LG, BenQ and yes, Samsung. Odds are you’re waiting for the exact same monitor with an “Asus” stamp on it. Denying yourself the enjoyment of a 4k monitor because you want a different brand stamped on it is…well…ummm….retarded.

        • Ben Young

          I’d completely agree if that were why I said I’d wait for the ASUS monitor. But if you scroll up a smidge, you’ll see the topic was actually features that the ASUS monitor has that this one doesn’t ;)