Samsung U32J590 Review

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The Samsung U32J590 is a 4K UHD monitor that is the perfect monitor for console gamers who want to play at high resolutions with Freesync, a low input lag, and a fast response time.


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Product Snapshot


The Samsung U32J590 is the brand’s mid-tier 4K gaming monitor released in 2021. With a much higher contrast ratio than its predecessor, the Samsung UE590, a 4K UHD resolution, and excellent color accuracy, the Samsung U32J590 makes gaming at high resolution a reality. It comes geared for gaming with its low input lag, swift response time, and Freesync compatibility, which even works with newer Nvidia graphics cards which helps reduce image tear. And to top it off, it also features a bezel-less display making for a more pristine look. Overall, it is a great monitor for gamers who want to play console games at high resolutions with excellent performance. Continue reading this Samsung U32J590 review to learn more about what critics had to say regarding it, and also don’t forget to check out our list of best computer monitors.


our Verdict

The Samsung U32J590 is the perfect monitor for console gamers who want UHD 4K resolutions. It has low input lag, fast response time, and Freesync compatibility, making it great for consoles with AMD cards. While it does work with Nvidia cards, it’s not the best choice for PC gamers who want to play at high frames per second, as the refresh rate is limited to 60Hz. With its high contrast ratio, wide color gamut, and exceptional color accuracy, images are displayed at excellent quality, though the peak brightness is low. If you mainly play on consoles and don’t mind playing in a dark room, this is the perfect monitor for you. If any of the features like dim brightness, glare-prone panel, or mediocre refresh rate are a dealbreaker, you may want to look elsewhere.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Accurate and vibrant colors
  • Ultra HD 4K resolution
  • Low input lag
  • Swift response time
  • High contrast ratio

Reason to Avoid

  • Dim peak brightness
  • The display is prone to glare in a bright room
  • Mediocre refresh rate
  • Stand only has tilt adjustment

Samsung U32J590 Specs

Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs2
HDR Formatn/a
Max Resolution3840 x 2160 (4k)
Panel TypePanel TypeVA
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Response TimeResponse Time4 ms
Screen size32"
Sync TechnologySync TechnologyAMD FreeSync

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Test Results

Brightness (nits)188
Contrast Ratio (as ratio, x:1)2,799
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 xy)0
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 uv)0
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB Coverage xy)87.6
Color Gamut % (sRGB Coverage xy)99.1
Color Gamut % (Rec. 2020 Coverage xy)0
Color Gamut % (Rec. 709 Coverage xy)0
Input Lag (ms)9.6
Response Time (ms)7
Reflections % (Total Reflections)4.4
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Left)46
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Right)48
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Above)37
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Below)33

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