DELL U2412M vs DELL U2515H

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DELL U2412M
DELL U2515H

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Lower maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2412M has a maximum power consumption of 72W, but the DELL U2515H is an 87W maximum power consumption PC monitor (15W higher).
Lighter Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 4kg weight PC monitor. That's 430g lighter than the DELL U2515H (4.4kg).
A bit narrower Edit
The DELL U2412M has a width of 556mm, however the DELL U2515H is a 569mm wide PC monitor (13mm wider).
£50 cheaper
The DELL U2412M costs £210.00, whereas the DELL U2515H is £259.98.
Eight more awards
The DELL U2412M has 10 awards, however the DELL U2515H has 2 awards.
11 Reasons For
4% bigger screen size Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 25" PC monitor. That's 1" bigger than the DELL U2412M (25"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 63.44cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 2.48cm bigger than the DELL U2412M (63.44cm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the DELL U2412M (350 cd/m²).
Two DisplayPorts Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the DELL U2515H is two, but the DELL U2412M only has one DisplayPort.
7% shorter Edit
The DELL U2515H has a height of 338.7mm. That's 22.9mm shorter than the DELL U2412M (338.7mm).
A lot shallower Edit
DELL U2515H is 46.4mm deep, but the DELL U2412M is a 64.9mm deep PC monitor (18.5mm deeper).
11 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
£4.81 cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL U2515H is £4.81 cheaper to run than the DELL U2412M. Read more
Better selling
The DELL U2515H ranks No. 1523 by number of sales, but the DELL U2412M ranks No. 297541.
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the DELL U2515H is 100%, but the average rating of the DELL U2412M is 82% (based on 36 reviews).
Moderately better user reviews
The average user review score of the DELL U2515H is 94%, but the average rating of the DELL U2412M is 93% (based on 480 reviews).

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
1" smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2412M has a screen size of 24", but the DELL U2515H is a 25" PC monitor (1" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

A little smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M has a display diagonal of 60.96cm, but the DELL U2515H is a 63.44cm display diagonal PC monitor (2.48cm bigger).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2412M has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², but the DELL U2515H is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
One less DisplayPort Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the DELL U2412M is one, but the DELL U2515H only has two DisplayPorts.
22.9mm taller Edit
The DELL U2412M has a height of 361.6mm, however the DELL U2515H is a 338.7mm tall PC monitor (22.9mm shorter).
29% deeper Edit
DELL U2412M is 64.9mm deep. That's 18.5mm deeper than the DELL U2515H (46.4mm).
Not as many stockists
Only 20 retailers sells the DELL U2412M, however 31 sellers sell the DELL U2515H. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over two years older
The DELL U2412M is older than the DELL U2515H by two years.
More expensive to run over five years by 8%
Over five years the DELL U2412M costs £63.93 to run which is £4.81 more to run than the DELL U2515H. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The DELL U2412M ranks No. 297541 by sales volume, but the DELL U2515H ranks No. 1523.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The DELL U2412M has an average expert rating of 82%, but the DELL U2515H has an average expert rating of 100% (based on 5 reviews).
Slightly Lower user review Score
The DELL U2412M has an average user rating of 93%, but the DELL U2515H has an average user rating of 94% (based on 204 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2515H is an 87W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 15W higher than the DELL U2412M (87W).
Slightly heavier Edit
The DELL U2515H has a weight of 4.4kg, but the DELL U2412M is a 4kg weight PC monitor (430g lighter).
Wider Edit
The DELL U2515H has a width of 569mm. That's 13mm wider than the DELL U2412M (569mm).
More expensive by £50
The DELL U2515H is £49.98 more expensive than the DELL U2412M.
Eight less awards
The DELL U2515H has only received 2 awards, however the DELL U2412M has received 10 awards.

Awards

10 Awards
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
computertotaal.nl: Editor's Choice
extrahardware.cz: Smart Buy
flatpanels.dk: Top Recommendation
flatpanelshd.com: Highly Recommended
hardware.info: Gold Award
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good Value
tomshardware.co.uk: Approved
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

51 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 60.89
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 63.93
Purchase price £ 210.00
Total cost of ownership £ 273.93
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 59.12
Purchase price £ 259.98
Total cost of ownership £ 319.10
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.32T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24" 25"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Video Mode
 1440p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 311.04mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 552.96mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.270 x 0.270 0.216 x 0.216
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
60.96cm 63.44cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms 8ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output port
DisplayPort
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 6
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
115mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-4 - 21 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Typical Power Consumption
38W 35W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
72W
BEST
87W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.5kg
BEST
9.8kg
Weight With Stand
6.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
513.5mm 398mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
180.3mm
BEST
205mm
Width With Stand
556mm
BEST
569mm
Weight
4kg
BEST
4.4kg
Height
361.6mm 338.7mm
BEST
Depth
64.9mm 46.4mm
BEST
Width
556mm
BEST
569mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included

Other Features

Product Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Placement
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
Colour Temperature
6500 Unknown - Click to provide data
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