Acer H257HU vs DELL U2515H

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Acer H257HU
DELL U2515H

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (35 available)
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (32 available)
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Standard delivery: £10.00
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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
4ms faster response time Edit
The Acer H257HU has a response time of 4ms, whereas the DELL U2515H is an 8ms response time PC monitor (4ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

1.1kg lighter Edit
The Acer H257HU has a weight of 3.3kg, but the DELL U2515H is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor (1.1kg heavier).
Cheaper by £10
The Acer H257HU costs £249.99, whereas the DELL U2515H is £259.98.
7 Reasons For
Two DisplayPorts Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the DELL U2515H is two, but the Acer H257HU only has one DisplayPort.
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the DELL U2515H is two, but the Acer H257HU only has one HDMI port.
11 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Better selling
The DELL U2515H ranks No. 865 by number of sales, but the Acer H257HU ranks No. 159349.
One more awards
The DELL U2515H has 2 awards from expert review sites, however the Acer H257HU has 1 award.
Hugely better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the DELL U2515H is 100% based on 5 reviews, but the average rating of the Acer H257HU is 80% (based on 2 reviews).
Slightly better user reviews
The average user review score of the DELL U2515H is 94% based on 204 reviews, but the average rating of the Acer H257HU is 93% (based on 6 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Only one DisplayPort Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the Acer H257HU is one, but the DELL U2515H only has two DisplayPorts.
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer H257HU is one, but the DELL U2515H only has two HDMI ports.
Not as many stockists
The Acer H257HU is only stocked by 10 stores, however the DELL U2515H is stocked by 21 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Less popular
The Acer H257HU is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 159349 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the DELL U2515H ranks No. 865.
One less award
The Acer H257HU has only received 1 award, however the DELL U2515H has received 2 awards.
Expert review Rating is hugely Worse
The Acer H257HU has an average expert score of 80%, but the DELL U2515H has an average expert rating of 100% (based on 5 reviews).
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The Acer H257HU has an average user score of 93%, but the DELL U2515H has an average user rating of 94% (based on 204 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
A lot slower response time Edit
The DELL U2515H has a response time of 8ms, whereas the Acer H257HU is a 4ms response time PC monitor (4ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Heavier Edit
The DELL U2515H has a weight of 4.4kg, but the Acer H257HU is a 3.3kg weight PC monitor (1.1kg lighter).
More expensive by £10
The DELL U2515H is £9.99 more expensive than the Acer H257HU.
Older by one month
The DELL U2515H is one month older than the Acer H257HU.

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
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

No data
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
25" 25"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Video Mode
 1440p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
63.5cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
8ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 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

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Weight With Stand
3.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
425mm 338.7mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
217mm 46.4mm
BEST
Width With Stand
570mm 569mm
BEST
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
4.4kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 398mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 569mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
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