DELL U2413 vs Viewsonic VA2452SM

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DELL U2413
Viewsonic VA2452SM

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
29% brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2413 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Viewsonic VA2452SM (250 cd/m²).
17% faster response time Edit
The DELL U2413 has a response time of 6ms, however the Viewsonic VA2452SM is a 7ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Two DisplayPorts Edit
The DELL U2413 is a two DisplayPort PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VA2452SM only has one DisplayPort.
Shorter Edit
DELL U2413 is 361.6mm tall. That's 37.4mm shorter than the Viewsonic VA2452SM (399mm).
9 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
9 Reasons For
Vastly more display colour count Edit
The Viewsonic VA2452SM has a display colour count of 16.77M. That's 16.77M more than the DELL U2413 (16.77M).
Built-in speaker Edit
The Viewsonic VA2452SM has a built-in speaker, but the DELL U2413 does not have a built-in speaker. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Vastly higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Viewsonic VA2452SM has an RMS rated audio power of 1.5W, however the DELL U2413 is only a unknownW RMS rated audio power PC monitor (1.5W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Four times lower maximum power consumption Edit
The Viewsonic VA2452SM has a maximum power consumption of 30W, but the DELL U2413 is a 130W maximum power consumption PC monitor (100W higher).
44% lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VA2452SM is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.5kg lighter than the DELL U2413 (3.5kg).
A bit narrower Edit
The Viewsonic VA2452SM has a width of 517.7mm, however the DELL U2413 is a 556mm wide PC monitor (38.3mm wider).
£161 cheaper
The Viewsonic VA2452SM costs £118.49, whereas the DELL U2413 is £279.00.
£62.33 cheaper to run
The Viewsonic VA2452SM only costs £36.85 to run over five years whereas the DELL U2413 costs £99.18 to run (169% more). Read more
User reviews are a lot better
The Viewsonic VA2452SM has an average user review score of 100%, but the DELL U2413 has an average rating of 90% (based on 82 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The DELL U2413 does not have a built-in speaker, however the Viewsonic VA2452SM has a built-in speaker. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2413 is a 130W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 100W higher than the Viewsonic VA2452SM (30W).
A lot heavier Edit
The DELL U2413 has a weight of 5kg, whereas the Viewsonic VA2452SM is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor (1.5kg lighter).
Wider Edit
DELL U2413 is 556mm wide. That's 38.3mm wider than the Viewsonic VA2452SM (517.7mm).
More expensive by £161
The DELL U2413 is £160.51 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2452SM.
Older by over three years
The DELL U2413 is three years older than the Viewsonic VA2452SM.
Higher running costs over five years by £62.33
The DELL U2413 costs £99.18 to run which is £62.33 more to run than the Viewsonic VA2452SM over five years. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The average user rating of the DELL U2413 is 90%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic VA2452SM is 100% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons Against
100 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VA2452SM has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², but the DELL U2413 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
1ms slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2452SM is a 7ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the DELL U2413 (7ms). 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.

One less DisplayPort Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the Viewsonic VA2452SM is one, but the DELL U2413 only has two DisplayPorts.
37.4mm taller Edit
The Viewsonic VA2452SM has a height of 399mm, however the DELL U2413 is a 361.6mm tall PC monitor (37.4mm shorter).
Not as many stockists
Only 3 retailers sells the Viewsonic VA2452SM, however 12 shops sell the DELL U2413. 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.

Awards

4 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
focus-numerique.fr: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
vido.com.ua: Recommended
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

47 months Ago 6 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 96.14
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 99.18
Purchase price £ 279.00
Total cost of ownership £ 378.18
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 36.85
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 36.85
Purchase price £ 118.49
Total cost of ownership £ 155.34
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.49T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.18T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Viewable Height
324mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
518.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
60.96cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
7ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
BEST
 16:10
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio in
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
 Audio output port
Audio Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port
DisplayPort
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
1 1
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
115mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
 On screen menu display

Power

Input Current
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
60W 23W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W
BEST
15W
Maximum Power Consumption
130W 30W
BEST
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
0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Storage Range
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
9.4kg 5kg
BEST
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 386mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 124mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 571mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.9kg
Height With Stand
415.9mm 399mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
200.5mm 196.8mm
BEST
Width With Stand
556mm 517.7mm
BEST
Weight
5kg 3.5kg
BEST
Height
361.6mm
BEST
399mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 196.8mm
Width
556mm 517.7mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 VGA
Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand included
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
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