DELL U2515H vs DELL U2715H vs DELL UltraSharp 25

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DELL U2515H
DELL U2715H
DELL UltraSharp 25

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Two DisplayPorts Edit
The DELL U2515H is a two DisplayPort PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2715H, whereas the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has one DisplayPort.
2% lower maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2515H is an 87W maximum power consumption PC monitor, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25. That's 1W lower than the DELL U2715H (87W).
510g lighter Edit
The DELL U2515H has a weight of 4.4kg (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), whereas the DELL U2715H is a 4.9kg weight PC monitor (510g heavier).
Cheaper by £34
The DELL U2515H is £116 cheaper than the DELL U2715H and £34 cheaper than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
Cheaper to run by £1.61
Over five years the DELL U2515H only costs £59.12 to run however the DELL U2715H costs £60.73 to run (3% more). Read more
Better selling
The DELL U2515H ranks No. 1582 by number of sales, whereas the DELL U2715H ranks No. 2362.
Significantly better expert reviews
Based on 5 reviews, the average expert review score of the DELL U2515H is 100%, whereas the average rating of the DELL U2715H is 80% (based on 4 reviews).
6 Reasons For
8% bigger screen size Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 27" PC monitor. That's 2" bigger than the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 (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 U2715H is a 68.58cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 5.14cm bigger than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (63.44cm).
A lot faster response time Edit
The DELL U2715H has a response time of 6ms, but the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 are both 8ms response time PC monitors (2ms 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 U2715H has two DisplayPorts, and so does the DELL U2515H, however the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has one DisplayPort.
One more USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The DELL U2715H is a six USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
25 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
4 Reasons For
1W lower maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a maximum power consumption of 87W (as does the DELL U2515H), however the DELL U2715H is an 88W maximum power consumption PC monitor (1W higher).
12% lighter Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2515H. That's 510g lighter than the DELL U2715H (4.4kg).
3% cheaper to run
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is £1.61 cheaper to run than the DELL U2715H over five years. Read more
Expert reviews are vastly better
Based on 5 expert reviews, the DELL UltraSharp 25 has an average review score of 100%, however the DELL U2715H has an average rating of 80% (based on 4 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 25" PC monitor, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25. That's 2" smaller than the DELL U2715H (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.

25% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2515H has a response time of 8ms (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), however the DELL U2715H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

One less USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the DELL U2515H is five (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), but the DELL U2715H only has six USB Type-A downstream ports.
Fewer sellers
The DELL U2515H is only stocked by 28 shops, but the DELL U2715H is stocked by 35 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The DELL U2515H is one month older than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
7 Reasons Against
Higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2715H is an 88W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 1W higher than the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 (87W).
11% heavier Edit
The DELL U2715H has a weight of 4.9kg, however the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 are both 4.4kg weight PC monitors (510g lighter).
More expensive by £116
The DELL U2715H is £116 more expensive than the DELL U2515H and £82 more expensive than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
Older by two months
The DELL U2715H is one month older than the DELL U2515H and two months older than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
Higher running costs over five years by £1.61
The running costs over five years of the DELL U2715H are £60.73 which is £1.61 more than the DELL U2515H and £1.61 more than the DELL UltraSharp 25. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The DELL U2715H is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 2362 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the DELL U2515H ranks No. 1582.
Expert review Rating is vastly Worse
The DELL U2715H's average expert score is 80%, however the DELL U2515H's is 100% (based on 5 reviews) and the DELL UltraSharp 25's is 100% (based on 5 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller screen size Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a screen size of 25" (as does the DELL U2515H), however the DELL U2715H is a 27" PC monitor (2" 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.

5.14cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a display diagonal of 63.44cm, however the DELL U2715H is a 68.58cm display diagonal PC monitor (5.14cm bigger).
Slower response time Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is an 8ms response time PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2515H. That's 2ms slower than the DELL U2715H (8ms). 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 DELL UltraSharp 25 has one DisplayPort, however the DELL U2715H only has two DisplayPorts.
Only five USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2515H, whereas the DELL U2715H only has six USB Type-A downstream ports.
£34 more expensive
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is more expensive than the DELL U2515H by £34.
Less retailers
Only 10 retailers sells the DELL UltraSharp 25, whereas 28 shops sell the DELL U2515H and 35 sellers sell the DELL U2715H. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Awards

2 Awards
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SweClockers.com: Good Product
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 59.12
Purchase price £ 219.00
Total cost of ownership £ 278.12
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 57.69
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 60.73
Purchase price £ 335.00
Total cost of ownership £ 395.73
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 59.12
Purchase price £ 253.00
Total cost of ownership £ 312.12
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.3T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 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
25" 27"
BEST
25"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
BEST
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 335.66mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 596.74mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2331 x 0.2331 0.216 x 0.216
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.58cm
BEST
63.44cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 6ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99% 99%
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 6ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output port
 Audio output port
DisplayPort
2
BEST
2
BEST
1
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 6 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2 2 2
Mini DisplayPort
1 1 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 6 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
5 6
BEST
5
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port
 AC power in port

Multimedia

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

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 90 - 90 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 115mm
Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 21 -21 - 5
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
35W
BEST
36W 35W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
87W
BEST
88W 87W
BEST
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
9.8kg
BEST
10.5kg 9.8kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 6.8kg
Height With Stand
338.7mm
BEST
524.9mm 512.5mm
Depth With Stand
46.4mm
BEST
205mm 205mm
Width With Stand
569mm
BEST
612.7mm 569mm
BEST
Weight
4.4kg
BEST
4.9kg 4.4kg
BEST
Height
398mm 363.4mm 338.7mm
Depth
205mm 46.4mm 46.4mm
Width
569mm 612.7mm 569mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 311.04 x 552.96
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