DELL U2414H vs LG 25UM55

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DELL U2414H
LG 25UM55

Top Prices

Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £7.99
In stock
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Standard delivery: £9.95
Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (50 available)
nrg_it
Out of stock
Overclockers UK
Out of stock
Gameseek
Out of stock

Reasons For

7 Reasons For
One more DisplayPort Edit
The DELL U2414H has two DisplayPorts, however the LG 25UM55 only has one DisplayPort.
Lighter Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor. That's 109.4g lighter than the LG 25UM55 (3.7kg).
23% shallower Edit
The DELL U2414H has a depth of 45.6mm. That's 10.28mm shallower than the LG 25UM55 (55.88mm).
70.5mm narrower Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 539.1mm wide PC monitor, whereas the LG 25UM55 is a 609.6mm wide PC monitor (70.5mm wider).
Available from 39 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
46% cheaper to run
The DELL U2414H is £24.03 cheaper to run than the LG 25UM55 over five years. Read more
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 219 user reviews, the DELL U2414H has an average review score of 89%, however the LG 25UM55 has an average rating of 76% (based on 11 reviews).
4 Reasons For
1.2" bigger screen size Edit
The LG 25UM55 has a screen size of 25", whereas the DELL U2414H is only a 23.8" PC monitor (1.2" smaller). 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.

60% faster response time Edit
The LG 25UM55 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the DELL U2414H (5ms). 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.

Shorter Edit
LG 25UM55 is 287mm tall, but the DELL U2414H is a 321.1mm tall PC monitor (34.1mm taller).
Expert reviews are a lot better
The LG 25UM55 has an average expert review score of 94%, whereas the DELL U2414H has an average rating of 82% (based on 10 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
A bit smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2414H has a screen size of 23.8", however the LG 25UM55 is a 25" PC monitor (1.2" 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.

Slower response time Edit
The DELL U2414H is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the LG 25UM55 (5ms). 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.

34.1mm taller Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 321.1mm tall PC monitor, whereas the LG 25UM55 is a 287mm tall PC monitor (34.1mm shorter).
Four months older
The DELL U2414H is older than the LG 25UM55 by four months.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The DELL U2414H's average expert rating is 82%, however the LG 25UM55's is 94% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
One less DisplayPort Edit
The LG 25UM55 is a one DisplayPort PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H only has two DisplayPorts.
3% heavier Edit
The LG 25UM55 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 109.4g heavier than the DELL U2414H (3.7kg).
10.28mm deeper Edit
The LG 25UM55 is a 55.88mm deep PC monitor. That's 10.28mm deeper than the DELL U2414H (55.88mm).
Wider Edit
LG 25UM55 is 609.6mm wide, but the DELL U2414H is a 539.1mm wide PC monitor (70.5mm narrower).
Fewer sellers
Only 2 retailers sells the LG 25UM55, but 41 retailers sell the DELL U2414H. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 84%
Over five years the LG 25UM55 costs £52.71 to run which is £24.03 more to run than the DELL U2414H. Show assumptions.
A lot Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the LG 25UM55 is only 76%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2414H is 89% (based on 219 reviews).

Awards

3 Awards
alphr.com: Recommended
pcauthority.com.au: Hot Award
ua.gecid.com: High Functionality
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

33 months Ago 30 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 25.64
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 28.68
Purchase price £ 172.45
Total cost of ownership £ 201.13
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 49.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 52.71

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.14T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.26T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
23.8" 25"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1080
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 90
Viewable Height
296.46mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
527.04mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.274 x 0.274 0.2286 x 0.2286
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
60.47cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 5ms
BEST
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
2 2
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN port
WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
130mm 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
16W
BEST
31W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
74W Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
Compliance Industry Standard
 Rohs
BEST
 Rohs
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.5kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 132mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 355.6mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 683.26mm
Weight With Stand
8kg 4kg
BEST
Height With Stand
485.8mm 383.54mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
185mm
BEST
187.96mm
Width With Stand
539.1mm
BEST
609.6mm
Weight
3.6kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
321.1mm 287mm
BEST
Depth
45.6mm
BEST
55.88mm
Width
539.1mm
BEST
609.6mm

Packaging Content

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