AOC Q2778 vs DELL U2414H

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AOC Q2778
DELL U2414H

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3.2" bigger screen size Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a screen size of 27", whereas the DELL U2414H is only a 23.8" PC monitor (3.2" 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.

More display colour count Edit
AOC Q2778 is 16.77M display colours. That's 16.77M more than the DELL U2414H (unknownM).
8.03cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a display diagonal of 68.5cm, whereas the DELL U2414H is only a 60.47cm display diagonal PC monitor (8.03cm smaller).
100 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², whereas the DELL U2414H is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
7x faster response time Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 7ms faster than the DELL U2414H (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.

Two more awards
The AOC Q2778 has 5 awards, but the DELL U2414H has 3 awards.
11 Reasons For
11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the AOC Q2778 (178°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The DELL U2414H has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, however the AOC Q2778 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
One more DisplayPort Edit
The DELL U2414H has two DisplayPorts, however the AOC Q2778 only has one DisplayPort.
Two HDMI ports Edit
The DELL U2414H has two HDMI ports, however the AOC Q2778 only has one HDMI port.
Adjustable height Edit
The DELL U2414H has an adjustable height, but the AOC Q2778 does not have an adjustable height.
£11 cheaper
The DELL U2414H costs £11.19 less than the AOC Q2778.
Available from 12 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
42% cheaper to run
The DELL U2414H only costs £28.68 to run over five years but the AOC Q2778 costs £49.53 to run (73% more). Read more
More popular
The DELL U2414H is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1880 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the AOC Q2778 ranks No. 10113.
Expert reviews are a little better
The DELL U2414H has an average expert review score of 82%, however the AOC Q2778 has an average rating of 79% (based on 12 reviews).
User reviews are better
The DELL U2414H has an average user review score of 89%, however the AOC Q2778 has an average rating of 81% (based on 26 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the DELL U2414H (178°).
8° narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°, whereas the DELL U2414H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
One less DisplayPort Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a one DisplayPort PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H only has two DisplayPorts.
Only one HDMI port Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have an adjustable height Edit
The AOC Q2778 does not have an adjustable height, but the DELL U2414H has an adjustable height.
£11 more expensive
The AOC Q2778 is more expensive than the DELL U2414H by £11.19.
Fewer sellers
Only 31 shops sells the AOC Q2778, but 43 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 73%
The AOC Q2778 costs £49.53 to run which is £20.85 more to run than the DELL U2414H over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The AOC Q2778 ranks No. 10113 by sales volume, whereas the DELL U2414H ranks No. 1880.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the AOC Q2778 is only 79%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U2414H is 82% (based on 10 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the AOC Q2778 is 81%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2414H is 89% (based on 219 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
14% smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2414H has a screen size of 23.8", however the AOC Q2778 is a 27" PC monitor (3.2" 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.

14% smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2414H has a display diagonal of 60.47cm, however the AOC Q2778 is a 68.5cm display diagonal PC monitor (8.03cm bigger).
100 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2414H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², however the AOC Q2778 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
88% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2414H is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 7ms slower than the AOC Q2778 (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.

Eleven months older
The DELL U2414H is older than the AOC Q2778 by eleven months.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U2414H has received 3 awards, the AOC Q2778 has received 5 awards.

Awards

5 Awards
HEXUS.net: Recommended
in4.pl: Best Buy
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
pcgameware.co.uk: Gold
pcmasters.de: Value for Money
3 Awards
alphr.com: Recommended
pcauthority.com.au: Hot Award
ua.gecid.com: High Functionality

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 33 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.49
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 49.53
Purchase price £ 186.55
Total cost of ownership £ 236.08
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 25.64
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 28.68
Purchase price £ 175.36
Total cost of ownership £ 204.04
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
23.8"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 296.46mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 527.04mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 0.274 x 0.274
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.5cm
BEST
60.47cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output port
DisplayPort
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
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 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
BEST
Tilt Angle
-4 - 21 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
29.01W 16W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 74W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
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
Compliance Industry Standard
 Rohs
 Rohs
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
555mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
215mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
729mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.7kg
BEST
8kg
Height With Stand
470.7mm
BEST
485.8mm
Depth With Stand
299.1mm 185mm
BEST
Width With Stand
640.3mm 539.1mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 321.1mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 45.6mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 539.1mm

Packaging Content

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