DELL S2415H vs DELL U2515H

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DELL S2415H
DELL U2515H

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
34% faster response time Edit
The DELL S2415H is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms faster than the DELL U2515H (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.

Integrated TV tuner Edit
The DELL S2415H has an integrated TV tuner, but the DELL U2515H does not have an integrated TV tuner. Read more

An integrated TV tuner on a PC monitor means that you can use the monitor to watch TV.

A built in TV tuner means that you can use the screen as both a PC monitor and a TV which saves money on buying 2 devices and also saves space.

Lower maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL S2415H has a maximum power consumption of 36W, however the DELL U2515H is an 87W maximum power consumption PC monitor (51W higher).
76.9mm shorter Edit
The DELL S2415H is a 321.1mm tall PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2515H is a 398mm tall PC monitor (76.9mm taller).
Four times shallower Edit
The DELL S2415H has a depth of 45.5mm. That's 159.5mm shallower than the DELL U2515H (205mm).
Marginally narrower Edit
The DELL S2415H is a 539.2mm wide PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2515H is a 569mm wide PC monitor (29.8mm wider).
£80 cheaper
The DELL S2415H costs £80.27 less than the DELL U2515H.
51% cheaper to run
The DELL S2415H only costs £29.14 to run over five years but the DELL U2515H costs £59.12 to run (103% more). Read more
More popular
The DELL S2415H is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1302 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the DELL U2515H ranks No. 1713.
5 Reasons For
5% bigger screen size Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 25" PC monitor. That's 1.2" bigger than the DELL S2415H (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.

29% brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the DELL S2415H (350 cd/m²).
One more HDMI port Edit
The DELL U2515H has two HDMI ports, however the DELL S2415H only has one HDMI port.
8 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.
A little better user reviews
The average user review score of the DELL U2515H is 94%, however the average rating of the DELL S2415H is 90% (based on 27 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
1.2" smaller screen size Edit
The DELL S2415H has a screen size of 23.8", however the DELL U2515H 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.

100 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL S2415H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², however the DELL U2515H is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The DELL S2415H has one HDMI port, however the DELL U2515H only has two HDMI ports.
Less retailers
Only 23 stores sells the DELL S2415H, whereas 31 retailers sell the DELL U2515H. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
A bit Lower user review Score
The DELL S2415H's average user rating is 90%, however the DELL U2515H's is 94% (based on 204 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The DELL U2515H has a response time of 8ms, but the DELL S2415H 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.

Does not have an integrated TV tuner Edit
The DELL U2515H does not have an integrated TV tuner, whereas the DELL S2415H has an integrated TV tuner. Read more

An integrated TV tuner on a PC monitor means that you can use the monitor to watch TV.

A built in TV tuner means that you can use the screen as both a PC monitor and a TV which saves money on buying 2 devices and also saves space.

Higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2515H is an 87W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 51W higher than the DELL S2415H (87W).
76.9mm taller Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 398mm tall PC monitor. That's 76.9mm taller than the DELL S2415H (398mm).
Vastly deeper Edit
The DELL U2515H has a depth of 205mm, however the DELL S2415H is a 45.5mm deep PC monitor (159.5mm shallower).
Wider Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 569mm wide PC monitor. That's 29.8mm wider than the DELL S2415H (569mm).
More expensive by £80
The DELL U2515H is £80.27 more expensive than the DELL S2415H.
Higher running costs over five years by £29.98
Over five years the running costs of the DELL U2515H are £59.12 which is £29.98 more than the DELL S2415H. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The DELL U2515H is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1713 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the DELL S2415H ranks No. 1302.

Awards

No awards found 2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 28.84
Electricity cost - standby £ 0.30
Total running cost £ 29.14
Purchase price £ 138.73
Total cost of ownership £ 167.87
Details
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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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.
0.29T
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
23.8" 25"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 8000000:1
BEST
 8000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Video Mode
 1080p
 1440p
 1080p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
0.2745 x 0.2745 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms
BEST
8ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) 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
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
BEST
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 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
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

Typical Power Consumption
18W
BEST
35W
Standby Power Consumption
0.05W
BEST
0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
36W
BEST
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

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.8kg
BEST
9.8kg
Height With Stand
404.6mm 338.7mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
180mm 46.4mm
BEST
Width With Stand
539.2mm
BEST
569mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.4kg
Height
321.1mm
BEST
398mm
Depth
45.5mm
BEST
205mm
Width
539.2mm
BEST
569mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 HDMI
 AC
BEST
 HDMI
 AC
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
User Guide On CD-ROM
 User guide on CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
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