Asus MX259 vs DELL U2415

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Asus MX259
DELL U2415

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 25" PC monitor. That's 0.9" bigger than the DELL U2415 (24.1"). 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.

20% faster response time Edit
The Asus MX259 has a response time of 5ms, however the DELL U2415 is a 6ms 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.

Built-in speaker Edit
The Asus MX259 has a built-in speaker, whereas the DELL U2415 does not. 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.

Cheaper by £7
The Asus MX259 is £6.68 cheaper than the DELL U2415.
6 Reasons For
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Asus MX259 (300 cd/m²).
50g lighter Edit
The DELL U2415 has a weight of 4.3kg, whereas the Asus MX259 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (50g heavier).
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £16.19
Over five years the DELL U2415 only costs £39.89 to run however the Asus MX259 costs £56.08 to run (41% more). Read more
Better selling
The DELL U2415 ranks No. 6960 by number of sales, whereas the Asus MX259 ranks No. 23385.
A little better user reviews
Based on 166 reviews, the average user review score of the DELL U2415 is 91%, whereas the average rating of the Asus MX259 is 90% (based on 128 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL U2415 (300 cd/m²).
50g heavier Edit
The Asus MX259 has a weight of 4.3kg, whereas the DELL U2415 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (50g lighter).
Fewer sellers
The Asus MX259 is only stocked by 27 sellers, but the DELL U2415 is stocked by 29 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£16.19 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Asus MX259 are £56.08 which is £16.19 more than the DELL U2415. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Asus MX259 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 23385 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the DELL U2415 ranks No. 6960.
User review Rating is a little Worse
The average user rating of the Asus MX259 is 90%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2415 is 91% (based on 166 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 24.1" PC monitor. That's 0.9" smaller than the Asus MX259 (24.1"). 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.

17% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2415 has a response time of 6ms, however the Asus MX259 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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 a built-in speaker Edit
The DELL U2415 does not have a built-in speaker, however the Asus MX259 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.

More expensive by £7
The DELL U2415 is £6.68 more expensive than the Asus MX259.
Older by three months
The DELL U2415 is three months older than the Asus MX259.

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
pcmagazine.ru: 5 Star

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 56.08
Purchase price £ 192.32
Total cost of ownership £ 248.40
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 36.85
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 39.89
Purchase price £ 199.00
Total cost of ownership £ 238.89
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 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
25"
BEST
24.1"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
BEST
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 611mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.288 x 0.288 0.27 x 0.27
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
63.5cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 91%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output port
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
HDMI Port
2 2
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 6
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 115mm
Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
35W 23W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 75W
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
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.4kg
BEST
8.4kg
Packaging Height
117mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
496mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
659mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
224mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
414mm 205mm
BEST
Width With Stand
578mm 532.2mm
BEST
Weight
4.3kg 4.3kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 350.6mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 45.7mm
Width
578mm 532.2mm

Packaging Content

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