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DELL 2408WFP PC Monitor

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24" 1920 X 1200 3000:1 LCD Feb 2016
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The UltraSharp 2408WFP 24-inch Widescreen Flat Panel LCD Monitor from Dell is a brilliant choice when you need exceptional clarity and vibrant color. Featuring a 3000:1 contrast ratio and 400 cd/m... More
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16 Reasons For

Fourteen Industry Awards

This DELL PC monitor has received fourteen awards from experts.

The experts at eight expert review sites all concluded that this PC screen was superb and gave it their highest award. This PC display received an "Editor's Choice" award from CNET.com, PC Mag, Hothardware.com, Digitaltrends.com, CNET.com.au, Zdnet.com.au, Zdnet.co.uk and Cnetfrance.fr.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Recommended" from both Pcauthority.com.au and Alphr.com, both of which decided that this PC display was good.

This PC display received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com and Custompc.co.uk gave it a "Premium Grade" award.

This PC screen received a "Best in Test" award from Cw.no.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this PC display is 87%. This means that flatpanel monitor experts think this medium monitor is one of the better similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for the last year.

Reasonably Priced

A number of people agreed that this PC monitor was good value for money. Eight years ago Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Its like getting a HDTV for a great price”. Expert review site Techworld.com mentioned in their DELL 2408WFP review “The Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP is a well-designed, fully adjustable 24in monitor whose ports and features comfortably justify its price”. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “For the advanced computer user, 24in monitors are probably the sweet spot right now, offering the ideal combination of price, resolution and desk space” in their DELL 2408WFP review.

One DELL 2408WFP reviewer considered that it was a bargain for the price. Custompc.co.uk said in their review of the DELL 2408WFP “Its predecessor earned a great deal of praise and this TFT improves on it in every way”.

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Good Product Quality

Some DELL 2408WFP reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Pcmag.com mentioned “Overall image quality on this versatile display is outstanding” in their review of this PC monitor. Trustedreviews.com scored it 4 stars and said “The 2408WFP still has the same excellent ergonomics as its predecessor, offers reasonable image quality and more inputs than a”. Expert review site Gcn.com wrote in their DELL 2408WFP review “Although not as perfect as the two specialized high-end image LCDs in this review, its quality is excellent” .

Good Picture Quality

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Expert website Pcauthority.com.au wrote in their review of the DELL 2408WFP “Stunning image quality and every feature imaginable on a LCD” and gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review of the DELL 2408WFP “Dells UltraSharp 2408WFP is one of the best monitors on the market offering stunning image quality at a fairly good price” and rated the DELL 2408WFP 5 stars. Alphr.com mentioned “Versatile, well-equipped and superb image quality” in their DELL 2408WFP review.

Good Brand

DELL has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other brands.

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Nice Design

Some people who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was neat. Eight years ago Xbitlabs.com said “It features a neat, attractive and ergonomic design, superb functionality”. Xbitlabs.com also said “Neat setup”.

One DELL 2408WFP reviewer thought the DELL 2408WFP was ergonomic.

Good Size

A number of DELL 2408WFP owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was thin. Expert review site Techworld.com wrote “Framing the Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP's display is a thin black bezel highlighted with silver accents on the top” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Technical Features

A few DELL 2408WFP owners who bought it concluded that it had good features.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The DELL 2408WFP is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Has an Integrated Card Reader

The 2408WFP has an integrated card reader, which is unusual. Most of the other latest medium monitors do not have an integrated card reader.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The 2408WFP has a quite wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the 2408WFP. Latest medium monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 15° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the 2408WFP has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst LCD screens of this age. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 2408WFP is -5°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Two DVI-D Ports

The DELL 2408WFP is a two DVI-D port PC display.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors that were launched in the last 12 months is 280 cd/m². When compared to other recently released comparable spec flatpanel monitors that we have checked, the display brightness of the 2408WFP of 400 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the 2408WFP is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 2408WFP ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 2408WFP have a built-in speaker, however the DELL 2408WFP does not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker and we think the Lenovo X1[plb_3755263_price], or the Asus PB287Q[plb_3869741_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year are not 3D compatible. The 2408WFP is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 2408WFP does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 2408WFP also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in camera and we think the Lenovo X1[plb_3755263_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of recently released similar spec LCD screens is 1ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms. With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the 2408WFP has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 2408WFP.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL 2408WFP

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the 2408WFP is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

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LCD Display Type

The DELL 2408WFP has a better display type than most recently released medium monitors. This PC display has an LCD display type, whereas most PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it have an LED display type.

It may also be worth considering one of the other LCD screens that have an LCD Display currently available including the Benq XL2720Z[plb_3406736_price] which has better reviews.

If the display type of this medium monitor is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Acer XG270HU[plb_2846714_price] (LED and higher rated), or the Eizo FORIS FS2735[plb_3186951_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Average Width

At 558.8 millimeters, the 2408WFP has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other new LCD screens.

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Specification

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HDCP
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Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
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Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPort
S-Video Input Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Built-In USB Hub
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Certificates
Energy Star Certificate
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
Width
Technical Details
Compatible Operating Systems

14 Awards

custompc.co.uk Premium Grade PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

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30 September 2009

Digital Versus

The 2408WFP has been updated. Between the version released in 2007 and the model were testing, the name has stayed the same but some of the components have changed. Thats why were testing it... Read more…

8 June 2009

The Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP is a relatively new monitor for 2008, and with a bigger price tag than many exceptional models currently offering dazzling visuals and clean aesthetics. Can the... Read more…

18 December 2008

The Dell 2408WFP is a good product indeed. It features a neat, attractive and ergonomic design, superb functionality, a generous selection of connectors, a high-contrast S-PVA matrix with good...

23 September 2008

PC Mag

REVIEW If youre looking to make the move to a 24-inch desktop monitor, put the Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP ($689 direct) on your short list. Overall image quality on this versatile display is... Read more…

27 August 2008

Dell?s 2408WFP is the latest in the company?s line of 24-inch panels, following on the heels of the much-beloved Dell 2407WFP (reviewed September 2006). Unfortunately for Dell, improving upon its... Read more…

25 August 2008

GCN Lab Reviews indexGCN Lab TV index GCN The Dell Ultrasharp 2408WFP is a high-quality LCD with a ton of extras. Although not as perfect as the two specialized high-end image LCDs in this review,... Read more…

23 June 2008

Well known as a system builder, Dell?s monitors have been gaining an independent reputation of their own recently. With that in mind, we took a look at the latest of these, the 24in 2408. For a... Read more…

Pcauthority.com.au

Stunning image quality and every feature imaginable on a LCD, and the price is just about affordable too Hot on the heels of the superb Samsung SyncMaster 245T comes another superior S-PVA... Read more…

17 June 2008

Custompc.co.uk

The Ultrasharp 2408WFP is the latest in a long line of impressive, high-quality large monitors from Dell. Its predecessor earned a great deal of praise and this TFT improves on it in every way.... Read more…

17 June 2008

Versatile, well-equipped and superb image quality - but it'll cost you...

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