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13 Reasons For
One Industry Award
This DELL PC monitor was given a "Recommended" award by Prohardver.hu who concluded that this LCD screen was good.
The P2417H is one the most popular PC monitor currently on sale according to sales data from Amazon.
Based on 4,720 user and expert reviews, DELL has good ratings for its PC screens. DELL also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands.
Running Costs Are Low
The average 5 year running cost of the P2417H is only £33 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 16% of all 395 new medium monitors.
Just Released Seven Months Ago
Being released just seven months ago, this medium monitor is likely to use more advanced technology.
Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The DELL P2417H is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC screen. Most of the other PC screens that have been available for the last year have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.
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LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
Other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic VA2452SM[plb_3066057_price], the Philips 246E7QDAB[plb_3729120_price], or the HP 24es[plb_3762756_price].
Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the DELL P2417H's vertical viewing angle is one of the widest amongst PC monitors that were released around the same time as the P2417H. Across all the comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the P2417H the vertical viewing angles range from 15° to 180°.
Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The average horizontal viewing angle of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the P2417H is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from -5° to 180°. The DELL P2417H has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other new PC monitors.
Very Low Power Consumption When Off
Comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched in the last year have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 350W. At only 0.3 Watts, the DELL P2417H has a fairly low power consumption when off compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
Has Four Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the DELL P2417H is more than most comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the P2417H. The cables included "DisplayPort", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
With a depth of only 50.3 millimeters, the DELL P2417H is fairly shallow compared to most of the other recently released PC displays. Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the P2417H the depths range from 7mm to 610mm, and the average depth is 110mm.
7 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The DELL P2417H does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC displays that have been available for the last year.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the Acer V276HL[plb_3338113_price], the iiyama B2483HSU-B1DP[plb_3332296_price], or the Benq BL2405PT[plb_3720983_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the P2417H, the DELL P2417H is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The DELL P2417H does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other latest medium monitors also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The DELL P2417H does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that came out in the last 12 months also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many new comparable spec PC displays.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
New comparable spec LCD screens have display brightness of between 200 cd/m² and 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the DELL P2417H has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other new PC monitors.
Fairly Slow Response Time
At 6 milliseconds, the DELL P2417H has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the P2417H. New similar spec PC screens have response times of between 1ms and 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms.
1 Other reason to consider the DELL P2417H
With a width of 550 millimeters, the DELL P2417H has a fairly average width compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the P2417H.
1920 x 1080
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1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
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0.275 x 0.275
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Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
2.0, 3.0, 3.1, 2.0/3.0, 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
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