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DELL Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
Based on 4,385 expert and owner reviews, DELL has excellent reviews for its LCD screens. DELL also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers.
One DELL S2316H reviewer said in their reviews that the DELL S2316H was good looking. Sd wrote in their review on Amazon a few weeks ago “The colors are vibrant and pretty accurate and is a real looker as well” and scored the DELL S2316H 5 stars.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The DELL S2316H has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S2316H.
Other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper PC screens such as the AOC E2275SWJ (£93.97).
We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker including the Asus VP228H (£99.20), or the HP EliteDisplay E240c (£188.99).
Has Two Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the DELL S2316H is more than most recently released PC displays. The most commonly found cable included is USB, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC and HDMI are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power
The DELL S2316H has a fairly high RMS rated audio power (6 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the S2316H. The RMS rated audio powers of recently released medium monitors range from 1W to 32W.
1080p Video Mode
This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been around for the last year.
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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on recently released medium monitors.
The average width of new medium monitors is 590mm. The DELL S2316H is one of the narrower new similar spec LCD screens (only 520.7 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.
If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the X2283HSU-B1DP (£102.88) (505mm), or the B2282HD-B1 (£92.99) (505.5mm) both from iiyama.
The DELL S2316H is one of the lighter PC screens that were released around the same time as the S2316H (only 2.9 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the S2316H the weights range from 2.6g to 33kg.
The DELL S2316H is one of the shorter medium monitors that were released around the same time as the S2316H (only 311.6 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S2316H the heights range from 28mm to 620mm.
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Poor Product Quality
Some people concluded that it was not good quality. Natasha scored it 20 out of 100 and she wrote on Amazon “Bad quality”. Natasha also said “Very disappointed by screen quality”.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The DELL S2316H does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the S2316H also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to consider including the HP EliteDisplay E240c (£188.99).
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other new medium monitors, the DELL S2316H is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the S2316H, the DELL S2316H does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many recently released PC monitors.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many latest similar spec PC monitors.
It may also be worth considering one of the other PC screens that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including cheaper PC screens such as the Acer KA240H (£94.98).
If you want a PC monitor with a more display resolution then you might want to look at the HP EliteDisplay E242 (£133.75) (1920 x 1200).
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC display has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for the last year.
Very Small Viewable Height
Across all the medium monitors that came out in the last year the viewable heights range from 250mm to 69,000mm. The DELL S2316H has one of the smaller viewable heights (only 286.41 millimeters) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.
Quite Small Viewable Width
The smallest viewable width of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S2316H is 290mm, the biggest is 820mm, and the average viewable width is 550mm. With a viewable width of only 509.18 millimeters, the DELL S2316H has a fairly small viewable width compared to most of the other LCD screens that came out around the same time as the S2316H.
Quite Slow Response Time
The DELL S2316H has a fairly slow response time (6 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC monitors that were launched in the last year. The average response time of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S2316H is 5.2ms.
Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Recently released similar spec PC screens have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.21W and 52W. With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 20.5 Watts, the DELL S2316H has one of the higher power consumptions when in PowerSave mode amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.
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Average Running Costs
The average 5 year running cost of the S2316H is £39 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 371 latest medium monitors.
Released Twelve Months Ago
DELL released the S2316H twelve months ago.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for the last year.
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8000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the DELL S2316H is 8000000:1. That's 92% less contrast ratio than the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 100000000:1.
We compared all the other PC displays that have an 8000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio to this LCD screen and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the DELL SE2216H (£64.99) is also worth considering.
If the contrast ratio of this LCD screen is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the GE2788HS (£145.99) (12000000:1), or the E2282HD-B1 (£93.54) (12000000:1) both from iiyama which also has a higher rating.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Viewable Size Diagonal
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83
0.265 x 0.265
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Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
5 - 21
Cable Lock Slot
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50, 50/60, 60
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100, 100-240, 24, 240
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0 - 12192
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5 - 90
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10 - 80
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-20 - 60
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0 - 40
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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