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DELL Flatpanel Monitors Have Excellent Reviews
Based on 4,385 expert and user reviews, DELL has excellent ratings for its flatpanel monitors. DELL also has excellent ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.
Just Released Six Months Ago
As one of the newer PC monitors, this LCD screen is likely to use better technology.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The DELL S2817Q has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S2817Q also have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at including a cheaper LCD screen such as the Acer XB241H[plb_3314884_price] or you might consider a higher rated LCD screen such as the LG 34UM68-P[plb_3285146_price].
It is worth considering other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Acer B346C[plb_3581193_price].
Two HDMI Ports
The DELL S2817Q is a two HDMI port PC monitor.
Fairly Many Display Colour Count
The display colour counts of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S2817Q range from 16M to 1,100M. The DELL S2817Q has one of the more display colour counts (1,070 million) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.
3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the DELL S2817Q is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution.
A 3840 x 2160 graphics resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S2817Q.
Amongst comparable types of PC monitor the worst resolution is 720 x 400.
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Quite Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the DELL S2817Q has one of the brighter display brightness amongst similar spec PC displays of this age. The dimmest display brightness of new medium monitors is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 800 cd/m².
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 480p|576p|720p|1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
Very Fast Response Time
The DELL S2817Q has a quite fast response time (only 2 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last year. The fastest response time of latest medium monitors is 1ms and the slowest is 20ms.
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£15.85 Price Increase
The S2817Q has increased in price by £15.85 in the last 58 days.
Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The DELL S2817Q is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC display. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for the last year have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the S2817Q do not have a built-in camera. The DELL S2817Q is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the Viewsonic VSD224[plb_3714609_price].
Not 3D Compatible
Most recently released comparable spec PC displays are not 3D compatible. The DELL S2817Q is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Acer Predator XB271HU[plb_3406684_price].
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The DELL S2817Q does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC monitors that were released in the last 12 months also do not have an integrated card reader.
We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the Viewsonic VSD224[plb_3714609_price].
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.
Only Has One Cable Included
The DELL S2817Q has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been around for the last year. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC monitor. The cables included HDMI|USB are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many new medium monitors.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The DELL S2817Q has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles (only 160 degrees) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. The average vertical viewing angle of recently released flatpanel monitors is 170°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the DELL S2817Q has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. The horizontal viewing angles of latest medium monitors range from 89° to 180°.
Expensive Compared to Other Latest Medium Monitors
We thought that this medium monitor looks expensive for an LCD screen that was released in the last year. The cheapeast latest medium monitors that we found costs £42 and the most expensive costs £3,140.
Very Small Color Gamut
The DELL S2817Q has a quite small color gamut (only 72 percent) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months. Across all the new PC screens the color gamuts range from 68% to 120%, and the average color gamut is 83%.
Quite High Maximum Power Consumption
The DELL S2817Q has one of the higher maximum power consumptions (90 Watts) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The lowest maximum power consumption of latest medium monitors is 18W and the highest is 170W.
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Running Costs Are Average
The average 5 year running cost of the S2817Q is £60 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 371 recently released medium monitors.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many recently released medium monitors.
We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this flatpanel monitor and we think cheaper PC monitors such as the Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD[plb_3627684_price], and the Wortmann AG TERRA LED 2255W[plb_3696537_price] is also worth considering.
8000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the DELL S2817Q is 8000000:1. That's 92% less contrast ratio than a 100000000:1 PC screen, which is the most frequently found contrast ratio.
PC monitors with a higher contrast ratio that might also be worth looking at include the Benq GL2706PQ[plb_3720986_price] (12000000:1 and cheaper) or the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price] (10000000:1 and higher rated).
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