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One Industry Award
This PC display received a "Recommended" from Digitaltrends.com who said that this flatpanel monitor was good.
We checked 4,385 user and expert reviews for DELL PC monitors and found that on average DELL has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors.
Good Product Quality
One customer thought the DELL SE2716H was good quality. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 99 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the DELL SE2716H on Amazon this month “Superb quality no matter whether you are compiling a large spreadsheet or watching a movie I don't usually leave a review”.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The SE2716H has a built-in speaker. Most of the other latest similar spec LCD screens also have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the iiyama GB2488HSU (£192.29), the Fujitsu B24-8 TS Pro (£214.50), or the LG 24MP88HM (£181.22).
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the SE2716H is more than most recently released medium monitors. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC|HDMI are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Two HDMI Ports
The SE2716H is a two HDMI port LCD screen.
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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power
With an RMS rated audio power of 18 Watts, the SE2716H has a very high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other recently released similar spec PC monitors. Newly released medium monitors have RMS rated audio powers of between 1W and 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5W.
Fairly Big Viewable Width
LCD screens that have been on the market for the last year have viewable widths of between 290mm and 820mm, and the average viewable width is 550mm. With a viewable width of 597.36 millimeters, the SE2716H has one of the bigger viewable widths amongst medium monitors of this age.
Fairly Big Viewable Height
Across all the PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the SE2716H the viewable heights range from 250mm to 69,000mm, and the average viewable height is 770mm. At 336.31 millimeters, the DELL SE2716H has a quite big viewable height compared to most of the other new comparable spec flatpanel monitors.
1080p Video Mode
This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC screens that were launched around the same time as it.
3000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The highest typical contrast ratio of the DELL SE2716H is 3000:1. That's over three times the typical contrast ratio of a 1000:1 PC screen, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio.
This PC display's typical contrast ratio (3000:1) is actually the best typical contrast ratio across all medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the SE2716H.
The worst typical contrast ratio amongst comparable types of PC display is 600:1.
One DELL SE2716H owner who reviewed the DELL SE2716H reckoned that it was not cheap. Expert review site Straitstimes.com gave the product a score of 60 out of 100 and wrote in their DELL SE2716H review “The $599 monitor, which uses a vertical alignment (VA) screen, loses out to more expensive monitors that use in-plane switching (IPS) screens”.
Price Increase of £32.65
The price of the SE2716H increased by £32.65 in the last month.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the SE2716H do not have a built-in camera. The DELL SE2716H is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the SE2716H are not 3D compatible. The SE2716H is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
PC displays which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Acer GN276HL (£275.26).
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out in the last 12 months, the DELL SE2716H does not have an integrated card reader.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to look at including the DELL U2413 (£262.00) which is also higher rated.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that were released in the last year.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as it.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and we think the Viewsonic VA2759-smh (£174.05), the Samsung C24F396FHU (£163.39), and the AOC M2870V (£155.99) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
If the display resolution of this medium monitor is not many enough for you then you might also want to look at the iiyama X2485WS-B3 (£220.90) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated), the NEC E245WMi (£179.99) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated), or the Philips 240S4QYMB (£242.52) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated).
Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the SE2716H the weights range from 2.6g to 33kg, and the average weight is 4.8kg. The SE2716H is one of the heavier latest medium monitors (8.1 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.
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Average Running Costs
This medium monitor has an efficiency rating of A. The SE2716H is typical compared to the other 371 recently released medium monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the SE2716H is £49.
Released Twelve Months Ago
DELL released the SE2716H twelve months ago.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many latest comparable spec PC displays.
We compared this PC screen to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the RT270bmid (£199.98), and the GN276HL (£275.26) both from Acer or the V7 L238DPH-2ES is also worth considering.
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8000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The DELL SE2716H has a maximum contrast ratio of 8000000:1. That's 92% less contrast ratio than the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 100000000:1.
It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors that have an 8000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available including the DELL S2715H (£200.75) which has a better Rating.
If the contrast ratio of this PC screen is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the GB2488HSU (£192.29) (12000000:1), or the GB2888UHSU (£311.35) (12000000:1) both from iiyama or the Wortmann AG TERRA 2446W (£129.21) (10000000:1) which also has a higher Rating.
At 616.5 millimeters, the SE2716H has a relatively average width compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors.
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