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The experts at three more expert review sites all thought that this LCD screen was good. This medium monitor received a Flatpanels.dk"Top Recommendation" award and it received a "Highly Recommended" award from Flatpanelshd.com. This LCD screen also received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info.
Hardwarecanucks.com thought that this PC screen provided a good bang for your buck and gave it their "Value for Money" award.
The writers at two more expert review sites both concluded that this DELL flatpanel monitor was good. Extrahardware.cz gave this PC display a "Smart Buy" award and it received an "Approved" award from Tomshardware.co.uk.
Several DELL U2412M reviewers who purchased the DELL U2412M concluded that it was a good design. Expert review site Cnet.com and said four years ago “With thoughtful design, great performance”. In the same month Pcadvisor.co.uk rated the DELL U2412M 80 out of 100 and said on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “Ergonomics make it great for design”. In the same month expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote in their review of this PC monitors “Plus, its design is flexible and efficient”.
A few DELL U2412M reviewers who purchased it agreed that it was good looking. Pcmag.com scored it 4 stars and said on PC Mag “The Dell UltraSharp U2412M is a feature-rich 24-inch monitor offering beautiful color reproduction” in their review of this PC monitors. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote on PC Advisor.co.uk “Its smart, business-like appearance is an entirely appropriate one, being designed primaril” in their DELL U2412M review.
One customer who purchased this PC monitors reckoned that it was ergonomic. Expert review site Consumersearch.com wrote “The 24-inch Dell UltraSharp U2412M is a workhorse display that offers great performance, great ergonomics and a host of features at a reasonable price”.
DELL PC Monitors Have Excellent Reviews
Based on 4,385 expert and owner reviews, DELL has excellent reviews for its PC displays. DELL also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
Good Product Quality
Several DELL U2412M reviewers reckoned that the DELL U2412M was good quality. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk and said in their review of this PC monitors four years ago “Its excellent display quality and ergonomics make it great for design”. Expertreviews.co.uk said “Anti-glare finish means the U2412M's great image quality can be viewed from any angle.” in their DELL U2412M review. Expert review site Hardwarecanucks.com mentioned “By offering a reasonably large, high quality 16”.
Good Technical Features
Four DELL U2412M reviewers thought this PC monitors had good features. Cnet.com mentioned four years ago “Plenty of OSD features”. Pcmag.com said “Dell UltraSharp monitors have a reputation for offering solid color performance with a generous, business friendly feature set” in their review. Expert website Consumersearch.com mentioned “The 24-inch Dell UltraSharp U2412M is a workhorse display that offers great performance, great ergonomics and a host of features at a reasonable price”.
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Good Value for Money
Expert review site Hardwarecanucks.com highlighted in their review that this PC monitor provided a good bang for your buck.
One DELL U2412M reviewer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was thin. Reviewed.com wrote “The Dell UltraSharp U2412M is a mid-range 24-inch monitor with a slim profile and thin stand”. One person wrote that it was a good depth. expert review site Consumersearch.com said in their review of the DELL U2412M “They largely praise its accurate colors, good contrast and great black depth”.
One DELL U2412M owner wrote in their reviews that it was thick. Photoanswers.co.uk wrote in their review “Colour accuracy was excellent across a wide range”.
Good Picture Quality
One person who bought the DELL U2412M considered that it had good picture quality. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “Anti-glare finish means the U2412M's great image quality can be viewed from any angle.”.
One customer who bought the DELL U2412M thought it had a wide viewing angle. expert review site Techradar.com mentioned in their DELL U2412M review “That means better colour representation, better viewing angle and a higher price” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
One DELL U2412M reviewer who bought the DELL U2412M said that it was well made. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “Dell UltraSharp monitors have a reputation for offering solid color performance with a generous, business friendly feature set” in their review.
Six customers concluded that the product was good value for money. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their review of the DELL U2412M four years ago “The Dell UltraSharp U2412 delivers very good value for money and will appeal to anyone who needs to spend a lot of time in front of their monitor”. Digitalversus.com and wrote in their DELL U2412M review five years ago “Dell was hoping to make a good value for money monitor.”. Expert website Hardwarecanucks.com said “10 IPS panel at a price point which is infinitely more palatable than the U27 or U30 series”.
One DELL U2412M owner who reviewed the product said that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Five years ago expert website Flatpanelshd.com mentioned in their review “First of all Dell has removed the HDMI option”.
Easy to Use
One customer thought this PC monitors was easy to use the menus. Photoanswers.co.uk mentioned on expert website Photo Answers.co.uk five years ago “The U2412M delivered an excellent display performance and the on-screen menu is easy to navigate when adjusting brightness, contrast”.
Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports
Most similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the U2412M have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the DELL U2412M which has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Owner Reviews Are Excellent
On average, people who bought this medium monitor rated it as fantastic.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar type and age to it.
We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think the Eizo ColorEdge CX240 (£399.57) which has a better Rating; or the AOC I2757F (£159.65) which is cheaper are also worth considering.
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The DELL U2412M has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U2412M the best display resolution is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.
We compared all the other LCD screens that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels to this PC display and we think the Eizo ColorEdge CX240 (£399.57) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the U2412M is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the DELL U2412M has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the U2412M.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors of this age and spec is 60°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the DELL U2412M has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U2412M.
Five USB 2.0 Ports
The DELL U2412M is a five USB 2.0 port PC display. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the DELL U2412M is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the U2412M the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 to 3840 x 2160.
1080p Video Mode
This LCD screen has a 1080p|480p|720p video mode, which is typical of many PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Across all the PC monitors of this age and type the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 5.1kg. When compared to other PC screens that were released around the same time as the U2412M, the DELL U2412M's weight of only 2 kilograms is one of the lightest.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec have a built-in speaker, however the DELL U2412M does not have a built-in speaker.
It is worth also looking at other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the AOC i2769 (£167.84), or the iiyama XB2783HSU (£185.77) which is also cheaper.
Not 3D Compatible
The DELL U2412M is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the U2412M are also not 3D compatible.
If you want an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Benq XL2420 (£199.99) or the Asus VG248QE (£169.99).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC screens of this age and type, the DELL U2412M does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most medium monitors that have been around for more than two years do not have an integrated card reader. The DELL U2412M is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Only Has One Cable Included
The DELL U2412M has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included DVI|USB|VGA are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This flatpanel monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and spec.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the U2412M is 1ms, the slowest is 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms. With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the DELL U2412M has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age.
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Running Costs Are OK
Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the U2412M is £64, which is typical compared to the other 795 flatpanel monitors of this age and type.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when DELL released the U2412M.
2000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The DELL U2412M has a maximum contrast ratio of 2000000:1. That's 90% less contrast ratio than a 20000000:1 PC monitor, which is the most frequently found contrast ratio.
If the contrast ratio of this LCD screen is too low for you then you might also want to consider the XB2483HSU (£169.55) (5000000:1 and cheaper), or the XB2783HSU (£185.77) (5000000:1 and cheaper) both from iiyama.
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At 556 millimeters, the DELL U2412M has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the U2412M.
If you are not concerned about having a wider width then you might want to look at the AOC I2757F (£159.65) (622mm and cheaper), or the NEC EA224WMi (£127.14) (507.4mm and cheaper).
1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1600 x 900, 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
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