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26 Reasons For
A number of people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. A. Hallatt gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in September last year “It looks gorgeous” in their review of this PC monitors. This year Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the DELL U2414H “The build quality is beautiful”. Amazon Customer also said “If you are visually impaired, or in a darkened room, you simply don't stand a chance”.
Ten customers reckoned that it had a thick frame. 25point4 mentioned “It also has a thin bezel at the top”. Exactureboss mentioned last year “Excellent picture and has a thin bezel” in their review of the DELL U2414H and gave this PC monitors a rating of 99 out of 100. Hugh Valentine said on Amazon “Have an ultra thin bezel fantastic for using for dual screens”.
Eight customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was a good design. Chen Lu wrote two years ago “It has good design, light weight, thin bezel, touch sensitive controls” in their DELL U2414H review nonetheless only rated this PC monitors 3 stars. Davidcro mentioned on Amazon “A great shame since the image quality and design is outstanding for the price.” in their review. Kris wrote in his review on Amazon “I love the design and image quality”.
A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it was neat. Bluezoo mentioned in their DELL U2414H review on Amazon “The stands are neat and stable” and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100. A few weeks ago George wrote on Amazon “The stand hole also acts as a cable management tool to route cables through to keep the set up tidy”. George also mentioned “Finally the back cover helps to add that last bit of cable management keeping the back tidy and clean”.
Several customers who purchased it thought it was smooth. Rob wrote on Amazon “The height adjustment is smooth”. Ruben gave the product a score of 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Everything is buttery smooth” in his review of this PC monitors. Skyre mentioned “A pure white screen (or any solid colour for that matter) will present you with a huge wash of smooth hue shifts” in their review but in spite of that gave it a rating of 2 stars.
Fourty-two customers mentioned in their reviews that the DELL U2414H was thin. 25point4 mentioned in their DELL U2414H review “It also has a thin bezel at the top”. Adam Hearn wrote in his review of this PC monitors “Having a super slim bezel means this monitor doesn't look bulky at all”. In September Alex wrote “Thin besel and surprisingly convenient menu buttons (although some people prefer mechanical buttons); - high brightness” in his review of the DELL U2414H.
Eleven DELL U2414H owners reckoned that this PC monitors was a good height. Last year Albajock wrote in their review of this PC monitors “This is a fantastic monitor; fully height adjustable, tiltable” and rated the product 99 out of 100. Angela said in her DELL U2414H review on Amazon “Height adjusting is great”. Bluezoo wrote on Amazon “Since they are the height of a sheet of A4 in landscale more” and gave the DELL U2414H a score of 5 stars.
Several people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitors was good physically. Daved wrote last year “It's only redeeming features are it's price and physical looks”. Mr. M. Horgan said “I would prefer physical buttons”. Tomas Rousek wrote “Has very good physical adjustability”.
A number of people said in their reviews that it was thick. Drazub said on Amazon last year “The wires aren't loose and I get the impression that this isn't the problem” in their review.
Several DELL U2414H owners who purchased the product wrote that it was heavy and bulky. Oli J wrote on Amazon two years ago “The low profile looks great, especially in the home where you don't want big bulky electronics ruining the look of the place (according to my wife” in their review of this PC monitors and scored it 99 out of 100. Tonyb said in their review of this PC monitors “Great monitor - fantastic picture, not too bulky due to narrow frame”.
Good Picture Quality
A few DELL U2414H owners who reviewed the DELL U2414H reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Adam mentioned in his review of the DELL U2414H on Amazon “The image quality is fantastic, crisp text and vivid colours”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Colours are near perfect, I know its 8m/s response”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Crisp, accurate colours from all angles”.
A few people considered that this PC monitors had good picture quality. Two years ago Adrian wrote “I'm very happy with this monitor - love the super-thin bezel, very good image quality, easy to set up”. Amazon Customer scored this PC monitors 99 out of 100 and wrote “As it says - ultrasharp; stunning image quality”. Crush mentioned on Amazon “Best results for me, please let me know if you can help me make the picture quality better” in their review of the DELL U2414H.
Some people who bought this PC monitors wrote that it had clear images. Carlos mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Very clear image” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Oli J wrote in their review of the DELL U2414H “Fantastic clarity, contrast and resolution”.
One person who reviewed this PC monitors reckoned that it had clouding visible in the picture. John wrote in his review on Amazon “Also to my untrained eye I cant see any major backlight clouding or unevenness”. One customer who reviewed the product considered that it had image blurring. Angela wrote on Amazon in September last year “Super color, no blurring text” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
Fourty-three people who bought this PC monitors concluded that it was good quality. Adam wrote on Amazon two years ago “The image quality is fantastic, crisp text”. Adrian mentioned “I'm very happy with this monitor - love the super-thin bezel, very good image quality, easy to set up” in his DELL U2414H review. Albajock said in their review of the DELL U2414H on Amazon “High quality monitor” and scored this PC monitors 99 out of 100.
A number of DELL U2414H reviewers who reviewed this PC monitors reckoned that it was good value for money. Two years ago Adam rated it 5 stars and he wrote in his DELL U2414H review on Amazon “At £180 I was dubious whether it would be value for money”. Adrian wrote “I'm very happy with this monitor - love the super-thin bezel, very good image quality, easy to set up and a great price”. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitors “The only con to this monitor is the price.”.
Some DELL U2414H reviewers concluded that it was cheap. Koca mentioned in their DELL U2414H review on Amazon “Cant belive its not more expensive”. Expert review site Alphr.com wrote “The UltraSharp U2414H, looks like a strong contender for the budget monitor top spot” and scored the product 83 out of 100.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. M. Leonard said “This is a great upgrade over my previous cheap panel” in their review of the DELL U2414H.
Easy to Use
A number of DELL U2414H owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Adam said in his review on Amazon “The USB ports are handy to plug things in such as a webcam, hard drives etc” and gave this PC monitors a rating of 5 stars. Adam also said “It is handy when 'docking' my Macbook to only have to plug in one USB port to the monitor”. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “Economically) and is just a joy to use” in their review.
A few DELL U2414H owners agreed that the product was easy to setup. Adrian said “I'm very happy with this monitor - love the super-thin bezel, very good image quality, easy to set up and a great price”. In September this year Amazon Customer mentioned “The monitor is very easy to set up, plug in the USB” in their review of this PC monitors. In September Dan mentioned “The snap on stand makes taking these monitors on the road easy to set up in different locations” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.
A few customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a touch sensitive screen. Mr. R. Hockley mentioned on Amazon “I like the touch sensitive front panel controls”. Last year Scottylad2 mentioned “Users should be aware there are touch sensitive controls on the front of the casing which are completely flush”. Wackyalex wrote on Amazon “There are touch sensitive buttons which are a nice touch.I'd recommend going into the settings on the monitor”.
Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Alex said “Thin besel and surprisingly convenient menu buttons (although some people prefer mechanical buttons); - high brightness”. Damon Lee Wright said in his review of the DELL U2414H this month “Great menu's that are easy to use to get set up how I liked it” and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100. Steve001 mentioned on Amazon “Minor negatives are the menu can be a bit fiddly when changing input types.” in their review of this PC monitors.
Several DELL U2414H reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good experience. S. Jahangir wrote in their review of this PC monitors two years ago “The thing I love most about this monitor is how thin the bezel is, makes the viewing experience so much better” and scored it 5 stars.
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A number of customers said in their reviews that this PC monitors was well made. Albajock wrote on Amazon “Looks sleek and is well built, with all the standard” in their review of the DELL U2414H. Amazon Customer said in their review of the DELL U2414H on Amazon this month “The build quality is beautiful”. David Bisset mentioned two years ago “Build quality is mostly great, however there is some backlight bleed in the bottom left corner” in his review of this PC monitors.
A few customers wrote in their reviews that the DELL U2414H was strong and durable. J. A. Ross mentioned “Good picture, good build quality, excellent sturdy stand offering good adjustment” in their review of this PC monitors and gave the DELL U2414H a score of 5 stars. M. Leonard and wrote “The packaging was extremely sturdy” in their review of this PC monitors. Ruben said on Amazon “Bioshock Infinite, BF4)The stand is sturdy”.
A few people who reviewed the DELL U2414H agreed that it was reliable. Boblet said in their review of the DELL U2414H last year “I have been unable to get this to work reliably using MST daisychaining, driven by the updated Dell Precision m3800 with the latest drivers”. In September last year Kris scored it 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “An old school connector with screws or the connector being in the base would be so much more reliable” in his review of this PC monitors. Tonyb wrote on Amazon “HDMI connections seem more reliable”.
One customer who bought this PC monitors reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. This year Alex said in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Each monitor has 3 broken pixels, although it's not a problem for me as I prefer dark backgrounds anyway; - colours are not as crisp” and gave this PC monitors a score of 4 stars.
Several DELL U2414H owners who reviewed the DELL U2414H agreed that it was good in terms of USB connections. Adam wrote in his review on Amazon “The USB ports are handy to plug things in such as a webcam, hard drives etc”. David a Whitner mentioned “The USB ports are very useful particularly if you're using your laptop”. Two years ago Dr T Athwal wrote in their DELL U2414H review “The USB ports could be improved by placing them in a more easily accessible position for regular use”.
Several people wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Brian mentioned “So if you're reading this, check your graphics card, see if it has a Displayport/HDMI connection” and gave the product a score of 99 out of 100. David Bisset wrote in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Connectivity is more of a mixed bag - it has DisplayPort (I'm using this) and HDMI which is fine for me”. Drax the Destroyer and mentioned in their review of this PC monitors “Won't let me change that - if it even switches back on at all), I recommend using HDMI instead”.
Some DELL U2414H owners who reviewed the DELL U2414H thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Billw wrote in their review of the DELL U2414H “Read the CD first which has full info on connectivity”. Tonyb said in their review of this PC monitors “I purchased this as it gives good connectivity options, especially with a view to making use of DisplayPort capabilities” but in spite of that only scored the DELL U2414H 20 out of 100.
One DELL U2414H owner said in their reviews that the product was able to connect to the internet. Richie said on Amazon “Having had a good search on the internet I found I wans't the only person with this issue, I'm not 100% sure” in his review of this PC monitors.
This PC screen was given a "Recommended" award by Alphr.com who said that this LCD screen was good.
The editors of two other expert review sites both decided that this flatpanel monitor was good. This LCD screen received a "Hot Award" from Pcauthority.com.au and it received a "High Functionality" award from Ua.gecid.com.
A Top Selling Product
The U2414H is a popular choice amongst people who bought PC displays in the last 3 months.
Running Costs Are Very Low
The U2414H is in the cheapest 4% of all 486 LCD screens of this spec and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the U2414H is only £29.
DELL Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Screens
On average DELL medium monitors have excellent ratings compared to other brands as do all PC displays built by DELL.
Good Battery Life
Three customers who purchased the DELL U2414H wrote that it was quick to charge. Aymeric and said in their review in September “The USB port at the back of the screen is good to charge your phone or other devices”.
Good Environmental Credentials
Some customers reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. Boblet and mentioned on Amazon “The monitors come out of power saving mode quickly enough for all to work” in their DELL U2414H review. Iosif Spulber mentioned “They also enter in some power saving state and simply won't wake up”.
Good Technical Features
One customer concluded that the product had good features. Expert website Alphr.com mentioned “The UltraSharp U2414H serves up oodles of features and strong image quality for sensible money”.
Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The DELL U2414H is a five USB Type-A downstream port LCD screen.
User Reviews Are Good
Based on 375 user reviews this PC display has an average user rating of 89 out of 100.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most similar spec PC screens that have been around for more than a year have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL U2414H which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Has One Cable Included
The DELL U2414H has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC|DisplayPort|USB are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
The DELL U2414H is a two DisplayPort PC monitor.
Two HDMI Ports
Most medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the U2414H have between one and three HDMI ports, including the DELL U2414H which has two HDMI ports.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC monitors of this spec and age.
Quite Large Viewable Size Diagonal
The DELL U2414H has one of the larger viewable size diagonals (605 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest viewable size diagonal of LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the U2414H is 260mm, the largest is 780mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 550mm.
The average height of LCD screens of this age and spec is 360mm. The DELL U2414H is one of the shorter medium monitors that are a similar age to the U2414H (only 321.1 millimeters) amongst PC screens of this age.
PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the U2414H have depths of between 15mm and 700mm. With a depth of only 45.6 millimeters, the DELL U2414H is fairly shallow compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the U2414H.
10 Reasons Against
Several people considered that the DELL U2414H did not have good technical guidance. J. Ward wrote on Amazon “The printed Quick Start Guide is not at all helpful unless you have a computer with a Display Port (DP”. J. Ward also wrote “The printed set up instructions are very poor”. Mark Phillips mentioned “Dell seem unwilling, or unable to help” in his review of the DELL U2414H.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the U2414H have a built-in speaker, however the DELL U2414H does not have a built-in speaker.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The DELL U2414H does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the U2414H also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The DELL U2414H does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the U2414H also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the U2414H, the DELL U2414H is not 3D compatible.
Only 2000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the DELL U2414H is 2000000:1. That's 60% less contrast ratio than the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio of 5000000:1. The contrast ratio of all flatpanel monitors of this type and age ranges from Mega Contrast (worst) to 100000000:1 (best).
If the contrast ratio of this DELL PC display is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Philips 274E5 (£175.42) (20000000:1).
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on similar spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as it.
Fairly High Maximum Power Consumption
The DELL U2414H has one of the higher maximum power consumptions (74 Watts) amongst similar spec PC displays of this age. The lowest maximum power consumption of similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than a year is 16W, the highest is 170W, and the average maximum power consumption is 49W.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The fastest response time of similar spec PC monitors that came out more than a year ago is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms. The DELL U2414H has one of the slower response times (8 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this medium monitor was released.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to it.
At 539.1 millimeters, the DELL U2414H has a pretty average width compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type.
If you would consider a PC monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the Philips 274E5 (£175.42) (622mm).
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