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Based on three expert reviews from sites including prad.de, tweakers.net and pcmagazine.ru this PC screen has an average expert rating of 87%. That puts this medium monitor in the top 20% of all the medium monitors that were released more than a year ago.
User Reviews Are Excellent
People who bought this PC screen rated this LCD screen as fantastic on average.
A few DELL U2415 owners mentioned in their reviews that the DELL U2415 was thin. Amazon Customer said in their DELL U2415 review “This one is much lighter with a much thinner surround making it sit more closely to the second screen” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Ash said “I absolutely love how thin the frames are, I'm using two of these in a dual monitor set up with them side by side” in their review. Carol said on Amazon “The bezel around the screen itself is very thin”.
Six people who reviewed it concluded that it was a good height. In December this year Craze624 mentioned on Amazon “The stand is excellent with it's swivel, tilt, rotation and height adjustment” in their review but in spite of that they only gave the DELL U2415 a score of 60 out of 100. In December Elliott Jones mentioned on Amazon “Just a tad lacking in vertical height, otherwise a great product” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. G. S. said in their review of the DELL U2415 this year “Adjustments in height/tilt are super easy”.
One person who bought it reckoned that it was a good size.
One DELL U2415 owner mentioned that it was a good width. Charlie R mentioned in his review of the DELL U2415 “The screen is of a great width and makes a perfect unit to use paired up with another one” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.
Easy to Use
Some people said in their reviews that it was easy to use. In December A Far said in their review of this PC monitor “I find the buttons easy to use and the menu choice”. Andrew Spooner wrote in his DELL U2415 review on Amazon “Simple to use, ease to setup, great results” and rated this PC monitor as very good. Andy Gemmill said “I found the controls intuitive and easy to use” in his review.
Three DELL U2415 owners mentioned that it was easy to setup. Dan wrote on Amazon “Was easy to set up” in his DELL U2415 review and scored it 5 stars. In December this year Mark wrote on Amazon “I love it, easy to set up, looks great” in his review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. A few weeks ago Steve Wakeland mentioned in his DELL U2415 review “Very sharp, plus very easy to set up”.
Several DELL U2415 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. In December this year Charlie R said “Tilting-wise give a great range of system settings” in his review of the DELL U2415 and gave it a score of 5 stars. Mr C. rated the product 5 stars and he wrote in his DELL U2415 review in December “They seem bright on the lowest of settings, great for low power consumption”.
Several DELL U2415 owners who bought the DELL U2415 considered that it had a touch sensitive screen. Last year Martinrg said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Changing settings on the monitor is very simple using a discrete touch sensitive part of the bezel (which is amazingly thin” and gave this PC monitor an excellent rating. Oliver wrote “The controls are touch sensitive instead of actual buttons, which does involve a bit of guess work to find” .
Some customers who purchased the product concluded that it was well made. Carol wrote in his review “It has several built in modes including one called "Paper" which is a kind of cool, soft look - hard to describe” . In December D. Wilkey mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “A decent solid stand”. Dan said last year “Stand is solid, sturdy and dead easy to adjust” and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars.
A few DELL U2415 reviewers concluded that the product was easy to damage or scratch. G. S. mentioned on Amazon “My only criticism would be that the metallic paint on the base scratches a little too easily.” in their review. Mr. A. Williams gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon in December “Insert the two cables (design fault in my opinion) I had to be careful, not to damage the monitor screen ! Finally the cables were in place” in their review.
Several DELL U2415 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was reliable. Paul62 mentioned on Amazon “When I switched on I was immediately impressed with the colours, even better that my trusty 2412M” in their review of this PC monitor. In December last year Sharadr scored this PC monitor 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Reliable, sharp and good looking”.
One DELL U2415 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Ian wrote “Initial impressions is sturdy and looks classy” in his DELL U2415 review but he only scored the product 3 stars.
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A number of DELL U2415 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. In December this year Jamie said in his review on Amazon “Quality than my previous Samsung, plus it has a built-in USB hub”. Also in December this year Michael Hutchinson wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Video and usb leads provided are good to get you up” and gave it a very good review. Mickey O'neil scored it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon this month “There are USB sockets and several ways to connect your mac/pc which again, is covered in more detail elsewhere”.
Several people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ab1 wrote last year “HDMI works fine and the above applies.”. In December this year Carl Jakobsson said “The recommended connection is HDMI to Mini DisplayPort (thunderbolt”. Oliver scored it very highly and he wrote on Amazon “Note this monitor does not support a DVI connection, however runs perfectly on both HDMI and DisplayPort”.
One customer concluded that it had email functionality. Last year Gely said “Now Dell customer care has sent me an email asking me to send them back my original monitor which is ridiculous”.
Thirteen DELL U2415 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “Stylish and bright.”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “And really very stylish with the ultra-thin bezel (although the image itself does still have a really small black border around.”. Carol scored the product 5 stars and he mentioned in his DELL U2415 review “About 8mm at a guess, so the whole thing looks very elegant and it works very well in a multi-monitor set-up”.
Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it was neat. Dr. Barry Salt said “Neat in appearance”. In December last year John said “Superb crisp display and neat bezel” and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars. Jonathan Weeks mentioned on Amazon “The included DP cables, its a very easy and neat to connect a pair of these monitors (as long as you remember to enable DP1.2 on the initial monitor” in his DELL U2415 review.
Four people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was a good design. Gerald said in his review of the DELL U2415 on Amazon “Pin sharp with a sleek understated design”. Mr a Guled said “So far so good, brilliant design and colours” in his review of the DELL U2415. Mr. A. Williams mentioned on Amazon in December “First impressions that the monitor, design looks very good (apart from one item” in their review of this PC monitor.
Some DELL U2415 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a thick frame. Two years ago Blair H wrote in his review “Crisp and clear, very thin bezel and lots of settings to choose from”. C. Beach gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Excellent screen - love the thin bezel”. A few weeks ago Ondrej M. said in their DELL U2415 review on Amazon “Excellent image quality, love the thin bezel”.
One DELL U2415 owner who reviewed the product thought it was ergonomic. Andy Gemmill mentioned in his review “Lovely picture, great screen dimensions, ergonomic” .
Good Product Quality
A number of DELL U2415 owners who purchased it said that it was good quality. In December this year A Far mentioned on Amazon “In addition to the overall excellent build quality and performance, I would point out” in their DELL U2415 review. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Superb picture quality and highly recommended” in their review of the DELL U2415. Amazon Customer also mentioned “I am truly impressed with the quality and and the look of it”.
Twenty DELL U2415 owners thought this PC monitor was good value for money. Last year Amazon Customer wrote “Great monitor for the price” in their review of the DELL U2415. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Very good quality item for quite reasonable price”. Byam said in their DELL U2415 review “However its good value for that you paying”.
Several DELL U2415 owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was a bargain for the price. This month Byam mentioned “Cheap price = cheap quality” in their DELL U2415 review but despite that they only gave this PC monitor a score of 60 out of 100. Byam also mentioned “Its noticeably pixelated and cheap quality when putting it next to the retina”. Michael Bevan scored the DELL U2415 5 stars and he said “At this price it's an absolute bargain!” in his review of the DELL U2415.
Good Picture Quality
Some customers who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it had good picture quality. Two years ago Kuldip wrote in their review “Highly reccomend this monitor, great build quality and outstanding picture quality” and rated the DELL U2415 5 stars. Magan A. wrote on Amazon “The graphics are crisp and clean”. Mr Martin Clay mentioned “Fantastic image quality and colour” in his review.
A number of DELL U2415 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the DELL U2415 had good colour saturation. In December last year Amazon Customer Ps wrote on Amazon “Excellent colours”. Charlie R wrote on Amazon “The screen has good colours that I believe give a fair” in his review of the DELL U2415 and gave the DELL U2415 a rating of 5 stars. Ian Mclellan mentioned in his review of the DELL U2415 on Amazon “Great monitor quality good colours, sharp”.
A number of DELL U2415 reviewers who bought this PC monitor considered that it had a flickering image. J R Nicholls gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “No issues with flicker, slow refresh rates or the like”. Two years ago Mr Quinton J Sheppard wrote on Amazon “Do expect a very god value for money, very clear, easy to look at (i am sensitive to bright lights and flicker as I have epilepsy)” in his review.
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product had clear images. Last year Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the DELL U2415 “Excellent clarity of display and easy adjustment”. Thomas F. Lee said in his review of the DELL U2415 on Amazon “The resolution and clarity is excellent”.
One person who bought the product considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Mr C. said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Great viewing angle to!”.
The U2415 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought LCD screens in the last 3 months.
DELL Has Good LCD Screen Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all DELL PC monitors and also specifically for DELL medium monitors and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings.
Good Technical Features
One DELL U2415 owner mentioned that it had good features. Reviewser wrote in their review of the DELL U2415 “This display does have some neat features that set it apart from the rest”.
Good Environmental Credentials
One DELL U2415 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of power usage. Nick B mentioned on Amazon “I found the brightness and contrast needed adjusting to get the best display, while doing that you can see how it effects the power usage which is pretty cool”.
Six USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The DELL U2415 has more USB Type-A downstream ports than most of the PC displays of a similar age and spec to the U2415. Most of the comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the U2415 only have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, however this flatpanel monitor has six USB Type-A downstream ports.
Price Has Dropped by £45.97
In the last 11 days the U2415 has dropped in price by £45.97.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.
Alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider include the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price], or the DELL U2515H[plb_2680650_price] which has better reviews.
Six USB 3.0 Ports
Most PC displays of a comparable age and type to the U2415 have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL U2415 which has six USB 3.0 ports.
The DELL U2415 is a two DisplayPort PC screen.
Two HDMI Ports
Most PC monitors of this age and spec have between one and three HDMI ports, including the DELL U2415 which has two HDMI ports.
Quite Large Viewable Size Diagonal
The DELL U2415 has one of the larger viewable size diagonals (611 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest viewable size diagonal of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec is 260mm, the largest is 870mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 560mm.
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution
The DELL U2415 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The worst resolution of all medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the U2415 is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.
Has Three Cables Included
The DELL U2415 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC displays of this spec and age. The cables included "Mini DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
With a width of only 532.2 millimeters, the DELL U2415 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the U2415. The widths of PC displays of a comparable type and age to the U2415 range from 340mm to 960mm, and the average width is 590mm.
Flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the U2415 have depths of between 33mm and 650mm, and the average depth is 93mm. At only 45.7 millimeters, the DELL U2415 is quite shallow compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the U2415.
9 Reasons Against
Poor Battery Life
One customer thought it was not quick to charge. Nick B mentioned two years ago “It even has boosted power for charging USB devices, unfortunately though it doesn’t seem to have enough power to charge an iPad”.
Several customers who reviewed it considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in December last year “The set-up instructions are a multi-language-cartoon-drawing nightmare” in their review. In the same month Monty said “Can be issues with set up as instructions not clear”.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The DELL U2415 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age which have a built-in speaker.
It is worth considering alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker including the Asus VG278HV[plb_3113461_price], the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price], or the AOC Q2577PWQ[plb_3032056_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for more than a year, the DELL U2415 does not have a built-in camera.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the U2415 are not 3D compatible. The DELL U2415 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price].
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year do not have an integrated card reader. The DELL U2415 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of this spec and age.
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
The average maximum height adjustment of LCD screens of this age and type is 130mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 17mm to 510mm. At only 115 millimeters, the DELL U2415 has a quite low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type.
Quite High Maximum Power Consumption
Flatpanel monitors of this type and age have maximum power consumptions of between 0.45W and 170W. With a maximum power consumption of 75 Watts, the DELL U2415 has a quite high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.
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Average Running Costs
The average 5 year running cost of the U2415 is £40 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 505 PC screens of this spec and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
This LCD screen was released over a year ago.
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The most display resolution of the DELL U2415 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
Jeremy W would recommend the Dell U2415 (Verified Purchase)
I needed an external monitor so I could create an ergonomic standing desk setup off my Macbook Air, and this product was the perfect choice.
I'm a journalist, so I researched quite a bit. The... Read more…
Josh would recommend the Dell U2415 (Verified Purchase)
I bought two of these for my dual monitor setup. As far as picture quality goes they're great. However, the interface is absolutely awful, as well as the 'touch' buttons on the front panel for... Read more…
Gaspra would recommend the Dell U2415 (Verified Purchase)
I have a Thinkpad X240 so the MiniDP to DP cable which came with the monitor is very handy. with no DP to HDMI or other adaptor needed the refresh rate is great (No black screen at any time).Out... Read more…
Family historian would recommend the Dell U2415 (Verified Purchase)
This was so easy to set up. I simply connected it to my MacBook Pro with an HDMI cable and used the touch buttons to choose the input. That's all there was to it. It's sharp and clear and bright.... Read more…
Fishertoo would recommend the Dell U2415 (Verified Purchase)
I am an academic and spend a lot of time writing and reading manuscripts. With this in mind, I have looked into monitors that can show two pages on one screen. I tried two single monitors but... Read more…
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