Immense viewing experience and excellent connectivity in 16:10 aspect ratio: The DellTM UltraSharp 24 Monitor U2415. - Superior performance: Color accuracy shines through in vivid detail over a...
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User Reviews Are Excellent
The average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is marvellous based on 50 user reviews.
Good Product Quality
Twenty-one customers who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Four years ago Adrian mentioned “Looks are good, while the image quality seems to be getting a little better all the time” but he only scored it 3 stars. Adrian also mentioned “These have great image quality that can compete with the Pro NEC stuff (so 100% colour gamut”. Amazon Customer mentioned in December last year “Good quality monitor and images” in their review of this PC monitor.
Easy to Use
Several people mentioned that the product was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote “It is necessary to use a HDMI to DP cable to make an HDMI connection”. David Chambers scored the product 5 stars and he said on Amazon “The On-Screen Display is very quick and intuitive for making adjustments to the image” in his review of the DELL UltraSharp 24. Four years ago Dr Ian scored the product 4 stars and mentioned in their DELL UltraSharp 24 review “Nice screen, very simple to use with a macbook”.
A few customers who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Dr Ian rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “After a bit of experiment, i've settled for the factory settings, though it's fairly easily adjusted in the menu options if need be”. Mogulfield wrote on Amazon “I particularly like the preset modes enabling a quick switch to settings more suited to reading text”.
Some DELL UltraSharp 24 reviewers considered that this PC monitor had a good experience. Pmac999 said on Amazon “I purchased it through Amazon Warehouse which, in my experience, always gives excellent value for money!” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 24. Sinistercr0c mentioned on Amazon “To say its enhanced my gaming experience is an understatement”.
Two DELL UltraSharp 24 owners who bought this PC monitor considered that it was easy to setup. S. Hudd said in their review “Great price and really easy to setup” and scored the product 5 stars. One DELL UltraSharp 24 owner mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Martin2005 gave it a very good review score and wrote on Amazon “It has a nice comfortable dot pitch”.
A number of DELL UltraSharp 24 owners agreed that this PC monitor was well made. Two years ago G. Richardson rated it 5 stars and said “Brilliant for a gaming screen, Has built in speakers so no need for extra speakers”. Four years ago Jangarrack mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “This is a really well built piece of kit that was around £90 cheaper through Amazon than from Dell direct”. Jh mentioned in their review on Amazon “Then it has the power supply built in, no more power supply brick around my feet”.
A number of DELL UltraSharp 24 owners wrote that it was strong and durable. Jangarrack wrote in their DELL UltraSharp 24 review on Amazon “It is very robustly built, sits rock steady on the desk, has ample adjustment of swivel, tilt”. Jason B mentioned “The stand is sturdy and the monitor looks great with all round tilt, swivel etc”. Midlander gave it a score of 5 stars and said “The monitor clips onto the ready-assembled, sturdy and stable stand in one movement” in their DELL UltraSharp 24 review.
A few people concluded that this PC monitor was good looking. Adrian wrote in his review of the DELL UltraSharp 24 four years ago “Pretty good if it fits your needs.” yet he only rated it 60 out of 100. Caracal mentioned in their review “I like the "professional" minimalist styling of the screen” . Dr Ian mentioned “Pretty pleased with this screen”.
Several customers said in their reviews that it had a thick frame.
One customer who bought it reckoned that it was ugly. Jh wrote on Amazon four years ago “The screen is matt, not glossy (hurray!) so I don't have to look at my ugly mug when there's a dark image showing” in their review and gave it a score of 5 stars.
One person concluded that it was well designed. Mogulfield mentioned in their DELL UltraSharp 24 review on Amazon four years ago “No problems, this monitor is so thin and well designed it fits easily on my desktop”.
One customer said that it was neat. Paul Lismer mentioned on Amazon last year “There is a newer version with narrower boarders if you want to have a really neat multiscreen set up” in his review of the DELL UltraSharp 24 and rated it 5 stars.
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good height. Three years ago Hampshire Man said in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 24 on Amazon “10 monitors and one of the few with full height/tilt/swivel adjustment”. Midlander said on Amazon “The extra height is enough to take the task bars in many programs”. In December last year Paul Lismer wrote on Amazon “Stand is very good, very easy to adjust height, tilt and angle”.
Several DELL UltraSharp 24 owners who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was thin. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Great monitors, super thin bezel” and rated it 80 out of 100. Jh mentioned “It's still pretty slender and who stands looking at the side view of what is still a relatively slender screen? Don't underestimate the useful of real control buttons too” in their DELL UltraSharp 24 review. Nhorton said on Amazon “Aesthetics The display is actually very nice to look at visually (as in with screen turned off) there is a thin bezel and nicely rounded corners” and scored the product 5 stars.
A number of DELL UltraSharp 24 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was a good size. Arfee wrote on Amazon “Good size, sharp image” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 24. Rhoswen said on Amazon in December last year “Inside the box; 24 inch monitor, real dimensions 60.96 centimetres, in black with stand, power cable, DVI cable, USB cable, VGA Cable Drivers plus a quick setups guide”.
Two customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was thick. Jh scored this PC monitor very highly and wrote on Amazon “The Dell is thicker than my old screen”. Paul Lismer gave the product a very good rating and he said “Only slight complaints would be it takes quite a while (compared to my other screens) to wake from sleep and the boarders are quite thick at ~1.2cm” in his DELL UltraSharp 24 review.
One person wrote that the product was good structurally.
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Several DELL UltraSharp 24 reviewers who bought the DELL UltraSharp 24 concluded that it was good value for money. Bill wrote “A good combination of price and performance” in his review. Caracal scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “Excellent quality for the price”. Carol scored this PC monitor 80 out of 100 and he said “Good quality at good cost”.
Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Adrian wrote on Amazon “Cheap TN panel monitors are abundant from £100.”. Four years ago M. S. Ali mentioned on Amazon “To be honest at the current price point it's a bargain for what you are getting” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Ralph Bacon mentioned on Amazon “So I bought a new arm that could easily deal with this monitor's weight” in his review.
One person mentioned in their reviews that it was cheap. Ott mentioned on Amazon “Inexpensive purchase, for instance” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 24.
Good Picture Quality
A few customers wrote that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Carol mentioned “It's excellent quality - crisp, good colours, everything” in his review. David Chambers said “The resulting image is truly outstanding with vibrant colours, sharp text” in his DELL UltraSharp 24 review. Glen Waters he mentioned in his review of the DELL UltraSharp 24 on Amazon “Lovely screen, great text, bright colours, with invaluable extra height”.
Several DELL UltraSharp 24 reviewers who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality. M. S. Ali wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is brilliant as expected from the ultrasharp line of monitors”. Midlander wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The picture quality is outstanding”. Nhorton wrote “You get the point The image quality is very pleasing” and scored this PC monitor very highly.
One DELL UltraSharp 24 reviewer considered that the DELL UltraSharp 24 had a flickering image. Ralph Bacon scored the product 5 stars and he mentioned “A truly excellent image without flickering, ghosting, fuzziness or any other such unwanted effect” in his DELL UltraSharp 24 review.
The UltraSharp 24 is one the best selling LCD screen currently available for sale.
DELL Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors
On average DELL medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC screens built by DELL.
Three people who bought it said that it was good in terms of USB connections. Jangarrack wrote in their review on Amazon four years ago “The USB ports are a handy bonus.” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Ott said also four years ago “Finally, in portrait orientation two of the USB ports usefully end up on top”. Ralph Bacon mentioned on Amazon three years ago “And there's a built in USB hub too” and gave it an excellent review score.
Good Environmental Credentials
One DELL UltraSharp 24 owner who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. Martin2005 said on Amazon “Thus energy usage is very efficient” in their review of this PC monitor.
One DELL UltraSharp 24 owner considered that the DELL UltraSharp 24 had good technical guidance.
Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports
Most PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the UltraSharp 24 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the UltraSharp 24 which has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The UltraSharp 24 is a five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port flatpanel monitor.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and type.
Other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper PC monitors such as the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price], the LG 22MB65[plb_2245646_price], or the Asus VX248[plb_2440924_price].
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The DELL UltraSharp 24 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the UltraSharp 24 display resolutions range from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 2560 x 1600 pixels (best).
Two HDMI Ports
The UltraSharp 24 is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the UltraSharp 24 have between one and three HDMI ports.
Five USB 3.0 Ports
The UltraSharp 24 is a five USB 3.0 port LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.
Has Three Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the DELL UltraSharp 24 is more than most LCD screens that are a similar age to it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the UltraSharp 24. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
PC screens of this age and spec have depths of between 12mm and 560mm. With a depth of only 45.7 millimeters, the DELL UltraSharp 24 is one of the shallower PC displays of this type and age amongst medium monitors of this age.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The DELL UltraSharp 24 does not have a built-in speaker, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the UltraSharp 24 also do not have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker including the Acer H236HL[plb_1475267_price].
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the UltraSharp 24, the UltraSharp 24 is not 3D compatible.
If you would prefer a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Acer XB240H[plb_2719156_price], or the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UltraSharp 24 do not have a built-in camera. The UltraSharp 24 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The UltraSharp 24 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC displays of this spec and age also do 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 the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of a similar age and spec to it.
Quite High Maximum Power Consumption
With a maximum power consumption of 75 Watts, the DELL UltraSharp 24 has one of the higher maximum power consumptions amongst PC monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the UltraSharp 24 the maximum power consumptions range from 5.4W to 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 52W.
Quite Slow Response Time
The UltraSharp 24 has a quite slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. Flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the UltraSharp 24 have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.
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Average Running Costs
The UltraSharp 24 has an average running cost of £40 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 998 medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
Released Over Two Years Ago
DELL released the UltraSharp 24 over two years ago.
With a width of 532.2 millimeters, the DELL UltraSharp 24 has a relatively average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the UltraSharp 24.
Alternative flatpanel monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Viewsonic VX2363[plb_2333350_price] (531.9mm and cheaper), or the Philips 234E5[plb_1499798_price] (532mm and cheaper).
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Family historian would recommend the Dell U2415 (Verified Purchase)
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Fishertoo would recommend the Dell U2415 (Verified Purchase)
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