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DELL UP3216Q

DELL UP3216Q PC Monitor

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31.5" 2000000:1 LED Nov 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Integrated Card Reader Release Date
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15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This LCD screen received an "Excellent" award from Hardware.info.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this PC display on average 89%.

DELL PC Screens Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL PC displays and also specifically for DELL medium monitors and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Good Picture Quality

Some DELL UP3216Q owners wrote in their reviews that it had a sharp image. One DELL UP3216Q reviewer reckoned that the DELL UP3216Q had good colour saturation. In December this year Sek mentioned on Amazon “This monitor meets the professional standards to get the exact colours”.

Easy to Use

One DELL UP3216Q owner thought the DELL UP3216Q was easy to use the menus. One person who reviewed the DELL UP3216Q reckoned that it was easy to use.

Good Product Quality

One DELL UP3216Q owner reckoned that it was good quality. This month Sek mentioned in their review of the DELL UP3216Q “Still it is amazing to see your photographs in an incredible sharpness and picture quality of an LED 4K monitor”.

Good Connectivity

One DELL UP3216Q reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Legodad wrote “A handy card reader, USB 3 hub” nonetheless they scored this PC monitor 3 stars.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than a year ago.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC displays that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the Eizo ColorEdge CX241[plb_2573323_price], the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price], and the Fujitsu P27T-7[plb_3367075_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Integrated Card Reader

Unlike most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the UP3216Q which do not have an integrated card reader, the DELL UP3216Q has an integrated card reader.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other LCD screens with an integrated card reader currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price].

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Quite Many Display Colour Count

The UP3216Q has a fairly many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out more than a year ago. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the UP3216Q have display colour counts of between 16M and 1,100M.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The UP3216Q has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all PC displays of this spec and age is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.

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Very Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The viewable size diagonals of PC screens of a similar age and type to the UP3216Q range from 260mm to 870mm. When compared to other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the UP3216Q that we have assessed, the viewable size diagonal of the UP3216Q of 801 millimeters is one of the largest.

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

The UP3216Q is a five USB 3.0 port PC display.

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

The UP3216Q has one of the larger color gamuts (99.5 percent) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the UP3216Q the color gamuts range from 68% to 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%.

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Has Three Cables Included

The UP3216Q has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the UP3216Q. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this PC display.

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12 Reasons Against

Bad Environmental Credentials

One person who reviewed the product thought it was not good in terms of power usage. Legodad wrote in their review of the DELL UP3216Q “Likewise if the PC sleeps and the monitor goes to power saving, its not correctly detected when the pc awakes” .

Price Increase of £149.00

In the last 38 days the UP3216Q has increased in price by £149.00.

Not Cheap

We think this PC display looks expensive compared to other PC displays that came out more than a year ago. The price range of PC displays that came out more than a year ago is from £46 to £4,106.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The UP3216Q does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago do have a built-in speaker.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the Acer Predator Z35[plb_3049491_price], the Asus PA328[plb_2731937_price], or the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors that have been available for more than a year do not have a built-in camera. The UP3216Q is no exception to this as it too 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 UP3216Q are not 3D compatible. The UP3216Q is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Running Costs Are High

The UP3216Q has an average running cost of £168 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 505 PC screens of this type and age.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Across all the PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the UP3216Q the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the DELL UP3216Q has one of the slower response times amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Slow SmartResponse

The UP3216Q has a very slow smartResponse (6 milliseconds) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The average smartResponse of PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the UP3216Q is 4.4ms.

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Heavy

Medium monitors that were released around the same time as the UP3216Q have weights of between 2.3g and 79kg. When compared to other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the UP3216Q that we have checked, the weight of the UP3216Q of 9.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Very High Maximum Power Consumption

When compared to other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec that we have checked the maximum power consumption of, the UP3216Q's maximum power consumption of 170 Watts is one of the highest. PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the UP3216Q have maximum power consumptions of between 0.45W and 170W, and the average maximum power consumption is 51W.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL UP3216Q

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

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1 Award

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Expert Reviews

20 February 2016

There is no question that ultra-high definition (UHD) monitors represent the future of display technology, but as is the case with the content they are designed to show, the monitors themselves... Read more…

21 February 2016

In deze review bespraken we een gevarieerd aanbod van harde schijven. Toshiba lijkt voor de introductie goed naar de concurrentie te hebben gekeken: de meeste schijven zijn óf wat sneller, óf...

Hardware.info

Notable speed and high-quality graphics in our tests
Integrates Ethernet
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct, and NFC
4K video support
Slightly subpar text quality in testing
Wrapping Timeline was removed
Maximum volume could be higher
If Roccat fix this
I'll upgrade this to an Editor Choice Award product

User Reviews

(7)

To everyone who says this monitor doesn't do 60hz at 4k without using displayport, all you need to do is set response from slow (the default) to fast in the monitor menu and boom. Annoying mouse... Read more…

Reviewed 14 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Good...

(Verified Purchase)

I have had high-resolution monitors before, but working with the right colours had always been a problem until I bought this monitor. The colours/tones of photographs always differed when printed... Read more…

Reviewed 17 January 2016 by LegoDad | 33 Comments

Generally a fantastic monitor let down with one issue. A worthy update to the 3214 it offers excellent colour fidelity, a handy card reader, USB 3 hub and a screen size that is perfect for running... Read more…

Reviewed 28 December 2015 by Hermance Imaging
Hermance Imaging would recommend the Dell UP3216Q (Verified Purchase)

I use this monitor for photography post production. Simply amazing in detail and color. Pricey yes, but it is whole new experience in quality...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Great resolution
Great Size
Quality Color
None that I can see
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £160.24
Electricity cost when on standby £7.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £167.55
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the DELL UP3216Quses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell up3216, code up3216, dell p232920, code up3216q, apple up3216, dell 300cdm2, dell up3216q, dell br9zza00, dell p232920p, apple up3216q, dell br9zzs00, dell 3840x2160, apple 3840x2160
Barcodes 00884116177807, 04053162983717, 05397063621866, 07612392304470

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