DELL U2412M vs DELL U2515H

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DELL U2412M

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
HDCP Edit
The DELL U2412M has an HDCP, whereas the DELL U2515H does not have an HDCP.
15W lower power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 72W maximum power consumption PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2515H is an 87W maximum power consumption PC monitor (15W higher).
430g lighter Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 4kg weight PC monitor. That's 430g lighter than the DELL U2515H (4.4kg).
£104 cheaper
The DELL U2412M is £103.98 cheaper than the DELL U2515H.
Available from 26 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Eight more awards
The DELL U2412M has 10 awards, but the DELL U2515H has 2 awards.
9 Reasons For
4% bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 25" PC monitor. That's 1" bigger than the DELL U2412M (25"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
DELL U2515H is 68.58cm display diagonal. That's 7.62cm bigger than the DELL U2412M (68.58cm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the DELL U2412M (350 cd/m²).
A lot faster response time Edit
The DELL U2515H has a response time of 6ms, whereas the DELL U2412M is an 8ms response time PC monitor (2ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Larger color gamut Edit
The DELL U2515H has a color gamut of 99%, but the DELL U2412M is only an 82% color gamut PC monitor (17% smaller).
£5.14 cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL U2515H is £5.14 cheaper to run than the DELL U2412M. Read more
Better selling
The DELL U2515H ranks No. 1445 by number of sales, but the DELL U2412M ranks No. 3654.
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the DELL U2515H is 100%, but the average rating of the DELL U2412M is 82% (based on 36 reviews).
Moderately better user reviews
The average user review score of the DELL U2515H is 94%, but the average rating of the DELL U2412M is 93% (based on 588 reviews).

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
1" smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M has a display diagonal of 24", whereas the DELL U2515H is a 25" PC monitor (1" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

7.62cm smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2515H is a 68.58cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.62cm bigger).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2412M has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the DELL U2515H is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
25% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2412M is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms slower than the DELL U2515H (6ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

17% smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U2412M is an 82% color gamut PC monitor. That's 17% smaller than the DELL U2515H (99%).
Over three years older
The DELL U2412M is older than the DELL U2515H by three years.
More expensive to run over five years by 6%
The running costs of the DELL U2412M are £97.43 which is £5.14 more than the DELL U2515H over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The DELL U2412M ranks No. 3654 by sales volume, whereas the DELL U2515H ranks No. 1445.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the DELL U2412M is 82%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U2515H is 100% (based on 4 reviews).
Marginally Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the DELL U2412M is 93%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2515H is 94% (based on 225 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Does not have an HDCP Edit
The DELL U2515H does not have an HDCP, whereas the DELL U2412M has an HDCP.
Higher power consumption (max) Edit
DELL U2515H is 87W maximum power consumption. That's 15W higher than the DELL U2412M (87W).
Slightly heavier Edit
The DELL U2515H has a weight of 4.4kg, but the DELL U2412M is a 4kg weight PC monitor (430g lighter).
More expensive by £104
The DELL U2515H is £103.98 more expensive than the DELL U2412M.
Not as many stockists
The DELL U2515H is only stocked by 8 sellers, however the DELL U2412M is stocked by 34 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Eight less awards
The DELL U2515H has only received 2 awards, however the DELL U2412M has received 10 awards.

Awards

10 Awards
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
computertotaal.nl: Editor's Choice
extrahardware.cz: Smart Buy
flatpanels.dk: Top Recommendation
flatpanelshd.com: Highly Recommended
hardware.info: Gold Award
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good Value
tomshardware.co.uk: Approved
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

66 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 97.43
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 97.43
Purchase price £ 156.00
Total cost of ownership £ 253.43
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 92.29
Purchase price £ 259.98
Total cost of ownership £ 352.27
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.48T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 25"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 335.66mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 596.74mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.2331 x 0.2331
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.96cm 68.58cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms 6ms
BEST
DDC/CI
 DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Color Gamut
82% 99%
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
5 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Number of Upstream Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
115mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch

Power

Power Management
 Power management
Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Current Rating
1.5A 1.5A
Power Consumption (typical)
38W 35W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
72W
BEST
87W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3048 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 10668 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.5kg
BEST
9.8kg
Weight With Stand
5.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
513.5mm 512.5mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
180.3mm
BEST
205mm
Width (with Stand)
556mm
BEST
569mm
Weight
4kg
BEST
4.4kg
Height
361.6mm 338.7mm
Depth
64.9mm 46.4mm
Width
556mm 569mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Stand Included
 Stand included
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included

Technical Details

Active Display Area (W X H)
518.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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