DELL U2515H vs DELL U2713H vs DELL UltraSharp 25

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
A little bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The DELL U2515H has a viewable size, horizontal of 596.74mm, however the DELL U2713H is only a 596.7mm viewable width PC monitor (0.039999999999964mm smaller).
5.14cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
DELL U2515H is 68.58cm display diagonal (as does the DELL U2713H), but the DELL UltraSharp 25 is only a 63.44cm display diagonal PC monitor (5.14cm smaller).
11x faster response time Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 62.58ms faster than the DELL U2713H (8ms) and 2ms faster than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (8ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the DELL U2515H is two, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25, but the DELL U2713H only has one HDMI ports quantity.
43W lower power consumption (max) Edit
DELL U2515H is 87W maximum power consumption (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), but the DELL U2713H is a 130W maximum power consumption PC monitor (43W higher).
Lighter Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25. That's 1.2kg lighter than the DELL U2713H (4.4kg).
£64.10 cheaper to run
The DELL U2515H is £64.10 cheaper to run than the DELL U2713H over five years. Read more
More popular
The DELL U2515H is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1007 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the DELL U2713H ranks No. 53083 and the DELL UltraSharp 25 ranks No. 19723.
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 4 reviews, the DELL U2515H has an average expert review score of 100%, but the DELL U2713H has an average rating of 82% (based on 34 reviews).
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 225 reviews, the DELL U2515H has an average user review score of 94%, but the DELL U2713H has an average rating of 80% (based on 245 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2713H is a 27" PC monitor. That's 2" bigger than the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 (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.

HDCP Edit
The DELL U2713H has an HDCP, however the DELL U2515H does not have an HDCP.
Slightly bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The DELL U2713H has a viewable size, vertical of 335.7mm, however the DELL U2515H is only a 335.66mm viewable height PC monitor (0.039999999999964mm smaller).
8% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2713H has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.58cm, and so does the DELL U2515H. That's 5.14cm bigger than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (63.44cm).
Twelve more awards
The DELL U2713H has 14 awards from expert review sites, whereas the DELL U2515H has 2 awards and the DELL UltraSharp 25 has 2 awards.
9 Reasons For
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a two HDMI ports quantity PC monitor (as does the DELL U2515H), whereas the DELL U2713H only has one HDMI ports quantity.
A bit higher height adjustment Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a height adjustment of 115mm, however the DELL U2713H is only a 114mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (1mm lower).
Lower power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is an 87W maximum power consumption PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2515H. That's 43W lower than the DELL U2713H (87W).
A lot lighter Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a weight of 4.4kg (as does the DELL U2515H), whereas the DELL U2713H is a 5.6kg weight PC monitor (1.2kg heavier).
Cheaper by £20
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is £20.04 cheaper than the DELL U2515H and £58.86 cheaper than the DELL U2713H.
11 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £64.10
Over five years the DELL UltraSharp 25 is £64.10 cheaper to run than the DELL U2713H. Read more
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the DELL UltraSharp 25 is 100% based on 5 reviews, whereas the average rating of the DELL U2713H is 82% (based on 34 reviews).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the DELL UltraSharp 25 is 94% based on 226 reviews, whereas the average rating of the DELL U2713H is 80% (based on 245 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2515H has a display diagonal of 25" (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), but the DELL U2713H is a 27" PC monitor (2" 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.

Does not have an HDCP Edit
The DELL U2515H does not have an HDCP, whereas the DELL U2713H has an HDCP.
1% smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
DELL U2515H is only 335.66mm viewable height. That's 0.039999999999964mm smaller than the DELL U2713H ().
£20 more expensive
The DELL U2515H is more expensive than the DELL UltraSharp 25 by £20.04.
Not as many stockists
Only 8 shops sells the DELL U2515H, however 16 retailers sell the DELL UltraSharp 25. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U2515H has received 2 awards, the DELL U2713H has received 14 awards.
13 Reasons Against
Smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The DELL U2713H is a 596.7mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 0.039999999999964mm smaller than the DELL U2515H ().
62.58ms slower response time Edit
The DELL U2713H has a response time of 68.58ms, but the DELL U2515H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (62.58ms faster) and the DELL UltraSharp 25 is an 8ms response time PC monitor (60.58ms faster). 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The DELL U2713H has one HDMI ports quantity, however the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
1mm lower height adjustment Edit
DELL U2713H is only 114mm maximum height adjustment, but the DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 115mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (1mm higher).
34% higher power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL U2713H has a power consumption (max) of 130W. That's 43W higher than the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 (87W).
22% heavier Edit
The DELL U2713H has a weight of 5.6kg, however the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 are both 4.4kg weight PC monitors (1.2kg lighter).
More expensive by £59
The DELL U2713H is £38.82 more expensive than the DELL U2515H and £58.86 more expensive than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
Less retailers
The DELL U2713H is only stocked by 5 stores, whereas the DELL U2515H is stocked by 8 retailers and the DELL UltraSharp 25 is stocked by 16 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by four months
The DELL U2713H is four months older than the DELL U2515H and four months older than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
£64.10 more expensive to run over five years
The DELL U2713H costs £156.39 to run which is £64.10 more to run than the DELL U2515H and £64.10 more to run than the DELL UltraSharp 25 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The DELL U2713H is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 53083 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the DELL U2515H ranks No. 1007 and the DELL UltraSharp 25 ranks No. 19723.
Expert review Rating is much Worse
The DELL U2713H's average expert score is 82%, however the DELL U2515H's is 100% (based on 4 reviews) and the DELL UltraSharp 25's is 100% (based on 5 reviews).
User review Rating is much Worse
The DELL U2713H's average user score is 80%, however the DELL U2515H's is 94% (based on 225 reviews) and the DELL UltraSharp 25's is 94% (based on 226 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
8% smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 25" PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2515H. That's 2" smaller than the DELL U2713H (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.

Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 63.44cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 5.14cm smaller than the DELL U2515H and the DELL U2713H (63.44cm).
25% slower response time Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a response time of 8ms, however the DELL U2515H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (2ms faster) and the DELL U2713H is a 68.58ms response time PC monitor (60.58ms 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.

Less popular
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 19723 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the DELL U2515H ranks No. 1007.
Twelve less awards
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has only received 2 awards, but the DELL U2713H has received 14 awards.

Awards

2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product
14 Awards
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
Expert Reviews: Ultimate
flatpanelshd.com: Highly Recommended
hardware.info: Gold Award
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good
hwt.dk: Gold Product of the Year
itproportal.com: Best Buy
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
prad.de: Very Good
SweClockers.com: Good Product
ua.gecid.com: Gamer's Choice
vido.com.ua: Recommended
2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 29 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

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
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 153.83
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 156.39
Purchase price £ 298.80
Total cost of ownership £ 455.19
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 92.29
Purchase price £ 239.94
Total cost of ownership £ 332.23
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.78T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
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
25" 27"
BEST
25"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 1600 x 900
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 1600 x 900
 2560 x 1440
 1600 x 900
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
BEST
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
Product Type
 PC monitor
 PC monitor
 PC monitor
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Viewable Size, Vertical
335.66mm 335.7mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
596.74mm
BEST
596.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 0.23 x 0.23 0.216 x 0.216
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.58cm
BEST
68.58cm
BEST
63.44cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
68.58ms 8ms
Color Gamut
99% Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output
 Audio output
 Audio output
 Audio output
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1 2
BEST
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
5 5 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Linux operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 114mm 115mm
BEST
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -21 - 5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
1.5A 1.5A 1.5A
Current Rating
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
35W
BEST
42W 35W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
87W
BEST
130W 87W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 5000 0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 5 - 90 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 -20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
9.8kg
BEST
10.2kg 9.8kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.2kg 6.8kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
512.5mm
BEST
538.9mm 512.5mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
205mm 200.3mm
BEST
205mm
Width (with Stand)
569mm
BEST
639.3mm 569mm
BEST
Weight
4.4kg
BEST
5.6kg 4.4kg
BEST
Height
338.7mm 378.2mm 338.7mm
Depth
46.4mm 65.6mm 46.4mm
Width
569mm 639.3mm 569mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 311.04mm
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