DELL U2515H vs DELL U2715H vs DELL UltraSharp 25

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Two displayPorts quantitys Edit
The DELL U2515H is a two displayPorts quantity PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2715H, whereas the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has one displayPorts quantity.
2% lower power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL U2515H is an 87W maximum power consumption PC monitor, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25. That's 1W lower than the DELL U2715H (87W).
510g lighter Edit
The DELL U2515H has a weight of 4.4kg (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), whereas the DELL U2715H is a 4.9kg weight PC monitor (510g heavier).
Cheaper to run by £2.57
Over five years the DELL U2515H only costs £92.29 to run however the DELL U2715H costs £94.86 to run (3% more). Read more
Significantly better expert reviews
Based on 5 reviews, the average expert review score of the DELL U2515H is 100%, whereas the average rating of the DELL U2715H is 80% (based on 4 reviews).
9 Reasons For
8% bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2715H 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.

24.62mm bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The DELL U2715H has a viewable size, vertical of 335.66mm, however the DELL U2515H is only a 311.04mm viewable height PC monitor (24.62mm smaller).
8% bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 596.74mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 43.78mm bigger than the DELL U2515H ().
Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2715H has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.58cm. That's 5.14cm bigger than the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 (63.44cm).
A lot faster response time Edit
The DELL U2715H has a response time of 6ms, but the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 are both 8ms response time PC monitors (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.

Two displayPorts quantitys Edit
The DELL U2715H has two displayPorts quantitys, and so does the DELL U2515H, however the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has one displayPorts quantity.
One more USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The DELL U2715H is a six USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
16 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Better selling
The DELL U2715H ranks No. 998 by number of sales, however the DELL U2515H ranks No. 1141 and the DELL UltraSharp 25 ranks No. 10530.
5 Reasons For
1W lower power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a power consumption (max) of 87W (as does the DELL U2515H), however the DELL U2715H is an 88W maximum power consumption PC monitor (1W higher).
12% lighter Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2515H. That's 510g lighter than the DELL U2715H (4.4kg).
£20 cheaper
The DELL UltraSharp 25 costs £20.04 less than the DELL U2515H and costs £95.06 less than the DELL U2715H.
3% cheaper to run
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is £2.57 cheaper to run than the DELL U2715H over five years. Read more
Expert reviews are vastly better
Based on 5 expert reviews, the DELL UltraSharp 25 has an average review score of 100%, however the DELL U2715H has an average rating of 80% (based on 4 reviews).

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 25" PC monitor, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25. That's 2" smaller than the DELL U2715H (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.

A little smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 311.04mm viewable height PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2715H is a 335.66mm viewable height PC monitor (24.62mm bigger).
Smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
DELL U2515H is only 552.96mm viewable width. That's 43.78mm smaller than the DELL U2715H ().
9% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 63.44cm display diagonal PC monitor, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25. That's 5.14cm smaller than the DELL U2715H (63.44cm).
25% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2515H has a response time of 8ms (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), however the DELL U2715H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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 USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the DELL U2515H is five (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), but the DELL U2715H only has six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
More expensive by £20
The DELL U2515H is £20.04 more expensive than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
Fewer sellers
The DELL U2515H is only stocked by 9 shops, but the DELL U2715H is stocked by 25 sellers and the DELL UltraSharp 25 is stocked by 16 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The DELL U2515H is one month older than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
Less popular
The DELL U2515H is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1141 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the DELL U2715H ranks No. 998.
6 Reasons Against
Higher power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL U2715H has a power consumption (max) of 88W. That's 1W higher than the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 (87W).
11% heavier Edit
The DELL U2715H has a weight of 4.9kg, however the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 are both 4.4kg weight PC monitors (510g lighter).
More expensive by £95
The DELL U2715H is £75.02 more expensive than the DELL U2515H and £95.06 more expensive than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
Older by two months
The DELL U2715H is one month older than the DELL U2515H and two months older than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
Higher running costs over five years by £2.57
The running costs over five years of the DELL U2715H are £94.86 which is £2.57 more than the DELL U2515H and £2.57 more than the DELL UltraSharp 25. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is vastly Worse
The DELL U2715H's average expert score is 80%, however the DELL U2515H's is 100% (based on 5 reviews) and the DELL UltraSharp 25's is 100% (based on 5 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a display diagonal of 25" (as does the DELL U2515H), however the DELL U2715H 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.

5.14cm smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a display diagonal (metric) of 63.44cm (as does the DELL U2515H), however the DELL U2715H is a 68.58cm display diagonal PC monitor (5.14cm bigger).
Slower response time Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is an 8ms response time PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2515H. That's 2ms slower than the DELL U2715H (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.

One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has one displayPorts quantity, however the DELL U2715H only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Only five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a five USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2515H, whereas the DELL U2715H only has six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Less retailers
Only 16 stores sells the DELL UltraSharp 25, whereas 25 sellers sell the DELL U2715H. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Worse selling
The DELL UltraSharp 25 ranks No. 10530 by sales volume, however the DELL U2515H ranks No. 1141 and the DELL U2715H ranks No. 998.

Awards

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Date Released

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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
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 94.86
Purchase price £ 335.00
Total cost of ownership £ 429.86
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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.
0.47T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.47 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
25" 27"
BEST
25"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
BEST
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Viewable Size, Vertical
311.04mm 335.66mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
552.96mm 596.74mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.216 x 0.216 0.2331 x 0.2331 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)
63.44cm 68.58cm
BEST
63.44cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 6ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
99% 99% 99%
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 6ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
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
2
BEST
2
BEST
1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2 2
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
5 6
BEST
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)
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
 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
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 90 - 90 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 115mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 21 -21 - 5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Current Rating
1.5A 1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
35W
BEST
36W 35W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
87W
BEST
88W 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
10.5kg 9.8kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 6.8kg
Height (with Stand)
338.7mm
BEST
524.9mm 512.5mm
Depth (with Stand)
46.4mm
BEST
205mm 205mm
Width (with Stand)
569mm
BEST
612.7mm 569mm
BEST
Weight
4.4kg
BEST
4.9kg 4.4kg
BEST
Height
398mm 363.4mm 338.7mm
Depth
205mm 46.4mm 46.4mm
Width
569mm 612.7mm 569mm

Packaging Content

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