DELL S2415H vs Viewsonic VA2465SM-3

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DELL S2415H
Viewsonic VA2465SM-3

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Marginally bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL S2415H has a display diagonal of 23.8", but the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is only a 23.6" PC monitor (0.2" smaller). 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.

2% bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
DELL S2415H is 296.46mm viewable height. That's 3.24mm bigger than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 (293.22mm).
A bit bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The DELL S2415H has a viewable size, horizontal of 527.04mm, however the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is only a 521.28mm viewable width PC monitor (5.76mm smaller).
2W higher RMS rated power Edit
The DELL S2415H has an RMS rated power of 6W, however the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is only a 4W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

TV tuner integrated Edit
The DELL S2415H has a TV tuner integrated, whereas the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 does not have a TV tuner integrated. Read more

An integrated TV tuner on a PC monitor means that you can use the monitor to watch TV.

A built in TV tuner means that you can use the screen as both a PC monitor and a TV which saves money on buying 2 devices and also saves space.

Lighter Edit
The DELL S2415H is a 3.2kg weight PC monitor. That's 360g lighter than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 (3.6kg).
Available from 3 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£9.99 cheaper to run
The DELL S2415H is £9.99 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 over five years. Read more
2 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 has a response time of 5ms, but the DELL S2415H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Cheaper by £22
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 costs £22.20 less than the DELL S2415H.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The DELL S2415H is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 (5ms). 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.

£22 more expensive
The DELL S2415H is more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 by £22.20.
Eight months older
The DELL S2415H is older than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 by eight months.
8 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is a 23.6" PC monitor. That's 0.2" smaller than the DELL S2415H (23.6"). 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.

Marginally smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 has a viewable size, vertical of 293.22mm, however the DELL S2415H is a 296.46mm viewable height PC monitor (3.24mm bigger).
Smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is a 521.28mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 5.76mm smaller than the DELL S2415H (521.28mm).
50% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is a 4W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 2W lower than the DELL S2415H (4W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Does not have a TV tuner integrated Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 does not have a TV tuner integrated, whereas the DELL S2415H has a TV tuner integrated. Read more

An integrated TV tuner on a PC monitor means that you can use the monitor to watch TV.

A built in TV tuner means that you can use the screen as both a PC monitor and a TV which saves money on buying 2 devices and also saves space.

360g heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 has a weight of 3.6kg, however the DELL S2415H is a 3.2kg weight PC monitor (360g lighter).
Less retailers
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is only stocked by 3 retailers, whereas the DELL S2415H is stocked by 6 stores. 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.
£9.99 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 are £56.40 which is £9.99 more than the DELL S2415H. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.15
Electricity cost - standby £ 0.26
Total running cost £ 46.41
Purchase price £ 143.94
Total cost of ownership £ 190.35
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.40
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 56.40
Purchase price £ 121.74
Total cost of ownership £ 178.14
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.23T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23.8"
BEST
23.6"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 8000000:1
BEST
 8000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
605mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
296.46mm
BEST
293.22mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
527.04mm
BEST
521.28mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2745 x 0.2745 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.5cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 94.4%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
 Audio input
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
6W
BEST
4W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
BEST
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Input Current
1.2A Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
18W
BEST
22W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.05W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
36W Unknown - Click to provide data
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 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Compliance Industry Standards
 Rohs
 Rohs
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.8kg 5.3kg
BEST
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 417mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 132mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 624mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height (with Stand)
404.6mm
BEST
407.19mm
Depth (with Stand)
180mm
BEST
193.14mm
Width (with Stand)
539.2mm
BEST
563.89mm
Weight
3.2kg
BEST
3.6kg
Height
321.1mm 347.09mm
Depth
45.5mm 45.96mm
Width
539.2mm 563.89mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 HDMI
 AC
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
 VGA
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide On CD-ROM
 User Guide on CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
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