AOC Q2778 vs DELL U2414H

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AOC Q2778
DELL U2414H

Top Prices

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Standard delivery: £9.95
Ebuyer
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (13 available)
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FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Amazon UK
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Standard delivery: £7.99
In stock
Ebuyer Business
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (50 available)
Laptops Direct
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Standard delivery: £9.95
ITC Sales
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Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3.2" bigger display diagonal Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a display diagonal of 27", whereas the DELL U2414H is only a 23.8" PC monitor (3.2" 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.

Marginally bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 68.5cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H is only a 64.47cm display diagonal PC monitor (4.03cm smaller).
100 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², whereas the DELL U2414H is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
7x faster response time Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 7ms faster than the DELL U2414H (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 more awards
The AOC Q2778 has 5 awards, but the DELL U2414H has 3 awards.
11 Reasons For
11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The DELL U2414H has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°. That's 18° wider than the AOC Q2778 (178°).
8° wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The DELL U2414H has a viewing angle, horizontal of 178°, however the AOC Q2778 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
One more displayPorts quantity Edit
The DELL U2414H has two displayPorts quantitys, however the AOC Q2778 only has one displayPorts quantity.
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The DELL U2414H has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the AOC Q2778 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Height adjustment Edit
The DELL U2414H has a height adjustment, but the AOC Q2778 does not have a height adjustment.
£76 cheaper
The DELL U2414H costs £76.03 less than the AOC Q2778.
Available from 7 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
43% cheaper to run
The DELL U2414H only costs £43.58 to run over five years but the AOC Q2778 costs £76.94 to run (77% more). Read more
More popular
The DELL U2414H is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 952 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the AOC Q2778 ranks No. 2486.
Expert reviews are a little better
The DELL U2414H has an average expert review score of 82%, however the AOC Q2778 has an average rating of 79% (based on 12 reviews).
User reviews are better
The DELL U2414H has an average user review score of 89%, however the AOC Q2778 has an average rating of 81% (based on 26 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the DELL U2414H (178°).
8° narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a one displayPorts quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The AOC Q2778 does not have a height adjustment, but the DELL U2414H has a height adjustment.
£76 more expensive
The AOC Q2778 is more expensive than the DELL U2414H by £76.03.
Fewer sellers
Only 24 retailers sells the AOC Q2778, but 31 retailers sell the DELL U2414H. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 77%
The AOC Q2778 costs £76.94 to run which is £33.36 more to run than the DELL U2414H over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The AOC Q2778 ranks No. 2486 by sales volume, whereas the DELL U2414H ranks No. 952.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the AOC Q2778 is only 79%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U2414H is 82% (based on 10 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the AOC Q2778 is 81%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2414H is 89% (based on 219 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
14% smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2414H has a display diagonal of 23.8", however the AOC Q2778 is a 27" PC monitor (3.2" 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.

A bit smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2414H has a display diagonal (metric) of 64.47cm, however the AOC Q2778 is a 68.5cm display diagonal PC monitor (4.03cm bigger).
100 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2414H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², however the AOC Q2778 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
88% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2414H is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 7ms slower than the AOC Q2778 (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 month older
The DELL U2414H is older than the AOC Q2778 by one month.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U2414H has received 3 awards, the AOC Q2778 has received 5 awards.

Awards

5 Awards
HEXUS.net: Recommended
in4.pl: Best Buy
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
pcgameware.co.uk: Gold
pcmasters.de: Value for Money
3 Awards
alphr.com: Recommended
pcauthority.com.au: Hot Award
ua.gecid.com: High Functionality

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.38
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 76.94
Purchase price £ 207.97
Total cost of ownership £ 284.91
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 41.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 43.58
Purchase price £ 131.94
Total cost of ownership £ 175.52
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.22T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
23.8"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 296.46mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 527.04mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 0.274 x 0.274
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.5cm
BEST
64.47cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
8ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
SRGB Coverage (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 96

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
USB Upstream Port Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

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

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 180
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-4 - 21 -22 - 6.5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (SIMPL)
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 CHI (SIMPL)
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
BEST
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
29.01W 16W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 24kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 74W
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.8kg
BEST
8kg
Package Height
555mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
215mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
729mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.7kg
BEST
5.5kg
Height (with Stand)
470.7mm 355.8mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
299.1mm 185mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
640.3mm 539.1mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 321.1mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 45.6mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 539.1mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

USB Charging Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Feedback