Asus MX259 vs DELL U2415

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Asus MX259
DELL U2415

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 25" PC monitor. That's 0.9" bigger than the DELL U2415 (24.1"). 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.

4% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 63.5cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 2.4cm bigger than the DELL U2415 (61.1cm).
20% faster response time Edit
The Asus MX259 has a response time of 5ms, however the DELL U2415 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus MX259 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the DELL U2415 does not. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

4 Reasons For
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Asus MX259 (300 cd/m²).
50g lighter Edit
The DELL U2415 has a weight of 4.3kg, whereas the Asus MX259 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (50g heavier).
Cheaper to run by £28.20
Over five years the DELL U2415 only costs £61.53 to run however the Asus MX259 costs £89.73 to run (46% more). Read more
A little better user reviews
Based on 166 reviews, the average user review score of the DELL U2415 is 91%, whereas the average rating of the Asus MX259 is 90% (based on 128 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL U2415 (300 cd/m²).
50g heavier Edit
The Asus MX259 has a weight of 4.3kg, whereas the DELL U2415 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (50g lighter).
Older by over one year
The Asus MX259 is 13 months older than the DELL U2415.
£28.20 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Asus MX259 are £89.73 which is £28.20 more than the DELL U2415. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is a little Worse
The average user rating of the Asus MX259 is 90%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2415 is 91% (based on 166 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 24.1" PC monitor. That's 0.9" smaller than the Asus MX259 (24.1"). 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.

4% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 61.1cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 2.4cm smaller than the Asus MX259 (61.1cm).
17% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2415 has a response time of 6ms, however the Asus MX259 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The DELL U2415 does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Asus MX259 has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

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Awards

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pcmagazine.ru: 5 Star

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 12 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 89.73
Purchase price £ 189.91
Total cost of ownership £ 279.64
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 58.97
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 61.53

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
25"
BEST
24.1"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
BEST
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full 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
56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 611mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.288 x 0.288 0.27 x 0.27
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
63.5cm
BEST
61.1cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 91%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
SRGB Coverage (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 99
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
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

Multimedia

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

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 115mm
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
35W 23W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 75W
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
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.4kg
BEST
8.4kg
Package Height
117mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
496mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
659mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
224mm
BEST
517.9mm
Depth (with Stand)
414mm 205mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
578mm 532.2mm
BEST
Weight
4.3kg 4.3kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 350.6mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 45.7mm
Width
578mm 532.2mm

Packaging Content

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