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DELL S2240L PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 8000000:1 LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £48.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent user reviews
Running costs are very low
Good quality
31 Reviews
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Running Costs Are Very Low

The S2240L has an average running cost of only £49 over 8 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 9% of all 1,092 similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years.


Excellent User Reviews

S2240L owners on average rated this LCD screen as excellent. Over 79% of reviewers gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

DELL LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 6,247 expert and user reviews (including 1,108 verified purchases) for DELL PC monitors and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 93% of those that bought a DELL flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Good Value for Money

Five people who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Website mentioned “Not too glossy, HDMI, thin, edge-to-edge glass, low power consumption, great colors, inexpensive, good for gaming” in their review of this PC monitor. They also wrote “Best monitor I have had in a long while, even if I paid the full price for the monitor I would be just as happy” in their review. And also said “130 is a fair price”.


Good Quality

Five people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Four years ago website mentioned “The picture is incredibly sharp and makes poor video quality videogames look bad.”. They also wrote “The jaw dropping of people who have not seen a monitor of this quality before” in their review. Andy said on expert website Amazon “Very nice quality monitor” in his DELL S2240L review.

Well Made

Two people reckoned that the product was well made. Website wrote in their review of the DELL S2240L “Well built”. Conrad Liebers said in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Great monitor, crystal clear viewing, sturdy and high quality build.”.


Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when this flatpanel monitor was released.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL S2240L does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to this PC display.

It is worth considering alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Viewsonic VX2263SMHL (£117.99), or the iiyama E2483HS (£114.99).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The DELL S2240L has a fairly slow response time (7 milliseconds) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to this PC screen. The average response time of LCD screens of a similar type and age to this PC display is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The DELL S2240L has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this PC display.

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Packaging Content

Has One Cables Included

The DELL S2240L has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of this age and type. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Output

The DELL S2240L has an audio output. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to this PC screen also have an audio output.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most LCD screens of this spec and age have between one and three HDMI ports, including the DELL S2240L which has one HDMI port.

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Wide Viewing Angle

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it had a wide viewing angle. Website said “Very wide viewing angle”. I'll Ave Halfastout mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Oh yeah, you can Set your preferred viewing angle with extensive tilt adjustability” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two customers who reviewed it mentioned that it had clear images. Four years ago website mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The color and clarity are night and day” and rated the DELL S2240L 5 stars out of 5. They also said “Exceptional clarity with very little pixellation” in their review.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. I'll Ave Halfastout wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The picture quality is fantastic and so is the price” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Sam Tomkins said on expert review site Amazon “Very clear graphics”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 1920x1080, dell cn0r0kgp, dell s2240lb, dell r0kgp

DELL S2240L Review Sources

To prepare this DELL S2240L review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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