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DELL S2740L PC Monitor

£223.11
27" 1920 X 1080 8000000:1 LED Jun 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £56.40 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Energy efficient
Decent connectivity
104 Reviews + 1 Award
vido.com.ua Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This PC display received a "Recommended" award from review sites Vido.com.ua who thought that this LCD screen was good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk and PC Mag this flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 73 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, S2740L owners rated this flatpanel monitor 87%. 51 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 6,246 owner and expert reviews (including 1,109 verified purchases) for DELL PC displays and found that on average DELL has good reviews. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 93% of those that bought a DELL flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Power

Energy Efficient

One owner concluded that the product was good in terms of power usage. Pc Mag mentioned “Energy efficient” in their review of the DELL S2740L nonetheless they rated it 18.8 out of 100.


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Decent Connectivity

One owner mentioned that the DELL S2740L was good in terms of connectivity. Trusted Reviews said “Decent connectivity” in their review of this PC monitor but despite that they only gave it a rating of 18.2 out of 100.


Design

Stylish, Premiumlooking, Wellbuilt Design

Nine people who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Four years ago Trusted Reviews mentioned in their DELL S2740L review “Stylish, premiumlooking, wellbuilt design” but in spite of that they rated it 1 stars. Bestbuy.com said in their DELL S2740L review “Solid stable stand” . Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert website PC Mag “It's a solid performer that doesn't use much power.” and rated it 6 stars.

One customer reckoned that this PC monitor was easy to damage or scratch. Vs said on Amazon.co.uk “The adapter makes a hissing sound and I am afraid that there will be an electric issues which will damage the monitor” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Reasonable Image Quality

Twenty-five owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Trusted Reviews said in their review of the DELL S2740L “Reasonable image quality”. Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “Image Quality and it is a Dell” although they rated it 17.6 out of 100. Expert review site Itproportal.com rated it 7 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Its IPS panel technology delivers excellent colour quality and bright, sharp HD imagery”.

Easy to Setup

Five people who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was easy to setup. Bestbuy.com wrote four years ago “Easy to set up” .

Four owners who purchased the DELL S2740L thought it was easy to use the menus. Bestbuy.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Extensive settings menu”. Bestbuy.com also said “The OSD Menu is awesome” in their review. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Easy on screen menu settings” in their review.

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Pomqmiju mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Controls are stealthy yet intuitive”.

One person who reviewed it said that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Four years ago Trager wrote “As long as you're comfortable working and/or playing in a dark room, this monitor is hard to beat” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Sleek Design

Nineteen owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was well designed. Bestbuy.com wrote “Glass Screen and The Design Looking Sharp On Any Desk” nonetheless they only rated it 1 stars. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Great design for the price” in their review. Expert review site Hardwarecanucks.com rated the DELL S2740L 6 stars and said “It may feature an achingly beautiful design and a sleek profile”.

Eleven people who purchased the product thought it was good looking. Five years ago expert review site Firstpost.com wrote “And Price in India A pretty impressive performer, at a sweet price The Dell S2740L is a very good monitor for a number of reasons.” in their DELL S2740L review. Also five years ago Pcmag.com said “The Dell S2740L is a beautifully crafted 27-inch IPS monitor with a reasonable price tag” in their review of the DELL S2740L and scored it 8 stars. Pcmag.com also mentioned “The Dell S2740L%displayPrice% at %seller% offers an enticing blend of style and performance” in their review.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four people wrote that it was a good size. Bestbuy.com said in their DELL S2740L review “Nice size” however they only gave the product a score of 1 stars. Four years ago The Lecturer wrote “It is a lovely looking monitor and is a good size for anyone”.

Three owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. Pcmag.com gave the product a score of 7 stars and mentioned on expert website PC Mag “With its edge-to-edge glass, slim profile” in their review of this PC monitor. Mavmav wrote in their review of this PC monitor “In short an excellent monitor for the money - super resolution, quick refresh rate, very slim design and terrific configuration opportunities with ease of set up”.

Two people concluded that it was lightweight. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Suprisingly lightweight and the stand is well done, also looks good rotated” . Nigel Walsh scored the product 7 stars and he wrote “Crisp sharp image, lightweight and easy to move”.

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it was heavy and bulky. Four years ago Shopper321 gave the product a score of 7 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “It is extremely well built and actually a bit on the heavy side” in their review of the DELL S2740L. In the same month Trager scored it 7 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Bestbuy.com “I happened by it during a hefty sale”.

One owner said in their reviews that it was compact. Macworld.com.au said “Compact SFF chassis” in their review of this PC monitor. One owner considered that it was a big size.

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Features

Good Features

Six customers who reviewed the DELL S2740L considered that it had good features. Bestbuy.com wrote “Lots of features at a great price that was not available with other monitors within this price range” . Bestbuy.com also wrote “4K, nice color sharp no bad pixels, , nice features If you are looking for a 1080P monitor” in their review. Bestbuy.com also said “Ample features” in their review.


Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC display is 18°, the widest is 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. At 178 degrees, the DELL S2740L has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC screen.

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Has an HDCP

The DELL S2740L has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the DELL S2740L has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age. Comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Other Features

Has an HDMI

The DELL S2740L has an HDMI, as do most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to this PC screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The DELL S2740L has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen also have an Energy Star certified.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Fourty-seven owners who reviewed it said that it was good value for money. Macworld.com.au mentioned five years ago “Workstation that's priced like a high-end desktop PC” although they only rated it 17.6 out of 100. Itproportal.com wrote “Reasonably priced” however despite that they rated it 18.8 out of 100. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert review site Trusted Reviews “The Dell S2740L is an attractive, stylish and well-built 27-inch monitor which offers a quality, glass-fronted IPS panel at a reasonable price”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was expensive. Firstpost.com mentioned “They were once considered to be expensive replacements.” in their review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Carbon wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Bestbuy.com “I was looking for a long time for a monitor that mimics the design of the more expensive apple monitors”.

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ISV Certified Graphics

Nine customers who bought the DELL S2740L thought it had good picture quality. Macworld.com.au wrote in their review of the DELL S2740L “ISV certified graphics”. Bestbuy.com wrote “Great picture quality and price” . Bestbuy.com also wrote “Good picture quality” in their review.

Six owners concluded that this PC monitor had clear images. Bestbuy.com wrote “Incredible Picture Clarity” in their review of this PC monitor. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Clarity of images” in their review. Nvland rated the product 7 stars and wrote on Bestbuy.com “The clarity is great!”.

Five people thought the product had good colour saturation. Itproportal.com said “Great colours and viewing angles”. Peter K. rated this PC monitor 7 stars and he said on Amazon.co.uk “The colours are bright and the picture is very sharp”. Johny wrote “The colours are brilliant” and scored the product 8 stars.

Two owners said in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Moyejk mentioned in their DELL S2740L review on Bestbuy.com four years ago “It has an extremely fast start-up time, fast refresh rate, low power consumption, beautiful design; what more could you want! Skip the 24"” and scored the product 8 stars.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it had a wide viewing angle. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag five years ago “Great color and viewing angle performance”.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL S2740L does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to this PC screen.

It is worth considering other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the NEC MultiSync EA234 (£219.90), or the Philips 231P4Q (£226.24).

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Packaging Content

Only Has Two Cables Included

The DELL S2740L has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of this age and type. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included USB and VGA are also found on this DELL PC screen.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the S2740L is £57, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when DELL released the S2740L.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers warranty s2740l, dell s2740l
Barcodes 00639767845472, 00780305190131, 00884116091653, 05397063171354, 05397063314140

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