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DELL S2740L

£223.11
vido.com.ua Recommended
An award winning and cheap to run 1920 x 1080 flatpanel monitor
27" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 8000000:1 LED Jun 2014
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DELL S2740L Review

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125 Reviews + 1 Award
19
Poor
9
Missing Some Features
46
3 Years Old
71
£57 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. This PC monitor has received a "Recommended" award from Vido.com.ua. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However this DELL PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
The S2740L has running costs of £57 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is fairly priced, good picture quality and product quality.
It is missing some features:
Quite slow response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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DELL S2740L In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at review website Vido.com.ua concluded that they would recommend this DELL PC display and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 16 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk and PC Mag the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 73%.

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User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this DELL flatpanel monitor is 87 out of 100 based on 109 user reviews. 51 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

18 customers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation and two people who reviewed it agreed that it had clear images.

DELL LCD Screens Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 11,111 owner and expert reviews (including 1,757 verified purchases), DELL has very good reviews for its LCD screens. 94% of those that bought a DELL LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Six customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Five owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was well designed and two owners who bought it thought it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners said that the DELL S2740L was easy to setup and two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers mentioned that the DELL S2740L was a good size.

Users Report That it is Robust

Five people who bought it agreed that it was well made.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £223.11 it is more expensive than 65% of PC screens.


Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on LCD screens.

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Has an HDMI

The DELL S2740L has an HDMI, unlike 93% of LCD screens which do not have an HDMI.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the DELL S2740L of 178° is in the widest 1% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. PC monitors have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the LCD screens the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The DELL S2740L's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 4% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The DELL S2740L's response time of 7ms is fairly slow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 16% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the DELL S2740L does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This DELL PC screen has been on the market since June 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The S2740L is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the S2740L is £57.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00639767845472, 00780305190131, 00884116091653, 05397063171354, 05397063314140

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