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DELL S2740L PC Monitor

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27" 1920 X 1080 8000000:1 LCD Jun 2014
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Get a front-row seat with the sophisticated S2740L 27" monitorTM, featuring ultra-wide viewing, edge-to-edge glass and our Image Enhance feature. - Sophisticated styling: Experience a lifelike... More
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this PC display. Vido.com.ua gave this LCD screen a "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

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

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this DELL PC display rated it as 85%.

Good Brand

Medium monitors built by DELL have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Nice Design

A number of DELL S2740L reviewers mentioned that the DELL S2740L was good looking. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote five years ago “The Dell S2740L%displayPrice% at %seller% offers an enticing blend of style and performance”. Expert website Hardwarecanucks.com said in the same month “It may feature an achingly beautiful design and a sleek profile” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert review site Itreviews.com wrote “The Dell S2740L offers an enticing blend of style and performance” in their review of this PC monitor.

Reasonably Priced

A few DELL S2740L reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “The Dell S2740L is a beautifully crafted 27-inch IPS monitor with a reasonable price tag” in their review of the DELL S2740L. Trustedreviews.com said “Well-built 27-inch monitor which offers a quality, glass-fronted IPS panel at a reasonable price”. Macworld.com.au wrote in their review of the DELL S2740L “The reason for its attractive price becomes apparent”.

Several customers thought it was a bargain for the price. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “The £299 Dell S2740L - an LED-backlit, 27-inch display with a high-quality in-plane switching (IPS) LCD panel - looks like a great deal”. Expert website Macworld.com.au wrote “The $439 Dell —an LED-backlit, 27in display with a high-quality in-plane switching (IPS) LCD panel—looks like a great deal” but they only scored it 60 out of 100.

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Good Size

A number of people who reviewed the DELL S2740L agreed that it was a good depth. Itreviews.com said on IT Reviews.com “This sleek-looking monitor uses IPS (in plane switching) panel technology to deliver excellent color depth that” in their DELL S2740L review.

One DELL S2740L owner concluded that this PC monitor was thin. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag “With its edge-to-edge glass, slim profile”.

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Robust

A number of DELL S2740L owners reckoned that the product was well made. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “It's a solid performer that doesn't use much power.” .

Good Product Quality

One person reckoned that the product was good quality. Itproportal.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Its IPS panel technology delivers excellent colour quality and bright, sharp HD imagery” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections.

Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S2740L is 170°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the DELL S2740L has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The DELL S2740L has one of the wider viewing angle, horizontals (178 degrees) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. Medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S2740L have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 1,800°.

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Fairly Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

With a viewable size, horizontal of 597.9 millimeters, the DELL S2740L has one of the bigger viewable size, horizontals amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the S2740L the viewable size, horizontals range from 1mm to 820mm, and the average viewable size, horizontal is 520mm.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S2740L have display diagonal (metric)s of between 28cm and 590cm. The DELL S2740L has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Vertical

Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have viewable size, verticals of between 100mm and 630mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 310mm. With a viewable size, vertical of 336.3 millimeters, the DELL S2740L has a quite big viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S2740L.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This LCD screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar spec and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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9 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One DELL S2740L owner who reviewed it concluded that it was not easy to use. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on Trusted Reviews “An intuitive OSD and a few extras like a built-in USB 2.0 hub”.

£24.11 Price Increase

The S2740L has increased in price by £24.11 in the last 18 days.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL S2740L does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to consider including the Benq BL2411[plb_1541459_price]; or the LG 25UB55[plb_2505526_price], or the Benq BL2700[plb_2417270_price].

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Not 3D

The DELL S2740L is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S2740L are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D then you might also want to look at the XL2411T[pl_1522088_price], or the XL2411[pl_2130532_price] both from Benq which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The DELL S2740L does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S2740L also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price], or the AOC I2472[plb_2126699_price] or the Philips 241P6[plb_2518920_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the S2740L do not have a card reader integrated. The DELL S2740L is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the DELL S2740L has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. The response times of LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the S2740L range from 1ms to 69ms.

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Heavy

With a weight of 7.6 kilograms, the DELL S2740L is one of the heavier medium monitors that are a similar age to the S2740L amongst PC monitors of this age. Similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 3g and 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL S2740L

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the S2740L is £57 over 8 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,019 comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this PC display was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

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LCD Display

The DELL S2740L has an LCD display which is better than most flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. Most PC displays that are a comparable age to it have an LED display.

Alternative PC displays that have an LCD Display currently available that you might want to consider include the Benq BL2411[plb_1541459_price], or the Lenovo Tiny-in-One 23[plb_2671558_price] which has better reviews; or the iiyama B2280WSD-B1[plb_1378652_price] which is cheaper.

Flatpanel monitors with a better display type that might be worth considering include the Benq GW2750[plb_2446079_price] (LED and cheaper), or the Philips 231B4[plb_2510115_price] (LED and cheaper); or the iiyama XB2780HSU[plb_1370714_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Expert Reviews

(22)
6 March 2013

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. It also enjoys excellent controls, an intuitive OSD...

17 December 2012

Excellent brightness and contrast levels, but its glossy display will drive you mad...

10 December 2012

If you're looking to move up to a big screen monitor and have an eye for style, the Dell S2740L is a compelling choice. Its IPS panel technology delivers excellent colour quality and bright, sharp...

7 December 2012

The Dell S2740L is a beautifully crafted 27-inch IPS monitor with a reasonable price tag. It's a solid performer that doesn't use much power, but its glossy screen can be mirror-like...

7 December 2012

The Dell S2740L is a beautifully crafted 27-inch IPS monitor with a reasonable price tag. It's a solid performer that doesn't use much power, but its glossy screen can be mirror-like...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 January 2013 by Moyejk
Moyejk would recommend the Dell S2740L

After purchasing a Dell XPS 8500, I really wanted to compliment the desktop with a great monitor. Since this monitor was on sale - $249.99 - I decided to give it a shot. Am I glad I did. The... Read more…

Reviewed 9 June 2014 by Timber W.
(Verified Purchase)

I love the monitor - wish it was a 32' for the same price! Love the stand...

Reviewed 29 July 2013 by AaronI
(Verified Purchase)

I ordered this when it was out of stock because it was such a good price. I've had many Dell monitors in the past and they've all been great. I like them specifically because they have matte... Read more…

Perfect size and good price when it was on sale
Image is as clear as my Mac
Good for Photos
Fast set up
Great price
Glare
Action in TV
Or movies is blurry. Only one HDMI connection
Mirror-finish glare
HDCP incompatible
Reviewed 15 February 2013 by KenH63
KenH63 would recommend the Dell S2740L

Like others, I scooped this up when it was on sale for a daily deal. No regrets. Easy to setup and use, dual inputs allows me to use it for both my PS/3 and computer. Text is sharp and clear.... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2013 by Marines1212
Marines1212 would recommend the Dell S2740L (Verified Purchase)

I always believe that you must pay for quality, and Dell is a product that may sometimes be on the high side, but you'll never go wrong. I always had Dell monitor's and they were all matted... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £53.84
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £56.40
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0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00639767845472, 00780305190131, 00884116091653, 05397063171354, 05397063314140

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