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DELL U2312HM PC Monitor

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23" 1920 X 1080 2000000:1 LED Jan 2014
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See vivid imagery from almost any angle. The 23 DellTM UltraSharpTM U2312HM monitor with LED offers a brilliant view, rich colors and adjustable height options. - Lose yourself in the details::... More
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23 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

Amongst similar spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago, this medium monitor is one of the most awarded by experts.

The reviewers at Flatpanels.dk, Vido.com.ua and Alphr.com all said that concluded that they would endorse this PC display and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at two other expert review sites both thought that this medium monitor was good. Flatpanelshd.com gave this DELL PC screen a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and Hardwarecanucks.com gave it a "Dam Good Value" award and thought it was good value for money.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 83% based on six expert reviews from sites including Chip.de, prad.de, tweakers.net and bit.com.au.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Users have rated this LCD screen as fantastic on average.

Good Connectivity

A number of DELL U2312HM reviewers said in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. Bobbo Bear mentioned on Amazon “There are 4 additional USB sockets” and scored the DELL U2312HM 5 stars. D. Kechagias said four years ago “And it even has a USB hub” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars. Dave wrote “There are some USB 2.0 ports which may come in handy if you need more ports” and gave it a very good review score.

Two DELL U2312HM owners said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Simonb said “Lots of inputs (although an HDMI input would be nice in addition to or instead of the Display Port - you can go Display Port to HDMI” .

One DELL U2312HM owner said that it was good in terms of connectivity. Kathryn Nicholl mentioned on Amazon “To replace it with an Apple screen would have meant buying a new computer as they are only doing Thunderbolt connectivity - and that wasn't on”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet.

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Good Size

Some customers concluded that this PC monitor was a good height. Five years ago Bazza mentioned “Screen is excellent, & the screen tilt/twist/height adjustment brilliant” in their DELL U2312HM review. Bsb2007 said “Like the ASUS the DELL has the flexibility of height and tilt adjustments, wideviewing angles”. Five years ago Dave mentioned in his review of the DELL U2312HM “The height and tilt adjustments are very easy with a very big range to the height”.

Several customers who reviewed it agreed that it was thin. Chris wrote on Amazon “If you are looking for a nice sized, slim, affordable monitor, do not look any further” and gave this PC monitor an excellent review score. Leo L said on Amazon “These are now very close, so only slim connectors will connect there” and scored the DELL U2312HM 5 stars. Nick Cannon mentioned on Amazon “Thin enough to be very pretty”.

Some DELL U2312HM owners agreed that it was a good size. D. Nekooi wrote in their review six years ago “Games designer, so it's important to have correct colour representation on the screen and a good size for managing complex scenes”. Elliot mentioned in his DELL U2312HM review on Amazon “Good size, great colours, really good for gaming”. Hard Man to Please gave the product an excellent review score and said four years ago “Screen dimensions make it ideal for viewing Windows 8 start screen” in their review.

One DELL U2312HM owner who bought it thought it was a good depth. Nick Cannon said on Amazon “It almost has depth of field it's so good”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers agreed that it was good quality. A. Chell mentioned in their review on Amazon “Image quality is very good, even though this is a lesser IPS panel than the professional equivalents”. Ajaan wrote on Amazon “Excellent Adjustments, lovely quality” in their review of the DELL U2312HM. Three years ago Alarif Hashem said “Screen quality is amazing as you'd expect from an IPS LED monitor” in their review and scored the product 5 stars.

Easy to Use

Some people wrote in their reviews that the DELL U2312HM was easy to use. Bobbo Bear said on Amazon “At least its not a glossy screen a la iMac or Macbook, which are nightmares to use in lit environments”. Bobbo Bear also said “Menus are easy to use”. Chris mentioned on Amazon “Very handy swivel and adjustable stand, easily sets a perfect viewing angle” in his review of the DELL U2312HM.

A few DELL U2312HM owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Bsb2007 mentioned on Amazon “The DELL screen setup menu is perfect in my view” in their review of this PC monitor. Bsb2007 also said “And the full menu is displayed”. John G said in his DELL U2312HM review on Amazon “The settings were far too bright and colours seemed slightly off” and scored it very highly.

Several DELL U2312HM owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. Bobbo Bear gave the product a very good review score and said “Dead easy to set up, clip the screen onto the stand, plug in the PC” in their review of the DELL U2312HM. Janthony wrote five years ago “Easy to set up, although the instructions are a little sparse”. Luke Cook wrote “The monitor comes nicely packages and easy to set up with just a click of the stand” in his review of this PC monitor.

Some customers thought it was easy to assemble. Alarif Hashem mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon three years ago “The screen, which are incredibly easy to assemble” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Lordie wrote in their review of this PC monitor five years ago “It's very simple to put together and sets up within 5 minutes”.

One DELL U2312HM owner who bought it mentioned that it had a good interface. Three years ago Barry said on Amazon “Not to tackle the warranty interface problem Amazon/Dell” nonetheless he rated it 3 stars.

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Nice Design

A few customers who bought it considered that it was good looking. Anna said “The screen is beautiful, very solidly made” in her review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Jwm said on Amazon “Beautiful Monitor for Design work”. Nick Cannon wrote on Amazon four years ago “Vertical slide, all without any button pushing, unclipping or farting around of any kind, beautifully weighted mechanism”.

Several people said that this PC monitor was well designed. Bsb2007 said on Amazon five years ago “The DELL Ultrasharp U2312HM went together very easily - very well designed”. Hector gave it an excellent review and he mentioned on Amazon in the same month “The stand is substantial and well designed” in his DELL U2312HM review. In the same month Peter Leonard wrote on Amazon “The monitor stand is also very well designed and allows the screen to be adjusted to the perfect height” and scored the DELL U2312HM 5 stars.

Several DELL U2312HM reviewers agreed that the DELL U2312HM was ergonomic. Ted wrote “Hugely important from an ergonomical point of view when you are in front of a screen for 6-7 hours a day” in his review of the DELL U2312HM. Six years ago expert review site Flatpanelshd.com said in their review of this PC monitor “It still features Dell’s ergonomic stand, DVI”. Flatpanelshd.com also said “The new softer look with rounded edges and great ergonomic functions is re-used”.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was a good design. One customer wrote in their reviews that the DELL U2312HM was smooth. G. Parker wrote “All the adjustment movements are very smooth and have a quality feel to them” in their review of the DELL U2312HM.

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Robust

A number of customers said that it was well made. Ab said in their DELL U2312HM review on Amazon “I'm very pleased with my Dell U2312HM monitor - it's strongly built”. Alarif Hashem rated the DELL U2312HM as excellent and said on Amazon “Can't speak highly enough of these monitors, very very well built with basic features such as 2 X usb2.0 ports on the left side of screen” in their DELL U2312HM review. Billdeven wrote “Picture is sharp and clear and the build quality is good” in their review of the DELL U2312HM.

A few customers who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable. A. Chell mentioned on Amazon “I unpacked it to find a decently made product with a sturdy stand and the bonus ability of acting as a USB hub” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Jackanory said in their DELL U2312HM review “Despite its size it is reasonably sturdy on the desk” .

One customer thought this PC monitor was reliable. Lordie wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “My trusty Samsung 223BW panel failed recently so I relunctantly decided it was time to get something new.I tried a 22" LED Panel by another manufacturer”.

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Reasonably Priced

Fourty-two customers who purchased it considered that it was good value for money. A. Chell wrote on Amazon “Good value for the image quality” and rated the product 80 out of 100. A. Chell also mentioned “The Dell looked like the best compromise of price and performance, so I researched the best price”. A. L. Taylor wrote on Amazon “Excellent value for money” in their DELL U2312HM review.

A few people who reviewed it thought it was a bargain for the price. Anna wrote in her DELL U2312HM review five years ago “I have seen other Dell screens which look cheap and made of plastic” . Also five years ago Chubby Bunny wrote on Amazon “Bargain Price! Fantastic monitor!” in their DELL U2312HM review. D. Kechagias mentioned on Amazon “You can still connect an hdmi out via a cheap cable or adapter, so it is really not a problem” and rated the product 5 stars.

Some customers who reviewed the product thought it was cheap. Bobbo Bear wrote five years ago “Good quality budget IPS monitor” in their review of the DELL U2312HM and gave it an excellent review. Bobbo Bear also mentioned “I needed a set that wouldn't take up too much desk space (3 x 28" monitors would take up my wall!), inexpensive, energy efficient”. Bobbo Bear also mentioned “ConclusionThis is a good quality budget screen”.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of people thought it had good picture quality. Brendan Mitchell said in his review of this PC monitor “The image quality is amazingly clear, I have it connected to an Apple MacBook Pro Retina Display via a mini display port” . D. P. Williams wrote “Just make sure your graphics card is up to it” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 5 stars. Four years ago Dan Gleeballs mentioned on Amazon “+ Build Quality - oozes it+ Picture quality - fantastic” and gave it a very good rating.

Thirteen DELL U2312HM owners considered that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer said five years ago “The colours are fantastic, blacks are deep”. Chris gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his review “The contrasts and the colours are outstanding, could not fault them in any way.”. Chris also wrote “Fantastic colours and contrasts”.

Some DELL U2312HM reviewers who purchased the product said that it had clear images. Four years ago Joshua94 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The colours and clarity are second to none in this price range”. Also four years ago Michael Hirsh wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Sparkling Clarity”.

A few people who reviewed it said that it had a wide viewing angle. Brendan Mitchell scored it very highly and he mentioned “Totally recommend this screen, viewing angle is fantastic”.

Two customers who bought it considered that it had image ghosting. Nickjf20 said on Amazon “Overall, great for Bf3 - no ghosting, game mode that oversaturates everything (who wants colour accuracy in a game !” in their review. R. Price mentioned on Amazon “Have had no problems with ghosting either”.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL LCD screens and also specifically for DELL medium monitors and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings.

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Good Environmental Credentials

A number of people who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. R. Price mentioned in their review on Amazon “The accompanying CD contains drivers which allow advanced power saving settings that can dim the monitor when the computer enters screensaver mode.”.

Good Technical Features

Some customers thought this PC monitor had good features. Lordie said on Amazon five years ago “The on screen menu system is so simple to use and so full of features”.

Good Value for Money

Hardwarecanucks.com highlighted in their review that this LCD screen was great for its price.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed it thought it was quiet. Nick Cannon wrote on Amazon “I quietly thought it would be only a small improvement”.

Good Support

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Three years ago P Mcvw said on Amazon “Read the unpacking instructions carefully as they are not the best diagrams for clarity.) The monitor is every bit as good as the various computer magazines”.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U2312HM have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, including the U2312HM which has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is typical of many LCD screens of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider including the Asus MX279H[plb_1460434_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq GW2760[plb_1483185_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of PC screens that have been available for more than two years is -5° and the widest is 1,800°. The U2312HM has one of the wider viewing angle, horizontals (178 degrees) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The U2312HM has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals (178 degrees) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The average viewing angle, vertical of comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the U2312HM is 170°, and the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This flatpanel monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Light

The U2312HM is quite light (only 3 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the U2312HM. Across all the PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the U2312HM the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Price Has Recently Increased by £38.55

In the last 45 days the price of the U2312HM has increased by £38.55.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the U2312HM, the U2312HM does not have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Asus MX279H[plb_1460434_price], or the AOC i2769Vm[plb_1554512_price].

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Not 3D

Like most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the U2312HM, the U2312HM is not 3D.

If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D then you might want to look at the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of a similar type and age to the U2312HM do not have a built-in camera. The U2312HM is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years, the U2312HM does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (max)

The U2312HM has a quite high power consumption (max) (70 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the U2312HM. The power consumption (max)s of medium monitors that are a similar age to the U2312HM range from 15W to 250W.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the U2312HM has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age. PC screens of this type and age have response times of between 1ms and 69ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL U2312HM

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the U2312HM is £80 over 8 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,019 PC monitors of a similar age and type.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the U2312HM over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens that came out around the same time as it.

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Specification

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Supported Graphics Resolutions
Product Type
HD Type
HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Pivot
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Input Current
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Non-Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(19)
24 September 2013

The computer monitor market for a long time was limited to two options for most consumers. Either you could get an affordable screen with a TN panel, or an extremely expensive yet superior one... Read more…

27 August 2012

UltraSharp monitors are no stranger to PC&TA, but Dell has taken its 23in model back to the drawing board for 2012. Swapping the CCFL backlighting of its predecessor for power-efficient LED... Read more…

11 July 2012

With superb image quality, excellent build and a great warranty, Dell's UltraSharp U2312HM is as good as sub-£200 monitors get...

Alphr.com

24 April 2012

In a market that’s riddled with cheap, low quality, yet budget friendly displays, we had almost given up trying to find a combination of price and performance in the sub-$300 price bracket....

Hardwarecanucks.com

27 September 2011

On the outside 23? U2312HM looks like a 24? U2412M. The new softer look with rounded edges and great ergonomic functions is re-used and the 23? monitor boasts the same DVI, DisplayPort and D-SUB...

Flatpanelshd.com

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User Reviews

(296)
Reviewed 27 September 2011 by Tomas Vareika
(Verified Purchase)

I have been looking at IPS monitors for some time, only affordable are Asus PA238Q and this. I bought this monitor for about 203£ including shipping from the merchant at Amazon. It is a great... Read more…

Reviewed 13 October 2012 by Billdeven
(Verified Purchase)

This is a good quality, reasonably priced monitor. Picture is sharp and clear and the build quality is good. Stand is easy to attach and very adjustable. The bad news is the 3 year warranty is... Read more…

Reviewed 30 January 2012 by BSB2007

Dell Ultrasharp U2312HM 23 inch IPS LED Monitor I also have been looking at 23 and 24 inch monitors for some time. From professional and user reviews, I narrowed down to two : the ASUS AP238Q and... Read more…

Reviewed 19 November 2011 by D. Nekooi
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor! I did a lot of research on monitors for my pc upgrade. I'm a hardcore gamer and on a side note, am enjoying Battlefield 3 & Skyrim a lot lol. Anyway, as I am a gamer, I wanted to... Read more…

Reviewed 24 July 2013 by Lazarus

Amazon 5 stars Dell 0 stars If you are reading this, I assume that, like me, your purchasing decision is strongly influenced by customer reviews, sharing the bad experience as well as the good. I... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £79.47
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00884116063094, 05397063039234, 05397063090419, 05397063109937, 05742220860303

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