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DELL U2412M PC Monitor

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24" 1920 X 1080 2000000:1 LED Feb 2016
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Enjoy widescreen performance, any way you want it. With a 24" 16:10 panel, IPS technology and LED backlight, the U2412M provides a brilliant view, plus amazing adjustability to suit any style. -... More
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8 Reasons For

DELL LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,983 expert and owner reviews for DELL flatpanel monitors and found that on average DELL has good ratings. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL U2412M has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all medium monitors that were released around the same time as the U2412M the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the U2412M is 170°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the DELL U2412M has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U2412M is 170°, and the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°. At 178 degrees, the DELL U2412M has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U2412M.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This LCD screen has a 480p|720p|1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The DELL U2412M has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Similar spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the U2412M supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The DELL U2412M has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This DELL flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. The cables includeds "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the U2412M, the DELL U2412M does not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might also want to look at including the iiyama XB2779QS-W1[plb_1954340_price].

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Not 3D

The DELL U2412M is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the U2412M are also not 3D.

PC monitors which are 3D that might be worth considering include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U2412M, the DELL U2412M does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the U2412M, the DELL U2412M does not have a card reader integrated.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a card reader integrated including the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite High Power Consumption (max)

The DELL U2412M has one of the higher power consumption (max)s (72 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. PC monitors of this age and spec have power consumption (max)s of between 16W and 250W, and the average power consumption (max) is 55W.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The average response time of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years is 6.2ms. At 8 milliseconds, the DELL U2412M has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL U2412M

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the U2412M over two years ago.

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the U2412M is £64 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 LCD screens of this spec and age.

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10 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(36)
8 April 2014

Tweaktown.com

It's been a while since we've looked at a monitor, but we're beginning to see some new models show up on the market. While a lot of companies are making the push for new 120Hz TN panels, Dell are... Read more…

The 24-inch Dell UltraSharp U2412M is a workhorse display that offers great performance, great ergonomics and a host of features at a reasonable price. Though this monitor is not the best choice...

13 August 2012

While gamers tend to favour monitors with fast refresh rates, there are many other screens with better-quality images that are still suitable for gaming. The Dell U2412M is popular among gamers... Read more…

1 June 2012

The Dell UltraSharp U2412M is a monitor that is a very valuable acquisition once you decide to make it...

29 May 2012

Photograph by Robert CardinLaptops and tablets seem to get most of the attention these days?after all, they?re great for working on the run. But once you settle down at your desk, it?s nice to... Read more…

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User Reviews

(588)
Reviewed 17 September 2012 by DCCyr
DCCyr would recommend the Dell U2412M

I have been using UltraSharp monitors for over 10 years at both my office and home. This is by far the best yet - bought a second and running with dual mounts. Crisp display - especially with... Read more…

Reviewed 16 August 2012 by Dude15634334
Dude15634334 would recommend the Dell U2412M

This is a pretty basic monitor, without many features. But it has a great picture, and is pretty large considering the price it sells for. It feels slightly flimsy compared to, say, an Apple... Read more…

Reviewed 10 June 2014 by DuneRider22
DuneRider22 would recommend the Dell U2412M

In looking for a new monitor I came across this Dell monitor. I've read some issues with revision A00, which has a known possible yellow tint issue, however I received the A01 which was... Read more…

Reviewed 19 July 2013 by RottenJunk1
RottenJunk1 would recommend the Dell U2412M (Verified Purchase)

I purchased 2 of these monitors for a dual-monitor setup. While the first monitor was free of dead pixels, the 2nd monitor has 2 dead (dark) pixels. Zero bright-dot guarantee does not cover dead... Read more…

Reviewed 24 January 2014 by Plknj
Plknj would recommend the Dell U2412M (Verified Purchase)

We use this monitor in our photo studio for retouching images. We have tried many monitors but this one is probably the best you can get without spending hundreds more. This is our second Dell... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £97.43
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £99.99
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panel4, u2412m, panel4x, u2412mw, panel4xu, dell w35, u2412mwh, u2412mwhw, dell tk85, panel4xus, dell w35f, dell 30wj1, dell bg036, code u2412, info u2412, panel4xusb, dell w35fk, dell 19k73, u2412mwhwh, dell u2412, dell tk85k, dell 61cm24, u2412mwhwhi, dell u2412m, dell bg036d, code u2412m, info u2412m, dell p171087, dell bg036de
Barcodes 00013591025345, 00780305189913, 00884116064244, 04016138709346, 04056324542654, 04058154047576, 04058154135389, 05052183040774, 05053866449235, 05054484378426, 05054533378421, 05397063039203, 05397063090402, 05397063109722, 05397063744497, 05711045254291, 05711783236436

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