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DELL UltraSharp 25 PC Monitor

25" 2000000:1 LED 569mm Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Width Release Date £92.29 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Reasonable price
Good quality
493 Reviews + 5 Awards
SweClockers.com Good Product prohardver.hu Recommended hardware.info Excellent uk.hardware.info Excellent

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Price

Reasonable Price

Thirty-nine owners reckoned that it was good value for money. Website Techwalls.com said “Reasonable price”. Two years ago Soundy wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “For this price very good” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Rupert Grace said in his review of this PC monitor also two years ago “This is a fantastic monitor and almost stupidly good value” .


Good Picture Quality

Nineteen owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good colour saturation. Pmac999 gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon.co.uk two years ago “The colours, to my eyes, seem well balanced”. Stephen rated it 4 stars out of 5 and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The display is crisp and clear and the colours render well”. Mr. N. Knowles wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The colours are superb and there are some nice presets available too” .

Sixteen customers who purchased it wrote that it had good picture quality. Mr. M Burns mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk two years ago “The picture quality is great and the stand is excellent” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Mr. N. Knowles said “With considerably better image quality”. Rj wrote “Great picture quality and great stand that is very adjustable” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25.

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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Experts really like this LCD screen and have given it five awards.

This PC display received a "Recommended" award from both websites Cnews.cz and Prohardver.hu, both of which wrote that this flatpanel monitor was good.

Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info both gave this DELL PC screen an "Excellent" award and it received a "Good Product" award from SweClockers.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including prad.de, Chip.de, techwalls.com and gizlogic.com this DELL PC screen has an average expert rating of 92%. This puts this DELL flatpanel monitor in the top 5% of all the medium monitors that came out more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this medium monitor rated this PC display as terrific on average. 405 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 6,247 expert and owner reviews (including 1,108 verified purchases) for DELL LCD screens and found that on average DELL has good ratings. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 93% of those that bought a DELL flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Good Looking

Twenty-one people who reviewed it said that it was good looking. Website Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 “Beautiful Picture” . Stephen mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “It is pretty simple to set up”. Stephen Best said “Beautiful panel, excellent connectivity” .

Eight people who reviewed it agreed that it was well designed. Sahar rated it 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor “Very good design”. Two years ago Alexander Macdonald mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “The slim unassuming design and tiny bezels results in a surprising good looking piece of kit” in his review of this PC monitor. Bigfish scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on expert website Amazon.co.uk also two years ago “Even how it is packaged (the Dell packaging) is a good indication of the thought that has gone into it's design” in their review of this PC monitor.

Five owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a thin frame. Tngus7203 wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The thin bezel provides amazing experience especially when you watch a movie”. Wils mentioned “Thin bezel looks amazing”. Barn 81 wrote “The super thin bezel is awesome”.

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Robust

Nineteen people said in their reviews that the product was well made. Reubs wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Build quality solid”. Two years ago Sparky mentioned “It's a great image, good build quality and not imposing” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Mr Ra said “The ergonomic neck also surprised me due to its sturdy build and ease of setup” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Five people who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Robc mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Packaging is very sturdy”. Roman said “Sturdy packaging designs available in the market” in his review of this PC monitor nonetheless he only scored it 1 stars out of 5. Megadirk mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The base is sturdy” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.

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Good Quality

Fourty-four people wrote in their reviews that the DELL UltraSharp 25 was good quality. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote “Excellent quality”. They also said “Material Built Quality” in their review. Website Walmart.com gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Amazing Picture Quality”.

Easy to Setup

Eight owners reckoned that the product was easy to setup. In April last year website Amazon.co.uk said “Easy To Set Up”.

Four people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use. Website Walmart.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “It is very sharp and enjoyable to use” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. W J C said in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 “The stand is very easy to use and gives a large range of movement”. Aic wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “The small annoyance is the control buttons which are touch sensitive”.

Two customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to assemble. Bigfish mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Another one to add a fantastic review on this monitor! Very well made and very easy to put together” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Two years ago Alan D wrote on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “ASSEMBLING – Dell have it mastered here - superbly easy to assemble and to adjust the stand 5 stars for this” in his review of this PC monitor.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the product had a touch sensitive screen. Jon Hall wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “The only gripe you may find is the touch sensitive buttons on the bezel”. Dave scored it 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of this PC monitor “So far no problems with the touch sensitive buttons (as others report”.

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Extensive Connectivity

Four customers who bought it agreed that it was good in terms of connectivity. Website Techwalls.com wrote “Extensive connectivity”. Aaron said “Amazing colours, amazing clarity, great connectivity and adjustment options” in his review of this PC monitor. H mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Super sharp screen with great connectivity, for a sweet price” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The UltraSharp 25 is typical compared to the other 1,092 medium monitors that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the UltraSharp 25 will cost £93 over 8 years to run.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display was released in January 2015.


Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The UltraSharp 25 has a stand included, as do most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to this PC display.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the DELL UltraSharp 25 is more than most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. This DELL PC monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC screens of this spec and age. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this DELL flatpanel monitor.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as this PC screen do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as this flatpanel monitor have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Has an Audio Output

The UltraSharp 25 has an audio output. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC monitor also have an audio output.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The UltraSharp 25 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to this PC display which have a built-in speaker(s).

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The UltraSharp 25 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to this PC display.

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Display

Quite Slow Response Time

At 8 milliseconds, the UltraSharp 25 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor. The average response time of comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as this LCD screen is 6.1ms.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code 2560x1440, dell 2560x1440, dell u2417hwi, dell br9xza00, dell b15xza00, dell br9xzs00, dell p219886p, dell b15xzs00, dell 300cdm2, dell 350cdm2, dell up2516d, dell u2515h, home u2515h, code u2515h, dell 9x2vy
Barcodes 00700461049296, 00884116155638, 04053162591639, 05397063622061, 08841161556386

DELL UltraSharp 25 Review Sources

To prepare this DELL UltraSharp 25 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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