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14 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The editor of one expert review site decided that this PC display was good. This DELL PC screen received an "Outstanding" award from Chip.com.my.
DELL Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all DELL PC screens and also specifically for DELL medium monitors and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other brands.
A Top Selling Flatpanel Monitor
The UP2516D is a popular choice of PC monitor according to Amazon sales data.
Easy to Use
Some people considered that the DELL UP2516D was easy to assemble. In January last year Marilyn Taylor gave the product a score of 5 stars and she said in her review of the DELL UP2516D on Amazon “A beautiful monitor, easy to put together”.
One DELL UP2516D owner thought the product was good value for money. Bigred said “Absolute gem of a monitor at a great price point” in their review and gave this PC monitor an excellent review score.
One DELL UP2516D reviewer thought it was a bargain for the price. Ronlh said on Amazon “I bought the monitor directly from Dell in a special deal to replace my Dell Ultrasharp U2412M which I thought was excellent as well.” in their review of this PC monitor.
Some customers who reviewed it said that it was good looking.
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Six USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys
The UP2516D is a six USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC screen. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year only have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
Alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to look at include the EliteDisplay E231[pl_1497056_price], or the EliteDisplay E242e[pl_3172327_price] both from HP or the iiyama XUB2490HS-B1[plb_3069769_price] which has better reviews.
Six USB 3.0 Ports
The DELL UP2516D has more USB 3.0 ports than most of the LCD screens of this age and type. Most of the similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the UP2516D only have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, however this flatpanel monitor has six USB 3.0 ports.
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
The DELL UP2516D is a two HDMI ports quantity PC display. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the UP2516D have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.
Fairly Many Display Colour Count
The UP2516D has a fairly many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. The average display colour count of comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the UP2516D is 160M, and the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M.
1440p Supported Video Modes
The DELL UP2516D has a maximum resolution of 1440p. That's 33% more resolution than the most common supported video modes of 1080p. The worst resolution of all PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the UP2516D is 480p and the best is 2160p.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the UP2516D is 280 cd/m². The UP2516D has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age.
2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The DELL UP2516D has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the UP2516D the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.
9 Reasons Against
Very High Running Costs
The UP2516D is in the most expensive 19% of all 500 flatpanel monitors of this type and age that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the UP2516D is £117.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The UP2516D does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the UP2516D.
It is worth considering other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the AOC G2460PF[plb_2982278_price], or the Acer CB271H[plb_3245627_price]; or the Benq BL2420[plb_2838534_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the UP2516D do not have a built-in camera. The UP2516D is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the UP2516D, the UP2516D is not 3D.
PC screens which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The UP2516D does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the UP2516D also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a 2K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Only Has Two Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the DELL UP2516D is more than most PC screens of a comparable type and age to it. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this DELL LCD screen. The cables includeds Mini DisplayPort and USB are also found on this DELL flatpanel monitor.
Fairly Slow Response Time
PC screens of a similar type and age to the UP2516D have response times of between 1ms and 25ms. With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the UP2516D has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age.
Very High Power Consumption (PowerSave)
The power consumption (PowerSave)s of LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the UP2516D range from 0.1W to 52W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 7.1W. The UP2516D has a fairly high power consumption (PowerSave) (38 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the UP2516D.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this PC screen was released.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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