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DELL UP2715K PC Monitor

£899.00
27" 5120 X 2880 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £262.53 Electricity cost over 5 years
Ten industry awards
Good picture quality
Good product quality
50 Reviews + 10 Awards
kitguru.net Must Have tomshardware.co.uk Editor Approved tomshardware.com Editor Approved Trusted Reviews Recommended
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Good Picture Quality

A few people concluded that the product had good picture quality. In March last year Eiffel said in their review of the DELL UP2715K on Amazon “Lightroom CC, to name a few applications, work well with this monitor at 200% scaling (which is the recommended setting unless one has ‘Eagle Vision’), some other applications will not”. Jim Williams scored the DELL UP2715K 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Pin sharp graphics” in his DELL UP2715K review.

Two DELL UP2715K reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it had good colour saturation. Kitguru.net said in March last year “While you can get some idea of the bright, vivid colours fr”. One DELL UP2715K owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a sharp image. Marek Lewandowski said on Amazon “Great sharpness and colours for photo-work” in their review.

One customer who bought the DELL UP2715K wrote that it had clear images. Pluckybrit said on Amazon two years ago “Images have a wonderful crisp clarity and the image quality surpasses everything I've seen so far from 4K monitors” and rated the product 5 stars.

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Reviews

Ten Industry Awards

Amongst medium monitors that have been available for more than two years, this PC screen is one of the most highly awarded by PC display experts.

This LCD screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites Tomshardware.co.uk, Tomshardware.com and Tomshw.it all of whom decided that this PC screen was brilliant.

This PC display was given a "Recommended" award by websites Trusted Reviews who thought that this medium monitor was good.

Hardwareluxx.de gave this PC screen a "Technical Award", it received a "Must Have" award from Kitguru.net and Hardware.info gave it an "Ulitmate" award.

This LCD screen received an "Ulitmate" award from Uk.hardware.info, it received an "Outstanding" award from Chip.com.my and Hardwareluxx.ru gave it a "Technical Award".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Mag, digitalfotoforalla.se and dinside.no/data this flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 84 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 30 user reviews this PC screen has an overall user rating of 89 out of 100. Over 84% of reviewers gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

Based on 6,247 expert and user reviews (including 1,108 verified purchases), DELL has good reviews for its PC monitors. DELL also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a DELL PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good Product Quality

Some DELL UP2715K reviewers said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Gordan wrote “The image quality is superb” but they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Just Be Honest Reviews wrote in their review of the DELL UP2715K “Stunning picture quality”. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their DELL UP2715K review “Excellent image quality” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Nice Design

Some DELL UP2715K owners thought it was good looking. Digitaltrends.com said two years ago “The preview hinted at a beautiful 27-incher to be sold under the company's premium UltraSharp brand at an astounding price of $2,500”. Also two years ago Storagereview.com wrote in their review of the DELL UP2715K “Beautiful design”.

One DELL UP2715K owner who reviewed it said that it was a good design. One customer wrote in their reviews that the DELL UP2715K was ergonomic. Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Great ergonomic stand”.

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Robust

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the DELL UP2715K was well made. Huh scored the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The build quality is amazing” in their DELL UP2715K review. Marek Lewandowski scored the product 5 stars and said “Nice build in sound system”. Pluckybrit mentioned on Amazon “Deep rich colours and solid blacks are on show straight from the box” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product very highly.

Easy to Use

A number of DELL UP2715K owners who bought the DELL UP2715K agreed that it was easy to use. Eiffel gave this PC monitor a rating of 4 stars and wrote “One needs to use the two full size display ports on the back to get a 5K image”. In March last year Gordan mentioned “AMD 7970+ (but not R9 290/290X!) or higher spec Nvidia Maxwell or later cards) to use this monitor properly”.

One person concluded that the product was easy to use the menus. Pluckybrit gave it a very good review and said on Amazon “On most games with ultra settings and no AA (not required at all) I'm getting between 37-60 fps so perfectly playable” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

One person reckoned that the product had good technical guidance. Huh said in their review “Any questions I will happily help” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.


Price

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A Bit Expensive

Several DELL UP2715K owners wrote that the DELL UP2715K was not cheap. Gordan said “A monitor this expensive should "just work" in just about every conceivable configuration”. Pcmag.com mentioned in their DELL UP2715K review “The Dell UltraSharp UP2715K is an expensive 27-inch monitor that delivers a beautiful 5K picture along with a robust feature set” but they still gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Two years ago Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their DELL UP2715K review “Extremely expensive”.

Expensive

We think this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other PC monitors of this age and spec. The price range of PC monitors of this age and spec is from £49 to £9,999.


Smart TV

Poor Connectivity

One DELL UP2715K owner who bought the product mentioned that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Eiffel said on Amazon “This monitor is also limited in terms of connectivity” in their DELL UP2715K review.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The DELL UP2715K does not have a built-in USB hub. Most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was January 2015 when DELL released the UP2715K.


Performance

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The UP2715K has a card reader integrated. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to this PC monitor do not have a card reader integrated.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The UP2715K has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Display

5120 X 2880 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the UP2715K is 5120 x 2880 pixels. That's 67% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. At 8 milliseconds, the DELL UP2715K has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The DELL UP2715K has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC display.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The UP2715K has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of this spec and age. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as this PC screen. The cables included "DisplayPort", "Mini DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Energy

High Running Costs

The UP2715K has an average running cost of £263 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC displays of a comparable age and type.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00700461049265, 04053162584051, 05397063620883

DELL UP2715K Review Sources

To prepare this DELL UP2715K 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 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 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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