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DELL UP2716D PC Monitor

27" 2000:1 LED 611.4mm Nov 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Width Release Date £116.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Has a stand included
11 Reviews + 1 Award Recommended
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One Industry Award

This DELL PC display received a "Recommended" award from review sites who thought that this PC display was good.

Good User Reviews

UP2716D owners on average rated this LCD screen 84 out of 100. Over 80% of reviewers gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

DELL Has Good PC Screen Reviews

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


Reasonably Priced

Two people who purchased the product thought it was good value for money. Jg said on expert website “Great image, great price, beats the completion hands down, thin bezel, arrived in a couple of days Cons”. James Craig mentioned on expert review site Amazon “This is a great monitor at a very good price compared to the Dell web site”.


We think this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. We checked 483 medium monitors that were released more than a year ago and they range in price from £50 to £3,769.


Good Product Quality

Two owners who purchased the DELL UP2716D concluded that it was good quality. Eiffel mentioned “The display quality wasn't good enough to keep it”. Gaspar M. said in their review of this PC monitor “Films and games in god mode! Amazing quality, movies on blue ray, totally different story” .


Released Over a Year Ago

It was November 2015 when this DELL LCD screen was released.

Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The DELL UP2716D has a built-in USB hub, unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC monitor which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens of a similar type and age to this flatpanel monitor have between one and three HDMI ports, including the DELL UP2716D which has two HDMI ports.

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Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The DELL UP2716D has a stand included. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago also have a stand included.

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Only Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the UP2716D is more than most PC screens of this age and type. The most frequently found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this DELL PC monitor. The cables included Mini DisplayPort and USB are also found on this PC display.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL UP2716D does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor.

Alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Samsung S29E790C (£504.34), the NEC P212 (£501.64), or the Acer BX340CK (£489.99).

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Running Costs Are Very High

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the UP2716D will cost £117 over 8 years to run, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 648 PC monitors that came out more than a year ago.


Has an Energy Star Certified

The UP2716D has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC screens of this age and spec also have an Energy Star certified.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the DELL UP2716D has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. The average viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC monitor range from 80° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The UP2716D has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal (178 degrees) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the PC screens of a comparable age and type to this LCD screen the response times range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.4ms. The UP2716D has a quite slow response time (6 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04053162997738, 05397063622054

DELL UP2716D Review Sources

To prepare this DELL UP2716D 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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