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16 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The editor of one expert review site decided that this DELL PC monitor was good. Hardware.info gave this flatpanel monitor an "Excellent" award.
Good Owner Reviews
UP3216Q owners on average rated this LCD screen 89 out of 100.
We checked 5,073 user and expert reviews for DELL LCD screens and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.
Good Picture Quality
A number of people who purchased the DELL UP3216Q agreed that it had a sharp image. One DELL UP3216Q owner said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Sek wrote on Amazon “This monitor meets the professional standards to get the exact colours” in their DELL UP3216Q review.
Easy to Use
One person who purchased the DELL UP3216Q thought it was easy to use the menus. One person who purchased it mentioned that it was easy to use.
Good Product Quality
One DELL UP3216Q reviewer who bought the DELL UP3216Q considered that it was good quality. Sek said “Still it is amazing to see your photographs in an incredible sharpness and picture quality of an LED 4K monitor”.
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One DELL UP3216Q reviewer concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. Legodad wrote “A handy card reader, USB 3 hub” in their review.
Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys
The DELL UP3216Q is a four USB Type-A downstream ports quantity flatpanel monitor.
This PC screen has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on PC monitors that have been around for more than a year.
We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think the HP Z Display Z27[plb_2077589_price], the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price], and the Samsung U32E850R[plb_4012207_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a Card Reader Integrated
The UP3216Q has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other PC screens that have been around for more than a year which do not have a card reader integrated.
Other PC monitors with a card reader integrated currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price].
Very Large Viewable Size Diagonal
With a viewable size diagonal of 801 millimeters, the UP3216Q has one of the largest viewable size diagonals amongst medium monitors of this age. The average viewable size diagonal of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the UP3216Q is 530mm, and the viewable size diagonals range from 58mm to 870mm.
3840 X 2160 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The DELL UP3216Q has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to the UP3216Q the worst resolution is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.
Quite Large Color Gamut
PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the UP3216Q have color gamuts of between 68% and 120%. The UP3216Q has a fairly large color gamut (99.5 percent) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the UP3216Q.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The UP3216Q has a fairly bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the UP3216Q. The dimmest display brightness of PC displays that are a similar age to the UP3216Q is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
Quite Big Pixel Density
With a pixel density of 140 pixels per inch, the UP3216Q has one of the bigger pixel densitys amongst PC monitors of this age. Flatpanel monitors of this spec and age have pixel densitys of between 0.36ppi and 220ppi.
Has Three Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the UP3216Q is more than most PC monitors of this spec and age. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The cables includeds "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.
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Bad Environmental Credentials
One DELL UP3216Q reviewer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was not good in terms of power usage. Legodad said in their DELL UP3216Q review “Likewise if the PC sleeps and the monitor goes to power saving, its not correctly detected when the pc awakes” and scored the product 60 out of 100.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The UP3216Q does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the UP3216Q.
We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the 34UC97C[pl_3016738_price], or the 32SL5B[pl_3304896_price] both from LG or the Acer BX320HK[plb_3158695_price] which is also higher rated.
We checked 390 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year and they range in price from £40 to £1,920. We think that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The DELL UP3216Q does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the UP3216Q also do not have a built-in camera.
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The DELL UP3216Q is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year are also not 3D.
If you want an LCD screen that is 3D then you might want to look at the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price].
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Only One HDMI Ports Quantity
The DELL UP3216Q is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.
Running Costs Are High
The UP3216Q is one of the more expensive to run PC displays of this type and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the UP3216Q will cost £263 over 8 years to run.
Quite Slow Response Time
At 8 milliseconds, the DELL UP3216Q has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the UP3216Q. PC displays that were released around the same time as the UP3216Q have response times of between 1ms and 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.
Fairly Slow SmartResponse
With a smartResponse of 6 milliseconds, the UP3216Q has one of the slower smartResponses amongst PC monitors of this age. The average smartResponse of LCD screens of this age and spec is 4.4ms.
With a weight of 9.2 kilograms, the UP3216Q is one of the heaviest PC screens that were launched more than a year ago amongst medium monitors of this age. Similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the UP3216Q have weights of between 2.3g and 79kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.
Very High Power Consumption (max)
The lowest power consumption (max) of medium monitors that were released more than a year ago is 0.45W and the highest is 170W. At 170 Watts, the UP3216Q has a very high power consumption (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the UP3216Q.
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