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DELL UP3216Q PC Monitor

31.5" 2000000:1 LED Nov 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Card Reader Integrated Release Date £262.53 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
A bit expensive
Bad environmental credentials
9 Reviews + 1 Award Excellent
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One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site decided that this PC screen was good. This DELL LCD screen received an "Excellent" award from

Good User Reviews

Based on 7 user reviews the average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is 89%. 4 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 6,246 user and expert reviews (including 1,109 verified purchases) for DELL flatpanel monitors and found that on average DELL has good reviews. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 93% of those that bought a DELL flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Bad Environmental Credentials

One person who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was not good in terms of power usage. Legodad wrote in their DELL UP3216Q review on Amazon “Likewise if the PC sleeps and the monitor goes to power saving, its not correctly detected when the pc awakes”.

Good Picture Quality

Two people wrote in their reviews that it had a sharp image.

One DELL UP3216Q reviewer who purchased it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Sek mentioned on Amazon in April last year “This monitor meets the professional standards to get the exact colours” in their DELL UP3216Q review.

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A Bit Expensive

One person who reviewed the DELL UP3216Q considered that it was not good value for money. Hermance Imaging mentioned in their review of the DELL UP3216Q two years ago “Pricey yes.” .

Not Cheap

We think this PC monitor looks expensive compared to other PC monitors that came out more than a year ago. The cheapeast PC screen of a similar age and spec that we found costs £50 and the most expensive costs £3,769.


Good Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed the DELL UP3216Q said that it was good quality. Two years ago Ryan mentioned in his DELL UP3216Q review “4K resolution that's actually good quality”. Sek wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Still it is amazing to see your photographs in an incredible sharpness and picture quality of an LED 4K monitor” and scored it 6 stars.

Easy to Use

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. One person who bought the product concluded that it was easy to use. In April last year Legodad wrote “A handy card reader, USB 3 hub” in their DELL UP3216Q review and gave the DELL UP3216Q a rating of 6 stars.

Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The DELL UP3216Q has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this flatpanel monitor do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the UP3216Q in April 2017.

Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The UP3216Q has a stand included. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago also have a stand included.

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Has Three Cables Included

The UP3216Q has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that are a similar age to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this DELL PC display.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The UP3216Q has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to this flatpanel monitor do not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens with a card reader integrated currently available which you might want to consider including the Benq SW2700PT (£569.99) which has better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The UP3216Q does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to this LCD screen.

It is worth also looking at alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Acer XB271HKbmiprz, the NEC EA275WMI-BK-SV (£675.03), or the Philips BDM3490UC which is also higher rated.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The UP3216Q has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year.

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High Running Costs

The average 8 year running cost of the UP3216Q is £263 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run PC monitors of a comparable type and age.


Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been around for more than a year is 1ms, the slowest is 25ms, and the average response time is 5.3ms. The DELL UP3216Q has one of the slower response times (8 milliseconds) amongst PC displays of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 3840x2160, dell br9zza00, dell p232920p, dell br9zzs00, dell up3216q, home up3216q, dell 300cdm2, dell 4ncd0
Barcodes 00700461510864, 00779177291671, 00884116177807, 04053162983717, 05397063621866, 07612392304470

DELL UP3216Q Review Sources

To prepare this DELL UP3216Q review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 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 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 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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