Acer H257HU vs DELL U2515H

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Acer H257HU

Top Prices

Newegg UK
Best Buy
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
eBay
Standard delivery: $17.27
In stock, only 2 left!
B&H Photo
In stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
0.060000000000002cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer H257HU has a display diagonal of 63.5cmcm, but the DELL U2515H is only a 63.44cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.060000000000002cm smaller).
4ms faster response time Edit
The Acer H257HU is a 4msms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the DELL U2515H (8msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Lighter Edit
The Acer H257HU is a 3.3kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.1g lighter than the DELL U2515H (4.4kgg).
$38 cheaper
The Acer H257HU costs $278.99, whereas the DELL U2515H is $316.99.
Available from 11 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
4 Reasons For
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the DELL U2515H is two, but the Acer H257HU only has one HDMI port.
One more awards
The DELL U2515H has 2 awards, however the Acer H257HU has 1 award.
Expert reviews are hugely better
The DELL U2515H has an average expert review score of 100%, but the Acer H257HU has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).
User reviews are moderately better
The DELL U2515H has an average user review score of 94%, but the Acer H257HU has an average rating of 93% (based on 6 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer H257HU is one, but the DELL U2515H only has two HDMI ports.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Acer H257HU has received 1 award, the DELL U2515H has received 2 awards.
Hugely Lower expert review Score
The Acer H257HU has an average expert rating of 80%, but the DELL U2515H has an average expert rating of 100% (based on 4 reviews).
Slightly Lower user review Score
The Acer H257HU has an average user rating of 93%, but the DELL U2515H has an average user rating of 94% (based on 203 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
Marginally smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2515H has a display diagonal of 63.44cmcm, but the Acer H257HU is a 63.5cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.060000000000002cm bigger).
50% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2515H is an 8msms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Acer H257HU (8msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only DVI ports Edit
The DELL U2515H is a DVI port PC monitor, whereas the Acer H257HU only has one DVI port.
26% heavier Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 4.4kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.1g heavier than the Acer H257HU (4.4kgg).
$38 more expensive
The DELL U2515H is more expensive than the Acer H257HU by $38.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the DELL U2515H, however 12 shops sell the Acer H257HU. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The DELL U2515H is older than the Acer H257HU by one month.

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 24 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data

Display

Screen Size
25" 25"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Video Mode
 1440p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 311.04mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 552.96mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.216 x 0.216
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
63.5cm
BEST
63.44cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Ultra Contrast
 Ultra Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1
BEST
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When Off
0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 87W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Weight With Stand
3.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
425mm 338.7mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
217mm
BEST
46.4mm
Width With Stand
570mm 569mm
BEST
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
4.4kg
Height
425mm 398mm
Depth
217mm 205mm
Width
570mm 569mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
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