DELL U2412M vs DELL U2415

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DELL U2415

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3W lower maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2412M has a maximum power consumption of 72WW, but the DELL U2415 is a 75WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (3W higher).
$28 cheaper
The DELL U2412M costs $211.00, whereas the DELL U2415 is $239.00.
Nine more awards
The DELL U2412M has 10 awards, however the DELL U2415 has 1 award.
User reviews are a bit better
Based on 480 reviews, the DELL U2412M has an average user review score of 93%, but the DELL U2415 has an average rating of 91% (based on 166 reviews).
9 Reasons For
1% bigger screen size Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 24.1"" PC monitor. That's 0.1" bigger than the DELL U2412M (24.1""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

1% larger viewable size diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 611mmmm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 1.4mm larger than the DELL U2412M (611mmmm).
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 61.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.14cm bigger than the DELL U2412M (61.1cmcm).
A lot faster response time Edit
The DELL U2415 has a response time of 6msms, but the DELL U2412M is an 8msms response time PC monitor (2ms slower). 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.

9% larger color gamut Edit
The DELL U2415 has a color gamut of 91%%, however the DELL U2412M is only an 82%% color gamut PC monitor (9% smaller).
Two DisplayPorts Edit
The DELL U2415 has two DisplayPorts, however the DELL U2412M only has one DisplayPort.
One more USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The DELL U2415 is a six USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2412M only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
5 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the DELL U2415 is 87%, however the average rating of the DELL U2412M is 82% (based on 36 reviews).

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
A bit smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2412M has a screen size of 24"", but the DELL U2415 is a 24.1"" PC monitor (0.1" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

A little smaller viewable size diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M has a viewable size diagonal of 609.6mmmm, however the DELL U2415 is a 611mmmm viewable size diagonal PC monitor (1.4mm larger).
0.14cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M has a display diagonal of 60.96cmcm, but the DELL U2415 is a 61.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.14cm bigger).
2ms slower response time Edit
The DELL U2412M is an 8msms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms slower than the DELL U2415 (6msms). 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.

Smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U2412M is an 82%% color gamut PC monitor. That's 9% smaller than the DELL U2415 (91%%).
One less DisplayPort Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the DELL U2412M is one, but the DELL U2415 only has two DisplayPorts.
Only five USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The DELL U2412M has five USB Type-A downstream ports, however the DELL U2415 only has six USB Type-A downstream ports.
Not as many stockists
Only 9 sellers sells the DELL U2412M, however 14 sellers sell the DELL U2415. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over two years older
The DELL U2412M is older than the DELL U2415 by two years.
Lower expert review Score
The DELL U2412M has an average expert rating of 82%, but the DELL U2415 has an average expert rating of 87% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
One less DVI port Edit
The number of DVI ports on the DELL U2415 is , but the DELL U2412M only has one DVI port.
Higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 75WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 3W higher than the DELL U2412M (75WW).
More expensive by $28
The DELL U2415 is $28 more expensive than the DELL U2412M.
Nine less awards
The DELL U2415 has only received 1 award, whereas the DELL U2412M has received 10 awards.
User review Rating is slightly Worse
The DELL U2415's average user score is 91%, however the DELL U2412M's is 93% (based on 480 reviews).

Awards

10 Awards
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
computertotaal.nl: Editor's Choice
extrahardware.cz: Smart Buy
flatpanels.dk: Top Recommendation
flatpanelshd.com: Highly Recommended
hardware.info: Gold Award
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good Value
tomshardware.co.uk: Approved
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
1 Award
pcmagazine.ru: 5 Star

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

51 months Ago 27 months Ago

Display

Screen Size
24" 24.1"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Viewable Size Diagonal
609.6mm 611mm
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Viewable Height
324mm 324mm
Viewable Width
518.4mm 518.4mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.270 x 0.270 0.27 x 0.27
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
60.96cm 61.1cm
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Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 6ms
BEST
Color Gamut
82% 91%
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
DisplayPort
1 2
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USB 2.0 Port
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 6
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1
BEST
USB Type-A Downstream Port
5 6
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
1 1

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
-90 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
115mm 115mm
Tilt Angle
-4 - 21 Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
1.5A 1.5A
Current Rating
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
38W 23W
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Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
72W
BEST
75W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
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
0 - 3048 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 10668 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
5 - 90 5 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.5kg
BEST
8.4kg
Weight With Stand
6.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
513.5mm
BEST
517.9mm
Depth With Stand
180.3mm
BEST
205mm
Width With Stand
556mm 532.2mm
BEST
Weight
4kg 4.3kg
BEST
Height
361.6mm 350.6mm
Depth
64.9mm 45.7mm
Width
556mm 532.2mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort

Other Features

Product Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Placement
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
Colour Temperature
6500 Unknown - Click to provide data
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