DELL U2415 vs DELL U2417H vs DELL UltraSharp 25

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DELL U2415
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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
2% larger viewable size diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 611mmmm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 6.3mm larger than the DELL U2417H ().
27.54mm bigger viewable height Edit
The DELL U2415 has a viewable height of 324mmmm, whereas the DELL U2417H is only a 296.46mmmm viewable height PC monitor (27.54mm smaller).
A lot faster response time Edit
The DELL U2415 has a response time of 6msms, however the DELL U2417H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 are both 8msms response time PC monitors (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.

Two DisplayPorts Edit
The DELL U2415 is a two DisplayPort PC monitor, whereas the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has one DisplayPort.
Four more USB 3.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 3.0 ports on the DELL U2415 is six, but the DELL U2417H only has two USB 3.0 ports and the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has five USB 3.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Two more USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the DELL U2415 is six, but the DELL U2417H only has four USB Type-A downstream ports and the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
5 Reasons For
2% bigger viewable width Edit
The DELL U2417H is a 527.04mmmm viewable width PC monitor. That's 8.64mm bigger than the DELL U2415 ().
13W lower maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2417H is a 74WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 1W lower than the DELL U2415 (87WW) and 13W lower than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (87WW).
0.8g lighter Edit
The DELL U2417H has a weight of 3.6kgg, whereas the DELL U2415 is a 4.3kgg weight PC monitor (0.7g heavier) and the DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 4.4kgg weight PC monitor (0.8g heavier).
Cheaper by $40
The DELL U2417H is $40 cheaper than the DELL U2415 and $117.99 cheaper than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
7 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
7 Reasons For
Marginally bigger screen size Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a screen size of 25"", but the DELL U2415 is only a 24.1"" PC monitor (0.9" smaller) and the DELL U2417H is only a 23.8"" PC monitor (1.2" smaller). 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.

3.04cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a display diagonal of 63.44cmcm, but the DELL U2415 is only a 61.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (2.34cm smaller) and the DELL U2417H is only a 60.4cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (3.04cm smaller).
A lot brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² cd/m², but the DELL U2415 is only a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer) and the DELL U2417H is only a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
9% larger color gamut Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 99%% color gamut PC monitor. That's 8% larger than the DELL U2415 (99%%) and 3% larger than the DELL U2417H (99%%).
One more awards
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has 2 awards, however the DELL U2415 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 4 expert reviews, the DELL UltraSharp 25 has an average review score of 100%, but the DELL U2415 has an average rating of 87% (based on 3 reviews).
User reviews are marginally better
Based on 203 user reviews, the DELL UltraSharp 25 has an average review score of 94%, but the DELL U2415 has an average rating of 91% (based on 166 reviews).

Reasons Against

13 Reasons Against
4% smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 24.1"" PC monitor. That's 0.3" bigger than the DELL U2417H (25"") and 0.9" smaller than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (25""). 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.

2% smaller viewable width Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 518.4mmmm viewable width PC monitor. That's 8.64mm smaller than the DELL U2417H ().
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 61.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.7cm bigger than the DELL U2417H (63.44cmcm) and 2.34cm smaller than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (63.44cmcm).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the DELL U2417H (350 cd/m² cd/m²) and 50 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
8% smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U2415 has a color gamut of 91%%, whereas the DELL U2417H is a 96%% color gamut PC monitor (5% larger) and the DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 99%% color gamut PC monitor (8% larger).
Higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 75WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 1W higher than the DELL U2417H (87WW) and 12W lower than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (87WW).
0.7g heavier Edit
The DELL U2415 has a weight of 4.3kgg, whereas the DELL U2417H is a 3.6kgg weight PC monitor (0.7g lighter) and the DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 4.4kgg weight PC monitor (0.1g heavier).
More expensive by $40
The DELL U2415 is $40 more expensive than the DELL U2417H.
Fewer sellers
The DELL U2415 is only stocked by 14 stores, but the DELL U2417H is stocked by 19 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by over one year
The DELL U2415 is 17 months older than the DELL U2417H and three months older than the DELL UltraSharp 25.
One less award
The DELL U2415 has only received 1 award, but the DELL UltraSharp 25 has received 2 awards.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The average expert rating of the DELL U2415 is 87%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL UltraSharp 25 is 100% (based on 4 reviews).
User review Rating is slightly Worse
The average user rating of the DELL U2415 is 91%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL UltraSharp 25 is 94% (based on 203 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
6% smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2417H is a 23.8"" PC monitor. That's 0.3" smaller than the DELL U2415 (25"") and 1.2" smaller than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (25""). 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.

2% smaller viewable size diagonal Edit
The DELL U2417H is a 604.7mmmm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 6.3mm smaller than the DELL U2415 ().
27.54mm smaller viewable height Edit
The DELL U2417H has a viewable height of 296.46mmmm, whereas the DELL U2415 is a 324mmmm viewable height PC monitor (27.54mm bigger).
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2417H is a 60.4cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.7cm smaller than the DELL U2415 (63.44cmcm) and 3.04cm smaller than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (63.44cmcm).
40% dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2417H is a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL U2415 (350 cd/m² cd/m²) and 100 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL UltraSharp 25 (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
25% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2417H has a response time of 8msms (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), however the DELL U2415 is a 6msms response time PC monitor (2ms faster). 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.

3% smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U2417H has a color gamut of 96%%, whereas the DELL U2415 is a 91%% color gamut PC monitor (5% smaller) and the DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 99%% color gamut PC monitor (3% larger).
Only one DisplayPort Edit
The DELL U2417H is a one DisplayPort PC monitor, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25, whereas the DELL U2415 only has two DisplayPorts.
Four less USB 3.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 3.0 ports on the DELL U2417H is two, but the DELL U2415 only has six USB 3.0 ports and the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has five USB 3.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Two less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the DELL U2417H is four, but the DELL U2415 only has six USB Type-A downstream ports and the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
9 Reasons Against
2ms slower response time Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is an 8msms response time PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2417H. That's 2ms slower than the DELL U2415 (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.

One less DisplayPort Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the DELL UltraSharp 25 is one (as does the DELL U2417H), but the DELL U2415 only has two DisplayPorts.
Only five USB 3.0 ports Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has five USB 3.0 ports, however the DELL U2415 only has six USB 3.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Only five USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has five USB Type-A downstream ports, however the DELL U2415 only has six USB Type-A downstream ports.
Higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a maximum power consumption of 87WW, but the DELL U2415 is a 75WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (12W lower) and the DELL U2417H is a 74WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (13W lower).
Heavier Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 4.4kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.1g heavier than the DELL U2415 (4.4kgg) and 0.8g heavier than the DELL U2417H (4.4kgg).
$118 more expensive
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is more expensive than the DELL U2415 by $77.99 and more expensive than the DELL U2417H by $117.99.
Not as many stockists
Only 12 sellers sells the DELL UltraSharp 25, however 14 retailers sell the DELL U2415 and 19 stores sell the DELL U2417H. 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 one year older
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is older than the DELL U2417H by 14 months.

Awards

1 Award
pcmagazine.ru: 5 Star
No awards found 2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

27 months Ago 9 months Ago 23 months Ago

Display

Screen Size
24.1" 23.8" 25"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1080i
 576i
 576p
 480i
BEST
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1080i
 576i
 576p
 480i
BEST
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1080i
 576i
 576p
 480i
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
611mm
BEST
604.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
324mm
BEST
296.46mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
518.4mm 527.04mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.2745 x 0.2745 0.216 x 0.216
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
61.1cm 60.4cm 63.44cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms
BEST
8ms 8ms
Color Gamut
91% 96% 99%
BEST
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 6ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
2
BEST
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
6
BEST
2 5
HDMI Port
2 2 2
Mini DisplayPort
1 1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
6
BEST
4 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Black
 Black/Silver
 Silver
 Black
 Black/Silver
 Silver
 Black
 Black/Silver
Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 180 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
115mm 90mm
BEST
115mm
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 21 -21 - 5
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6A Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
23W 16W
BEST
35W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
75W 74W
BEST
87W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8.4kg 8.1kg
BEST
9.8kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6kg 6.8kg
BEST
Height With Stand
517.9mm 505.2mm
BEST
512.5mm
Depth With Stand
205mm 201mm
BEST
205mm
Width With Stand
532.2mm
BEST
539.1mm 569mm
Weight
4.3kg 3.6kg
BEST
4.4kg
Height
350.6mm 321.1mm 338.7mm
Depth
45.7mm 45.6mm 46.4mm
Width
532.2mm 539.1mm 569mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort

Technical Details

Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 311.04 x 552.96
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