DELL UZ2215H vs Viewsonic VP2780

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DELL UZ2215H
Viewsonic VP2780

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Hugely more display colour count Edit
DELL UZ2215H is 16.77MM display colours, but the Viewsonic VP2780 is only a 1,070MM display colours PC monitor (15.77M less).
Significantly lighter Edit
The DELL UZ2215H has a weight of 3.1kgg, whereas the Viewsonic VP2780 is a 5.4kgg weight PC monitor (2.3g heavier).
Cheaper to run by $16.47
Over five years the DELL UZ2215H is $16.47 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VP2780. Read more
9 Reasons For
21% bigger screen size Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 has a screen size of 27"", however the DELL UZ2215H is only a 21.5"" PC monitor (5.5" 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.

21% bigger viewable height Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 is a 335.28mmmm viewable height PC monitor. That's 67.48mm bigger than the DELL UZ2215H (335.28mmmm).
120.8mm bigger viewable width Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 has a viewable width of 596.9mmmm, whereas the DELL UZ2215H is only a 476.1mmmm viewable width PC monitor (120.8mm smaller).
A lot brighter display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² cd/m², however the DELL UZ2215H is only a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
Faster response time Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 is a 5msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the DELL UZ2215H (5msms). 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 more DisplayPort Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 has two DisplayPorts, however the DELL UZ2215H only has one DisplayPort.
Four USB 3.0 ports Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 is a four USB 3.0 port PC monitor, whereas the DELL UZ2215H only has three 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.

Four USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the DELL UZ2215H only has three USB Type-A downstream ports.
User reviews are better
Based on 43 user reviews, the Viewsonic VP2780 has an average review score of 90%, however the DELL UZ2215H has an average rating of 85% (based on 26 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
26% smaller screen size Edit
The DELL UZ2215H is a 21.5"" PC monitor. That's 5.5" smaller than the Viewsonic VP2780 (27""). 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.

67.48mm smaller viewable height Edit
The DELL UZ2215H has a viewable height of 267.8mmmm, whereas the Viewsonic VP2780 is a 335.28mmmm viewable height PC monitor (67.48mm bigger).
26% smaller viewable width Edit
The DELL UZ2215H is a 476.1mmmm viewable width PC monitor. That's 120.8mm smaller than the Viewsonic VP2780 (596.9mmmm).
40% dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL UZ2215H is a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the Viewsonic VP2780 (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
A lot slower response time Edit
The DELL UZ2215H has a response time of 8msms, however the Viewsonic VP2780 is a 5msms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

Only one DisplayPort Edit
The DELL UZ2215H is a one DisplayPort PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VP2780 only has two DisplayPorts.
One less USB 3.0 port Edit
The number of USB 3.0 ports on the DELL UZ2215H is three, but the Viewsonic VP2780 only has four 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.

One less USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the DELL UZ2215H is three, but the Viewsonic VP2780 only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
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Older by one month
The DELL UZ2215H is one month older than the Viewsonic VP2780.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the DELL UZ2215H is 85%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic VP2780 is 90% (based on 43 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Significantly less display colour count Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 is a 1,070MM display colours PC monitor. That's 15.77M less than the DELL UZ2215H (1,070MM).
Heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 is a 5.4kgg weight PC monitor. That's 2.3g heavier than the DELL UZ2215H (5.4kgg).
49% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Viewsonic VP2780 are $50.26 which is $16.47 more than the DELL UZ2215H over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

No awards found 6 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
HEXUS.net: Recommended
nordichardware.se: Best Product
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Approved
tomshardware.com: Editor Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 28.20
Electricity cost - standby $ 5.59
Total running cost $ 33.79
Electricity cost - switched on $ 50.26
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 50.26
Purchase price $ 599.99
Total cost of ownership $ 650.25
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.22T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
21.5" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
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Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 204
Viewable Size Diagonal
546mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
267.8mm 335.28mm
BEST
Viewable Width
476.1mm 596.9mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M
BEST
1,070M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
54.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms 5ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 1
DisplayPort
1 2
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
3 4
BEST
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Type-A Downstream Port
3 4
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
10W 6W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2
Megapixel Count
2MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Mean Time Between Failures
Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5.5 - 21 -5 - 23
Automatic Shut Off
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Current Rating
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
1.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When Off
1.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
23W
BEST
41W
Standby Power Consumption
1.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 60kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
60W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 90 - 264
 90 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
1 - 500 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
1 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Storage Range
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 20 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.5kg 11.7kg
BEST
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 576mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 259mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 739mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.4kg
Height With Stand
530.7mm 469.7mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
180mm
BEST
347.8mm
Width With Stand
407.5mm
BEST
642.7mm
Weight
3.1kg
BEST
5.4kg
Height
530.7mm 381.7mm
Depth
44.6mm 56mm
Width
342.4mm 642.7mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 AC
 MHL
 USB
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 AC
 MHL
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