DELL U2412M vs DELL U2415 vs DELL U2515H

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A bit bigger viewable height Edit
The DELL U2412M has a viewable height of 324mmmm (as does the DELL U2415), however the DELL U2515H is only a 311.04mmmm viewable height PC monitor (12.96mm smaller).
21% lower maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 72WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 3W lower than the DELL U2415 (87WW) and 15W lower than the DELL U2515H (87WW).
Cheaper by $28
The DELL U2412M costs $28 less than the DELL U2415 and costs $105.99 less than the DELL U2515H.
Nine more awards
The DELL U2412M has 10 awards from expert review sites, whereas the DELL U2415 has 1 award and the DELL U2515H has 2 awards.
8 Reasons For
A bit larger viewable size diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 has a viewable size diagonal of 611mmmm, but the DELL U2412M is only a 609.6mmmm viewable size diagonal PC monitor (1.4mm smaller).
4% bigger viewable height Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 324mmmm viewable height PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2412M. That's 12.96mm bigger than the DELL U2515H (311.04mmmm).
Faster response time Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 6msms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms faster than the DELL U2412M and 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.

One more DisplayPort Edit
The DELL U2415 is a two DisplayPort PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2515H only has one DisplayPort.
Six USB 3.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 3.0 ports on the DELL U2415 is six, but the DELL U2515H only has five USB 3.0 ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 3.0 ports on the DELL U2412M. It is possible that it does not have any USB 3.0 ports.

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.

Six USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the DELL U2415 is six, but the DELL U2515H only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Lighter Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 4.3kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.3g heavier than the DELL U2412M (4.4kgg) and 0.1g lighter than the DELL U2515H (4.4kgg).
Available from 11 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
7 Reasons For
1" bigger screen size Edit
The DELL U2515H has a screen size of 25"", however the DELL U2412M is only a 24"" PC monitor (1" smaller) and the DELL U2415 is only a 24.1"" PC monitor (0.9" 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.

34.56mm bigger viewable width Edit
The DELL U2515H has a viewable width of 552.96mmmm, whereas the DELL U2412M and the DELL U2415 are both only 518.4mmmm viewable width PC monitors (34.56mm smaller).
Marginally bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2515H has a display diagonal of 63.44cmcm, however the DELL U2412M is only a 60.96cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (2.48cm smaller) and the DELL U2415 is only a 61.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (2.34cm smaller).
15% brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2515H has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² cd/m², however the DELL U2412M and the DELL U2415 are both only 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (50 cd/m² dimmer).
18% larger color gamut Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 99%% color gamut PC monitor. That's 17% larger than the DELL U2412M (99%%) and 8% larger than the DELL U2415 (99%%).
Expert reviews are a lot better
The DELL U2515H has an average expert review score of 100% based on 4 reviews, however the DELL U2412M has an average rating of 82% (based on 36 reviews) and the DELL U2415 has an average rating of 87% (based on 3 reviews).
User reviews are moderately better
The DELL U2515H has an average user review score of 94% based on 203 reviews, however the DELL U2412M has an average rating of 93% (based on 480 reviews) and the DELL U2415 has an average rating of 91% (based on 166 reviews).

Reasons Against

13 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 24"" PC monitor. That's 0.1" smaller than the DELL U2415 (25"") and 1" smaller than the DELL U2515H (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.

Smaller viewable size diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 609.6mmmm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 1.4mm smaller than the DELL U2415 ().
Smaller viewable width Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 518.4mmmm viewable width PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2415. That's 34.56mm smaller than the DELL U2515H (552.96mmmm).
5% smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 60.96cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.14cm smaller than the DELL U2415 (63.44cmcm) and 2.48cm smaller than the DELL U2515H (63.44cmcm).
17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2415. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL U2515H (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
Slower response time Edit
The DELL U2412M has a response time of 8msms (as does the DELL U2515H), but 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.

21% smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U2412M has a color gamut of 82%%, however the DELL U2415 is a 91%% color gamut PC monitor (9% larger) and the DELL U2515H is a 99%% color gamut PC monitor (17% larger).
Only one DisplayPort Edit
The DELL U2412M has one DisplayPort, and so does the DELL U2515H, however the DELL U2415 only has two DisplayPorts.
One less USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The DELL U2412M is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor (as does the DELL U2515H), whereas the DELL U2415 only has six USB Type-A downstream ports.
Less retailers
The DELL U2412M is only stocked by 9 sellers, whereas the DELL U2415 is stocked by 14 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by over two years
The DELL U2412M is two years older than the DELL U2415 and two years older than the DELL U2515H.
Expert review Rating is much Worse
The DELL U2412M's average expert score is 82%, however the DELL U2415's is 87% (based on 3 reviews) and the DELL U2515H's is 100% (based on 4 reviews).
User review Rating is slightly Worse
The DELL U2412M's average user score is 93%, however the DELL U2515H's is 94% (based on 203 reviews).
12 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2415 has a screen size of 24.1"", whereas the DELL U2412M is a 24"" PC monitor (0.1" smaller) and the DELL U2515H is a 25"" PC monitor (0.9" 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 width Edit
The DELL U2415 has a viewable width of 518.4mmmm (as does the DELL U2412M), but the DELL U2515H is a 552.96mmmm viewable width PC monitor (34.56mm bigger).
2.34cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 has a display diagonal of 61.1cmcm, whereas the DELL U2412M is a 60.96cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.14cm smaller) and the DELL U2515H is a 63.44cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (2.34cm bigger).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2415 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m² (as does the DELL U2412M), whereas the DELL U2515H is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
9% smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 91%% color gamut PC monitor. That's 9% larger than the DELL U2412M (99%%) and 8% smaller than the DELL U2515H (99%%).
Only DVI ports Edit
The DELL U2415 has DVI ports, however the DELL U2412M only has one DVI port. Read more

We do not know the number of DVI ports on the DELL U2515H. It is possible that it does not have any DVI ports.

3W higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2415 has a maximum power consumption of 75WW, whereas the DELL U2412M is a 72WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (3W lower) and the DELL U2515H is an 87WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (12W higher).
$28 more expensive
The DELL U2415 is more expensive than the DELL U2412M by $28.
Two months older
The DELL U2415 is older than the DELL U2515H by two months.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U2415 has received 1 award, the DELL U2412M has received 10 awards and the DELL U2515H has received 2 awards.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the DELL U2415 is 87%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U2515H is 100% (based on 4 reviews).
Moderately Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the DELL U2415 is 91%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2412M is 93% (based on 480 reviews) and the DELL U2515H is 94% (based on 203 reviews).
12 Reasons Against
Smaller viewable height Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 311.04mmmm viewable height PC monitor. That's 12.96mm smaller than the DELL U2412M and the DELL U2415 (311.04mmmm).
Slower response time Edit
The DELL U2515H is an 8msms response time PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2412M. 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 DELL U2515H has one DisplayPort (as does the DELL U2412M), however the DELL U2415 only has two DisplayPorts.
Only five USB 3.0 ports Edit
The DELL U2515H is a five USB 3.0 port PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2415 only has six USB 3.0 ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 3.0 ports on the DELL U2412M. It is possible that it does not have any USB 3.0 ports.

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 VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The DELL U2515H is a VGA (D-Sub) port PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2412M only has one VGA (D-Sub) port. Read more

We do not know the number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the DELL U2415. It is possible that it does not have any VGA (D-Sub) ports.

Only DVI ports Edit
The number of DVI ports on the DELL U2515H is , but the DELL U2412M only has one DVI port. Read more

We do not know the number of DVI ports on the DELL U2415. It is possible that it does not have any DVI ports.

Only five USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The DELL U2515H is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2412M, whereas the DELL U2415 only has six USB Type-A downstream ports.
18% higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2515H has a maximum power consumption of 87WW, however the DELL U2412M is a 72WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (15W lower) and the DELL U2415 is a 75WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (12W lower).
10% heavier Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 4.4kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.4g heavier than the DELL U2412M (4.4kgg) and 0.1g heavier than the DELL U2415 (4.4kgg).
$106 more expensive
The DELL U2515H is more expensive than the DELL U2412M by $105.99 and more expensive than the DELL U2415 by $77.99.
Less retailers
Only 3 retailers sells the DELL U2515H, whereas 9 shops sell the DELL U2412M and 14 shops sell the DELL U2415. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U2515H has received 2 awards, the DELL U2412M has received 10 awards.

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
2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

51 months Ago 27 months Ago 24 months Ago

Display

Screen Size
24" 24.1" 25"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
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Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1440p
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HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
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Viewable Size Diagonal
609.6mm 611mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
324mm
BEST
324mm
BEST
311.04mm
Viewable Width
518.4mm 518.4mm 552.96mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.270 x 0.270 0.27 x 0.27 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
60.96cm 61.1cm 63.44cm
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Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
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Response Time
8ms 6ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
82% 91% 99%
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Ultra Contrast
 Ultra Contrast
 Ultra Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

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

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Input Current
1.5A 1.5A 1.5A
Current Rating
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Typical Power Consumption
38W 23W
BEST
35W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
72W
BEST
75W 87W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 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 - 3048 0 - 5000 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 10668 0 - 12192 0 - 12192
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
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.5kg
BEST
8.4kg 9.8kg
Weight With Stand
6.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
513.5mm 517.9mm 338.7mm
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Depth With Stand
180.3mm
BEST
205mm 46.4mm
Width With Stand
556mm 532.2mm
BEST
569mm
Weight
4kg 4.3kg
BEST
4.4kg
Height
361.6mm 350.6mm 398mm
Depth
64.9mm 45.7mm 205mm
Width
556mm 532.2mm 569mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

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