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DELL 2408WFP PC Monitor

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24" 1920 X 1200 3000:1 LCD Feb 2016
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The UltraSharp 2408WFP 24-inch Widescreen Flat Panel LCD Monitor from Dell is a brilliant choice when you need exceptional clarity and vibrant color. Featuring a 3000:1 contrast ratio and 400 cd/m... More
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Fourteen Industry Awards

Amongst new medium monitors, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded by PC screen experts.

This PC display was given an "Editor's Choice" award by CNET.com, PC Mag, Hothardware.com, Digitaltrends.com, CNET.com.au, Zdnet.com.au, Zdnet.co.uk and Cnetfrance.fr all of whom decided that this flatpanel monitor was excellent.

The editors of Pcauthority.com.au and Alphr.com both endorse this DELL flatpanel monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at three more expert review sites all said that this PC screen was good. This PC display received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com and it received a "Premium Grade" award from Custompc.co.uk.

The reviewer at one other expert review site thought that this medium monitor was good. This PC display received a "Best in Test" award from Cw.no.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Digital Versus this PC screen has an average expert rating of 87 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Some DELL 2408WFP reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Pcmag.com mentioned “Overall image quality on this versatile display is outstanding” in their review of this PC monitor. Trustedreviews.com scored it 4 stars and said “The 2408WFP still has the same excellent ergonomics as its predecessor, offers reasonable image quality and more inputs than a”. Expert review site Gcn.com wrote in their DELL 2408WFP review “Although not as perfect as the two specialized high-end image LCDs in this review, its quality is excellent” .

Good Picture Quality

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Expert website Pcauthority.com.au wrote in their review of the DELL 2408WFP “Stunning image quality and every feature imaginable on a LCD” and gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review of the DELL 2408WFP “Dells UltraSharp 2408WFP is one of the best monitors on the market offering stunning image quality at a fairly good price” and rated the DELL 2408WFP 5 stars. Alphr.com mentioned “Versatile, well-equipped and superb image quality” in their DELL 2408WFP review.

Good Brand

We checked 4,892 expert and owner reviews for DELL LCD screens and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

Nice Design

Some people who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was neat. Eight years ago Xbitlabs.com said “It features a neat, attractive and ergonomic design, superb functionality”. Xbitlabs.com also said “Neat setup”.

One DELL 2408WFP reviewer thought the DELL 2408WFP was ergonomic.

Good Size

A number of DELL 2408WFP owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was thin. Expert review site Techworld.com wrote “Framing the Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP's display is a thin black bezel highlighted with silver accents on the top” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Technical Features

A few DELL 2408WFP owners who bought it concluded that it had good features.

Has an Integrated Card Reader

The 2408WFP has an integrated card reader, which is unusual. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 2408WFP do not have an integrated card reader.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The DELL 2408WFP has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst similar spec PC displays of this age. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the 2408WFP have horizontal viewing angles of between 65° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Two DVI-D Ports

The 2408WFP is a two DVI-D port flatpanel monitor.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of recently released LCD screens range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m². With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the 2408WFP has one of the brightest display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The 2408WFP has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The resolution of all PC displays that have been on the market for the last year ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The 2408WFP does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the 2408WFP do have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker which you might want to consider including the Asus MX27 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 2408WFP is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released in the last year are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 2408WFP, the 2408WFP does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the Lenovo X1 ($59.99).

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL 2408WFP

Released Ten Months Ago

It was ten months ago when this PC screen was released.

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The 2408WFP has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common display resolution.

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LCD Display Type

The 2408WFP has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most medium monitors that have been available for the last year.

There are a number of alternative PC screens that have an LCD Display currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Acer XG270HU ($397.99), the Asus MX27, or the Benq XL2720Z ($274.99).

If the display type of this flatpanel monitor is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL U2412M ($211.00) (LED), or the Eizo FORIS FS2735 (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Average Width

At 558.8 millimeters, the DELL 2408WFP has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other new PC monitors.

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14 Awards

cw.no Best in Test Cnetfrance.fr Editor's Choice alphr.com Recommended Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice custompc.co.uk Premium Grade pcauthority.com.au Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star CNET.com Editor's Choice Zdnet.com.au Editor's Choice Les Numeriques.com 5 Star hothardware.com Editor's Choice zdnet.co.uk Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice CNET.com.au Editor's Choice

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30 September 2009

Digital Versus

The 2408WFP has been updated. Between the version released in 2007 and the model were testing, the name has stayed the same but some of the components have changed. Thats why were testing it... Read more…

8 June 2009

The Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP is a relatively new monitor for 2008, and with a bigger price tag than many exceptional models currently offering dazzling visuals and clean aesthetics. Can the... Read more…

18 December 2008

The Dell 2408WFP is a good product indeed. It features a neat, attractive and ergonomic design, superb functionality, a generous selection of connectors, a high-contrast S-PVA matrix with good...

23 September 2008

PC Mag

REVIEW If youre looking to make the move to a 24-inch desktop monitor, put the Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP ($689 direct) on your short list. Overall image quality on this versatile display is... Read more…

27 August 2008

Dell?s 2408WFP is the latest in the company?s line of 24-inch panels, following on the heels of the much-beloved Dell 2407WFP (reviewed September 2006). Unfortunately for Dell, improving upon its... Read more…

25 August 2008

GCN Lab Reviews indexGCN Lab TV index GCN The Dell Ultrasharp 2408WFP is a high-quality LCD with a ton of extras. Although not as perfect as the two specialized high-end image LCDs in this review,... Read more…

23 June 2008

Well known as a system builder, Dell?s monitors have been gaining an independent reputation of their own recently. With that in mind, we took a look at the latest of these, the 24in 2408. For a... Read more…

Pcauthority.com.au

Stunning image quality and every feature imaginable on a LCD, and the price is just about affordable too Hot on the heels of the superb Samsung SyncMaster 245T comes another superior S-PVA... Read more…

17 June 2008

Custompc.co.uk

The Ultrasharp 2408WFP is the latest in a long line of impressive, high-quality large monitors from Dell. Its predecessor earned a great deal of praise and this TFT improves on it in every way.... Read more…

17 June 2008

Versatile, well-equipped and superb image quality - but it'll cost you...

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