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We checked 4,385 expert and user reviews for DELL flatpanel monitors and found that on average DELL has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that DELL has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper PC monitor such as the Acer 276HL ($131.99), or the Asus VS238 ($110.99) or you might consider a higher scoring PC monitor such as the AOC I2369.
Supports One Placement
The number of placements supported by the DELL P2213 is more than most PC screens that came out more than two years ago. This LCD screen supports a Horizontal placement, which is the most commonly supported placement supported by medium monitors that came out around the same time as the P2213.
Has One Cable Included
The DELL P2213 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of this age and type. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC|DVI|USB|VGA are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the P2213 have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.14W and 80W. At only 0.3 Watts, the DELL P2213 has a fairly low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years the widths range from 220mm to 5,200mm, and the average width is 580mm. With a width of only 510.4 millimeters, the DELL P2213 is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the P2213.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The DELL P2213 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC displays that have been available for more than two years which have a built-in speaker.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think the Philips 236V4L, or the Acer 276HL ($131.99) or the NEC EA224WMi ($180.99) are also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
The DELL P2213 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the P2213 are also not 3D compatible.
If you want a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Asus VG248QE ($213.99), or the AOC i2367 ($119.99).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the P2213, the DELL P2213 does not have a built-in camera.
The DELL P2213 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the P2213 also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution
The DELL P2213 has a maximum display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The worst display resolution of all PC displays of a similar age and spec to the P2213 is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.
Other PC monitors that have a display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels currently available that you might want to consider include the Fujitsu B22W-7, or the Asus VW22 ($122.99) which is cheaper.
If the display resolution of this medium monitor is too few for you then you might also want to look at the AOC i2367 ($119.99) (1920 x 1080 and higher rated) or the Eizo FlexScan S2100 (1600 x 1200 and cheaper), or the Viewsonic VX2410 (1920 x 1080 and cheaper).
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has an HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.
Quite Small Viewable Width
The smallest viewable width of PC screens that came out more than two years ago is 1mm and the biggest is 890mm. At only 473.8 millimeters, the DELL P2213 has a quite small viewable width compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The screen sizes of PC screens of a similar age and type to the P2213 range from 28cm to 770cm. At only 55.88 centimeters, the DELL P2213 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the P2213.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
At only 160 degrees, the DELL P2213 has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. The vertical viewing angles of PC screens of this spec and age range from 50° to 180°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
At only 170 degrees, the DELL P2213 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the P2213. Medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P2213 have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 180°.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this PC monitor was released.
2000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the DELL P2213 is 2000000:1. That's 90% less contrast ratio than a 20000000:1 LCD screen, which is the most frequently found contrast ratio.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC screens that have a 2000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available including a cheaper PC monitor such as the Lenovo LT2423 ($249.99), or the Benq GW2460HM or you might consider a better rated PC monitor such as the DELL U2412M ($145.99).
LCD screens with a higher contrast ratio that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteDisplay E221 ($159.00) (5000000:1), or the LG 23CAV42K (5000000:1) which is also cheaper.
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