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DELL S2740L
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DELL S2740L PC Monitor

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27" 1920 X 1080 8000000:1 LED Sep 2012
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Get a front-row seat with the sophisticated S2740L 27" monitor, featuring ultra-wide viewing, edge-to-edge glass and our Image Enhance feature. - Sophisticated styling: Experience a lifelike view... More
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

One expert review site concluded that they would recommend this DELL PC screen. This LCD screen received a "Recommended" award from Vido.com.ua.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC screen is 73 out of 100 based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, PC Mag and PC Advisor.co.uk.

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 59 user reviews the average user rating of this medium monitor is 85 out of 100.

Nice Design

Several DELL S2740L owners wrote in their reviews that the DELL S2740L was good looking. Pcmag.com said four years ago “The Dell S2740L%displayPrice% at %seller% offers an enticing blend of style and performance” in their DELL S2740L review and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Hardwarecanucks.com mentioned “It may feature an achingly beautiful design and a sleek profile” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert review site Itreviews.com mentioned in their review of the DELL S2740L “The Dell S2740L offers an enticing blend of style and performance”.

DELL PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,720 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good reviews for its PC screens. DELL also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.

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Good Size

Several customers said in their reviews that the DELL S2740L was a good depth. Itreviews.com mentioned “This sleek-looking monitor uses IPS (in plane switching) panel technology to deliver excellent color depth that” in their review.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was thin. Expert review site Pcmag.com said “With its edge-to-edge glass, slim profile” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Robust

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “It's a solid performer that doesn't use much power.”.

Good Product Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Expert website Itproportal.com mentioned in their DELL S2740L review “Its IPS panel technology delivers excellent colour quality and bright, sharp HD imagery”.

Good Connectivity

One customer who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Philips 231P4Q, the Asus PB238 ($209.73), or the iiyama X2888HS which has better reviews.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S2740L is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The DELL S2740L has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S2740L.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

At 597.9 millimeters, the DELL S2740L has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age. Medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S2740L have viewable widths of between 1mm and 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The DELL S2740L has a quite big display diagonal (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the S2740L. The screen sizes of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 28cm to 770cm.

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Quite Big Viewable Height

At 336.3 millimeters, the DELL S2740L has a quite big viewable height compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the S2740L. The average viewable height of comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the S2740L is 310mm.

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1080p Video Mode

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Has Three Cables Included

The DELL S2740L has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the S2740L. The cables included "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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7 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One customer considered that the product was not easy to use. Trustedreviews.com said on expert review site Trusted Reviews “An intuitive OSD and a few extras like a built-in USB 2.0 hub” however they still scored it 70 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The DELL S2740L does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S2740L also do not have a built-in speaker.

It is worth also looking at other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Philips 239C4QHWAB, or the iiyama GB2488HSU; or the Philips 231P4.

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Not 3D Compatible

The DELL S2740L is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S2740L are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the XL2411 ($245.99), or the XL2420 ($499.00) both from Benq or the Asus VG248QE ($206.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the S2740L, the DELL S2740L does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 272C4QPJKAB.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The DELL S2740L does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the S2740L also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec PC monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the DELL S2740L has one of the slower response times amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The fastest response time of similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the S2740L is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL S2740L

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when DELL released the S2740L.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on LCD screens of this age and type.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

(22)
6 March 2013

The Dell S2740L is an attractive, stylish and well-built 27-inch monitor which offers a quality, glass-fronted IPS panel at a reasonable price. It also enjoys excellent controls, an intuitive OSD...

17 December 2012

Excellent brightness and contrast levels, but its glossy display will drive you mad...

10 December 2012

If you're looking to move up to a big screen monitor and have an eye for style, the Dell S2740L is a compelling choice. Its IPS panel technology delivers excellent colour quality and bright, sharp...

7 December 2012

The Dell S2740L is a beautifully crafted 27-inch IPS monitor with a reasonable price tag. It's a solid performer that doesn't use much power, but its glossy screen can be mirror-like...

7 December 2012

The Dell S2740L is a beautifully crafted 27-inch IPS monitor with a reasonable price tag. It's a solid performer that doesn't use much power, but its glossy screen can be mirror-like...

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User Reviews

(59)
Reviewed 5 January 2013 by Moyejk
Moyejk would recommend the Dell S2740L

After purchasing a Dell XPS 8500, I really wanted to compliment the desktop with a great monitor. Since this monitor was on sale - $249.99 - I decided to give it a shot. Am I glad I did. The... Read more…

Reviewed 9 June 2014 by Timber W.
(Verified Purchase)

I love the monitor - wish it was a 32' for the same price! Love the stand...

Reviewed 29 July 2013 by AaronI
(Verified Purchase)

I ordered this when it was out of stock because it was such a good price. I've had many Dell monitors in the past and they've all been great. I like them specifically because they have matte... Read more…

Perfect size and good price when it was on sale
Image is as clear as my Mac
Good for Photos
Fast set up
Great price
Glare
Action in TV
Or movies is blurry. Only one HDMI connection
Mirror-finish glare
HDCP incompatible
Reviewed 15 February 2013 by KenH63
KenH63 would recommend the Dell S2740L

Like others, I scooped this up when it was on sale for a daily deal. No regrets. Easy to setup and use, dual inputs allows me to use it for both my PS/3 and computer. Text is sharp and clear.... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2013 by Marines1212
Marines1212 would recommend the Dell S2740L (Verified Purchase)

I always believe that you must pay for quality, and Dell is a product that may sometimes be on the high side, but you'll never go wrong. I always had Dell monitor's and they were all matted... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $26.23
Electricity cost when on standby $2.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $28.60
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s2740l, 613612c, dell s2740, clcds2740l, dell s2740l, warranty s2740, warranty s2740l
Barcodes 00639767845472, 00780305190131, 00884116091653, 05397063171354, 05397063314140

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