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18 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The expert at one expert review site concluded that this flatpanel monitor was good. SweClockers.com gave this LCD screen a "Good Product" award.
Excellent User Reviews
On average, based on 25 user reviews this PC screen has a brilliant overall user rating.
Good Product Quality
Seven DELL UltraSharp 25 owners who bought it concluded that it was good quality. Adrian gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Great monitor, great quality”. Kolly Kibber mentioned last year “The picture quality is the best I have seen - text in Office apps” in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review. Nulla I Staszek mentioned on Amazon this month “Picture quality is very good however I have a feeling that color reproduction is a little better on my older U2415 screen”.
Several people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good looking. Chrisw wrote on Amazon “Pixel density, built in Mini DP connection, stylish base which 'almost' matches the mac book pro finish - it's plastic not aluminium”. Didilocks mentioned on Amazon “Ultra light ultra beautiful and mega colours”. R. L. mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon in November last year “Beautiful panel”.
Two customers who purchased the DELL UltraSharp 25 mentioned that it was a good design. Didilocks said on Amazon “Absolutely stunning design and performance not only ultra sharp”. Ion G. wrote on Amazon “Picture quality, not a bad design”.
One person who reviewed the DELL UltraSharp 25 thought it was neat. Olpol mentioned in their review “Usb (makes things very neat and tidy”.
Four customers who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was well made. Adrian wrote in his review this month “I bought two of them for my new build and they are great! The stand is really good, you can calibrate the monitor up” and gave the DELL UltraSharp 25 a rating of 5 stars. Olpol mentioned on Amazon “Very clear, very bright, nice colour reproduction, deecent build quality and with lots of connections, including pass-through for the Display port” and rated the product as excellent. This year Rsp said “Other than that, once set up (which isn't arduous by any means), they're as reliable and solid as hell (one of these comes to trade shows with us” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 and rated it as very good.
One DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewer who purchased it said that it was strong and durable. In November Rsp gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Fantastic screen, sturdy Dell quality”. One person said in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Valencia said in her review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 “This by the way is my second one, when the first one came it was damaged”.
Good Picture Quality
Several customers considered that it had good picture quality. A few customers agreed that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Rsp wrote on Amazon “The screen resolution is simply superb and the colours are great” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25.
A number of DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewers reckoned that this PC monitor had clear images. Nik V mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The image clarity is excellent and it works well with the Mac Pro I”.
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The UltraSharp 25 is a popular choice of flatpanel monitor.
DELL has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC screen range compared to other brands.
Easy to Use
Some DELL UltraSharp 25 owners who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup. Patents Pending gave it an excellent review score and mentioned “Easy to setup and adjust” in their review of this PC monitor. Some DELL UltraSharp 25 owners who bought it concluded that it had a good experience. Kolly Kibber mentioned on Amazon “Superb Gaming experience”.
One DELL UltraSharp 25 owner concluded that it was easy to use the menus. A few weeks ago Guyzka mentioned in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review “I only liked that the menu and switch was very user friendly” yet they only rated it 1 stars.
One DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the DELL UltraSharp 25 was thin. Adrian wrote in his review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 on Amazon this month “The bezels are really slim except for the bottom one, which is normal considering the buttons are there” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
One DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewer concluded that this PC monitor was good in terms of USB connections.
Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The UltraSharp 25 is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC screen.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Philips 240B4[plb_1476069_price], the DELL SE2716H[plb_3053781_price], or the Samsung LT32E310EX[plb_3113082_price] which has better reviews.
Two HDMI Ports
The UltraSharp 25 is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the UltraSharp 25 have between one and three HDMI ports.
Five USB 3.0 Ports
The UltraSharp 25 is a five USB 3.0 port LCD screen.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
LCD screens that were released around the same time as the UltraSharp 25 have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². The UltraSharp 25 has a fairly bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.
Quite Large Color Gamut
At 99 percent, the UltraSharp 25 has a fairly large color gamut compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the UltraSharp 25. The smallest color gamut of comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the UltraSharp 25 is 68%, the largest is 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%.
The shallowest similar spec LCD screen that is a comparable age to the UltraSharp 25 is 32mm deep, the deepest is 650mm, and the average depth is 92mm. At only 46.4 millimeters, the UltraSharp 25 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the UltraSharp 25.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The UltraSharp 25 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the UltraSharp 25 which have a built-in speaker.
It is worth considering other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the 258B6QJEB[pl_2910808_price], or the 272B4[pl_2512917_price] both from Philips or the Samsung LT32E310EX[plb_3113082_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The DELL UltraSharp 25 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the UltraSharp 25 also do not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year are also not 3D compatible.
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the UltraSharp 25 do not have an integrated card reader. The UltraSharp 25 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
With a maximum height adjustment of only 115 millimeters, the UltraSharp 25 has a quite low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year. Across all the similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the UltraSharp 25 the maximum height adjustments range from 20mm to 180mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.
Only Has Three Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the UltraSharp 25 is more than most medium monitors that have been available for more than a year. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on similar spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the UltraSharp 25. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.
Fairly High Maximum Power Consumption
The average maximum power consumption of medium monitors that have been around for more than a year is 51W, and the maximum power consumptions range from 0.45W to 170W. The UltraSharp 25 has one of the higher maximum power consumptions (87 Watts) amongst PC monitors of this age.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has one of the slower response times (8 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. Similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the UltraSharp 25 have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.
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Released Over a Year Ago
DELL released the UltraSharp 25 over a year ago.
At 569 millimeters, the DELL UltraSharp 25 has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the UltraSharp 25.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 569mm wide PC monitors currently available including the DELL U2515H[plb_2680650_price] which has better reviews.
Bill would recommend the Dell U2515H (Verified Purchase)
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Beantownr would recommend the Dell U2515H (Verified Purchase)
I use this attached via the DisplayPort cable (included) thru a Thunderbolt dock that extends my too-small-for-all-day-use Macbook Air 11'.
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Bagostino would recommend the Dell U2515H (Verified Purchase)
This display is a must buy!!
I am currently using two of these displays for my home office.
These are definitely the best displays I have ever owned.
They are incredibly bright and crisp, I love... Read more…
Phil would recommend the Dell U2515H (Verified Purchase)
I bought this for my Mac mini (late 2014) after doing a lot of research for a monitor that this little computer will drive that is close to Retina quality. I am completely satisfied, Although the... Read more…
These screens are amazing quality. The colours are brilliantly reproduced and the detail is of course excellent. Their USB hubs seem to have problems with my motherboard, which is also high end,... Read more…
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