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DELL UP2516D PC Monitor

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25" 2000:1 LED 567.7mm Nov 2015
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12 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Chip.com.my gave this PC monitor an "Outstanding" award.

A Best Selling Product

The UP2516D is a popular choice of flatpanel monitor.

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

DELL is one of the better rated PC screen brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium monitors.

Easy to Use

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to assemble.

Nice Design

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Marilyn Taylor wrote in her DELL UP2516D review this year “A beautiful monitor, easy to put together”.

Six USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The UP2516D has more USB Type-A downstream ports than most of the medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the UP2516D. Most of the comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the UP2516D only have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, however this PC screen has six USB Type-A downstream ports.

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LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 240B4[plb_1476069_price], the AOC Q2577PWQ[plb_3032056_price], or the iiyama GB2788HS[plb_3102729_price].

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL UP2516D is a six USB 3.0 port PC display. Most of the other PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the UP2516D have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

The UP2516D has a fairly many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. The average display colour count of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the UP2516D is 150M, and the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age have between one and three HDMI ports, including the DELL UP2516D which has two HDMI ports.

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1440p Video Mode

The UP2516D has a maximum resolution of 1440p. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found video mode of 1080p. Across all flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the UP2516D the best resolution is 2160p and the worst is 480p.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the DELL UP2516D is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all LCD screens of this type and age is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The UP2516D does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the UP2516D.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker including the iiyama GB2788HS[plb_3102729_price], the HP Pavilion 27c[plb_2897917_price], or the Neovo FM-27[plb_3011242_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the UP2516D do not have a built-in camera. The UP2516D is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 241P6[plb_2518920_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC screens of this type and age are not 3D compatible. The UP2516D is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price], or the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The UP2516D does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to the UP2516D also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a 2K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and type.

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Only Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the UP2516D is more than most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included Mini DisplayPort and USB are also found on this DELL PC screen.

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Very High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

Similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the UP2516D have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.1W and 52W. With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 38 Watts, the DELL UP2516D has a very high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the UP2516D.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL UP2516D

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this DELL PC monitor was released.

Average Width

With a width of 567.7 millimeters, the UP2516D has a relatively average width compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age.

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1 Award

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Expert Reviews

20 January 2016

The Dell UltraSharp 25 UP2516D monitor is one that designers would definitely love to have. If the 32 inch UltraSharps are too large for your liking, the 25 inch display comes with all the same...

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User Reviews

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(Verified Purchase)

Absolute gem of a monitor at a great price point. No issues whatsoever with it and as a (last ten years) pro photographer I can't fault it. Nuff said?

Reviewed 20 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor. |The only thing is that is not compatible with dell sound bar .

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Electricity cost when switched on $55.49
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $56.90
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers up2516, up2516d, dell up2516, home up2516, dell p232919, dell up2516d, home up2516d, dell 300cdm2, dell br9xza00, dell p232919p, dell br9xzs00, dell 2560x1440, asrockasusantecarcticb up2516, asrockasusantecarcticb up2516d
Barcodes 00700461510871, 00884116193265, 04053162982512, 05054629905845, 05397063622061, 07612392305507

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