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Several customers who purchased the product reckoned that it had good picture quality. Eiffel mentioned on Amazon this year “Lightroom CC, to name a few applications, work well with this monitor at 200% scaling (which is the recommended setting unless one has ‘Eagle Vision’), some other applications will not”. Gordan wrote in their review on Amazon “The image quality is superb”. Jim Williams mentioned in his review of this PC monitors this month “Pin sharp graphics”.
One DELL UP2715K reviewer said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Last year Pluckybrit said “Deep rich colours and solid blacks are on show straight from the box” in their DELL UP2715K review and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a sharp image. Marek Lewandowski wrote “Great sharpness and colours for photo-work”. One person said that the product had clear images. Pluckybrit mentioned on Amazon “Images have a wonderful crisp clarity and the image quality surpasses everything I've seen so far from 4K monitors” in their DELL UP2715K review.
The editors of two other expert review sites both thought that this medium monitor was good. Hardwareluxx.ru and Hardwareluxx.de both gave this LCD screen a "Technical Award".
Good Product Quality
Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the DELL UP2715K was good quality. This month Gordan mentioned in their review on Amazon “The image quality is superb” however gave the DELL UP2715K a rating of 60 out of 100. Huh gave the DELL UP2715K a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the DELL UP2715K in September last year “The build quality is amazing”. Just Be Honest Reviews said in the same month “Stunning picture quality”.
DELL Has Excellent Reviews for Its LCD Screens
We checked 4,385 user and expert reviews for DELL PC screens and found that on average DELL has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors.
A Top Selling PC Display
Across all LCD screens, the UP2715K is one the best selling products currently available for purchase according to sales data from Amazon.
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Some DELL UP2715K owners who reviewed the DELL UP2715K concluded that it was good looking. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “The Dell UltraSharp UP2715K is an expensive 27-inch monitor that delivers a beautiful 5K picture along with a robust feature set”. Digitaltrends.com said “The preview hinted at a beautiful 27-incher to be sold under the company's premium UltraSharp brand at an astounding price of $2,500”. Storagereview.com said in September last year “Beautiful design” in their review.
One DELL UP2715K reviewer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was ergonomic. In September last year Storagereview.com said in their review of the DELL UP2715K “Great ergonomic stand”. One person considered that it was a good design. Storagereview.com wrote “Attractive design”.
A few DELL UP2715K reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Huh mentioned “The build quality is amazing” in their review of this PC monitors. In September last year Marek Lewandowski wrote in their review of the DELL UP2715K “Nice build in sound system”. Pluckybrit and wrote on Amazon “Deep rich colours and solid blacks are on show straight from the box”.
Easy to Use
A number of DELL UP2715K owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. In September this year Eiffel said “One needs to use the two full size display ports on the back to get a 5K image” in their review of this PC monitors. This year Gordan wrote “AMD 7970+ (but not R9 290/290X!) or higher spec Nvidia Maxwell or later cards) to use this monitor properly”.
One DELL UP2715K owner wrote that this PC monitors was easy to use the menus. Pluckybrit mentioned “On most games with ultra settings and no AA (not required at all) I'm getting between 37-60 fps so perfectly playable” in their DELL UP2715K review.
One customer who reviewed this PC monitors wrote that it had good technical guidance. Huh said on Amazon in September last year “Any questions I will happily help” in their review.
Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The DELL UP2715K is a six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months only have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports
Most medium monitors that are a comparable age to the UP2715K have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the DELL UP2715K which has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Good User Reviews
UP2715K owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor 89%.
Has an Integrated Card Reader
Unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for the last year which do not have an integrated card reader, the DELL UP2715K has an integrated card reader.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The UP2715K has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were launched in the last 12 months also have a built-in speaker.
Other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to consider include the Eizo FlexScan EV2750 ($989.00) which has a better Rating.
Quite Many Display Colour Count
The DELL UP2715K has a quite many display colour count (1,073.7 million) compared to most of the other PC monitors that were released in the last 12 months. The average display colour count of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the UP2715K is 200M, and the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M.
2160p Video Mode
The UP2715K has a maximum resolution of 2160p. That's over two times the resolution of a 1080p PC display, which is the most common resolution.
This PC display's resolution (2160p) is actually the best resolution across all new medium monitors.
Across similar types of PC display the worst resolution is 480i.
The UP2715K is a two DisplayPort LCD screen.
Very High Maximum Height Adjustment
The average maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the UP2715K is 140mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 20mm to 1,200mm. When compared to other new medium monitors, the UP2715K's maximum height adjustment of 1,125 millimeter is one of the highest.
Very High RMS Rated Audio Power
The average RMS rated audio power of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the UP2715K is 5W, and the RMS rated audio powers range from 1W to 32W. The UP2715K has one of the highest RMS rated audio powers (32 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Six USB 3.0 Ports
Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UP2715K only have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, however the DELL UP2715K has six USB 3.0 ports.
3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the DELL UP2715K is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most common resolution.
A 3840 x 2160 graphics resolution is actually the best resolution amongst all comparable spec PC screens that have been around for the last year.
Amongst comparable types of PC display the worst resolution is 720 x 400.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
Across all the recently released comparable spec PC displays the display brightness range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the UP2715K has one of the brighter display brightness amongst PC displays of this age.
The depths of PC monitors that are a similar age to the UP2715K range from 7mm to 610mm. With a depth of only 47.9 millimeters, the DELL UP2715K is quite shallow compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the UP2715K.
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One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was not good in terms of connectivity. A few weeks ago Eiffel said “This monitor is also limited in terms of connectivity” in their review of the DELL UP2715K.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UP2715K does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other new similar spec LCD screens, the UP2715K is not 3D compatible.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
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With a weight of 7.1 kilograms, the UP2715K is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the UP2715K. The average weight of recently released comparable spec PC displays is 4.8kg.
Fairly Slow Response Time
Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the UP2715K the response times range from 1ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms. At 8 milliseconds, the UP2715K has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other new medium monitors.
Very High Maximum Power Consumption
Across all the new medium monitors the maximum power consumptions range from 18W to 170W, and the average maximum power consumption is 52W. When compared to other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the UP2715K that we have assessed, the maximum power consumption of the UP2715K of 170 Watts is one of the highest.
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LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Eizo FlexScan EV2750 ($989.00).
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