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One Industry Award
The editor of one expert review site thought that this medium monitor was good. This LCD screen received an "Excellent" award from Hardware.info.
User Reviews Are Good
On average, UP3216Q owners rated this PC monitor 89%.
The UP3216Q is one the best selling flatpanel monitor currently available.
DELL Has Good PC Screen Reviews
We checked 4,892 expert and owner reviews for DELL flatpanel monitors and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
Good Picture Quality
Several DELL UP3216Q owners who reviewed the DELL UP3216Q considered that it had a sharp image. One DELL UP3216Q reviewer thought the DELL UP3216Q had good colour saturation. Sek scored it very highly and said in their DELL UP3216Q review “This monitor meets the professional standards to get the exact colours”.
Easy to Use
One person who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. One customer reckoned that it was easy to use. Legodad wrote on Amazon “A handy card reader, USB 3 hub”.
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Good Product Quality
One DELL UP3216Q owner concluded that it was good quality. In November this year Sek said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Still it is amazing to see your photographs in an incredible sharpness and picture quality of an LED 4K monitor” and rated it 5 stars.
One person said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of USB connections.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC displays of a comparable type and age to it.
Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at include the Eizo ColorEdge CX241[plb_2573323_price], the NEC PA272W-SV2[plb_2995334_price], or the Fujitsu P27T-7[plb_3367075_price] which has better reviews.
Has an Integrated Card Reader
The UP3216Q has an integrated card reader, which is unusual. Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec do not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Many Display Colour Count
The display colour counts of flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the UP3216Q range from 16M to 1,100M. At 1,070 million, the DELL UP3216Q has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the UP3216Q.
3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the UP3216Q is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The worst resolution of all PC screens of a similar type and age to the UP3216Q is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.
Very Large Viewable Size Diagonal
The UP3216Q has a very large viewable size diagonal (801 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the UP3216Q. The smallest viewable size diagonal of PC displays that are a comparable age to the UP3216Q is 260mm and the largest is 870mm.
Five USB 3.0 Ports
The UP3216Q is a five USB 3.0 port PC screen.
Quite Large Color Gamut
Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the UP3216Q the color gamuts range from 68% to 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%. At 99.5 percent, the UP3216Q has a fairly large color gamut compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the UP3216Q.
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Bad Environmental Credentials
One person who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was not good in terms of power usage. Legodad mentioned in their review of the DELL UP3216Q on Amazon “Likewise if the PC sleeps and the monitor goes to power saving, its not correctly detected when the pc awakes”.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The DELL UP3216Q does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec which have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to look at including the Asus PA328[plb_2731937_price], the Acer Predator Z35[plb_3049491_price], or the LG 34UC87[plb_2748624_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC monitors of a similar age and type to the UP3216Q do not have a built-in camera. The UP3216Q is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
The DELL UP3216Q is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.
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Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC screens of this type and age.
Only Has Three Cables Included
The UP3216Q has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of this spec and age. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the UP3216Q. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Quite Slow SmartResponse
With a smartResponse of 6 milliseconds, the UP3216Q has a very slow smartResponse compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the UP3216Q. The fastest smartResponse of PC displays of this spec and age is 1ms, the slowest is 8ms, and the average smartResponse is 4.6ms.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The fastest response time of similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the UP3216Q is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. At 8 milliseconds, the DELL UP3216Q has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age.
When compared to other PC screens of a similar age and type to the UP3216Q, the weight of the UP3216Q of 9.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest. Across all the PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the UP3216Q the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg.
Very High Maximum Power Consumption
The lowest maximum power consumption of similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the UP3216Q is 0.45W and the highest is 170W. When compared to other medium monitors that are a similar age to the UP3216Q, the UP3216Q's maximum power consumption of 170 Watts is one of the highest.
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