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DELL UP3216Q PC Monitor

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hardware.info Excellent
31.5" 2000000:1 LED Nov 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Integrated Card Reader Release Date
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15 Reasons For

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%.

Top Seller

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”.

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.

Good Connectivity

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

The UP3216Q is a five USB 3.0 port PC screen.

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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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10 Reasons Against

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].

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Heavy

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.

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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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Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the UP3216Q over a year ago.

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1 Award

hardware.info Excellent

Expert Reviews

20 February 2016

There is no question that ultra-high definition (UHD) monitors represent the future of display technology, but as is the case with the content they are designed to show, the monitors themselves... Read more…

21 February 2016

In deze review bespraken we een gevarieerd aanbod van harde schijven. Toshiba lijkt voor de introductie goed naar de concurrentie te hebben gekeken: de meeste schijven zijn óf wat sneller, óf...

Hardware.info

Notable speed and high-quality graphics in our tests
Integrates Ethernet
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct, and NFC
4K video support
Slightly subpar text quality in testing
Wrapping Timeline was removed
Maximum volume could be higher
If Roccat fix this
I'll upgrade this to an Editor Choice Award product

User Reviews

(6)

To everyone who says this monitor doesn't do 60hz at 4k without using displayport, all you need to do is set response from slow (the default) to fast in the monitor menu and boom. Annoying mouse... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I have had high-resolution monitors before, but working with the right colours had always been a problem until I bought this monitor. The colours/tones of photographs always differed when printed... Read more…

Reviewed 17 January 2016 by LegoDad | 33 Comments

Generally a fantastic monitor let down with one issue. A worthy update to the 3214 it offers excellent colour fidelity, a handy card reader, USB 3 hub and a screen size that is perfect for running... Read more…

Reviewed 28 December 2015 by Hermance Imaging
Hermance Imaging would recommend the Dell UP3216Q (Verified Purchase)

I use this monitor for photography post production. Simply amazing in detail and color. Pricey yes, but it is whole new experience in quality...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Great resolution
Great Size
Quality Color
None that I can see
Reviewed 9 December 2015 by Mark
Mark would recommend the Dell UP3216Q (Verified Purchase)

Nice monitor, crisp display. Many input option as well as USB-3 hub make it convenient to connect...

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Electricity cost when switched on $124.36
Electricity cost when on standby $5.67
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Total running cost over 5 years $130.03
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell up3216, dell p232920, apple up3216, dell 300cdm2, dell up3216q, dell br9zza00, dell p232920p, apple up3216q, dell br9zzs00, dell 3840x2160, apple 3840x2160
Barcodes 00884116177807, 04053162983717, 05397063621866, 07612392304470

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