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Acer H257HU vs DELL U2515H

Acer H257HU vs DELL U2515H

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Acer H257HU
DELL U2515H

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
4ms faster response time Edit
The Acer H257HU is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the DELL U2515H (8ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer H257HU has a built-in speaker(s), but the DELL U2515H does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

$79 cheaper
The Acer H257HU costs $265.96, whereas the DELL U2515H is $344.99.
Available from 12 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 2 reviews, the Acer H257HU has an average user review score of 98%, but the DELL U2515H has an average rating of 94% (based on 477 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the DELL U2515H is two, but the Acer H257HU only has one HDMI port.
More popular
The DELL U2515H is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1124 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the Acer H257HU ranks No. 5180.
Four more awards
The DELL U2515H has 5 awards, however the Acer H257HU has 1 award.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The DELL U2515H has an average expert review score of 92%, but the Acer H257HU has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer H257HU is one, but the DELL U2515H only has two HDMI ports.
Worse selling
The Acer H257HU ranks No. 5180 by sales volume, but the DELL U2515H ranks No. 1124.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Acer H257HU has received 1 award, the DELL U2515H has received 5 awards.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Acer H257HU has an average expert rating of 80%, but the DELL U2515H has an average expert rating of 92% (based on 13 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
50% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2515H is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Acer H257HU (8ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The DELL U2515H does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Acer H257HU has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

$79 more expensive
The DELL U2515H is more expensive than the Acer H257HU by $79.03.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 retailers sells the DELL U2515H, however 14 retailers sell the Acer H257HU. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Three months older
The DELL U2515H is older than the Acer H257HU by three months.
Moderately Lower user review Score
The DELL U2515H has an average user rating of 94%, but the Acer H257HU has an average user rating of 98% (based on 2 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
5 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
hardware.info: Excellent
prohardver.hu: Recommended
SweClockers.com: Good Product
uk.hardware.info: Excellent

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 70.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 72.40
Purchase price $ 344.99
Total cost of ownership $ 417.39
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.46T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
25" 25"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 311.04mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 552.96mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.216 x 0.216
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
63.5cm
BEST
63.44cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Ultra Contrast
 Ultra Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
 Audio output
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
BEST
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 87W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Weight With Stand
3.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
424.9mm 398mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
216.9mm 205mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
570mm 569mm
BEST
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
4.4kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 338.7mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 46.4mm
Width
570mm 569mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
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