DELL U2415 vs Viewsonic VG2438

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DELL U2415
Viewsonic VG2438

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Marginally bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 has a display diagonal of 24.1", whereas the Viewsonic VG2438 is only a 24" PC monitor (0.1" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2415 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the Viewsonic VG2438 is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The DELL U2415 is a two HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2438 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the DELL U2415 is six, but the Viewsonic VG2438 only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
14% higher height adjustment Edit
The DELL U2415 has a height adjustment of 115mm. That's 15mm higher than the Viewsonic VG2438 (100mm).
Cheaper to run by $6.08
The DELL U2415 is $6.08 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VG2438 over five years. Read more
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 3 expert reviews, the DELL U2415 has an average review score of 87%, whereas the Viewsonic VG2438 has an average rating of 76% (based on 2 reviews).
4 Reasons For
1ms faster response time Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the DELL U2415 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms slower). 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 Viewsonic VG2438 has a built-in speaker(s), but the DELL U2415 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.

Marginally lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 has a weight of 4.2kg, but the DELL U2415 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (90g heavier).
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Viewsonic VG2438 is 100%, but the average rating of the DELL U2415 is 91% (based on 166 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
17% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Viewsonic VG2438 (5ms). 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 U2415 does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Viewsonic VG2438 does. 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.

Heavier Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor. That's 90g heavier than the Viewsonic VG2438 (4.2kg).
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Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the DELL U2415 is 91%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic VG2438 is 100% (based on 2 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
1% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 0.1" smaller than the DELL U2415 (24"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL U2415 (250 cd/m²).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Viewsonic VG2438 is one, but the DELL U2415 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Two less USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, however the DELL U2415 only has six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
15mm lower height adjustment Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 is a 100mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2415 is a 115mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (15mm higher).
Older by two months
The Viewsonic VG2438 is two months older than the DELL U2415.
Higher running costs over five years by $6.08
The running costs over five years of the Viewsonic VG2438 are $35.73 which is $6.08 more than the DELL U2415. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Viewsonic VG2438 only has an average expert score of 76%, but the DELL U2415 has an average expert rating of 87% (based on 3 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
pcmagazine.ru: 5 Star
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

28 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 27.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 29.65
Electricity cost - switched on $ 35.73
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 35.73
Purchase price $ 251.99
Total cost of ownership $ 287.72
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.24T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24.1"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
611mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 324mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 518.4mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
61.1cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
Color Gamut
91% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
6
BEST
4
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

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

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
115mm
BEST
100mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 37
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Rotating
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 360
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
23W
BEST
30W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
75W Unknown - Click to provide data
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
0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8.4kg 7.4kg
BEST
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 420mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 158mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 604mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.7kg
Height (with Stand)
517.9mm 393.6mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
205mm 204.3mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
532.2mm
BEST
556.8mm
Weight
4.3kg 4.2kg
BEST
Height
350.6mm 363mm
Depth
45.7mm 51.5mm
Width
532.2mm 556.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 DVI
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 DVI
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM
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