DELL U2515H vs DELL UP2516D vs DELL UltraSharp 25

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DELL UltraSharp 25

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
15% brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2515H has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), however the DELL UP2516D is only a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
One more displayPorts quantity Edit
The DELL U2515H has two displayPorts quantitys, however the DELL UP2516D only has one displayPorts quantity.
$125 cheaper
The DELL U2515H costs $125.04 less than the DELL UP2516D.
One more awards
The DELL U2515H has 2 awards, whereas the DELL UP2516D has 1 award.
User reviews are a lot better
The DELL U2515H has an average user review score of 94% based on 226 reviews, however the DELL UP2516D has an average rating of 84% (based on 5 reviews).
6 Reasons For
Brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2515H. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the DELL UP2516D (300 cd/m²).
Cheaper by $125
The DELL UltraSharp 25 costs $323.95, whereas the DELL UP2516D is $448.99.
$43.86 cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL UltraSharp 25 only costs $43.94 to run whereas the DELL U2515H costs $69.31 to run (58% more) and the DELL UP2516D costs $87.80 to run (100% more). Read more
Better selling
The DELL UltraSharp 25 ranks No. 497 by number of sales, but the DELL UP2516D ranks No. 3635.
One more awards
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has 2 awards from expert review sites, however the DELL UP2516D has 1 award.
Much better user reviews
Based on 225 user reviews, the average review score of the DELL UltraSharp 25 is 94%, but the average rating of the DELL UP2516D is 84% (based on 5 reviews).
4 Reasons For
34% faster response time Edit
The DELL UP2516D is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms faster than the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 (6ms). 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.

Six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The DELL UP2516D is a six USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL UltraSharp 25 only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
9% lighter Edit
The DELL UP2516D is a 4kg weight PC monitor. That's 360g lighter than the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 (4kg).
Available from 7 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The DELL U2515H is an 8ms response time PC monitor, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25. That's 2ms slower than the DELL UP2516D (6ms). 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.

Only five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The DELL U2515H is a five USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25, whereas the DELL UP2516D only has six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
9% heavier Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor, and so does the DELL UltraSharp 25. That's 360g heavier than the DELL UP2516D (4kg).
Less retailers
Only 4 retailers sells the DELL U2515H, whereas 5 shops sell the DELL UltraSharp 25 and 11 stores sell the DELL UP2516D. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Eleven months older
The DELL U2515H is older than the DELL UltraSharp 25 by one month and older than the DELL UP2516D by eleven months.
More expensive to run over five years by 58%
The running costs of the DELL U2515H are $69.31 which is $25.37 more than the DELL UltraSharp 25 over five years. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
2ms slower response time Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a response time of 8ms (as does the DELL U2515H), whereas the DELL UP2516D is a 6ms response time PC monitor (2ms faster). 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.

Only one displayPorts quantity Edit
The number of displayPorts quantitys on the DELL UltraSharp 25 is one, and so does the DELL UP2516D, but the DELL U2515H only has two displayPorts quantitys.
One less USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys (as does the DELL U2515H), however the DELL UP2516D only has six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
360g heavier Edit
The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a weight of 4.4kg (as does the DELL U2515H), but the DELL UP2516D is a 4kg weight PC monitor (360g lighter).
Not as many stockists
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is only stocked by 5 stores, however the DELL UP2516D is stocked by 11 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by ten months
The DELL UltraSharp 25 is ten months older than the DELL UP2516D.
7 Reasons Against
17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL UP2516D has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², however the DELL U2515H and the DELL UltraSharp 25 are both 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (50 cd/m² brighter).
One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The DELL UP2516D has one displayPorts quantity (as does the DELL UltraSharp 25), however the DELL U2515H only has two displayPorts quantitys.
$125 more expensive
The DELL UP2516D is more expensive than the DELL U2515H by $125.04 and more expensive than the DELL UltraSharp 25 by $125.04.
More expensive to run over five years by 100%
The running costs of the DELL UP2516D are $87.80 which is $18.49 more than the DELL U2515H and $43.86 more than the DELL UltraSharp 25 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The DELL UP2516D ranks No. 3635 by sales volume, however the DELL UltraSharp 25 ranks No. 497.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL UP2516D has received 1 award, the DELL U2515H has received 2 awards and the DELL UltraSharp 25 has received 2 awards.
A lot Lower user review Score
The DELL UP2516D's average user rating is 84%, however the DELL U2515H's is 94% (based on 226 reviews) and the DELL UltraSharp 25's is 94% (based on 225 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product
2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product
1 Award
chip.com.my: Outstanding

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 25 months Ago 15 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.38
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.93
Total running cost $ 69.31
Purchase price $ 323.95
Total cost of ownership $ 393.26
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 41.68
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 43.94
Purchase price $ 323.95
Total cost of ownership $ 367.89
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 86.64
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.16
Total running cost $ 87.80
Purchase price $ 448.99
Total cost of ownership $ 536.79
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.58T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
25" 25" 25"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
BEST
 1440p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Viewable Size, Vertical
311.04mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
552.96mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.216 x 0.216 0.216 x 0.216 0.216 x 0.216
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
63.44cm 63.44cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 8ms 6ms
BEST
Color Gamut
99% 99% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
Audio Output
 Audio output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
2
BEST
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 6
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2 2
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
5 5 6
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 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
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 115mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -21 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Input Current
1.5A 1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Current Rating
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6A
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 38W
Power Consumption (typical)
35W
BEST
35W
BEST
45W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
87W 87W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data -15.2 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data -15.2 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 5 - 90 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 -20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40 0 - 35

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
9.8kg 9.8kg 8.8kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
338.7mm
BEST
512.5mm 398mm
Depth (with Stand)
46.4mm
BEST
205mm 200.3mm
Width (with Stand)
569mm 569mm 567.7mm
BEST
Weight
4.4kg 4.4kg 4kg
BEST
Height
398mm 338.7mm 337.9mm
Depth
205mm 46.4mm 51.6mm
Width
569mm 569mm 567.7mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand included
 Stand included
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 311.04 x 552.96 Unknown - Click to provide data
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