DELL U2412M vs DELL U2415

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DELL U2415

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3W lower power consumption (max) Edit
DELL U2412M is 72W maximum power consumption, but the DELL U2415 is a 75W maximum power consumption PC monitor (3W higher).
Lighter Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 4kg weight PC monitor. That's 280g lighter than the DELL U2415 (4.3kg).
Nine more awards
The DELL U2412M has 10 awards, however the DELL U2415 has 1 award.
User reviews are a bit better
Based on 588 reviews, the DELL U2412M has an average user review score of 93%, but the DELL U2415 has an average rating of 91% (based on 166 reviews).
9 Reasons For
1% bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 24.1" PC monitor. That's 0.1" bigger than the DELL U2412M (24.1"). 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.

1% larger viewable size diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 611mm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 1.4mm larger than the DELL U2412M (611mm).
Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2415 has a display diagonal (metric) of 61.1cm. That's 0.14cm bigger than the DELL U2412M (61.1cm).
A lot faster response time Edit
The DELL U2415 has a response time of 6ms, but the DELL U2412M is an 8ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

9% larger color gamut Edit
The DELL U2415 has a color gamut of 91%, however the DELL U2412M is only an 82% color gamut PC monitor (9% smaller).
Two displayPorts quantitys Edit
The DELL U2415 has two displayPorts quantitys, however the DELL U2412M only has one displayPorts quantity.
Two more USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The DELL U2415 is a six USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2412M only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
60% cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL U2415 is $44.21 cheaper to run than the DELL U2412M. Read more
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the DELL U2415 is 87%, however the average rating of the DELL U2412M is 82% (based on 36 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
A bit smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M has a display diagonal of 24", but the DELL U2415 is a 24.1" PC monitor (0.1" bigger). 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.

A little smaller viewable size diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M has a viewable size diagonal of 609.6mm, however the DELL U2415 is a 611mm viewable size diagonal PC monitor (1.4mm larger).
0.14cm smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
DELL U2412M is only 60.96cm display diagonal, but the DELL U2415 is a 61.1cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.14cm bigger).
2ms slower response time Edit
The DELL U2412M is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms slower than the DELL U2415 (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.

Smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U2412M is an 82% color gamut PC monitor. That's 9% smaller than the DELL U2415 (91%).
One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The number of displayPorts quantitys on the DELL U2412M is one, but the DELL U2415 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Only four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The DELL U2412M has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, however the DELL U2415 only has six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
149% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the DELL U2412M are $73.86 which is $44.21 more than the DELL U2415. Show assumptions.
Lower expert review Score
The DELL U2412M has an average expert rating of 82%, but the DELL U2415 has an average expert rating of 87% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Higher power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL U2415 has a power consumption (max) of 75W. That's 3W higher than the DELL U2412M (75W).
A bit heavier Edit
The DELL U2415 has a weight of 4.3kg, however the DELL U2412M is a 4kg weight PC monitor (280g lighter).
Older by over one year
The DELL U2415 is 16 months older than the DELL U2412M.
Nine less awards
The DELL U2415 has only received 1 award, whereas the DELL U2412M has received 10 awards.
User review Rating is slightly Worse
The DELL U2415's average user score is 91%, however the DELL U2412M's is 93% (based on 588 reviews).

Awards

10 Awards
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
computertotaal.nl: Editor's Choice
extrahardware.cz: Smart Buy
flatpanels.dk: Top Recommendation
flatpanelshd.com: Highly Recommended
hardware.info: Gold Award
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good Value
tomshardware.co.uk: Approved
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
1 Award
pcmagazine.ru: 5 Star

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

12 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 71.97
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.89
Total running cost $ 73.86
Electricity cost - switched on $ 27.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 29.65

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.5T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 24.1"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Viewable Size Diagonal
609.6mm 611mm
BEST
Viewable Size, Vertical
324mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
518.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.96cm 61.1cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 6ms
BEST
Color Gamut
82% 91%
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
4 6
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Number of Upstream Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 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 of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
-90 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
115mm 115mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-4 - 21 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Current Rating
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
38W 23W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
72W
BEST
75W
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 - 3.048 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 10.668 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.5kg
BEST
8.4kg
Weight With Stand
6.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
513.5mm
BEST
517.9mm
Depth (with Stand)
180.3mm
BEST
205mm
Width (with Stand)
556mm 532.2mm
BEST
Weight
4kg
BEST
4.3kg
Height
361.6mm 350.6mm
Depth
64.9mm 45.7mm
Width
556mm 532.2mm

Packaging Content

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