Asus VG248QE vs DELL S2415H

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Asus VG248QE
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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 24" PC monitor. That's 0.2" bigger than the DELL S2415H (23.8"). 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.

Brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the DELL S2415H (250 cd/m²).
5ms faster response time Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a response time of 1ms, however the DELL S2415H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (5ms 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.

3 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Better selling
The Asus VG248QE ranks No. 92 by number of sales, whereas the DELL S2415H ranks No. 2753.
A bit better user reviews
Based on 319 user reviews, the average review score of the Asus VG248QE is 94%, whereas the average rating of the DELL S2415H is 90% (based on 27 reviews).
7 Reasons For
11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The DELL S2415H has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°, however the Asus VG248QE is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The DELL S2415H has a viewing angle, horizontal of 178°. That's 8° wider than the Asus VG248QE (178°).
34% higher RMS rated power Edit
The DELL S2415H is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 2W higher than the Asus VG248QE (6W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

TV tuner integrated Edit
The DELL S2415H has a TV tuner integrated, but the Asus VG248QE does not. Read more

An integrated TV tuner on a PC monitor means that you can use the monitor to watch TV.

A built in TV tuner means that you can use the screen as both a PC monitor and a TV which saves money on buying 2 devices and also saves space.

2.3kg lighter Edit
The DELL S2415H has a weight of 3.2kg, however the Asus VG248QE is a 5.5kg weight PC monitor (2.3kg heavier).
Cheaper by $119
The DELL S2415H costs $119.01 less than the Asus VG248QE.
60% cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL S2415H only costs $21.67 to run but the Asus VG248QE costs $53.59 to run (147% more). Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2415H is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the DELL S2415H (178°).
50% lower RMS rated power Edit
Asus VG248QE is only 4W RMS rated audio power. That's 2W lower than the DELL S2415H (6W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Does not have a TV tuner integrated Edit
The Asus VG248QE does not have a TV tuner integrated, but the DELL S2415H has a TV tuner integrated. Read more

An integrated TV tuner on a PC monitor means that you can use the monitor to watch TV.

A built in TV tuner means that you can use the screen as both a PC monitor and a TV which saves money on buying 2 devices and also saves space.

2.3kg heavier Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a weight of 5.5kg, whereas the DELL S2415H is a 3.2kg weight PC monitor (2.3kg lighter).
More expensive by $119
The Asus VG248QE is $119.01 more expensive than the DELL S2415H.
Older by five months
The Asus VG248QE is five months older than the DELL S2415H.
$31.92 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Asus VG248QE are $53.59 which is $31.92 more than the DELL S2415H. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL S2415H is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.2" smaller than the Asus VG248QE (23.8"). 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 DELL S2415H is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the Asus VG248QE (250 cd/m²).
5ms slower response time Edit
The DELL S2415H has a response time of 6ms, but the Asus VG248QE is a 1ms response time PC monitor (5ms 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.

Less retailers
The DELL S2415H is only stocked by 3 retailers, whereas the Asus VG248QE is stocked by 6 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Less popular
The DELL S2415H is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 2753 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Asus VG248QE ranks No. 92.
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The DELL S2415H's average user score is 90%, however the Asus VG248QE's is 94% (based on 319 reviews).

Awards

13 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
elektroniktest.dk: Silver
hardware.info: Silver Award
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
kitguru.net: Worth Considering
moddingmx.com: Gold
ozeros.com: Recommended
profesionalreview.com: Gold
Techsweden.org: Value for Money
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

31 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 53.59
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 53.59
Purchase price $ 269.00
Total cost of ownership $ 322.59
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 21.44
Electricity cost - standby $ 0.23
Total running cost $ 21.67
Purchase price $ 149.99
Total cost of ownership $ 171.66
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.14T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24"
BEST
23.8"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
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)
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 140 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 605mm
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 296.46mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 527.04mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2768 x 0.2768 0.2745 x 0.2745
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 60.5cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
6ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 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
RMS Rated Power
4W 6W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
BEST

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2A
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
45W 18W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.05W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 36W
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
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8.1kg 6.8kg
BEST
Package Height
413mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
221mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
674mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
499.9mm 404.6mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
231mm 180mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
569.4mm 539.2mm
BEST
Weight
5.5kg 3.2kg
BEST
Height
340.4mm 321.1mm
Depth
57.3mm 45.5mm
Width
569.4mm 539.2mm

Packaging Content

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