DELL S2415H vs HP 27xw

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DELL S2415H
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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
8ms faster response time Edit
The DELL S2415H has a response time of 6ms, whereas the HP 27xw is a 14ms response time PC monitor (8ms 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 DELL S2415H has a built-in speaker(s), but the HP 27xw does not. 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.

TV tuner integrated Edit
The DELL S2415H has a TV tuner integrated, whereas the HP 27xw 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.

VESA mounting Edit
The DELL S2415H supports VESA mounting, however the HP 27xw does not support VESA mounting.
1.1kg lighter Edit
The DELL S2415H has a weight of 3.2kg, but the HP 27xw is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (1.1kg heavier).
Cheaper by $25
The DELL S2415H costs $149.99, whereas the HP 27xw is $175.00.
$17.51 cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL S2415H only costs $21.67 to run whereas the HP 27xw costs $39.18 to run (81% more). Read more
A bit better user reviews
Based on 27 user reviews, the average review score of the DELL S2415H is 90%, but the average rating of the HP 27xw is 89% (based on 13 reviews).
7 Reasons For
3.2" bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP 27xw is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3.2" bigger than the DELL S2415H (27"). 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.

39.85mm bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The HP 27xw is a 336.31mm viewable height PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2415H is only a 296.46mm viewable height PC monitor (39.85mm smaller).
Bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
HP 27xw is 597.89mm viewable width. That's 70.85mm bigger than the DELL S2415H (597.89mm).
8.08cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP 27xw is a 68.58cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 8.08cm bigger than the DELL S2415H (68.58cm).
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The HP 27xw is a two HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2415H only has one HDMI ports quantity.
4W lower power consumption (max) Edit
The HP 27xw is a 32W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 4W lower than the DELL S2415H (32W).
Better selling
The HP 27xw ranks No. 459 by number of sales, whereas the DELL S2415H ranks No. 2753.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL S2415H is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 3.2" smaller than the HP 27xw (27"). 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.

Smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
DELL S2415H is only 296.46mm viewable height, but the HP 27xw is a 336.31mm viewable height PC monitor (39.85mm bigger).
14% smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The DELL S2415H has a viewable size, horizontal of 527.04mm. That's 70.85mm smaller than the HP 27xw (597.89mm).
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
DELL S2415H is only 60.5cm display diagonal. That's 8.08cm smaller than the HP 27xw (68.58cm).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the DELL S2415H is one, but the HP 27xw only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Higher power consumption (max) Edit
DELL S2415H is 36W maximum power consumption. That's 4W higher than the HP 27xw (32W).
Older by eight months
The DELL S2415H is eight months older than the HP 27xw.
Less popular
The DELL S2415H is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 2753 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the HP 27xw ranks No. 459.
8 Reasons Against
8ms slower response time Edit
The HP 27xw has a response time of 14ms, however the DELL S2415H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (8ms 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The HP 27xw does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the DELL S2415H 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.

Does not have a TV tuner integrated Edit
The HP 27xw 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.

Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The HP 27xw does not support VESA mounting, whereas the DELL S2415H supports VESA mounting.
1.1kg heavier Edit
The HP 27xw has a weight of 4.3kg, whereas the DELL S2415H is a 3.2kg weight PC monitor (1.1kg lighter).
More expensive by $25
The HP 27xw is $25.01 more expensive than the DELL S2415H.
$17.51 more expensive to run over five years
The HP 27xw costs $39.18 to run which is $17.51 more to run than the DELL S2415H over five years. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is moderately Worse
The average user rating of the HP 27xw is 89%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL S2415H is 90% (based on 27 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

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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Electricity cost - switched on $ 36.92
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 39.18
Purchase price $ 175.00
Total cost of ownership $ 214.18
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.26T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23.8" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 8000000:1
BEST
 8000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
605mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
296.46mm 336.31mm
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Viewable Size, Horizontal
527.04mm 597.89mm
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Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2745 x 0.2745 0.311 x 0.311
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.5cm 68.58cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
14ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
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 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
BEST
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
1.2A Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical)
18W
BEST
31W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.05W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 39kWh
Power Consumption (max)
36W 32W
BEST
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 5 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.6kg
Height (with Stand)
404.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
180mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
539.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.2kg
BEST
4.3kg
Height
321.1mm 454.6mm
Depth
45.5mm 164mm
Width
539.2mm 622.6mm

Packaging Content

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