DELL U2412M vs Samsung S27E390H

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Samsung S27E390H

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 4kg weight PC monitor. That's 580g lighter than the Samsung S27E390H (4.6kg).
User reviews are better
The DELL U2412M has an average user review score of 93%, but the Samsung S27E390H has an average rating of 86% (based on 104 reviews).
5 Reasons For
3" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the DELL U2412M (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.

7.5cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 68.5cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 7.5cm bigger than the DELL U2412M (68.5cm).
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Samsung S27E390H has a response time of 4ms, however the DELL U2412M is an 8ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

Significantly lower power consumption (max) Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 29W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 43W lower than the DELL U2412M (29W).
Cheaper to run by $42.46
Over five years the Samsung S27E390H is $42.46 cheaper to run than the DELL U2412M. Read more

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M has a display diagonal of 24", but the Samsung S27E390H is a 27" PC monitor (3" 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.

Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
DELL U2412M is only 61cm display diagonal, but the Samsung S27E390H is a 68.5cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.5cm bigger).
50% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2412M is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Samsung S27E390H (4ms). 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.

Hugely higher power consumption (max) Edit
DELL U2412M is 72W maximum power consumption, but the Samsung S27E390H is a 29W maximum power consumption PC monitor (43W lower).
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Five months older
The DELL U2412M is older than the Samsung S27E390H by five months.
More expensive to run over five years by 136%
The DELL U2412M costs $73.59 to run which is $42.46 more to run than the Samsung S27E390H over five years. Show assumptions.
2 Reasons Against
580g heavier Edit
The Samsung S27E390H has a weight of 4.6kg, whereas the DELL U2412M is a 4kg weight PC monitor (580g lighter).
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung S27E390H is 86%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2412M 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
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 71.70
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.89
Total running cost $ 73.59
Electricity cost - switched on $ 29.77
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 31.13
Purchase price $ 199.00
Total cost of ownership $ 230.13
Details

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.
0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 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" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
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 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
609.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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 0.3114 x 0.3114
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm 68.5cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 4ms
BEST
Color Gamut
82% Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 240

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
1 1
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

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

Pivot Angle
-90 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
100mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
4 - 21 -2 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-22.5 - 22.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Current Rating
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 17.8W
Power Consumption (typical)
38W 25W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 37kWh
Power Consumption (max)
72W 29W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

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 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 10 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.5kg 6.6kg
BEST
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 442mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 703mm
Weight With Stand
13.7kg 5.1kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
399mm
BEST
452.9mm
Depth (with Stand)
180mm
BEST
181.9mm
Width (with Stand)
556mm
BEST
626mm
Weight
4kg
BEST
4.6kg
Height
362mm 377.2mm
Depth
65mm 70.8mm
Width
556mm 626mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicUpscale
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.9 x 336.3
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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