DELL UZ2215H vs Viewsonic VP2780

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DELL UZ2215H
Viewsonic VP2780

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The DELL UZ2215H has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Viewsonic VP2780 does not have 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.

Built-in camera Edit
The DELL UZ2215H has a built-in camera, but the Viewsonic VP2780 does not have a built-in camera. Read more

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

Significantly lighter Edit
The DELL UZ2215H has a weight of 3.1kg, whereas the Viewsonic VP2780 is a 5.4kg weight PC monitor (2.3kg heavier).
9 Reasons For
21% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 has a display diagonal of 27", however the DELL UZ2215H is only a 21.5" PC monitor (5.5" smaller). 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.

21% bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 has a viewable size, vertical of 335.28mm. That's 67.48mm bigger than the DELL UZ2215H (335.28mm).
120.8mm bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 is a 596.9mm viewable width PC monitor, whereas the DELL UZ2215H is only a 476.1mm viewable width PC monitor (120.8mm smaller).
A lot brighter display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², however the DELL UZ2215H is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
Faster response time Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the DELL UZ2215H (5ms). 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.

One more displayPorts quantity Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 has two displayPorts quantitys, however the DELL UZ2215H only has one displayPorts quantity.
Four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 is a four USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL UZ2215H only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
54% cheaper to run
The Viewsonic VP2780 is $56.65 cheaper to run than the DELL UZ2215H over five years. Read more
User reviews are better
Based on 43 user reviews, the Viewsonic VP2780 has an average review score of 90%, however the DELL UZ2215H has an average rating of 85% (based on 26 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
26% smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL UZ2215H is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 5.5" smaller than the Viewsonic VP2780 (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.

67.48mm smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The DELL UZ2215H is a 267.8mm viewable height PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VP2780 is a 335.28mm viewable height PC monitor (67.48mm bigger).
26% smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
DELL UZ2215H is only 476.1mm viewable width. That's 120.8mm smaller than the Viewsonic VP2780 (596.9mm).
40% dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL UZ2215H is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the Viewsonic VP2780 (350 cd/m²).
A lot slower response time Edit
The DELL UZ2215H has a response time of 8ms, however the Viewsonic VP2780 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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 DELL UZ2215H is a one displayPorts quantity PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VP2780 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
One less USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the DELL UZ2215H is three, but the Viewsonic VP2780 only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
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Older by three months
The DELL UZ2215H is three months older than the Viewsonic VP2780.
Higher running costs over five years by $56.65
The DELL UZ2215H costs $105.51 to run which is $56.65 more to run than the Viewsonic VP2780 over five years. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the DELL UZ2215H is 85%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic VP2780 is 90% (based on 43 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the DELL UZ2215H does. 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 built-in camera Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 does not have a built-in camera, however the DELL UZ2215H has a built-in camera. Read more

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

Heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VP2780 is a 5.4kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.3kg heavier than the DELL UZ2215H (5.4kg).

Awards

No awards found 6 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
HEXUS.net: Recommended
nordichardware.se: Best Product
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Approved
tomshardware.com: Editor Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

28 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 1.43
Electricity cost - standby $ 104.08
Total running cost $ 105.51
Electricity cost - switched on $ 48.86
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 48.86
Purchase price $ 599.99
Total cost of ownership $ 648.85
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.7T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
21.5" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 204
Viewable Size Diagonal
546mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
267.8mm 335.28mm
BEST
Viewable Size, Horizontal
476.1mm 596.9mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
54.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms 5ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h

Thin Client

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

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
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5.5 - 21 -5 - 23
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 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
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
1.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
1.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
1.2W
BEST
41W
Power Consumption (standby)
23W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 60kWh
Power Consumption (max)
60W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 20 - 90
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.5kg
BEST
11.7kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 576mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 259mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 739mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.4kg
Height (with Stand)
407.5mm
BEST
469.7mm
Depth (with Stand)
180mm
BEST
347.8mm
Width (with Stand)
530.7mm
BEST
642.7mm
Weight
3.1kg
BEST
5.4kg
Height
342.4mm 381.7mm
Depth
44.6mm 56mm
Width
530.7mm 642.7mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 MHL
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 MHL
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

Technical Details

Auto Power Off
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback