DELL S2415H vs DELL U2515H

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DELL S2415H

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
A lot faster response time Edit
The DELL S2415H has a response time of 6ms, whereas the DELL U2515H 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The DELL S2415H has a built-in speaker(s), but the DELL U2515H 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.

TV tuner integrated Edit
The DELL S2415H has a TV tuner integrated, whereas the DELL U2515H does not have 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.

2x lower power consumption (max) Edit
DELL S2415H is 36W maximum power consumption. That's 51W lower than the DELL U2515H (87W).
A lot lighter Edit
The DELL S2415H has a weight of 3.2kg, but the DELL U2515H is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor (1.2kg heavier).
Cheaper by $174
The DELL S2415H costs $149.99, whereas the DELL U2515H is $323.95.
$48.01 cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL S2415H is $48.01 cheaper to run than the DELL U2515H. Read more
8 Reasons For
Moderately bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2515H has a display diagonal of 25", but the DELL S2415H is only a 23.8" PC monitor (1.2" 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.

5% bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
DELL U2515H is 311.04mm viewable height. That's 14.58mm bigger than the DELL S2415H (311.04mm).
A little bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The DELL U2515H has a viewable size, horizontal of 552.96mm, however the DELL S2415H is only a 527.04mm viewable width PC monitor (25.92mm smaller).
2.94cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
DELL U2515H is 63.44cm display diagonal, but the DELL S2415H is only a 60.5cm display diagonal PC monitor (2.94cm smaller).
A lot brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2515H has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², but the DELL S2415H is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the DELL U2515H is two, but the DELL S2415H only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
User reviews are moderately better
Based on 226 reviews, the DELL U2515H has an average user review score of 94%, but the DELL S2415H has an average rating of 90% (based on 27 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
6% smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL S2415H is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 1.2" smaller than the DELL U2515H (25"). 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.

14.58mm smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
DELL S2415H is only 296.46mm viewable height, but the DELL U2515H is a 311.04mm viewable height PC monitor (14.58mm bigger).
5% smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The DELL S2415H has a viewable size, horizontal of 527.04mm. That's 25.92mm smaller than the DELL U2515H (552.96mm).
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
DELL S2415H is only 60.5cm display diagonal. That's 2.94cm smaller than the DELL U2515H (63.44cm).
40% dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL S2415H is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL U2515H (350 cd/m²).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the DELL S2415H is one, but the DELL U2515H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Not as many stockists
The DELL S2415H is only stocked by 3 stores, however the DELL U2515H is stocked by 4 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The DELL S2415H has an average user score of 90%, but the DELL U2515H has an average user rating of 94% (based on 226 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
2ms slower response time Edit
The DELL U2515H is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms slower than the DELL S2415H (8ms). 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 DELL U2515H does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the DELL S2415H 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 TV tuner integrated Edit
The DELL U2515H does not have a TV tuner integrated, however the DELL S2415H does. 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.

51W higher power consumption (max) Edit
DELL U2515H is 87W maximum power consumption, but the DELL S2415H is a 36W maximum power consumption PC monitor (51W lower).
Heavier Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.2kg heavier than the DELL S2415H (4.4kg).
$174 more expensive
The DELL U2515H is more expensive than the DELL S2415H by $173.96.
222% higher running costs over five years
The DELL U2515H costs $69.68 to run which is $48.01 more to run than the DELL S2415H over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

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Date Released

26 months Ago 26 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 $ 67.74
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.94
Total running cost $ 69.68
Purchase price $ 323.95
Total cost of ownership $ 393.63
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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.
0.46T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23.8" 25"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 8000000:1
BEST
 8000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1440p
 1080p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Viewable Size Diagonal
605mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
296.46mm 311.04mm
BEST
Viewable Size, Horizontal
527.04mm 552.96mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2745 x 0.2745 0.216 x 0.216
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.5cm 63.44cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
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 Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 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 Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
1.2A 1.5A
Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption (typical)
18W
BEST
35W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.05W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
36W
BEST
87W
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 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 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
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.8kg
BEST
9.8kg
Height (with Stand)
404.6mm 338.7mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
180mm 46.4mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
539.2mm
BEST
569mm
Weight
3.2kg
BEST
4.4kg
Height
321.1mm 398mm
Depth
45.5mm 205mm
Width
539.2mm 569mm

Packaging Content

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