DELL U2412M vs DELL U2415 vs DELL U2515H

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DELL U2412M
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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
HDCP Edit
The DELL U2412M has an HDCP, but the DELL U2515H does not have an HDCP.
Lower power consumption (max) Edit
DELL U2412M is 72W maximum power consumption. That's 3W lower than the DELL U2415 (87W) and 15W lower than the DELL U2515H (87W).
Lighter Edit
The DELL U2412M has a weight of 4kg, but the DELL U2415 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (280g heavier) and the DELL U2515H is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor (430g heavier).
Cheaper by $124
The DELL U2412M costs $199.99, whereas the DELL U2515H is $323.95.
3 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Nine more awards
The DELL U2412M has 10 awards from expert review sites, however the DELL U2415 has 1 award and the DELL U2515H has 2 awards.
4 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 6ms response time PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2515H. That's 2ms faster than the DELL U2412M (6ms). 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 DELL U2415 is a two displayPorts quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2515H only has one displayPorts quantity.
Six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the DELL U2415 is six, but the DELL U2515H only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Cheaper to run by $43.51
The DELL U2415 is $43.51 cheaper to run than the DELL U2412M and $40.24 cheaper to run than the DELL U2515H over five years. Read more
7 Reasons For
1" bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2515H has a display diagonal of 25", however the DELL U2412M is only a 24" PC monitor (1" smaller) and the DELL U2415 is only a 24.1" PC monitor (0.9" 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.

12% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2515H has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.58cm, however the DELL U2412M is only a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.62cm smaller) and the DELL U2415 is only a 61.1cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.48cm smaller).
15% brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2515H has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², however the DELL U2412M and the DELL U2415 are both only 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (50 cd/m² dimmer).
34% faster response time Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 6ms response time PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2415. That's 2ms faster than the DELL U2412M (6ms). 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.

18% larger color gamut Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 99% color gamut PC monitor. That's 17% larger than the DELL U2412M (99%) and 8% larger than the DELL U2415 (99%).
Expert reviews are a lot better
The DELL U2515H has an average expert review score of 100% based on 4 reviews, however the DELL U2412M has an average rating of 82% (based on 36 reviews) and the DELL U2415 has an average rating of 87% (based on 3 reviews).
User reviews are moderately better
The DELL U2515H has an average user review score of 94% based on 225 reviews, however the DELL U2412M has an average rating of 93% (based on 588 reviews) and the DELL U2415 has an average rating of 91% (based on 166 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 24" PC monitor. That's 0.1" smaller than the DELL U2415 (25") and 1" 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.

Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
DELL U2412M is only 60.96cm display diagonal. That's 0.14cm smaller than the DELL U2415 (68.58cm) and 7.62cm smaller than the DELL U2515H (68.58cm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2412M is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2415. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL U2515H (350 cd/m²).
2ms slower response time Edit
The DELL U2412M has a response time of 8ms, whereas the DELL U2415 and the DELL U2515H are both 6ms response time PC monitors (2ms 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.

Smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U2412M has a color gamut of 82%, but the DELL U2415 is a 91% color gamut PC monitor (9% larger) and the DELL U2515H is a 99% color gamut PC monitor (17% larger).
Only one displayPorts quantity Edit
The number of displayPorts quantitys on the DELL U2412M is one, and so does the DELL U2515H, but the DELL U2415 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
One less USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The DELL U2412M has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys (as does the DELL U2515H), however the DELL U2415 only has six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Older by over three years
The DELL U2412M is three years older than the DELL U2415 and three years older than the DELL U2515H.
$43.51 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the DELL U2412M are $73.16 which is $43.51 more than the DELL U2415 and $3.27 more than the DELL U2515H over five years. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is much Worse
The DELL U2412M has an average expert score of 82%, but the DELL U2415 has an average expert rating of 87% (based on 3 reviews) and the DELL U2515H has an average expert rating of 100% (based on 4 reviews).
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The DELL U2412M has an average user score of 93%, but the DELL U2515H has an average user rating of 94% (based on 225 reviews).
11 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2415 has a display diagonal of 24.1", whereas the DELL U2412M is a 24" PC monitor (0.1" smaller) and the DELL U2515H is a 25" PC monitor (0.9" 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.

7.48cm smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 61.1cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2412M is a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.14cm smaller) and the DELL U2515H is a 68.58cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.48cm bigger).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2415 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² (as does the DELL U2412M), whereas the DELL U2515H is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
9% smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 91% color gamut PC monitor. That's 9% larger than the DELL U2412M (99%) and 8% smaller than the DELL U2515H (99%).
3W higher power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 75W maximum power consumption PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2412M is a 72W maximum power consumption PC monitor (3W lower) and the DELL U2515H is an 87W maximum power consumption PC monitor (12W higher).
Heavier Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor. That's 280g heavier than the DELL U2412M (4.4kg) and 150g lighter than the DELL U2515H (4.4kg).
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Three months older
The DELL U2415 is older than the DELL U2515H by three months.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U2415 has received 1 award, the DELL U2412M has received 10 awards and the DELL U2515H has received 2 awards.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the DELL U2415 is 87%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U2515H is 100% (based on 4 reviews).
Moderately Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the DELL U2415 is 91%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2412M is 93% (based on 588 reviews) and the DELL U2515H is 94% (based on 225 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
Does not have an HDCP Edit
The DELL U2515H does not have an HDCP, but the DELL U2412M does.
One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The DELL U2515H has one displayPorts quantity (as does the DELL U2412M), however the DELL U2415 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Only five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The DELL U2515H is a five USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2412M, whereas the DELL U2415 only has six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
18% higher power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL U2515H has a power consumption (max) of 87W, however the DELL U2412M is a 72W maximum power consumption PC monitor (15W lower) and the DELL U2415 is a 75W maximum power consumption PC monitor (12W lower).
10% heavier Edit
The DELL U2515H is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor. That's 430g heavier than the DELL U2412M (4.4kg) and 150g heavier than the DELL U2415 (4.4kg).
$124 more expensive
The DELL U2515H is more expensive than the DELL U2412M by $123.96.
Less retailers
Only 4 sellers sells the DELL U2515H, whereas 7 shops sell the DELL U2412M. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More expensive to run over five years by 136%
The DELL U2515H costs $69.89 to run which is $40.24 more to run than the DELL U2415 over five years. Show assumptions.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U2515H has received 2 awards, the DELL U2412M has received 10 awards.

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
1 Award
pcmagazine.ru: 5 Star
2 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
SweClockers.com: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

66 months Ago 28 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 73.16
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 73.16
Purchase price $ 199.99
Total cost of ownership $ 273.15
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 27.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 29.65
Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.95
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.94
Total running cost $ 69.89
Purchase price $ 323.95
Total cost of ownership $ 393.84
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.48T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
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
24" 24.1" 25"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 360p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 611mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 335.66mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 596.74mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27 0.2331 x 0.2331
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.96cm 61.1cm 68.58cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms 6ms
BEST
6ms
BEST
DDC/CI
 DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Color Gamut
82% 91% 99%
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
 2.0
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
 Audio output
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 2
BEST
1
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
5 6
BEST
5
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Number of Upstream Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
115mm 115mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Management
 Power management
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Current Rating
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption (typical)
38W 23W
BEST
35W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
72W
BEST
75W 87W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3048 0 - 5000 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 10668 0 - 12192 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 5 - 90 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 -20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.5kg
BEST
8.4kg 9.8kg
Weight With Stand
5.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
513.5mm 517.9mm 512.5mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
180.3mm
BEST
205mm 205mm
Width (with Stand)
556mm 532.2mm
BEST
569mm
Weight
4kg
BEST
4.3kg 4.4kg
Height
361.6mm 350.6mm 338.7mm
Depth
64.9mm 45.7mm 46.4mm
Width
556mm 532.2mm 569mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
 Manual
Stand Included
 Stand included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included

Technical Details

Active Display Area (W X H)
518.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
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