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DELL U2412M vs DELL U2415 vs DELL U2515H

DELL U2412M vs DELL U2415 vs DELL U2515H

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DELL U2412M
DELL U2415
DELL U2515H

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Reasons For

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Faster response time Edit
The DELL U2415 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms faster than the DELL U2412M and the DELL U2515H (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.

Cheaper to run by $30.17
The DELL U2415 is $30.17 cheaper to run than the DELL U2412M and $24.14 cheaper to run than the DELL U2515H over five years. Read more
4 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.

Four more awards
The DELL U2515H has 5 awards, whereas the DELL U2412M has 4 awards and the DELL U2415 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are better
The DELL U2515H has an average expert review score of 92% based on 13 reviews, however the DELL U2412M has an average rating of 83% (based on 7 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 477 reviews, however the DELL U2412M has an average rating of 92% (based on 880 reviews) and the DELL U2415 has an average rating of 91% (based on 303 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 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.

2ms slower response time Edit
The DELL U2412M has a response time of 8ms (as does the DELL U2515H), whereas the DELL U2415 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (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.

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Older by over three years
The DELL U2412M is three years older than the DELL U2415 and three years older than the DELL U2515H.
$30.17 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the DELL U2412M are $78.43 which is $30.17 more than the DELL U2415 and $6.03 more than the DELL U2515H over five years. Show assumptions.
One less award
The DELL U2412M has only received 4 awards, however the DELL U2515H has received 5 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The DELL U2412M has an average expert score of 83%, 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 92% (based on 13 reviews).
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The DELL U2412M has an average user score of 92%, but the DELL U2515H has an average user rating of 94% (based on 477 reviews).
6 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.

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Two months older
The DELL U2415 is older than the DELL U2515H by two months.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U2415 has received 1 award, the DELL U2412M has received 4 awards and the DELL U2515H has received 5 awards.
Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the DELL U2415 is 87%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U2515H is 92% (based on 13 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 92% (based on 880 reviews) and the DELL U2515H is 94% (based on 477 reviews).
2 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The DELL U2515H is an 8ms response time PC monitor, and so does the DELL U2412M. That's 2ms slower than the DELL U2415 (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.

More expensive to run over five years by 50%
The DELL U2515H costs $72.40 to run which is $24.14 more to run than the DELL U2415 over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

4 Awards
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
computertotaal.nl: Editor's Choice
extrahardware.cz: Smart Buy
tomshardware.co.uk: Approved
1 Award
pcmagazine.ru: 5 Star
5 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
hardware.info: Excellent
prohardver.hu: Recommended
SweClockers.com: Good Product
uk.hardware.info: Excellent

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

70 months Ago 31 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 76.42
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 78.43
Electricity cost - switched on $ 46.25
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 48.26
Electricity cost - switched on $ 70.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 72.40
Purchase price $ 289.78
Total cost of ownership $ 362.18
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Energy Efficiency Class

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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.
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
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
BEST
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
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
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
609.6mm 611mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
324mm
BEST
324mm
BEST
311.04mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
518.4mm 518.4mm 552.96mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27 0.216 x 0.216
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 63.44cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms 6ms
BEST
8ms
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
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Ultra Contrast
 Ultra Contrast
 Ultra Contrast
SRGB Coverage (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 99 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 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
DisplayPort
1 2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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 Port
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)
Upstream Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
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
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

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

Thin Client

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

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
-90 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
115mm 115mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-4 - 21 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 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
1.5A 1.5A 1.5A
Current Rating
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption (typical)
38W 23W
BEST
35W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 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
6.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
513.5mm 517.9mm 398mm
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
 Manual
 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

Other Features

HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Products Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Placement Supported
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
Colour Temperature
6500 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

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