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DELL S2240M PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 8000000:1 LED Feb 2014
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Dell S2240M IPS Monitor | Unboxing | 1920 x 1080 | 21.5 screen |
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11 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This PC display received an expert rating of 85% from ocfreaks.com.

User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this DELL flatpanel monitor rated this PC screen 90 out of 100 on average.

DELL PC Screens Have Good Reviews

On average DELL medium monitors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all LCD screens manufactured by DELL.

Nice Design

One person said in their reviews that this PC monitor was ergonomic. Ocfreaks.com wrote “Good ergonomics” . One customer who reviewed the DELL S2240 thought it was good looking. Digitalspidey.com wrote “Stylish design” in their review of the DELL S2240.

Good Picture Quality

One DELL S2240 owner who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Ocfreaks.com mentioned two years ago “The wide viewing angle and brilliant color accuracy makes it a p” .

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper PC screen such as the Eizo ColorEdge CG276 or you might consider a higher rated PC screen such as the Philips 231P4Q ($246.57), or the iiyama GB2488HSU ($576.66).

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S2240 is 50° and the widest is 180°. The DELL S2240 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst PC displays of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Narrow

The average width of PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the S2240 is 580mm, and the widths range from 52mm to 6,500mm. The DELL S2240 is fairly narrow (only 499.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

If you would consider a LCD screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the DELL U2212HM (513mm), or the Samsung S22C650P ($219.95) (504.3mm) which is also cheaper.

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Light

The DELL S2240 is one of the lighter PC displays of a similar spec and age to the S2240 (only 2.6 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The weights of LCD screens that were released more than two years ago range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The DELL S2240 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S2240 also do not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the AOC G2460 ($239.99); or the Philips 284E5.

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Not 3D Compatible

The DELL S2240 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S2240 are also not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Benq XL2420, or the Asus VG248QE ($269.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The DELL S2240 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the S2240 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in camera and we think the Philips 272C4QPJKAB/00 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The DELL S2240 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to the S2240 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

With a viewable height of only 267.78 millimeters, the DELL S2240 has a quite small viewable height compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. The smallest viewable height of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 28mm and the biggest is 630mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The DELL S2240 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 54.62 centimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec. Across all the similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

The DELL S2240 has a quite small viewable width (only 476.06 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the S2240. PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the S2240 have viewable widths of between 1mm and 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S2240 is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the DELL S2240 has one of the slower response times amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when DELL released the S2240.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Specification

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TV Tuner Integrated
Design
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Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ergonomics
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Cable Lock Slot
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Certificates
Energy Star Certified
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Expert Reviews

(2)
6 August 2014

Dell S2240MOverall Score8.5/10This monitor is a steal for people looking for a 22 inch full HD monitor within 10,000 Rupees. I got the monitor for 8750 Rupees in Kolkata, India where I live. The...

Wide viewing angles
Rigid stand
Premium looks
Excellent color accuracy
Good ergonomics
Bad IPS bleed when viewing dark scenes from a diagonal angle
No wall mount support
7 ms response time might make some gamers unhappy
21 July 2014

Before you get excited and turn your old PC's or laptop into a touch screen by getting a Dell S2240T 21 inch multi-touch monitor, I encourage you to request a test unit and try it if it will work...

Reasonably priced
Responsive touch screen
Stylish design
No downstream USB
So-so viewing angles
Slow pixel response

User Reviews

(40)
Reviewed 30 November 2012 by Justin J.
(Verified Purchase)

I was going to wait to get a new monitor because I wante to get 1920 x 1200, but i'm glad I didn't. This monitor looks great out of the box. Pictures out of my Canon 5D Mark II look so much better... Read more…

Reviewed 7 January 2013 by Ssalee.93
(Verified Purchase)

This motherboard is amazing, its heavy which is a good sign. Its packed with soo many features that I still have to discover. there are 3 PCIe Slots which is Excellent. all the connections are... Read more…

At this time and price, this monitor is a bargain for what you're getting. The display is sharp and displays vibrant, accurate colors. It's also has a very thin profile to it (because it has a externa
Looks great, easy to setup, very crisp picture, awesome colors, good resolution, menus easy to navigate
It has an auto-dimbright feature than I've gone back and forth on whether I like it or not (it can be both distracting and pretty cool). You can certainly turn it off if you don't like it, but I do th
I like the glossy screen but others may not like it
The Menu is aligned to the buttons at the side of the
Not many considering the price. I have a few nitpicks though. First, the clearance given between the stand and the input ports on the back of the display is tight. It's hard to plug in or remove cable
There are a few things that I wouldn't take off an egg for by themselves, but they add up. Controls on the side of the monitor is clucky for multiple monitor setups despite the thin bezel promoting mu
No VESA wall mount but there are option where you can
Buy a particular mount that will connect just like a monitor
Stand
Reviewed 4 January 2013 by Jeff P.
(Verified Purchase)

This is a no-fills monitor that is set to meet the price point. So just bear in mind, it doesn't come with a height-adjustable stand (it tilts, but doesn't adjust up and down), it doesn't have... Read more…

Reviewed 3 December 2012 by Mark F.
(Verified Purchase)

I give it 5 eggs because this monitor exceeds its price class. Comparable monitors in this price class are non-IPS, and less well constructed. I think DELL purposely left stuff out like... Read more…

Reviewed 30 June 2015 by NICHOLAS A.
(Verified Purchase)

I got two of these for gaming/CAD work/general use. They look very nice on my desk and have a pretty solid feeling to them. I'm looking at getting a third when I get a new GPU this fall-- I got... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $21.90
Electricity cost when on standby $2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years $24.21
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.16 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00777004569337, 00777004801512, 00884116091622, 04053162536258, 05054484745006, 05397063171323, 05397063314355

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