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DELL S2240L PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 8000000:1 LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $38.21 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Running costs are very low
Poor technical guidance
31 Reviews

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User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 38 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has an outstanding overall user rating. 23 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

DELL LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 6,246 user and expert reviews (including 1,109 verified purchases) for DELL LCD screens and found that on average DELL has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 93% of those that bought a DELL PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Quality

Five people concluded that it was good quality. wrote “The picture is incredibly sharp and makes poor video quality videogames look bad.” in their review of the DELL S2240L. also mentioned “The jaw dropping of people who have not seen a monitor of this quality before” in their review. Andy wrote on Amazon two years ago “Very nice quality monitor” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 7 stars.

Well Made

Two customers who purchased it considered that it was well made. wrote “Well built”. Conrad Liebers wrote “Great monitor, crystal clear viewing, sturdy and high quality build.”. One owner who purchased the DELL S2240L reckoned that it was strong and durable. mentioned in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “Very sturdy, up-and-down beveling stand”.

Easy to Use the Menus

One person considered that the product was easy to use the menus. wrote “Extremely customizable menu” but they only scored it 1 stars.

Good Looking

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Gorgeous display, very sharp and doesn't have a large foot print on my desk (which is pretty cluttered” but in spite of that they rated it 1 stars.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the DELL S2240L had a thin frame. One owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well designed. wrote “Super sleek design”.

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Good in Terms of Power Usage

One owner concluded that this PC monitor was good in terms of power usage. mentioned “View Angles, energy use” however despite that they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 20 out of 100.

Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Output

The DELL S2240L has an audio output. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec also have an audio output.

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Only One HDMI Port

The DELL S2240L is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to this PC monitor have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The DELL S2240L has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC display also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has One Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the DELL S2240L is more than most PC monitors that were launched around the same time as it. This DELL LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens of this age and spec.

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Wide Viewing Angle

Two customers who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it had a wide viewing angle. wrote “Very wide viewing angle” in their DELL S2240L review. I'll Ave Halfastout said in their review of the DELL S2240L “Oh yeah, you can Set your preferred viewing angle with extensive tilt adjustability”.

Two customers concluded that the product had clear images. mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The color and clarity are night and day” . also mentioned “Exceptional clarity with very little pixellation” in their review.

Two customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality. I'll Ave Halfastout mentioned “The picture quality is fantastic and so is the price” and gave the product a score of 8 stars. Two years ago Sam Tomkins wrote on Amazon “Very clear graphics”.

One owner concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. said “Contrast ratio is better than my 3D LG TV L 6400”. One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a sharp image. Four years ago mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Excellent text sharpness at resolutions above 1024 768, acceptable under that res”.

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Poor Technical Guidance

One owner mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor did not have good technical guidance. Zoomcat wrote “FAB monitor - poor instructions / cabling” in their review of this PC monitor.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL S2240L does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen do have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Philips 221S6, or the Viewsonic VX2263SMHL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The DELL S2240L has a fairly slow response time (7 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC monitors that came out around the same time as this PC monitor. The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when DELL released the S2240L.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 1920x1080, dell cn0r0kgp, dell s2240lb, dell r0kgp

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