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DELL S2718D

DELL S2718D
90
Reviews
59 Reviews + 5 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
62
Value for Money
Good
82
Age
1 Year Old
90
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and multi award winning 27" PC monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 3 further awards from other expert sites. Multiple reviews mentioned that this PC monitor has an outstanding picture quality and it's very easy to use, and well designed.
ockd.es Gold Award tomshardware.co.uk Editor Approved tomshardware.com Editor Approved altomdata.dk Test Winner
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 6ms Apr 2017 A+
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.

There is a 72% chance that the price of the DELL S2718D will go up in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will increase by up to $24 over this period.

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With very low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the DELL S2718D number 716 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
90
Reviews
81
Features
80
Popularity
62
Value for Money
82
Age
91
Running Costs

79

79
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

reviews indicate that it has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. This PC monitor has received five awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshardware.co.uk plus one other site and a "Gold" award from Ockd.es plus one other site.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £69 over 5 years are in the cheapest 16% of all 1,800+ PC displays that we have calculated running costs for.
This DELL PC monitor has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Low typical contrast ratio
Has a built-in speaker
Has a stand included
InfinityEdge display delivers edge-to-edge viewing
ComfortView ensures the monitor is easy on your eyes

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each PC monitor by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

90
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.1 stars (59 reviews)

39%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
23 Reviews
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2 Editor Approved Awards

This PC monitor has received an Editor Approved Award from expert review sites tomshardware.com and tomshardware.co.uk.
Editor Approved from tomshardware.com Editor Approved from tomshardware.co.uk

Test Winner Award

The DELL S2718D has received a Test Winner Award from altomdata.dk.
Test Winner from altomdata.dk

2 Further Awards

It's received an Award from expert review sites ockd.es and techstation.it.
Gold Award from ockd.es Gold Performance from techstation.it

What Are People Saying About the DELL S2718D?

Picture Quality
11
1
Sound Quality
3
1
Price
5
3
Design
6
0
Size and Weight
3
0
Robustness
2
0
Ease of Use
1
0
6 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • ... like but there may be some things you may not. K... This is a high-quality monitor with a fair price tag. If you don't need height adjustment, portrait ...
    techaeris.com 22 Jun 2017
  • ... Another change is usually panel types, high-end... The Dell S2718H is a fair priced monitor with a big screen and the infinity display makes it very attractive ...
    videogamesuncovered.com 30 Jul 2017
  • ... point. Not only is this monitor sleek and great for home use, it's quite affordable for a 27" screen. I'd recommend this to anyone outside of video & photo ...
    Sams - Bestbuy.com 25 Oct 2018
  • I would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants a great quality monitor at a great price point. Not only is this monitor sleek and great for home ...
    Sams - Bestbuy.com 25 Oct 2018
  • Some People Thought it Was Robust

    Four people thought that the DELL S2718 was well made.

  • ... permanentl... If you desire wafer thin displays with very colourful output then Dell has engineered something quite stunning for you to drool over. It ...
    techadvisor.co.uk 17 Jul 2017
  • ... are deep and whites are rich. Good connectivity options. High quality materials used in construction. No vertical adjustment. No portrait orientation. ...
    techaeris.com 22 Jun 2017
  • ... built into the screen) has a much better music sound, so my reference point is a built in PC speaker. Good point it has built in volume buttons on the ...
    Wooden - Amazon.co.uk 30 Aug 2018
  • ... sound, so my reference point is a built in PC speaker. Good point it has built in volume buttons on the side and total volume is quite loud. There is reasonable ...
    Wooden - Amazon.co.uk 30 Aug 2018
  • Seven People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Seven people thought that the DELL S2718 was thin.

  • ... S2718D promises extreme color vibrancy and clarity in a thin package which makes slim tablets pale in comparison. This model is one of the pioneering consumer ...
    monitornerds.com 12 Jul 2017
  • ... permanentl... If you desire wafer thin displays with very colourful output then Dell has engineered something quite stunning for you to drool over. It ...
    techadvisor.co.uk 17 Jul 2017
  • ... bit short on features, the 27-inch Dell S2718D is a strikingly thin In-Plane Switching (IPS) monitor that delivers accurate colors, solid grayscale reproduction, ...
    PC Mag 29 Jun 2017
  • ... calibration. QHD resolution. HDMI 2.0. USBC. Accepts UHD signals. Styling. Thin panel. Contrast. Outofbox accuracy. No adaptiverefresh. 60Hz.
    tomshardware.com 22 Jul 2017
  • 9 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was Nicely Designed

    Several people thought that the DELL S2718 was good-looking and well designed.

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    Good-Looking
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... family of affordable high-end displays. It is a beautiful display that fits in nice next to a Dell computer or Mac. The monitor has an equally beautiful ...
    storagereview.com 5 Jun 2017
  • ... in nice next to a Dell computer or Mac. The monitor has an equally beautiful picture great for picture or video...
    storagereview.com 5 Jun 2017
  • ... style-conscious model from Dell. On the surface, the the S2718D is no different than many other good looking business monitors. It sports a... HDR is a ...
    tomshardware.com 22 Jul 2017
  • ... style-conscious model from Dell. On the surface, the the S2718D is no different than many other good looking business monitors. It sports a... HDR is a ...
    tomshardware.co.uk 22 Jul 2017
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    Well Designed
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Two people thought that the DELL S2718 was easy to setup.

  • Good image. Good styling. Easy to set up. Has usb-c connection as well as HDMI. No height adjustment. Fairly expensive. A couple more usb ports would be ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 27 Nov 2017
  • ... stylish metal base. I am impressed by the crisp image quality and by how easy it was to set up...
    JMDT - Amazon.co.uk 19 Apr 2018
  • One Person Thought This PC Monitor Had Good Connectivity
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    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Produced a Good Picture Quality

    Several people thought that the DELL S2718 has a good screen and had an outstanding picture quality.

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    Has a Good Screen
    9 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... for mixed uses which may include casual gaming or movie watching. The vibrant IPS screen and the speaker upgrade work great to provide users with a basic ...
    monitornerds.com 3 May 2018
  • ... S2718H is a fair priced monitor with a big screen and the infinity display makes it very attractive to buy. For gaming, it works as intended but won't ...
    videogamesuncovered.com 30 Jul 2017
  • ... family of affordable high-end displays. It is a beautiful display that fits in nice next to a Dell computer or Mac. The monitor has an equally beautiful ...
    storagereview.com 5 Jun 2017
  • Love it! Amazing display. Really good quality. Using it with my MacBook Pro connected with USB-C, worked like a charm first time...
    Jordan - Amazon.co.uk 21 Dec 2017
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    Has an Outstanding Picture Quality
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of Owners Thought the DELL S2718 Produced Good Quality Sound

    Four people thought that the DELL S2718 had brilliant sound quality.

  • ... old 2007 HP all in one PC (with the PC and the speakers built into the screen) has a much better music sound, so my reference point is a built in PC speaker. ...
    Wooden - Amazon.co.uk 30 Aug 2018
  • ... in volume buttons on the side and total volume is quite loud. There is reasonable base sound, it is the treble that's a bit tinny. For information no inbuilt ...
    Wooden - Amazon.co.uk 30 Aug 2018
  • ... HPR-6 and it's a good match. For some reason it delivers more crisp audio from this monitor than it does from any TV in the house. If you intend to connect ...
    DBM - Amazon.co.uk 7 Nov 2017
  • ... picture on this is excellent. the screen is Glossy. Love that all the audio/video connections are in the base. I got it direct from dell since it is $ ...
    Froz - Bestbuy.com 31 May 2017
  • How Good Are DELL PC Monitors?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Bigger than average display diagonal
    Low typical contrast ratio
    Has a built-in speaker
    Has a stand included
    Has an audio output
    Ultra High dynamic contrast ratio
    Average vertical viewing angle
    Average horizontal viewing angle
    Only 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
    Slower than average response time
    Does not have a built-in USB hub

    What the Reviews Say

    Some people thought it was robust
    Seven people thought it was good in terms of size
    9 out of 10 customers thought it was nicely designed
    Some people thought it was easy to use
    The vast majority of owners thought it produced a good picture quality
    The majority of owners thought the DELL S2718 produced good quality sound
    Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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    Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal
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    The DELL S2718's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is bigger than 84% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all LCD screens is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Slower Than Average Response Time

    The response time of the DELL S2718 of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is slower than 75% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

    What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Have a Built-in USB Hub

    Like most other LCD screens, the DELL S2718 does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

    What is a built-in USB hub? Less Edit
    Low Typical Contrast Ratio

    This flatpanel monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many LCD screens. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

    A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

    What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Speaker
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    The DELL S2718 has a built-in speaker, unlike 54% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker.

    What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
    Average Vertical Viewing Angle
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    The vertical viewing angle of the DELL S2718 of 178° is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 47% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

    What does "vertical viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
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    The DELL S2718's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 48% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

    What does "horizontal viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Stand Included

    The DELL S2718 has a stand included, unlike 77% of LCD screens which do not have a stand included.

    Chart Hide Chart What is a stand included? Less Edit
    Has an Audio Output

    The DELL S2718 has an audio output, which is unusual. 86% of LCD screens do not have an audio output.

    Chart Hide Chart What is an audio output? Less Edit
    Ultra High Dynamic Contrast Ratio

    This PC monitor has an 8000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on PC displays. A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

    A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "dynamic contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
    80
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The DELL S2718D has been listed on Kagoo since May 2017 and is currently ranked number 716 out of 1,601 PC monitors.
    62
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the DELL S2718D (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    6 out of 10 people thought it was fairly priced
    82
    Age

    DELL S2718D Release Date

    April 2017

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    October was the biggest month in 2018 for new DELL LCD screens, with four new DELL LCD screens released that month. 14 new DELL PC monitors were released in May 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new DELL flatpanel monitor releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new DELL PC display releases was January, with five new DELL PC screens released that month.

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    How Fast Do DELL LCD Screen Prices Drop After Release?

    DELL LCD screens tend to depreciate faster than most flatpanel monitors.

    Most flatpanel monitors drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, DELL LCD screens drop in price by 9%. On a typical new DELL flatpanel monitor costing $394, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average $34.

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    Running Costs

    DELL S2718D Running Costs

    This PC screen has an efficiency rating of A+. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the S2718 will cost only £69 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the cheaper to run flatpanel monitors.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $55
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    Total running cost over 5 years
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    Europen European Energy Rating
    0.31T
    Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    DELL S2718D Manuals and Brochures

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    39% of Customers Would Recommend
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    DELL S2718D Specification

    Key Features
    Display Diagonal
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    3D
    Response Time
    Vertical Viewing Angle
    High Dynamic Range (HDR) Supported
    Horizontal Viewing Angle
    Typical Contrast Ratio
    Aspect Ratio
    Display Bezel Technology
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    Backlight Type
    Display Surface
    HD Type
    Composite Sync
    Vertical Viewable Size
    Horizontal Viewable Size
    Pixel Pitch
    Display Diagonal (Metric)
    Display Technology
    Display Brightness
    Color Gamut
    Screen Shape
    Native Aspect Ratio
    Colours
    Maximum Refresh Rate
    Panel Type
    Display Brightness (Typical)
    Response Time (Fast)
    Logistics Data
    Master Carton Length
    Quantity Per Layer
    Pallet Weight
    Pallet Height
    Pallet Length
    Pallet Width
    Master Carton Weight
    Number of Layers Per Pallet
    Number of Cartons Per Pallet
    Master Carton Width
    Quantity Per Pallet
    Master Carton Height
    Ports & Interfaces
    Built-in USB Hub
    Audio Output
    HDMI Port
    DC-in Jack
    PC Audio in
    Headphone Outputs
    Audio Input
    PC Audio Out
    DisplayPort
    VGA (D-Sub) Port
    USB Type-A Downstream Port
    USB Hub Version
    Upstream Port
    USB Upstream Port Type
    USB Type-C Downstream Ports Quantity
    Recycling Data
    Polyethylene (PE) Content Per Bag
    Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Content Per Package
    Paper Molded Pulp Content Per Package
    Expanded Polyethylene (EPE) Foam Content Per Package
    Corrugated Cardboard Content Per Package
    Multimedia
    Built-in Speaker
    Built-in Camera
    TV Tuner Integrated
    RMS Rated Power
    Design
    Feet Colour
    Colour
    Market Positioning
    Performance
    NVIDIA G-Sync
    AMD FreeSync
    Dell E-Value Code
    Thin Client
    Thin Client Installed
    Ergonomics
    Height Adjustment
    Tilt Angle
    Tilt Adjustment
    Swivelling
    Swivel Angle Range
    Cable Lock Slot
    VESA Mounting
    On/off Switch
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    LED Indicators
    Power
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Typical Power Consumption
    Standby Power Consumption
    Current Rating
    Power Consumption (PowerSave)
    Power Consumption (Off)
    Maximum Power Consumption
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Package Material
    Package Height
    Package Depth
    Package Width
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Altitude
    Non-Operating Altitude
    Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Storage Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Certificates
    Energy Star Certified
    Certification
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight (With Stand)
    Weight With Stand
    Height (With Stand)
    Depth (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Packaging Content
    Cables Included
    Stand Included
    Quick Start Guide
    Manual
    AC Adapter Included
    Other Features
    Display Technology
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Interface
    Technical Details
    No Flickering
    PC in (D-Sub)
    Clear Motion Rate (CMR)

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    dell projs718ql, dell s2718ql

    Barcodes

     00884116267850,  00884116267898,  04058154198858,  04058154205754,  04058154223666,  05397063966691,  05397063966707,  05397063966738,  05397063966936,  05706998270580,  05711783406259,  05711783406266

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