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DELL U3014 PC Monitor

30" 2560 X 1600 2000000:1 LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $122.67 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Nice design
Recent price increase of £174.20
83 Reviews + 4 Awards
hardwarecanucks.com Dam Good PC Mag Editor's Choice itproportal.com Best Buy hardwareluxx.de Excellent Hardware

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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Three expert review sites all thought that this medium monitor was good. The author at review site PC Mag gave this flatpanel monitor an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was marvellous and the expert at website Hardwareluxx.de conluded that they would highly recommend it and gave it an "Excellent Hardware" award. This DELL flatpanel monitor also received an Itproportal.com "Best Buy" award.

The author at one additional expert review site decided that this flatpanel monitor was good. Hardwarecanucks.com gave this LCD screen a "Dam Good" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Five experts from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, PC Mag, pcworld.com_techhive.com and itproportal.com have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 86%. This puts this medium monitor in the top 18% of all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Good User Reviews

On average, U3014 owners rated this PC display 87 out of 100. 44 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

DELL LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 6,246 owner and expert reviews (including 1,109 verified purchases), DELL has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. DELL also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a DELL PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Nice Design

Nine customers wrote in their reviews that the DELL U3014 was good looking. Three years ago an anonymous author mentioned “While the iMac has a beautiful display I always felt it had to much contrast” in her review of this PC monitor. Ttps wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Gorgeous to look at” in their review of this PC monitor. Patka said in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “I can't quite figure it out yet.I bought the U3014 because I have a U2412M which is a beautiful monitor.” and rated it 6 stars.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth. One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was well designed. Mike wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Ergonomically, this is a great design” in his review of the DELL U3014 and gave the product a rating of 7 stars.

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Easy to Use

Six people reckoned that the DELL U3014 was easy to use. Four years ago Mike said “This monitor is a JOY to use with Photoshop, Lightroom, Nikon Capture NX2, Photo Mechanic et al”. Absolutelyn mentioned “On setting this screen up I was extremely happy with it - 30" is a brilliant size, USB 3 ports are really handy - all round excellent”. An anonymous author mentioned in her DELL U3014 review “When you do they are intuitive and easy to use; simply hover your hand anywhere near them”.

One owner reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Crystalcowboy wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “It was easy to assemble” in their review of this PC monitor. One customer who purchased the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Dneuwir wrote “Turning the brightness down from the default of "50" to about 40-45% as it is more comfortable to look at”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Squidly2112 said “This monitor is VERY specific and requires the proper supporting equipment and settings in order to operate properly”.

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Good Product Quality

Eight customers who bought it concluded that it was good quality. Expert review site Techreviewsource.com mentioned “The overall image quality is extremely good”. Pcmag.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website PC Mag “The Dell UltraSharp U3014 is a top-shelf 30-inch monitor that delivers sharp, accurate colors, quality grayscale”. Coastal Composer wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “The high quality IPS panel, LED backlighting, sleek look” and scored it 9 stars.

Robust

Six customers who reviewed it agreed that it was well made. Expert website Itproportal.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Robust accurate colours, solid greyscale performance” and gave it a rating of 6 stars. Joseph mentioned in his DELL U3014 review “The OSD is very fancy and nicely engineered” . Four years ago an anonymous author mentioned in her review of the DELL U3014 on Tigerdirect.com “Has the good old Dell heavy-duty construction” and gave the product a score of 6 stars.


Good Picture Quality

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Garp wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Be sure that your graphics card supports dual DVI”. Paul W he said on Amazon “Great picture quality and resolution”. Steve said in his DELL U3014 review “The image quality is stunning - the ultimate test for me is whether my prints match the image on screen” .

Four people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Ben Weston mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Light bleed at the edges is absolutely terrible - if the display is showing colours then there's no problem”. Four years ago Aris said in their review of this PC monitor “Colours are great, size is huge”. Three years ago an anonymous author mentioned in her review of this PC monitor “Panel uniformity, colours, looks are all pleasing” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it had image ghosting. Olyar15 wrote “There is quite noticeable "ghosting" with moving objects” .

One owner reckoned that this PC monitor had clear images. Johnny gave the product a rating of 7 stars and he mentioned “Moving from a 32" LCD TV over HDMI the difference brought me clarity on true color picture” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people who bought this PC monitor considered that it was compact. Three years ago an anonymous reviewer said in her DELL U3014 review on Amazon “Card reader is ridiculous given that it omits Compact Flash (CF), that still being one of the most common professional photographic mediums” and rated it 7 stars.

One person reckoned that the product was thick. Joseph mentioned “The evenness of color over broad areas is very good (i.e” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 7 stars. One person who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was good structurally.

One owner concluded that this PC monitor was heavy and bulky.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two owners concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. M. Maccana mentioned “It's 30 inches - On screen controls are simple to understand and responsive - Connectivity is good - USB3” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the DELL U3014 5 stars.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. Four years ago Mike said “One thing of note is that these LED monitors spring to color fidelity from dark (power saving) almost instantly” in his review of the DELL U3014 and gave the product a score of 7 stars.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had good features.


Performance

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The DELL U3014 has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other PC monitors of this age and type which do not have a card reader integrated.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors with a card reader integrated currently available including a cheaper PC monitor such as the Benq BL3201 ($799) or you might consider a better rated PC monitor such as the Asus PA279 ($749), or the Benq PG2401 ($749.99).

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Display

2560 X 1600 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL U3014 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen the best display resolution is 3440 x 1440 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as this PC display is 170°, and the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the DELL U3014 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Has an HDCP

The DELL U3014 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC displays that have been available for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Output

The DELL U3014 has an audio output, as do most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to this PC monitor.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The DELL U3014 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the DELL U3014 is more than most medium monitors that came out around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC screen. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL U3014 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years do have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the PA328 ($939.99), or the PA279 ($749) both from Asus which is also higher rated.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This DELL PC monitor was released in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00012302321042, 00639767847032, 00884116112105, 00884116112112, 04053162584037, 05397063347735, 08841161121058

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