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DELL UltraSharp 25 PC Monitor

25" 2000000:1 LED 569mm Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Width Release Date $72.40 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Reasonable price
Easy to setup
490 Reviews + 5 Awards
SweClockers.com Good Product prohardver.hu Recommended hardware.info Excellent uk.hardware.info Excellent

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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

This PC display is one of the most awarded by experts of all the medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

The editors of Cnews.cz and Prohardver.hu both endorse this PC screen and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of three additional expert review sites all thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. This DELL flatpanel monitor received an "Excellent" award from both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info and it received a "Good Product" award from SweClockers.com.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

The average expert rating of this LCD screen is 92% based on six expert reviews from sites including Chip.de, techwalls.com, gizlogic.com and allesbeste.de. That puts this PC screen in the top 4% of all the LCD screens of a comparable age and type.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 324 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is terrific. 405 reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

DELL Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

DELL has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range.

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Design

Easy to Setup

Eleven customers considered that the DELL UltraSharp 25 was easy to setup.

Two years ago Mrs J a Brooks scored it 7 stars and she said in her review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 on Amazon.co.uk “I have Windows 8.1 and setting up was so easy, all I had to do was connect it, tell the monitor I was using the HDMI port”. Noelt said on Amazon.co.uk “Easy to set up, great colour rendition, I had been using a 21 inchSamsung with 1980 resolution, I'm not convinced the 2500 is as much better as it is said to be.” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Francis026 scored it 8 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “This is a really good hd monitor for gaming and it is easy to set-up”.

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Good Looking

Thirty-six customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking.

Two years ago Stephen said on Amazon.co.uk “It is pretty simple to set up” in his DELL UltraSharp 25 review and scored this PC monitor 8 stars. Also two years ago Roman wrote in his review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 on Amazon.co.uk “Such a beautiful beast it is” and scored it 6 stars. Rohit Vishwakarma said “Can't stop staring this display, absolutely gorgeous” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25.

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Good Experience

Four DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good experience.

Kolly Kibber gave it a score of 8 stars and mentioned “Superb Gaming experience”.

Strong and Durable

Six people who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was strong and durable.

Two years ago Robc said in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 “Packaging is very sturdy”. Roman wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Sturdy packaging designs available in the market”. Megadirk wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “The base is sturdy” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25.

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Good Quality

Sixty-seven DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewers agreed that it was good quality.

Reubs wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Build quality solid” and gave it a score of 6 stars. Sparky mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “It's a great image, good build quality and not imposing”. Two years ago Soundy rated it 8 stars and said on Amazon.co.uk “Quality is excellent in every sense, not an expert in monitors” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25.

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Thin Frame

Seven DELL UltraSharp 25 owners who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it had a thin frame.

Tngus7203 wrote two years ago “The thin bezel provides amazing experience especially when you watch a movie”. Wils gave the product a score of 7 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Thin bezel looks amazing”. Barn 81 mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “The super thin bezel is awesome” and scored the product 8 stars.

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Easy to Use

Four customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use.

W J C mentioned in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 “The stand is very easy to use and gives a large range of movement”. Aic mentioned in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review on Amazon.co.uk “The small annoyance is the control buttons which are touch sensitive”. Two years ago Jon Hall rated the product 7 stars and he said “I've tried it for movies, browsing and various games and found it a pleasure to use”.

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Easy to Assemble

Three customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to assemble.

Bigfish gave it a score of 9 stars and said on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “Another one to add a fantastic review on this monitor! Very well made and very easy to put together”. Alan D wrote “ASSEMBLING – Dell have it mastered here - superbly easy to assemble and to adjust the stand 5 stars for this” in his review of this PC monitor and rated it 8 stars. Jon Hall said “The stand is by a massive margin the easiest to assemble of any display I have ever seen, which is not a small number by any means” and scored it 5 stars.

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Well Designed

Thirteen DELL UltraSharp 25 owners who bought this PC monitor thought it was well designed.

Sahar mentioned on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “Very good design” and scored it 9 stars. Yuri wrote in her DELL UltraSharp 25 review “It's great for graphic design, which is what I do”. Two years ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon.co.uk “It's well designed, apart from the USB arrangement” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the DELL UltraSharp 25 8 stars.

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Reliable

Three DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was reliable.

Two years ago Jens Toft wrote “They work reliably in my experience” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 and gave this PC monitor a rating of 7 stars. In the same month Dave mentioned “I've been happy with Dell goods to date so expect this to last and be reliable too” in his review of this PC monitor. Also two years ago Cg /¬¬/ mentioned “You do very quickly learn how and where to touch the screen to get a reliable result” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Well Made

Twenty-nine DELL UltraSharp 25 owners said that it was well made.

Peter said in his review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 on Amazon.co.uk “The built in USB3 hub is also really useful (see caveat below) The only reason I give this 4 stars” and scored it 7 stars. Two years ago Mr Ra said on Amazon.co.uk “The ergonomic neck also surprised me due to its sturdy build and ease of setup” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Marcelo wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “Build quality is fine, you can adjust height”.

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Easy to Use the Menus

Four people who purchased it considered that it was easy to use the menus.

Eric L wrote in his review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 “Lots of settings, clear for movies”. Alex Dennison mentioned in his review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 “The out of the box settings were near perfect”. Guyzka rated the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I only liked that the menu and switch was very user friendly”.

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Ergonomic

Three DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was ergonomic.

Jph said in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 on Amazon.co.uk “Pros + Great value for a QHD monitor with a good panel + Many ports + Ergonomics (height adjustment, pivot, swivel) Cons Touch OSD buttons are unresponsive”.

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Touch Sensitive Screen

Four DELL UltraSharp 25 owners said in their reviews that it had a touch sensitive screen.

Jens Toft wrote on Amazon.co.uk “It seems the one thing most people dislike are the touch-sensitive buttons for on/off”. Jon Hall wrote “The only gripe you may find is the touch sensitive buttons on the bezel” in his DELL UltraSharp 25 review. Dave wrote in his review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 “So far no problems with the touch sensitive buttons (as others report”.

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Comfortable and Easy to Hold

One DELL UltraSharp 25 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Ceek said on Amazon.co.uk “It's perfectly comfortable (-0.5 in each eye”.

Smooth

One person who purchased this PC monitor thought it was smooth.

Luftwaffle wrote on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “Very smooth and even display, no banding on gradients, no colour shift when viewing from the side”.


Good Picture Quality

Twenty-seven people thought the product had good picture quality.

Sarjan said on Amazon.co.uk “The image quality is amazing on this monitor” in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review. Matias Cruz said on Amazon.co.uk “The image quality is also great ; is almost retina” in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review. Mr. M Burns said “The picture quality is great and the stand is excellent” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Clear Images

Three DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewers who reviewed the DELL UltraSharp 25 agreed that it had clear images.

Two years ago Systemerror said on Walmart.com “The reviews that say it has amazing clarity, especially with the text, must be using CRT monitors from the 90's” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 and rated it 7 stars. Nik V mentioned in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review on Amazon “The image clarity is excellent and it works well with the Mac Pro I have attached it to”.

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Good Colour Saturation

Thirty-one customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation.

Reu said “Side by side it looks better, is far sharper and colours are more vivid than the U2414H”. Pmac999 wrote in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 “The colours, to my eyes, seem well balanced” . Pe James mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Superb colours great monitor good response time well pleased with it” and gave the product a rating of 9 stars.

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Good Contrast Ratio

Two DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewers who purchased the product thought it had a good contrast ratio.

Marc gave the DELL UltraSharp 25 a rating of 8 stars and he wrote in his DELL UltraSharp 25 review on Amazon.co.uk “Contrast ratio is excellent, no dead pixels at all”. Two years ago Alexander Macdonald mentioned “Lovely even backlight, good contrast ratio and well calibrated out of the box” and gave the product a score of 8 stars.

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Sharp Image

Two DELL UltraSharp 25 owners considered that the DELL UltraSharp 25 had a sharp image.

Tom, Edinburgh wrote on Amazon.co.uk “The standout features are the really small border round the screen which is great for a multi monitor setup and the stunning crispness and colour of the display” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25. A. Askew gave the product a rating of 7 stars and said “The picture quality and sharpness is great” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25.

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Good Refresh Rate

One customer wrote in their reviews that the DELL UltraSharp 25 had a good refresh rate.

Ben he said on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “You should consider sticking to 1920x1080 and perhaps geetting something with a better refresh rate” in his review of this PC monitor.

Good Webcam

One DELL UltraSharp 25 owner considered that it had a good webcam.

Mr. N. Knowles mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “In my opinion this isn't a bad thing as my webcam overlaps the top of the screen” in their review of this PC monitor.

Image Blurring

One person who reviewed the product considered that it had image blurring.

Pete Wollny mentioned in his DELL UltraSharp 25 review “Text is also nice and sharp with no edge blurring”.

Image Ghosting

One DELL UltraSharp 25 owner mentioned in their reviews that the DELL UltraSharp 25 had image ghosting.

Rehilliard rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review “If there is ghosting at the corners”.

Wide Viewing Angle

Two people who bought it thought it had a wide viewing angle. Last year Techwalls.com mentioned “Wide viewing angle”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four DELL UltraSharp 25 owners who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was a good size.

Simon Lowe mentioned two years ago “Clear sharp text, vibrant colour, stunning for video, breathtaking for high resolution images and it's a good size so doesn't overpower your desk like a 27" screen might” and rated the DELL UltraSharp 25 8 stars. P. Hill mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “A great 4k monitor and a good size for photo editing, at least for me”. Mr. J. S. Palaha said in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review on Amazon.co.uk “Its good size, very smart looking”.

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Compact

One person who bought the DELL UltraSharp 25 considered that it was compact.

Dag49 said two years ago “Due to the thin bezel the overall size for this 27" monitor is surprisingly compact” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Structurally

One DELL UltraSharp 25 owner mentioned in their reviews that the DELL UltraSharp 25 was good structurally.

The Smiths wrote in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review last year “It's really tightly packed in a complicated cardboard construction, which I'm sure protects it very well” but even so they gave the product a score of 64.078642462954 out of 100.

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Heavy and Bulky

Two DELL UltraSharp 25 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was heavy and bulky.

Alan D gave it a score of 7 stars and he mentioned in his DELL UltraSharp 25 review on Amazon.co.uk “To me heavy anti-glare coatings just look awful.”. Dylanp.j.oflannagan wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Beast monitor, used for heavy gaming and general web browsing”.

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Price

Good Value for Money

Sixty-five people who purchased it thought it was good value for money. In April last year Techwalls.com said “Reasonable price”.

Peter wrote in his DELL UltraSharp 25 review two years ago “The real value here is in the real estate the additional pixels offer” . Pmac999 rated it 8 stars and said on Amazon.co.uk “The U2515H seemed excellent value for money whilst providing the extra pixels I required” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Cheap

Seven customers said that the DELL UltraSharp 25 was cheap.

Marius said “Colors are amazing, my cheap laptop screen looks like black&white” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 and scored the product 8 stars. Krayvis mentioned two years ago “That would change this from being a decent buy to a solid deal.” in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review. In the same month Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Finally bought a cheap nVideo GT210 card to try”.

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Expensive

Five DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewers who reviewed the DELL UltraSharp 25 reckoned that it was expensive.

Shenandoah Andy said on Bhphotovideo.com last year “It is large and the colors are noticebly better than less expensive monitors” in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25. Two years ago Tngus7203 said on Bhphotovideo.com “It was too expensive for me and my laptop doesn't support 4k resolution at 60 refresh rates”. Systemerror mentioned in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 “Its defiantly overpriced, I'd wait for a sale”.

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Features

Good Features

Two customers said in their reviews that the product had good features.

Two years ago Krayvis wrote in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review “Overall, I think it's a fantastic looking monitor with an excellent feature set”. Beantownr scored it 9 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “Best features”.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Four DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewers concluded that the product had good technical guidance.

Two years ago Redlabs rated it 7 stars and said in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review on Amazon.co.uk “The only slight niggle being the lack of cable set up information supplied in the quick start instructions.”. Reu mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “125% is a good general guide, although it has issues across two monitors of differing resolutions” in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review. In April last year Boater Bob said on Bhphotovideo.com “The variety of input feeds is a real help” in their DELL UltraSharp 25 review.

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Good Customer Support

One DELL UltraSharp 25 reviewer who purchased this PC monitor mentioned that it had good customer support.

Whippet mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Build quality is very high and it's reassuring knowing that there is good customer support and warranty should it be needed”.


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Good in Terms of Connectivity

Four customers who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Techwalls.com mentioned “Extensive connectivity”.

Stephen Best said “Beautiful panel, excellent connectivity” and rated the DELL UltraSharp 25 9 stars. Last year Aaron rated the DELL UltraSharp 25 7 stars and he wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Amazing colours, amazing clarity, great connectivity and adjustment options” in his DELL UltraSharp 25 review.

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Power

Good in Terms of Recycling

One DELL UltraSharp 25 owner who reviewed the DELL UltraSharp 25 concluded that it was good in terms of recycling.

The Smiths wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “It's very cleverly packed and all the cardboard can be recycled, which is nice.”.

Good in Terms of Power Usage

Three DELL UltraSharp 25 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of power usage.

Mr. N. Knowles wrote in their review of the DELL UltraSharp 25 two years ago “This is still plenty bright enough with even colour and great contrast and it shows a massive drop in energy consumption (supposedly just under 20w” . Tom, Edinburgh said last year “Possibly because the PC doesn't wake up until the mouse moves and the monitor is in power saving until the PC wakes” and scored the product 5 stars.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The DELL UltraSharp 25 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of this age and type. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on similar spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the UltraSharp 25. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL UltraSharp 25 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the UltraSharp 25 also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Display

Fairly Slow Response Time

At 8 milliseconds, the UltraSharp 25 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the UltraSharp 25. The response times of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the UltraSharp 25 range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this PC display was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code 2560x1440, dell 2560x1440, dell u2417hwi, dell br9xza00, dell b15xza00, dell br9xzs00, dell p219886p, dell b15xzs00, dell 300cdm2, dell 350cdm2, dell up2516d, dell u2515h, home u2515h, code u2515h, dell 9x2vy
Barcodes 00700461049296, 00884116155638, 04053162591639, 05397063622061, 08841161556386

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