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DELL UP3216Q PC Monitor

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31.5" 2000000:1 LED Nov 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Card Reader Integrated Release Date
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Dell UP3216Q unboxing and review
Dell UltraSharp 4K UP3216Q Monitor Review

19 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Hardware.info gave this PC display an "Excellent" award.

Good Owner Reviews

This PC screen has an average owner rating of 89 out of 100 based on 7 owner reviews.

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

We checked 4,983 user and expert reviews for DELL LCD screens and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

Popular Choice

Across all LCD screens, the UP3216Q is one the top selling products currently available for purchase according to Amazon sales data.

Good Picture Quality

A number of DELL UP3216Q owners who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it had a sharp image. One DELL UP3216Q owner thought this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Sek wrote in their review of the DELL UP3216Q on Amazon “This monitor meets the professional standards to get the exact colours”.

Easy to Use

One customer who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. One customer thought the product was easy to use.

Good Product Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Sek wrote in their review on Amazon “Still it is amazing to see your photographs in an incredible sharpness and picture quality of an LED 4K monitor”.

Good Connectivity

One DELL UP3216Q reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Legodad wrote in their review on Amazon “A handy card reader, USB 3 hub” nonetheless they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

The UP3216Q is a five USB Type-A downstream ports quantity flatpanel monitor.

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LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the EA275WMi[pl_3242943_price], or the EA275UHD[pl_3086784_price] both from NEC or the Eizo FlexScan EV2736W[plb_1720119_price].

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The UP3216Q has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year do not have a card reader integrated.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens with a card reader integrated and we think the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The smallest viewable size diagonal of PC displays of this age and type is 58mm, the largest is 870mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 540mm. The viewable size diagonal of the DELL UP3216Q of 801 millimeters is one of the largest amongst PC displays that were released around the same time as the UP3216Q.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

The UP3216Q has a quite many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the UP3216Q. The least display colour count of PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UP3216Q is 16M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 160M.

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3840 X 2160 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the UP3216Q is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all PC displays of this type and age the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

The UP3216Q is a five USB 3.0 port PC screen.

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

The average color gamut of LCD screens that have been around for more than a year is 82%. With a color gamut of 99.5 percent, the UP3216Q has a fairly large color gamut compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the UP3216Q.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of PC screens of a similar spec and age to the UP3216Q is 280 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the UP3216Q has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the UP3216Q.

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Fairly Big Pixel Density

Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year the pixel densitys range from 0.36ppi to 220ppi. With a pixel density of 140 pixels per inch, the UP3216Q has a quite big pixel density compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The UP3216Q has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec PC screens that were launched more than a year ago. This DELL PC monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that are a comparable age to the UP3216Q. The cables includeds "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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9 Reasons Against

Bad Environmental Credentials

One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was not good in terms of power usage. Legodad said in their review in January last year “Likewise if the PC sleeps and the monitor goes to power saving, its not correctly detected when the pc awakes” .

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The UP3216Q does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the UP3216Q.

It is worth also looking at other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the 32SL5B[pl_3304896_price], or the 34UC97C[pl_3016738_price] both from LG or the Acer BX320HK[plb_3158695_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of a similar age and type to the UP3216Q do not have a built-in camera. The DELL UP3216Q is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The UP3216Q is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the UP3216Q are also not 3D.

PC monitors which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response times of similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the UP3216Q range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The UP3216Q has one of the slower response times (8 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Slow SmartResponse

With a smartResponse of 6 milliseconds, the UP3216Q has one of the slower smartResponses amongst medium monitors of this age. The smartResponses of LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the UP3216Q range from 1ms to 8ms, and the average smartResponse is 4.4ms.

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Heavy

LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the UP3216Q have weights of between 2.3g and 79kg. At 9.2 kilograms, the DELL UP3216Q is very heavy compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the UP3216Q.

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Very High Power Consumption (max)

When compared to other LCD screens that are a comparable age to the UP3216Q that we have assessed, the power consumption (max) of the DELL UP3216Q of 170 Watts is one of the highest. The average power consumption (max) of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the UP3216Q is 51W.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL UP3216Q

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
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Supported Graphics Resolutions
Display Surface
HD Type
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Viewable Size Diagonal
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Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Color Gamut
SmartResponse
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Pixel Density
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
USB Version
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HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Number of Upstream Ports
Built-In USB Hub
AC (power) in
USB Upstream Port Type
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Feet Colour
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Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Current Rating
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
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
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
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Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
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Packaging Content
Cables Included
Manual
Stand Included
User Guide On CD-ROM

1 Award

hardware.info Excellent

Expert Reviews

20 February 2016

There is no question that ultra-high definition (UHD) monitors represent the future of display technology, but as is the case with the content they are designed to show, the monitors themselves... Read more…

21 February 2016

In deze review bespraken we een gevarieerd aanbod van harde schijven. Toshiba lijkt voor de introductie goed naar de concurrentie te hebben gekeken: de meeste schijven zijn óf wat sneller, óf...

Hardware.info

Notable speed and high-quality graphics in our tests
Integrates Ethernet
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct, and NFC
4K video support
Slightly subpar text quality in testing
Wrapping Timeline was removed
Maximum volume could be higher
If Roccat fix this
I'll upgrade this to an Editor Choice Award product

User Reviews

(6)

To everyone who says this monitor doesn't do 60hz at 4k without using displayport, all you need to do is set response from slow (the default) to fast in the monitor menu and boom. Annoying mouse... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I have had high-resolution monitors before, but working with the right colours had always been a problem until I bought this monitor. The colours/tones of photographs always differed when printed... Read more…

Reviewed 17 January 2016 by LegoDad | 33 Comments

Generally a fantastic monitor let down with one issue. A worthy update to the 3214 it offers excellent colour fidelity, a handy card reader, USB 3 hub and a screen size that is perfect for running... Read more…

Reviewed 28 December 2015 by Hermance Imaging
Hermance Imaging would recommend the Dell UP3216Q (Verified Purchase)

I use this monitor for photography post production. Simply amazing in detail and color. Pricey yes, but it is whole new experience in quality...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Great resolution
Great Size
Quality Color
None that I can see
Reviewed 9 December 2015 by Mark
Mark would recommend the Dell UP3216Q (Verified Purchase)

Nice monitor, crisp display. Many input option as well as USB-3 hub make it convenient to connect...

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Electricity cost when switched on $189.40
Electricity cost when on standby $4.55
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Total running cost over 5 years $193.95
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 34 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00884116177807, 04053162983717, 05397063621866, 07612392304470

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