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Should You Buy a DELL PC Monitor?

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Updated 06 March 2020
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should you buy a DELL PC Monitor?

DELL is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its optical disc drives, projectors and laser printers. The company behind DELL also manufacturers Alienware PC Monitors.

We've collated all the key information on DELL PC monitors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,400 PC monitors to impartially compare each PC monitor brand.

DELL are recognised for their wide selection of award winning and popular PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $55 for the S2718 which has a display diagonal of 27" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $3,000 for the UP3218K which has a display diagonal of 32" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 7680 x 4320. The average price of a new DELL PC monitor is $250.

DELL are recognised for their wide selection of award winning and popular PC monitors.

Is DELL the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are DELL PC monitors any good? We give every PC monitor a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all PC monitors we are able to impartially rank all the PC monitor brands.

DELL is ranked the No. 3 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that DELL is the 3rd best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,261 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
10,214 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
8,466 reviews
#4
HP
United States
93%
93%
4,525 reviews
#5
Taiwan
93%
93%
2,650 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,332 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,277 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,059 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,517 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
86%
86%
444 reviews
#11
China
84%
84%
878 reviews
#12
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,561 reviews
#13
MSI
81%
81%
347 reviews
#14
80%
80%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
80%
80%
2,375 reviews
#16
Japan
80%
80%
561 reviews
#17
Sceptre
74%
74%
331 reviews
#18
73%
73%
361 reviews
#19
73%
73%
157 reviews
#20
ELO
73%
73%
4 reviews
#21
V7
72%
72%
9 reviews
#22
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
429 reviews
#23
Viotek
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#25
GeChic
69%
69%
54 reviews
#26
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#27
LILLIPUT
67%
67%
1 review
#28
Gigabyte
65%
65%
31 reviews
#29
64%
64%
0 reviews
#30
Viewera
62%
62%
0 reviews
#31
Apple
61%
61%
185 reviews
#32
Japan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#33
Taiwan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#34
AVUE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#35
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#36
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#37
CTL
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
56%
56%
0 reviews
#39
Hanwha
56%
56%
0 reviews
#40
56%
56%
0 reviews
#41
ViewZ
56%
56%
0 reviews
#42
Mimo Monitors
56%
56%
0 reviews
#43
Aopen
56%
56%
2 reviews
#44
Wacom
54%
54%
0 reviews
#45
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Pelco
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Logik
United Kingdom
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
Peerless
52%
52%
0 reviews
#50
ADTECHNO
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how DELL PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All PC monitor Brands
DELL PC Monitors

There's a wide selection of DELL PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with over 90 DELL PC monitors currently on the market in the US. DELL also have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a DELL PC monitor being 80%.

The average review score for a DELL PC monitor is 80%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of DELL PC monitor is $35 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

DELL PC monitors tend to be cheaper than most other PC monitor brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$293
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $7,899
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $9,849
Price Distribution of DELL PC Monitors

What Do the DELL PC Monitor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every DELL PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for DELL and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.

DELL logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
244
4 stars
205
3 stars
26
2 stars
4
1 star
1
DELL logo

User Reviews

5 stars
5,311
4 stars
1,245
3 stars
309
2 stars
218
1 star
267
DELL has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands.

Over 94% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for DELL PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of DELL PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, reliable and thoughtfully designed. Their PC monitors have also won 210+ awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to DELL PC monitors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other PC monitor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL
prad.de logo
74%
40 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
67%
12 reviews
84%
17 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
25 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
22 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
20 reviews
79%
6 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
20 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
16 reviews
85%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
74%
14 reviews
86%
8 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
33 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
90%
6 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
17 reviews
tweakers.net logo
88%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
36 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
11 reviews
78%
11 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
11 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
87%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
84%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
5 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
86%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
505 reviews
61%
414 reviews
69%
375 reviews
63%
257 reviews
66%
250 reviews
Average
81%
798 reviews
78%
687 reviews
82%
632 reviews
79%
454 reviews
81%
453 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have DELL PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 217 industry awards for DELL PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards received by DELL to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

DELL has won 217 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL
hardware.info logo
18
15
17
10
8
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
15
2
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
8
5
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
7
prad.de logo
17
5
10
2
4
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
4
3
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
5
6
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
6
5
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
6
3
PC Mag logo
7
5
5
11
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
greentechreviews.ru logo
13
9
5
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
3dnews.ru logo
14
7
1
1
xfastest.com logo
13
4
5
SweClockers.com logo
5
7
3
1
3
profesionalreview.com logo
14
1
3
1
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
4
Other Expert Sites
352
237
177
116
143
Total
577
386
310
201
217

How Reliable Are DELL PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of DELL PC monitors. over 440 of these reviews mention reliability of which 94% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of DELL PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

94% of reviewers think DELL PC monitors are reliable.

So, most people think that DELL PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for DELL PC monitors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

The P2815Q is a well-built
tomshardware.com
vibrant IPS panel built into a functional chassis with modern features
monitornerds.com
a robust OSD
CNET.com
well-built 27-inch monitor which offers a quality
Trusted Reviews
built in USB controller
hardwarecanucks.com
The build quality is simply outstanding for the
performancepsu.com
Dell hasn't broken any new ground
anandtech.com
The nice construction
Techradar
If you desire wafer thin displays with very colourful output then Dell has engineered something quite stunning for you to drool over
techadvisor.co.uk
useful if you want the "built in" speaker look
Amazon
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
Only disadvantage is that they don't have built in speakers as my Samsung did
Bhphotovideo.com
Build quality was excellent
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

then there are other good alternatives that doesn't damage your savings that much
goldfries.com
Poor build quality
Amazon
it unfortunately arrived with a broken screen
Bestbuy.com
had the 'XTXXK' PPID so it should have been built after the problems were fixed
Newegg.com
seriously durability of 3 months is laughable for 400 pounds
amazon.co.uk
you'll curse the poor engineering that went into placement of the ports on the back
Bhphotovideo.com

What is the Best Mid-Range DELL PC Monitor?

DELL U2412M

$259.99
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DELL U2412M
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DELL U2412M
24"
WUXGA
RESOLUTION
8ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$153
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $259.99 is the DELL U2412M, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
Built-in USB hub
HDCP
Stand included

A fully featured and multi award winning 24" LCD screen, with low running costs and a low price. It has a built-in USB hub, an HDCP and a display resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) pixels and features Plug & Play. Purchasers report that has a good screen, it has outstanding colour saturation and it's really good-looking.

94
Reviews
228 Reviews + 6 Awards
84
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Running Costs
$150 Over 5 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that DELL U2412M has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 228 reviews.

tweaktown.com Editor's Choice
tomshardware.co.uk Approved
hardwarecanucks.com Dam Good Value
flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended
hardware.info Gold Award
extrahardware.cz Smart Buy
Dell UltraSharp U2412M: Review
Dell UltraSharp U2412M: Review
Dell Ultrasharp U2412M unboxing
Dell Ultrasharp U2412M unboxing
Dell U2412M Unboxing/Review
Dell U2412M Unboxing/Review

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What is the Best High End DELL PC Monitor?

DELL S3220DGF

$1,180.30
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DELL S3220DGF
Buy Now
DELL S3220DGF
31.5"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A

If you're looking for a high end DELL PC monitor then the DELL S3220DGF takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 74, but is a bit more expensive at $1,180.30.

Features We Love:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (31.5")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)
Built-in USB hub

Our review analysis indicates that this LCD screen hasa good screen and it has a good refresh rate. It's a remarkably highly rated and fully featured 31.5" LCD screen.

95
Reviews
11 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Value for Money
Good
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that DELL S3220DGF has outstanding user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others.

DELL S3220DGF MONITOR AND MSI INFINITE X PLUS REVIEW
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Dell S3220DGF - Playstation 4 Pro - Console Test - God of War (On Screen Gameplay)
Dell S3220DGF - Playstation 4 Pro - Console Test - God of War (On Screen Gameplay)
Half-Life: ALYX - Official Trailer (Dell S3220DGF)(Half Life VR)
Half-Life: ALYX - Official Trailer (Dell S3220DGF)(Half Life VR)
Dell S3220DGF - Diablo IV (On Screen Gameplay Trailer)
Dell S3220DGF - Diablo IV (On Screen Gameplay Trailer)
Dell S3220DGF - Diablo Immortal - Mobile (On Screen Gameplay Trailer)
Dell S3220DGF - Diablo Immortal - Mobile (On Screen Gameplay Trailer)
Dell S3220DGF - Console Monitor Response Time Quick Test - Playstation 4 Pro - God of War
Dell S3220DGF - Console Monitor Response Time Quick Test - Playstation 4 Pro - God of War
Dell S3220DGF - EIZO Monitor Test - Is my Panel any Good? My thoughts...
Dell S3220DGF - EIZO Monitor Test - Is my Panel any Good? My thoughts...
Dell S3220DGF - Blur Busters Motion Test - UFO Test
Dell S3220DGF - Blur Busters Motion Test - UFO Test

The cheapest price that we could find for the S3220DGF in the US is $1,180.30 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice DELL PC Monitor?

DELL P2219H

$125.00
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DELL P2219H
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DELL P2219H
21.5"
1080P
RESOLUTION
8ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$78
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $125 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the DELL P2219H makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Built-in USB hub
HDMI
Stand included

A critically acclaimed and very economical to run 21.5" PC display, with a very good spec and a reasonable price.

95
Reviews
5 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Running Costs
$78 Over 5 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that DELL P2219H has very good expert reviews and superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others.

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Find the best DELL PC monitor for you by checking our complete list of over 1,203 PC monitors
In This Guide
Should You Buy a DELL PC Monitor?
Is DELL the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the DELL PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have DELL PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are DELL PC Monitors?
What is the Best Mid-Range DELL PC Monitor?
What is the Best High End DELL PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice DELL PC Monitor?

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