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Should You Buy a DELL PC Monitor?

Updated 09 September 2019 by Matthew
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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 it's 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 mid-range and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $57 for the E1715S which has a display diagonal of 17" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1280 x 1024 and go up to $2,750 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 $272.

DELL are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning 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%
16,246 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
10,235 reviews
#3
United States
94%
94%
8,262 reviews
#4
LG
South Korea
93%
93%
8,339 reviews
#5
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,646 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,585 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,443 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,032 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
89%
89%
7,600 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
86%
86%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
85%
85%
1,536 reviews
#12
MSI
83%
83%
333 reviews
#13
China
82%
82%
877 reviews
#14
82%
82%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
81%
81%
560 reviews
#16
Japan
76%
76%
2,367 reviews
#17
75%
75%
340 reviews
#18
GeChic
74%
74%
53 reviews
#19
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#20
73%
73%
170 reviews
#21
Sceptre
73%
73%
331 reviews
#22
ELO
72%
72%
4 reviews
#23
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
427 reviews
#24
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#25
LILLIPUT
69%
69%
1 review
#26
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#27
64%
64%
0 reviews
#28
Taiwan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#29
AG Neovo
61%
61%
1 review
#30
Elo TouchSystems
60%
60%
2 reviews
#31
AVUE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#32
ViewZ
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
Viewera
58%
58%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Aopen
55%
55%
2 reviews
#40
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
CTL
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
ZOWIE
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Peerless
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Mimo Monitors
52%
52%
0 reviews
#45
Feelworld
52%
52%
0 reviews
#46
Ikegami
52%
52%
0 reviews
#47
ADTECHNO
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Crossover
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
Wacom
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 100 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%.

DELL PC monitors tend to be cheaper than most other PC monitor brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of DELL PC monitor is $26 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them less efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$278
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,949
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$272
$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
240
4 stars
199
3 stars
26
2 stars
4
1 star
1
DELL logo

User Reviews

5 stars
5,172
4 stars
1,226
3 stars
296
2 stars
209
1 star
277
DELL has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor brands.

Over 93% 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 carefully designed. Their PC monitors have also won 220+ awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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%
39 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
69%
11 reviews
84%
16 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
25 reviews
91%
9 reviews
88%
18 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
85%
12 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
21 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
19 reviews
79%
6 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
14 reviews
85%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
73%
15 reviews
86%
8 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
33 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
81%
17 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
91%
7 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
tweakers.net logo
89%
9 reviews
82%
11 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
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
78%
11 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
12 reviews
80%
4 reviews
82%
9 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%
501 reviews
61%
413 reviews
69%
374 reviews
63%
253 reviews
65%
244 reviews
Average
81%
796 reviews
78%
689 reviews
82%
630 reviews
79%
447 reviews
81%
444 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have DELL PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 220 industry awards for DELL PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards given to DELL to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

DELL has won 220 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL
hardware.info logo
18
14
17
9
7
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
13
2
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
14
8
5
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
tomshardware.co.uk logo
9
8
11
2
8
prad.de logo
17
5
10
1
4
chip.com.my logo
12
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
5
3
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
6
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
1
3
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
4
01net.com logo
5
4
1
4
3
Other Expert Sites
361
234
176
110
143
Total
575
385
308
194
220

How Reliable Are DELL PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of DELL PC monitors. 430+ of these reviews that 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

a robust OSD
CNET.com
Dell hasn't broken any new ground
anandtech.com
well-built 27-inch monitor which offers a quality
Trusted Reviews
built in USB controller
hardwarecanucks.com
The P2815Q is a well-built
tomshardware.com
The nice construction
Techradar
Sporting solid build quality
tomshardware.co.uk
this model offers solid reliability
monitornerds.com
The build quality is simply outstanding for the
performancepsu.com
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
solid build quality
amazon.co.uk
a great addition to my home built PC
Amazon
built in hub
Bhphotovideo.com

NOT RELIABLE

then there are other good alternatives that doesn't damage your savings that much
goldfries.com
Poor build quality
Amazon
the top left panel was broken
Newegg.com
fragile monitor
amazon.co.uk
watch the screen when taking it out of the box because it scratches easily
Bestbuy.com
the stand itself just isn't robust enough to absorb even very slight desk movement
Bhphotovideo.com

What is the Best Mid-Range DELL PC Monitor?

DELL U2518D

$239.90
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DELL U2518D
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DELL U2518D
25"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$66
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $239.90 is the DELL U2518D, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (25")
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Built-in USB hub
HDMI
Has ac, displayport and 1 more cables included

A very economical to run and award winning 25" PC screen, with a reasonable price and a very good spec. Purchasers report that has a good screen, it has a very good picture quality and it's really good-looking.

95
Reviews
207 Reviews + 2 Awards
84
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Widely Available
80
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Running Costs
$66 Over 5 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that DELL U2518D has great expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.

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What is the Best High End DELL PC Monitor?

DELL U3818DW

$928.39
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DELL U3818DW
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DELL U3818DW
37.5"
3840 X 1600
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$129
OVER 5 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end DELL PC monitor then the DELL U3818DW takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 80, but is a bit more expensive at $928.39.

Features We Love:
3840 x 1600 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (37.5")
Built-in USB hub
Built-in speaker
HDCP

An award winning and display diagonal 3840 x 1600 pixels resolution PC monitor, with a very good spec and low running costs. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and an HDCP and features Plug & Play. Purchasers report that has a good screen, it has good colour saturation and a good battery life.

97
Reviews
29 Reviews + 3 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
69
Value for Money
Good
74
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that DELL U3818DW has excellent expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 94%, based on 29 reviews.

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice
SweClockers.com Good Product
prad.de Very Good
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What is the Best Budget Choice DELL PC Monitor?

DELL SE2219H

$81.39
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DELL SE2219H
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21.5"
1080P
RESOLUTION
8ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A+

At only $81.39 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the DELL SE2219H makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
HDCP
HDMI
Stand included

A fully featured and positively reviewed 21.5" flatpanel monitor, with a reasonable price. Owners report that this flatpanel monitor hasa good screen and it's good-looking.

98
Reviews
7 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Widely Available
86
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that DELL SE2219H has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 97%.

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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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