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Dell U2415

Dell U2415
alaScore 89

372 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 372 reviews of Dell U2415. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. People really like the reliability and design. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas opinions are divided on the price.

usability, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Dell U2415 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell U2415

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Dell U2415 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The design is also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed views about the size.

usability, design, price

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell UltraSharp U2415 24 Inch IPS 1920x1200 (16:10) 860-BBEYDell UltraSharp U2415 24 Inch IPS 1920x1200 (16:10) 860-BBEY

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: David Murphy (thewirecutter.com)

The Best 24-Inch Monitor

 

After 50 hours spent researching 19 different monitors, we found that the Dell UltraSharp U2415 is the best 24-inch monitor for most people.

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: RICHARD S. (newegg.com)

Don't Expect A Technical Review

 

I paid the extra $4.00 and delivery through NewEgg was fast and efficient.

My experience is likely colored by the fact that my old (8 years?!) HP 21.5" monitor was dying (persistent intermittent blackouts) and I made the mistake of buying a cheap ($89) 21.5" Dell that seemed to have a lower aspect ratio than the old one, and...

A tiny frustration: It's set up from the factory to use the DP cable. You'd think my Dell desktop would have a (mini-DP) port for that, but it did not. Since I didn't have a monitor set up, I could not consult the manual, so I spent about 45 minutes on...

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: HAYDER A. (newegg.com)

Dell U2415

 

- Very good Quality - Professional Design

-Daisy chain not fully compatible with MacBook Pro yet.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Ray P. (newegg.com)

Great monitor for this price range

 

All in all, it's a very solid display for the price range (seems to stick between 250 - 300 clams) if you're concerned about reasonable (if not quite perfect) color out of the box for image editing. You can get higher res at this price if you sacrifice...

Worlds better than the old TN-panel 1080p display I was using as far as color accuracy and viewing angles are concerned. The extra vertical space from the 16:10 aspect is more helpful than I'd anticipated when doing work-type stuff. Included USB hub is...

Only two real gripes - one, the monitor only comes with a DisplayPort cable for video hookups. While a decent chunk of newer video cards come with a DP connector, HDMI would have made more sense as it's a more widlely-used standard ATM. Secondly, while...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Dale S. (newegg.com)

Slick, but...

 

Don't expect daisy-chaining to work in OS X. It's sad, I know. Apple doesn't feel the need to invest in that technology since it's not a requirement for the DP specification, especially since they're pushing Thunderbolt (which is admittedly a superior...

Feels lighter than my last Dell Monitors. Definitely thinner than most. Significantly thinner bezel. DisplayPort 1.2 (daisy chaining) 6ms response time (have to change it in monitor menu) is pretty solid, even for gaming (my last monitors were 8ms) I...

Can't change any settings until video is being sent to monitor. Kinda weird... Don't be fooled by the ultra-thin bezel. While it IS very small, there is a false bezel once you turn on the monitors. The picture doesn't actually reach the edge. All...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Jackson W. (newegg.com)

Very nice monitor

 

Would definitely buy again. Currently have an older monitor 4:3 for my second display but would love to double up on this one. Don't buy at $400 unless you have to have it now or can expense it. Got this on sale for less than $250.

Extremely pleased with this monitor. Looking at the spotty reviews below, maybe I just go lucky, or maybe the quality of the panels has improved. - Even backlighting - Beautiful matte display - Plenty bright, certainly much brighter than the old...

A few minor issues here but nothing that really makes it a bad product: - The capacitive buttons on the front are dumb. If it's dark you may end up rubbing your thumb around hoping to hit the magic spot that turns it on since there's not even a texture...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Anonymous (newegg.com)

I really wanted to like this monitor.. but

 

This did not meet my needs as a gamer, youtuber, and movie watcher. This did meet my business needs of programming, reading help manuals and displaying terminals.

This has nearly every connector including USB. IT DOES NOT HAVE DVI. The screen is big at 1200. Still a 1080 movie and game fit fine in letterbox. The text on this monitor was very sharp and clear. Easy on my programming eyes. Ignore the people talking...

It just wasn't bright enough and the colors were washed out and not vivid. I tried playing with the controls to brighten it up and also make the colors come in brighter. It just didn't happen. I was really excited about this monitor. It carried a good...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Anonymous (newegg.com)

Can't do 1920x1080

 

I intended to use this as a monitor dock for various laptops, Chromebook, mobile devices, but not being able to do 1920x1080 correctly is a deal-breaker. If you only use 1920x1200 on a PC, then the extra height is nice. I have an older U2410 which has...

Compact bezel and overall good display quality. Lots of inputs.

This has two HDMI (MHL) as well as DP, but this will not do 1920x1080 which is about the only MHL resolution. There are options for 16:10, 4:3, and 5:4 (what uses that, I have no idea), but NO 16:9.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Micky C. (newegg.com)

Good Monitor

 

Works well as a monitor, and the stand is amazing.

If you're working in complete darkness, with uniform color images, you may notice some screen bleed.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: STEVEN R. (newegg.com)

Dell U2415

 

Other reviewers have complained about the on-screen adjustments, and I agree that they are not terribly intuitive, but in my long experience, these controls are used during the initial setup and seldom thereafter, so they shouldn't be considered to be...

1200 DPI Vertical Resolution. Sharp, Stable Image. Stable and very adjustable stand. Even backlighting. Minimal bezel. Usable power-saving functionality.

No DVI connection.

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:TCO, RoHS
Energy Star certified:No / Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
Feet color:Silver
Feet colour:Silver

Display

3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:10
Color gamut:91 / 99
Contrast ratio (dynamic):2000000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Display:LED
Display brightness:300 / 350
Display Diagonal:24 / 24.1
Display Diagonal (metric):24.1
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colors / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1200
Display sRGB: Yes
Display Surface:Matt
Display Technology:IPS
HD type:Full HD
Maximum refresh rate:60
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y
Native Aspect Ratio:16:10
Pixel Pitch:0.0106 x 0.0106
Response Time:6
Screen shape:Flat
sRGB coverage (typical):99
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Supported video modes:1080p, 360p, 480p, 720p
Viewable size diagonal:24.1
Viewable size, horizontal:20.4
Viewable size, vertical:12.8
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240
Current rating:1.5
Input current:1.5
Power consumption (max):75
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):23

Ergonomics

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Height adjustment:Y / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
On/Off switch:Y / Yes
Pivot:Y / Yes
Pivot angle:-90 - 90
Power LED:Y / Yes
Swiveling:Y
Swivelling: Yes
Tilt adjustment:Y / Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 21
Tilt angle range:-5 - 21
VESA mounting:Y / Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Multimedia

Built-in camera:N / No
Built-in speaker(s):N / No
Built-in speakers: No
TV tuner integrated:N / No

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 480000
Operating altitude:0 - 196850.4
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60 / -20 - 650
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, DisplayPort, USB / AC, Mini DisplayPort, USB
Manual:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:18.4

Performance

AMD FreeSync:N
Dell E-Value Code:U2415
NVIDIA G-SYNC:N

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio Output:Y / Yes
Built-in USB hub:Y
DisplayPorts quantity:2
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
Number of upstream ports:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:6
USB hub version:USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:5 / 6
USB upstream port type:USB Type-B

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240
Current rating:1.5
Input current:1.5
Power consumption (max):75
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):23

Technical Details

Active display area (W x H):20.4 x 12.8

Thin Client

Thin client installed:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.8
Depth (with stand):8.07
Height:13.8
Height (with stand):20.4
Package weight:18.4
Weight:9.37
Width:20.9 / 21
Width (with stand):20.9 / 21