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Dell UltraSharp U3818DW

Dell UltraSharp U3818DW
alaScore 97

4 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Dell UltraSharp U3818DW. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. Comments about the size and design are on the whole positive, but views are divided on the usability.

price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Dell UltraSharp U3818DW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Matt Smith (

Dell Ultrasharp U3818DW review


The Dell Ultrasharp U3818DW is the final word in supersized monitors.

Sturdy build with VESA mount support ; Excellent controls ; Accurate color and wide color gamut ; Strong warranty ; Drastically undercuts its competitor’s price

Mediocre contrast ratio ; No FreeSync support

Big and beautiful, the Dell Ultrasharp U3818DW is an excellent professional-grade display. While contrast could be better, its excellent color accuracy, sharp picture, competitive price, and good warranty help it stand out against its main competitor,...

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Christian Eberle (

Dell U3818DW Curved Monitor Review


When LG released the first curved ultra-wide monitors back in 2014, they were squarely aimed at the general-use category. With no frame of reference, it was difficult to predict who would embrace the new format. While the products were initially met...

Accurate without calibration ; Flexible image controls ; Build quality, clear & sharp image ; Ideal pixel density ; Screen area ; 2300R curve

Contrast ; No DCI-P3 or Adobe RGB gamut options

If your applications require an accurate sRGB/Rec.709 monitor, the Dell U3818DW delivers excellent accuracy without calibration. After a few adjustments, it becomes an even more precise tool for graphic artists and photographers. With its 38” curved...

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications


Certification:RoHS, BFR/PVC Free
Energy Star certified:Y


Color of product:Black
Feet color:Grey


Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:37.5
Display number of colors:1.073 billion colors
Display Resolution:3840 x 1600
Display sRGB:Y
Display surface:Matt
Display Technology:IPS
HD type:Ultra-Wide Quad HD+
Maximum refresh rate:60
Native Aspect Ratio:21:9
Pixel density:111
Pixel Pitch:0.00902 x 0.00902
Response Time:5
Screen shape:Curved
sRGB coverage (typical):99
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 1600
Viewable size diagonal:37.5
Viewable size, horizontal:34.6
Viewable size, vertical:14.4
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178


Cable lock slot:Y
Height adjustment:Y
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On/Off switch:Y
Plug and Play:Y
Swivel angle range:-30 - 30
Tilt adjustment:Y
Tilt angle range:-5 - 21


Built-in camera:N
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:18
TV tuner integrated:N

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 479960.6
Operating altitude:0 - 196850.4
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, DisplayPort, HDMI, USB, USB Type-C
Quick start guide:Y
Stand included:Y
User Guide on CD-ROM:Y

Packaging Data

Package weight:43.4


AMD FreeSync:N

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in:Y
Built-in USB hub:Y
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:N
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
Number of upstream ports:3
USB hub version:USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:4
USB Type-C downstream ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (max):250
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):56

Thin Client

Thin client installed:N

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):8.91
Height (with stand):17
Weight with stand:26.7
Width (with stand):35.2