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Dell UP2414Q

Dell UP2414Q
alaScore 96

17 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Dell UP2414Q. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Dell UP2414Q is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 17 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 1 - 10 of 12 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (5)

Expert review by:

4K Lands on the Desktop

 

Why spend upwards of $700 on a monitor? Because it runs at 4K resolution, of course. The pixel density and color accuracy of Dell's new UltraHD display simply can't be bested at this price.

Amazing response and color performance right out of the box. Easy fine-tuning adjustments through screen-mounted controls. Versatile and handsome stand. Nice matte finish on the screen

No side-mounted USB. Screen gets very hot. Still expensive

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Dell UltraSharp UP2414Q review

 

A superb display, but you're paying through the nose for a mere 24-inches

Super display ; Great features

Very expensive ; Just 24-inches

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Dell UP2414Q review

 

Stunning monitor with superb colour accuracy but Ultra HD is an issue at 24 inches

It's early days for Ultra HD though and there are still big issues, there's simply not good enough support yet for such high PPI monitors, either in the OS or applications. If you're really keen on getting an Ultra HD monitor then you'll want to invest...

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Recommended by TR

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Dell UP2414Q

 

An outstanding 4K debut from Dell that's keenly priced. Win-win.

Outstanding colour accuracy ; Incredibly sharp ; Excellent ergonomics ; Range of connections ; Not extortionately expensive

So-so contrast ratio and black level ; No HDMI 2.0

This gives you plenty of flexibility to get what you need, particularly the option to save your own presets and quickly switch between them. There are some interesting options hidden away in the menus, too, including an intriguingly titled 'Uniformity...

Consumer review by:

Great Case

 

If Dell fixes their #$@%#$% software and provides stable firmware updates, this could be a great display.

Text looks gorgeous. Great color accuracy, not bad for gaming

Software. Sometimes have to power down entire computer, flip PSU switch off, power it back up to get display to show up. Windows won't render properly, OS X has issues with resuming from sleep. Linux sees it as 2 tiles due to how Dell configured it

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Dell needs to fix their firmware

 

If Dell fixes their #$@%#$% software and provides stable firmware updates, this could be a great display.

Text looks gorgeous. Great color accuracy, not bad for gaming

Software. Sometimes have to power down entire computer, flip PSU switch off, power it back up to get display to show up. Windows won't render properly, OS X has issues with resuming from sleep. Linux sees it as 2 tiles due to how Dell configured it

Consumer review by:

Dell UP2414Q

 

I'd delete my previous reviews, if I could. Dell sent me a bad cable, that's all. Replace the DisplayPort Cable -- REPLACE IT ! ! ! I was having serious problems until, one day, I decided to replace the cable. Be sure it's 4K, 60 Hz rated... with...

2160 x 3840 pixels, 60 Hz, IPS, DisplayPort 1.2

Dell sent me a bad DIsplayPort cable ; I didn't realize this until now, 9 months later ; See below

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wonderful colors and detail

 

i found that cpu integrated graphics is still pretty buggy - definitely put this monitor on a discrete video card to get 60Hz support over displayport.

the resolution and color reproduction are amazing. i've never seen a monitor where the colors are this good - i always calibrate my monitors so they look half decent, but this monitor starts out really really good from the factory ; built-in usb3 hub...

there's a noticeable amount of backlight bleed off axis - so if you look at the screen at a 45 deg. angle or more, the background won't look black

Consumer review by:

Best Available Display August 2014

 

Everything about this display is of a flawless quality. It's not comparable to any other product of any brand in that regard. It's not pretentious and sleek like an Apple product, instead it ships in a secure, plain box, and unlike an Apple product it...

Amazing display. I really think that the 15" Retina MacBook sets a high expectation, this display exceeds that expectation. The single best display I have ever seen in my life. And it's somewhat affordable. USB Hub, dual DisplayPort input with clever...

Ridiculously, SEVERAL people have found it logical to reduce it's overall rating of this product because their video card (or windows) doesn't support 60Hz on portrait mode. As if somehow that was something that this monitor has anything to do with ; I...

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It's... almost there

 

When you start editing your photos or video on this display, you will be amazed with that 4k resolution. When you play a video game at 4K all maxed out (you will need some serious hardware to do this fyi) you'll want to play the best looking games just...

Make no mistake about it, this is one hell of a display. Sure I need dual GTX 780s overclocked to get great performance, sure it requires quite a bit of fiddling to get the DP 1.2 happening, but its great ; The good: It will blind you with it's...

The bad: It kind of hurts to look at. After a few hours I notice a good amount of eye strain. I'm not quite sure why this is since it's an IPS panel and at such a high resolution I would assume that my eyes would have to work even less, not harder....

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Product Specifications

Configuration

Adjustable Display: Yes
Integrated Camera: No
Integrated Microphone: No
Loudspeakers: No
Type of MPR Radiation: No
Type of TCO Radiation:TCO Certified

Connectivity

DVI Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
MHL:NO MHL
USB:USB 3.0
VGA: No

Display

LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Screen Format:16:9
Touchscreen: No

General Features

3D: No
Product Type:LCD
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