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Dell W 00 Series TV (17", 19", 23", 26", 30")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and value for money. The sound and design are also appreciated, whereas the energy efficiency and remote control get less positive opinions.

image quality, design, sound, value for money, usability

remote control, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Dell W 00 Series TV (17", 19", 23", 26", 30") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 88 reviews)

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HDTV LCD TVs for Less


When it comes to HDTVs, usually bigger is better. But sometimes you want a smaller unit, for a bedroom, home office, or small living space, for example. Enter the Dell W2600 26-inch LCD HDTV. With its compact size and relatively low price for a...

Solid overall image quality. Good connection options. Small size lets it fit into tight spaces. Competitively priced.

Standard-definition 4:3 content looks small on screen. Lacks individual input buttons on the remote.

The W2600 would make a fine second HDTV for a bedroom, and it could also serve as a primary TV in a smaller living space. It works well in a brightly lit room, and its $1,349 price won't break the bank.

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Dell W2300 23 HDTV


Like the girl or boy next door, the Dell W2300 is a safe bet. It doesn't have the prom-queen or prom-king dazzle of some other TVs we reviewed, nor does it have their mercurial temperaments. It performed respectably and consistently in all of our...

The one truly disappointing feature of the Dell is its small, pewter-colored remote control, which produced the weakest signal we encountered. Commands often failed to register even when we stood two feet away from the TV and aimed straight at the...

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Dell W1700 LCD TV


Dell has embraced the consumer electronics market with the release of several new products recently, including the W1700. Although its price ($699 direct) is in line with that of units in this group, Dell did not cut any corners.


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A Smoothie: Dell's First LCD TV


This hybrid TV/PC monitor delivers high-end display quality in an entry-level model.

This hybrid TV/PC monitor delivers high-end display quality in an entry-level model.

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Dell W1900 LCD HDTV


Introduction When most people think of Dell, they picture the dorky blond guy, Stephen, pitching $399 computers on TV with his catchphrase, "Dude, you're getting a Dell!" Since the media phenomenon, Stephen has been busted for possession of pot and...

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Amazon review summary for Dell W 00 Series TV (17", 19", 23", 26", 30")


alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Dell W 00 Series TV (17", 19", 23", 26", 30") from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on

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69% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell W1700 - 17" LCD TV - widescreen - HDTV monitorDell W2600 26-Inch Widescreen LCD HDTV MonitorDell W2600 - 26" LCD TV - widescreen - 720p - HDTV monitor

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Picture is good with HD signal

Quits working after a year, non HD signal sometimes blurry

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Getting the Dell W3000 to Turn On is Sometimes Annoying



Problem identified above.

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Bad to the bone


Good audio/video, compact size, removable speakers.

Poor service, no video on power up

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No Video, Only Sound


After a year and a half using this tv, it started to turn on only with the sound, but no picture.



Product Specifications

The Dell W1900 LCD TV offers an ideal solution for space conscious businesses by integrating a traditional flat panel monitor and a television tuner into one device. With a high resolution of up to 1280x1024 pixels, this LCD TV is optimized for both TV and DVD viewing, today's standard TV signals, and tomorrow's high definition broadcast standards. With 600: 1 contrast ratio and DCDI by Faroudja video processing technology, it delivers crisp, clear images with fast-paced action video. It also provides full picture-in-picture capabilities, so you can work on your PC and watch TV at the same time! The W1900 LCD TV features VGA and DVI-HDCP inputs for use with a PC, as well as an integrated tuner with Component, Composite and S-Video inputs for using it as a television. Wide form factor allows side-by-side viewing of two standard aspect (4: 3) windows, while integrated 14-watt (total) stereo speakers provide an excellent audio experience. Less than 7" deep with the easily removable stand attached, the W1900 can be fit into snug places such as kitchen countertops or smaller entertainment centers often used in bedrooms or dens.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers

Dimensions & Weight



Type: None


Product Line:Dell



Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty


Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (cm):43cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:400:1
PC Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1280 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video
Viewing Angle:176 degrees

TV Tuner

Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP)
TV Tuner Presence: Yes