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Dell UltraSharp U2412M

Dell UltraSharp U2412M


Dell hits the spot with an old-school 1,920 x 1,200 display that delivers superb image quality, great build and oodles of features

Review Date: 16 Jul 2012

Price when reviewed: £185

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Overall Rating
6 stars out of 6

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UltraSharp U2412M

Dell UltraSharp U2412M
Part Code VP2770-LED U2412M
Review Date 25 Oct 2012 16 Jul 2012
Price ex VAT £489 £188
Price inc VAT £587 £226
Overall rating 5 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6
Image quality 5 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6
Features & Design 5 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6
Value for Money 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6
Main specifications
Screen size 27.0in 24.0in
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:10
Resolution 2560 x 1440 1920 x 1200
Screen brightness 300cd/m2 300cd/m2
Pixel response time 12ms 8ms
Contrast ratio 1,000:1 1,000:1
Dynamic contrast ratio 20,000,000:1 2,000,000:1
Pixel pitch 0.233mm
Horizontal viewing angle 178 degrees 178 degrees
Vertical viewing angle 178 degrees 178 degrees
Speaker type None none
Speaker power ouput N/A N/A
TV tuner no no
TV tuner type N/A N/A
DVI inputs 1 1
VGA inputs 1 1
HDMI inputs 1 0
DisplayPort inputs 1 1
Scart inputs 0 0
HDCP support no yes
Upstream USB ports 1 1
USB ports (downstream) 4 4
3.5mm audio input jacks 0 0
Headphone output no no
Other audio connectors 3.5mm audio passthrough none
Accessories supplied
Other cables supplied DisplayPort DisplayPort, VGA
Internal power supply yes yes
Power consumption
Peak power consumption 38W
Idle power consumption 0W
Image adjustments
Brightness control? yes yes
Contrast control? yes yes
Forward tilt angle -5 degrees
Backward tilt angle 23 degrees
Swivel angle 120 degrees
Height adjustment 150mm 115mm
Pivot (portrait) mode? yes yes
Dimensions 648 x 348 x 470mm (WDH) 556 x 180 x 514mm (WDH)
Weight 8.500kg

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