93points

Dell S2817Q 28"

63points

NEC EX231Wp

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Dell S2817Q 28" vs NEC EX231Wp

Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp
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63
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Why is Dell S2817Q 28" better than NEC EX231Wp?

  • 23ms less response time
    2msvs25ms
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 0.07W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs0.37W
  • Supports PiP and PaP

Why is NEC EX231Wp better than Dell S2817Q 28"?

  • 63W lower power consumption on operation
    27W vs90W
  • 3x higher static contrast ratio
    3000:1vs1000:1
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 65.2mm shorter
    318.3mmvs383.5mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 137.7mm thinner
    47.7mmvs185.4mm
  • 117.7mm narrower
    540.2mmvs657.9mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.

2.height

383.5mm

318.3mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

185.4mm

47.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

The VESA mount is a standard used by most manufacturers. A device that supports the VESA mount can be mounted on many different supports, from arms to wall mounts.

5.Has a swivel stand
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

6.width

657.9mm

540.2mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

2ms

25ms

Response time is how long it takes for a display to change the state of pixels, in order to show new content. The less time it takes to respond, the less likely it is to blur fast-changing images.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.pixel density

157ppi

96ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27.9"

23"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.has an IPS screen
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

6.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.display colors

1074m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.contrast ratio

1000:1

3000:1

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

4.has an ambient light sensor
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.HDMI ports

2

0

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Acer HN274H

4

3.has a DVI connector
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

4.has a VGA connector
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

5.has FireWire
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

For example

Dell S2316H 23"

Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

27W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.3W

0.37W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

3.has a sleep timer
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Features

1.supports PiP and PaP
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

2.has a front camera
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

For example

LG 27MD5K 27"

3.has a child lock
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

For example

Asus VP228N 21.5"

4.supports multicomputer control
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

This feature allows to connect several computers to one monitor and control it with just single keyboard and mouse, by using the monitor's built-in peripheral switcher.

For example

LG 32UK950 32"

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Dell S2817Q 28"
NEC EX231Wp

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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