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Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29" review: specs and price

Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

Why is Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29" better than the average?

  • Screen size
    28.8"vs24.22"
  • Resolution
    2560 x 1080pxvs2138481.57px
  • Pixel density
    96ppivs95.17ppi
  • Luminance
    300cd/m²vs275.99cd/m²
  • Maximum horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs173.78º
  • HDMI ports
    2vs1.28
  • Height
    317.5mmvs387.93mm
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs0.6W

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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

317.5mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

200.7mm

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5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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 UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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.weight

4.94kg

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4.5g

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Display

1.response time

5ms

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

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1ms

2.pixel density

96ppi

Best

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280ppi

3.screen size

28.8"

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

Best

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108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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 UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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

2560 x 1080px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

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

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100000000:1

3.display colors

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

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1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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

2.DisplayPort outputs

2

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24"

2

3.HDMI ports

2

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

Best

Acer HN274H

4

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.USB ports

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.USB version

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

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Power

1.power consumption operation

74W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.3W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.supports PiP and PaP
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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.

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