94points

Dell UltraSharp UP2715K

75points

NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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Dell UltraSharp UP2715K vs NEC PA231W-BK-SV

Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV
94
points
75
points

Why is Dell UltraSharp UP2715K better than NEC PA231W-BK-SV?

  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 25.8mm thinner
    47.9mmvs73.7mm
  • 3.06kg lighter
    7.14kgvs10200g
  • Has an external memory slot

Why is NEC PA231W-BK-SV better than Dell UltraSharp UP2715K?

  • 54W lower power consumption on operation
    46W vs100W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 62mm shorter
    322.6mmvs384.6mm
  • 1W lower power consumption on standby
    0.2W vs1.2W
  • 93.7mm narrower
    543.6mmvs637.3mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports color calibration

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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.Has a swivel stand
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

3.height

384.6mm

322.6mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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.thickness

47.9mm

73.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.weight

7.14kg

10.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

8ms

8ms

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.screen size

27"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.has an IPS screen
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

4.resolution

5120 x 2880px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

178º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

270cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.display colors

1074m

1070m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.contrast ratio

1000:1

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

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

4.has an ambient light sensor
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

5.supports color calibration
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

A properly calibrated screen represents colors as they are and i.e. you can conduct a photo shoot while verifying your photos in real time. An internal sensor and/or colorimeter is usually included for trouble-free calibration.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

2.has a VGA connector
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

3.has FireWire
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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"

4.has an external memory slot
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Power

1.power consumption operation

100W

46W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1.2W

0.2W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a front camera
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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 UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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 UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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.

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