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Dell UltraSharp U2412M

Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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90 Global Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Summary

The Dell UltraSharp U2412M is one of the sharpest 24-inch monitors available for the money, with great contrast and accurate color reproduction, not to mention wide viewing angles and a solid range of ports (including DVI, DisplayPort, VGA and five USB ports). The monitor has a sturdy base with full tilt, swivel and height-adjustment options, and you can switch from portrait to landscape orientation by turning the monitor, a feature we wish was available on more displays. While it lacks the memory card reader and HDMI port of the higher-end U2410, it also sells for $200 less, making it our all around top pick.
90 Global Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

80
naxop
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
90
vasart
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
krynsky
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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Score Breakdown

 
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Average Critic Score
 
80
CNET
It includes a great list of ergonomic features, plenty of useful OSD customizations, and good performance at a great price. ... while it won't quite match high-end monitors in viewing angle performance, most users wouldn't even notice the difference.
 
90
TFT Central
If you looking for a good all round screen then this would be a great choice, and in my opinion makes another great addition to Dell's monitor range.
 
70
AnandTech
Viewing angles are good, I still like the adjustability of the Dell stand, and the larger work area made for a good combination.
 
80
FlatPanelsHD
If you can live without HDMI and do not require the wide gamut panel, I think U2412M is a great value for money monitor.
 
90
TechRadar
Is it worth paying more for all the IPS niceties then? When they come in a package like this Dell U2412M, absolutely... That makes the U2412M a winner. It's a well-built, affordable and adjustable IPS panel.
 
90
Wirecutter
By nearly all accounts, Dell's UltraSharp monitors look very, very good. And they're IPS panels, meaning they'll look great from any angle. They've got a nice sturdy build, and the displays can be positioned just so, with adjustable height, tilt, swivel and pivot.
 
90
Tech Advisor
The Dell UltraSharp U2412 delivers very good value for money and will appeal to anyone who needs to spend a lot of time in front of their monitor. It's not a multimedia display, but its excellent display quality and ergonomics make it great for design, long-term office use or gaming. Above all, it's an absolute pleasure to use.
 
80
PC Mag
The Dell UltraSharp U2412M is a feature-rich 24-inch monitor offering beautiful color reproduction and great off-angle viewing but its dark grayscale performance falls a bit short.

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