Dell S2722QC (IPS)

Dell S2722QC (IPS)

Dell S2722QC (IPS)

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BEST RATING
Productivity:
4.4
CASUAL GAMING: Poor5.9/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor4.9/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Good7.9/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Fair6.8/10
RESOLUTION: Very Good8.1/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.9/10
CONTRAST: Fair6.1/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Poor4.9/10
RESPONSE TIME: Poor5.9/10
TEXT QUALITY: Very Good8.1/10

The Dell S2722QC with an IPS panel offers a clear and sharp 4K resolution on its 27-inch screen, which is great for productivity tasks that benefit from more screen real estate and high image clarity, like digital photo editing where accurate sRGB colors are important. It's not ideal for HDR gaming or media consumption since it lacks high brightness and wide color gamuts needed for true HDR performance. For gaming, it's on the lower end with poor refresh rates and total response times, thus more suited for casual rather than competitive gaming, as fast-paced action may suffer from ghosting. The monitor's midrange price point and USB-C connectivity with power delivery make it a balanced choice for everyday office work and content viewing, with the added bonus of a clutter-free desk setup. The adjustable stand enhances ergonomics, completing the package for a versatile, though not specialized, display solution. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




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Pros
  • Crisp text quality
  • Good for digital photo editing
  • Adjustable stand included
  • High resolution screen
Cons
  • Not suitable for HDR gaming
  • Limited refresh rate for gaming
  • Low brightness and contrast
  • Poor for competitive gaming

Ratings by Category

Productivity:
4.4
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
3.8
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Casual Gaming:
3.0
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$300
Screen Size
27"
Resolution
3840 x 2160
Screen Type
LED
Screen Sub-type
IPS
Refresh Rate
60Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
1304:1
SDR Peak Brightness
382 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
402 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
100 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
14.4 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
40 - 60 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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5/10
Ghosting Score
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6/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
164 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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8.1/10
Image Clarity Score
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8.1/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
2
HDMI 2.1 Ports
0
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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Matthew Smith | March 2022
"The Dell S2722QC offers 4K, USB-C, HDR, and integrated speakers for a uniquely affordable price, but makes some image quality sacrifices to hit its low cost. It’s a good everyday productivity monitor that you should buy for its features, not its performance."

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