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And again, this is my point. If this was being touted as a lower-budget IPS alternative to, say the U2410, I would say this is a great deal! No argument there. But when you get better specs and a whole other feature set for only $80 more and this new monitor is supposed to be the replacement in the U24XX line, that's what I have an issue with. IPS is an increasingly popular option with HP and even ASUS cashing in. As opposed to the HP-ZR monitor and the ASUS monitor, the U2410 was feature-packed and if they are going to compete on price alone, it is harder to differentiate and say that the U24XX line is the better line.
I see your point.
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1080p iirc allows for a larger field of vision than 1200p does.
You can get 1080p on a 1920x1200 monitor, you just end up with letterbox. There is no real downside to 1920x1200 over a 1920x1080 unless the letterbox bothers you when watching something in 16:9.
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really? U2410 is better than the U2412?
If I recall correctly, U2410 has 8-bit color with a 10-bit LUT table where as the U2412 just has 6-bit color. U2410 is H-IPS; U2412 is E-IPS. E-IPS is slightly lower quality.

In theory, the U2410 will have better colors. That is why the U2412 is less expensive.

The U2410 is wide-gamut but that does not really matter for normal users. Standard gamut is probably better for normal users.
Edited by Riou - 7/25/11 at 7:00pm
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Dell cancelled my order for some reason, anyone else? I will call tomarrow and find out why.
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http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...4&sku=320-2676

I have to say I like the look of the U2410 better. I just don't really like the curves on the U2412M. It doesn't give it that industrial look. I like that look, just not too much like the HAF-X cases. Anyways, not bad for $400 since the U2410's more expensive. It seems I've found my next monitor.
Edited by HybridCore - 7/25/11 at 8:17pm
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The U2211h is 250 dollars or more. The U2311h is 300 dollars or more.



That's opinion. Both have their advantages in gaming and in video editing. Mostly, 1200p is better because it offers the extra space AND the possibility to run both resolutions letterboxed.
The prices are about $50-100 less than that.

Usually there is some deal for a U2311H (I've seen them at $250, $220, and $199) at least once a month.

I myself bought one for $199.00 plus $12 shipping several months ago.

I think $400 is a bit expensive, perhaps if everything was priced $100 less it would be affordable.

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The pricing is much better than the U2410 though (retail price). Just get one during Black Friday or some other big sale. Just don't expect some huge discount since last year's sales sucked. If I can get it for $300, I'm taking 2.
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it's a carry-over from HDTV terminology indicating whether the advertised resolution was interlaced or progressive.
LCD monitors are the red headed stepchild of the display family. They have to put up with both the CRT's refresh rates and the HDTV rez naming convention.
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This panel seems pretty good, but it doesn't seem to be much better than my zr24w on paper. I'll await a proper review from tftcentral before I make any judgements, the black levels on the zr24w leave a lot to be desired. Also it's because of articles like this I refuse to read engadget. Ever since Josh and his crew left, the entire website seems to be turning into trash.
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^This.
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