• Good value
  • Large screen size
  • Tons of connection options
  • Built-in camera card reader


  • Colors a little undersaturated
  • Contrast drops off quickly when viewing the screen from an angle

Manufacturer’s Description

The Dell UltraSharp 2405FPW 24-inch Flat Panel LCD Monitor is a wide aspect desktop display that redefines the performance of LCD displays with a stylish Dell industrial design, and advanced functionality. Watch DVDs in natural format and run multiple applications simultaneously. Improve productivity with less scrolling and toggling. The 2405FPW wide aspect Flat Panel LCD also provides 12 ms response time to enable crisp clear images when using the display for fast motion video such as gaming or video editing. With 4 USB 2.0 ports, 2 located on the side, the Dell 2405FPW gives users convenient access points to plug in devices such as keyboards, digital cameras, secondary hard drives and printers. Integrated 9-in-1 flash card reader allows easy access to download photos or files. It also supports advanced features such as PIP (picture in picture) and PBP (picture by picture) and can be activated with a touch of a button on the front of the display. With 3.93 inches (100 mm) of height adjustment virtually every user can adjust the display to their exact comfort level and help reduce eye and neck strain.

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The Specs

Brightness 500.0 lumens
Display size 24.0 inches
Panel technology Patterned vertical alignment
Contrast ratio 1000:1
Antiglare 1
Panel manufacturer Samsung
Horizontal viewing angle 178.0 ∞
Vertical viewing angle 178.0 ∞
Response time 12.0
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels
General Information
UPC Code 000001316315
Ports and Connections
S-Video 1
Downstream USB ports 4
Audio Digital Optical No
Component Video Yes
Upstream USB ports 1
Standby/Sleep Power Consumption 3.0
Maximum Power Consumption 65.0
Energy and Ergonomic Standards Met
  • TCO'99
Width 22.0 inches
Depth 9.0 inches
Height 25.0 inches
Weight 22.1 pounds


DisplayMate Motion Test Result Average
Text Score 75.6
Refresh Rate Tested 60.0
Interface Tested Digital
Gaming Motion Test Result Average
Horizontal Viewing Angle Test Result 99.5
Graphics Score 76.0
DVD Motion Test Result Average