Comparison between:
- 25" Dell U2520D
- 27" MSI MPG 274URF QD

Brand, series, model

Information about the brand, series, model and model aliases.

Dell U2520DMSI MPG 274URF QD
SeriesUltraSharpMPG
Dell U2520DMSI MPG 274URF QD
Model aliasUltraSharp U2520D
U2520DR
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Model year20202024

Display

Information about the main characteristics of the display - panel, backlight, resolution, refresh rate, etc.

Size class25 in27 in
Diagonal634.4 mm
63.44 cm
24.9764 in
2.0814 ft
685.985 mm
68.5985 cm
27.0073 in
2.2506 ft
Width552.96 mm
55.296 cm
21.7701 in
1.8142 ft
596.16 mm
59.616 cm
23.4709 in
1.9559 ft
Height311.04 mm
31.104 cm
12.2457 in
1.0205 ft
335.34 mm
33.534 cm
13.2024 in
1.1002 ft
Panel manufacturerLG Display-
Panel modelLM250WQ4-SSA1-
Panel typeIPSIPS
Panel bit depth8 bits10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
FRCNoYes
Colors16777216 colors
24 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
Pixel pitch0.216 mm
0.0216 cm
0.0085 in
0.0007 ft
0.155 mm
0.0155 cm
0.0061 in
0.0005 ft
Pixel density117 ppi
46 ppcm
163 ppi
64 ppcm
Display area91.23 %89.9 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LED
sRGB99 %145 %
DCI P395 %98 %
Brightness350 cd/m²400 cd/m²
Peak brightness-400 cd/m²
Static contrast1000 : 11000 : 1
Dynamic contrast-100000000 : 1
HDRDisplayHDR 400DisplayHDR 400
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °
Minimum response time5 ms
0.0050 s
0.5 ms
0.0005 s
Average response time8 ms
0.0080 s
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CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-glare/Matte
-Response time - 1 ms (MPRT - Motion Picture Response Time)

3D

3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.

3DNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Horizontal frequency (digital)10 kHz - 120 kHz180 kHz - 352 kHz
Vertical frequency (digital)48 Hz - 75 Hz48 Hz - 160 Hz

Power supply and consumption

Information about the power supply and consumption, energy efficiency class, etc.

110V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V
220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Electric current (A)2.5 A-
Power consumption (off)0.3 W0.3 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.3 W0.5 W
Power consumption (eco)20.6 W-
Power consumption (average)24 W26 W
Power consumption (annual)66.2 kWh-
Energy efficiency class-F

Dimensions, weight and color

Information about the dimensions and the weight of the specific model with and without stand as well as the colors, in which it is offered to the market.

Width567.7 mm
56.77 cm
22.3504 in
1.8625 ft
613.5 mm
61.35 cm
24.1535 in
2.0128 ft
Height332.1 mm
33.21 cm
13.0748 in
1.0896 ft
362.46 mm
36.246 cm
14.2701 in
1.1892 ft
Depth49.9 mm
4.99 cm
1.9646 in
0.1637 ft
69.74 mm
6.974 cm
2.7457 in
0.2288 ft
Weight4.2 kg
9.26 lbs
4.2 kg
9.26 lbs
Width with stand567.7 mm
56.77 cm
22.3504 in
1.8625 ft
613.5 mm
61.35 cm
24.1535 in
2.0128 ft
Height with stand382.9 mm
38.29 cm
15.0748 in
1.2562 ft
406.6 mm
40.66 cm
16.0079 in
1.334 ft
Depth with stand185 mm
18.5 cm
7.2835 in
0.607 ft
227.5 mm
22.75 cm
8.9567 in
0.7464 ft
Weight with stand6.4 kg
14.11 lbs
6.4 kg
14.11 lbs
Box width-847 mm
84.7 cm
33.3465 in
2.7789 ft
Box height-491 mm
49.1 cm
19.3307 in
1.6109 ft
Box depth-145 mm
14.5 cm
5.7087 in
0.4757 ft
Box weight8.8 kg
19.4 lbs
9.3 kg
20.5 lbs
Stand depth-227.5 mm
22.75 cm
8.9567 in
0.7464 ft
ColorsBlackBlack

Ergonomics

Information about the ergonomic functions - height adjustment, swivel angles, tilt angles, etc.

VESA mountYesYes
VESA interface100 x 100 mm75 x 75 mm
Removable standYesYes
Height adjustmentYesYes
Height adjustment range130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotYesYes
Left pivot90 °90 °
Right pivot90 °90 °
Left/right swivelYesYes
Left swivel45 °30 °
Right swivel45 °30 °
Forward/backward tiltYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °
Backward tilt21 °20 °

Camera

Many contemporary desktop monitors and smart TV sets have built-in cameras.

CameraNoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity1 x USB 3.0 (Type-C; upstream; 90W; DisplayPort)
1 x USB 3.0 (Type-C; Gen 1; downstream; 15W)
1 x USB 3.0 (Type-A; downstream; BC 1.2 charging at 2A)
2 x USB 3.0 (Type-A; downstream)
1 x HDMI 2.0 (CEC)
1 x DisplayPort 1.4 (out)
1 x DisplayPort 1.4 (in)
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x USB 2.0 (Type-B; upstream)
2 x USB 2.0 (Type-A; downstream)
1 x USB 3.2 (Type-C; upstream; 65W; DP Alt Mode)
2 x HDMI 2.1 (CEC; ALLM; VRR)
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2-

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

FeaturesFlicker-free technology
Low Blue Light
5-way OSD navigation joystick
Adaptive-Sync technology
AI Vision
Console Mode
Flicker-free technology
Frameless Design
Game Mode
Gaming Intelligence App
KVM Switch
Less Blue Light Pro
Mystic Light Spectrumbar
Night Vision
Optix Scope
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Quantum Dot Color
Rapid IPS
Smart Crosshair
Wide Color Gamut

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licensesBFR-free
CEL
ENERGY STAR 6.0
EPEAT
Mercury-free
NFPA 99
PVC-free
RoHS Compliant
TCO Certified Displays
CE
FCC
RoHS
TUV Rheinland Flicker-free Certified
TUV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certified (Software Solution)
WEEE

Operating and storage conditions

There are certain requirements for the environmental conditions, in which the display should be used and stored in order to function properly.

Operating temperature0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
Operating humidity10 % - 80 %20 % - 90 %
Operating altitude5000 m
16404.2 ft
5000 m
16404.2 ft
Storage temperature-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
Storage humidity5 % - 90 %10 % - 90 %
Storage altitude12192 m
40000 ft
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Accessories

Often the packaging of desktop monitors and smart TV sets includes accessories for them.

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable (U2520D)
HDMI cable (U2520DR)
USB Type-C to Type-C cable
USB Type-C to Type-A cable
DisplayPort cable (optional)
HDMI cable (optional)

Additional features

Information about other features.

Additional featuresSecurity lock slot
Anti-theft stand lock slot
Anti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington
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