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Dell - S2319NX 23" IPS LED FHD Monitor - Black/Silver-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 676 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent and fits purpose

    Posted
    pixeldude
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    I liked it for the FHD, and also serves my purpose of development(software). Probably the second product I liked from Dell. Browsing, watching movies... satisfied but the design looks heavy because of huge stand, doesn't fit my desktop table.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Value

    Posted
    Kdshd84
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    This monitor has exceeded my expectations. It's an excellent value at just over $100 brand new from my locals Best Buy. The colors on the the 23" IPS screen are vivid and there was no visible backlight bleed . I will definitely be buying another one for a multi-monitor setup. My only complaints are the stand not being as adjustable as I would like and not having any VESA mounts for easy wall mounting. Overall a great buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sleek Monitor

    Posted
    MGoose
    • Tech Insider NetworkTech Insider Network

    Setup was easy. The monitor is well packaged. Assembly requires no tools. A 6ft HDMI cable is included, which was really convenient for plugging in my laptop. The picture is sharp, with good brightness and color. It auto selects the correct input when plugged in. I don't usually think of a monitor as pretty, but this one actually has some style to it. With a brushed metal base and smooth black plastic back, it looks great on my glass desk. The base also has a hole for cord management. Two things to note before buying are that the base has tilt adjustment only (no height) and it may not work with aftermarket mounts. Overall this is a beautiful, well thought display that looks good on or off.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Solid basic monitor

    Posted
    EngineerMom
    • Tech Insider NetworkTech Insider Network

    For this review I'm using this monitor as a secondary in a home office, connected to a docking station via VGA. Out of the box, this monitor is quick to set up. The stand locks in place with a turn latch type screw, meaning no tools required. I connected this monitor to a docking station using VGA and it was quickly identified. Overall setup is quick and intuitive. The pros of this monitor are that it meets all the basic expectations - solid stand, physical buttons, ease of set up and options. The monitor quality is average, with the expected color options and settings. I like that the menus are easy to navigate with the 4 physical buttons on bottom right of the monitor. The downside to this monitor is that for an office with windows I have a significant amount of glare on the screen, see attached photo. Also, I find that the "Comfort View" which I'd expect to reduce blue light, doesn't match the quality of my primary monitor. Lastly, I find it frustrating that the monitor stand is rigid, so I have no ability to adjust for height, only tilt. I'd recommend this monitor for someone needing a basic monitor for non-gaming purposes in a room that has low to no natural lighting.

    I would recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      YourDellTeam

      EngineerMom,

      Thanks for your review. We're sorry that your monitor is not meeting all of your needs. We'd recommend checking out our Product Support Page if you have technical questions: https://dell.to/2mt1Cnz.

      Best,
      Bryan
      1-800-624-9896 Dell

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Picture, but Stand & Ports Need Work

    Posted
    abl001
    • Tech Insider NetworkTech Insider Network
    • Top 500 ContributorTop 500 Contributor

    My experience with Dell monitors has always been very pleasant. Of course, not all monitors are created equal and some have been far more enjoyable than others but still good experiences all around. The Dell S2319NX 23" certainly lives up to my expectations for Dell quality. Packaging is nice and out of the box, the monitor looks to be built well. Assembly is pretty straight forward. Base connected to vertical support via a screw and the Base + vertical support connect easily to the back of the monitor. Unfortunately, my biggest complaint about the S2319NX is that you can only make adjustments to the tilt of the monitor, not to the vertical height. Maybe that isn't an issue for everyone, but for those working at standing desks or of different heights, we might want to customize our viewing height. You can't do that here and there doesn't appear to be any way that you could use this monitor with a multi-monitor (or single) stand that you purchased yourself. I'm clearly not a fan of the stand, but I do like the fact that the monitor has a nice sleek appearance on the back which isn't always the case. Additionally, the bezel is extremely small which I think adds an extremely modern appearance as your screen isn't bordered by a bulky box. The picture is very satisfying. Colors are vibrant enough with plenty of brightness. Viewing angles were also quite nice and enjoyable viewing at almost up to 180 degrees. The monitor comes with the standard array of customization options which should allow most of us to find a desirable setting that suits our particular needs. I found the menu buttons slightly lacking in that you don't know what the button does before you push it. The S2319NX does have an audio in and audio out, but doesn't include any built in speakers. I'm fine with this as it would just detract from the monitor itself. The monitor only has one VGA port and one HDMI port on the back which can limit its possible uses, but just requires some manual swapping like we had to do in the old days before everything (except this monitor) had six ports for every imaginable connection. Additionally, the power supply is a bulky AC adapter which I haven't noticed on any of my other monitors. This will likely be hidden behind your desk, but is a minor frustration having to cram it in with all the other bulky power packs and power strips. In all, I think the Dell S2319NX is a good value (especially right now, it's on sale for $129.99 AND was on sale earlier for $99! @@@@@@@ . If you need a good quality monitor that will likely still be very functional even after 2-3 computers have been tossed in the garbage, this is a solid bet. Almost all of it's deficiencies can be overcome by relatively minor adjustments, but I think the lack of additional HDMI ports and vertical height adjustment are my biggest complaints and may be a deal breaker for some. If I'm just using this for a basic home office or work computer, it'll more than satisfy your needs. Pros: *Picture quality *Response time *Small bezel *Stylish back design *Price Cons: *Lack of vertical height adjustment *Lack of more than 1 HDMI port *Inability to mount on anything other than the included stand

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Perfect picture, but..

    Posted
    MemphisTechieRN
    • Tech Insider NetworkTech Insider Network

    Dell, along with another company have always been my "go to" companies for monitors. So when this 23" IPS came my way, how could I resist? It has all of the features a monitor should. Being iPS, the viewing angles are pretty much from any angle. I am currently using it on my secondary desktop which runs linux, and there were no issues in that respect. It was plug and play using the HDMI port. As is standard with most monitors, there are multiple buttons on the bottom that allow you to control various features such as brightness (which I actually had to turn DOWN --- which is a first! @@@@@@@ and contrast. My favorite part of the monitor is the fact that it is nearly bezel-less. I don't know the exact bezel size on the top and sides - but you can barely tell there are any! Onto the point that made me leave off one star.... When connecting the monitor to its stand, the only way it would slide in for me made the stand not be straight. Meaning it (the stand is curved on my desk when I straighten the monitor. Could it have been user error? Maybe. . But the monitor (for me) would not slide onto the stand any other way. Again, perhaps I received a faulty model. It just looks.....Weird. If this is either user error on my part, or a faulty unit I received, then I would certainly recommend this product. HOWEVER, if these issues plague the whole model-line - then - no-way Jose!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    An average monitor at best

    Posted
    TheTruQ
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    • Top 1000 ContributorTop 1000 Contributor

    I got this Dell 23 inch monitor to add to my 2 monitor setup. I am an application designer and developer, so a multiple monitor setup is almost necessary for efficiency and consistency. This monitor comes packaged no different than others. The packaging is tight, well cushioned and easily opened. Dell includes the stand components, power cable, HDMI cable, and a small setup guide. The stand has to be assembled, but honestly, it's as simple as buckling your belt. The monitor is very sleek, with nearly a bezel around it. With the stand, the depth of it's footprint is still minimal, and this is key when space is at a premium. I really like the look of this monitor, and the minimal bezel helps screen to screen flow more seamless in my opinion. Once plugged in, it took no time for my PC to recognize the device and have it up and running. My first impressions were mixed, and the default display setting of 'Standard' appeared to be rather warm. I was actually surprised that this was the default setting. No matter; the standard visibility settings and options exist here, and with a couple of quick presses I was able to switch to the mode of my liking. I will say though, the S2319NX has a bit of a muted look to it. I think Dell is really going for efficiency and a much more tolerable display for longer viewing/working periods. What I mean by muted is that the screen doesn't seem to really pop or look quite as vibrant. It almost reminds me of putting a screen filter over the monitors of old to reduce glare and brightness - not quite to that level of effect, but it has that feel. I can see the good in taking this approach, but sitting next to my other monitors, the difference is notable. I also noticed that lettering on the Dell wasn't quite as sharp as my other monitor. I increased the sharpness about 30%, and I could see the difference. It still didn't quite get where I needed it to be. This is notable with this being a 23 inch monitor, which is on the smaller side of things in this day and age. Again, sitting next to another very good monitor doesn't really help in this regard. In nearly every case, comparison can serve as gateway to recognition - good or bad. Motion/framerate was very smooth, and the overall picture seemed very natural and balanced. I do recommend downloading the device drivers for this monitor if you feel your PC is using a generic driver. This could help quite a bit. Overall, I think this monitor is decent, but not quite where I expected. Part of the problem could be my use case, and the fact it's sitting next to some pretty good monitors. Whatever the case, the S2319NX could be a bit sharper, have the option of being more vibrant rather than muted, and improve the default setting. Maybe a driver update could change things, but as it stands, not sure I would pick up another unless the price pulled me into the decision.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      YourDellTeam

      TheTruQ,

      Thanks for your feedback on your new Dell monitor. We'd recommend checking for software and driver updates on Dell's Support Page here: https://dell.to/2PLML4G.

      Best,
      Bryan
      1-800-624-9896 Dell

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome affordable biz-class monitor!

    Posted
    Ntac67

    For the current sale price of $100 this 23" is a real bargain. I originally bought one for my mother months ago for a much higher price. However, when I saw this massive price drop, I bought one for myself as a general use laptop monitor. Now for the rundown. The Good: -InfinityEdge bezel psychologically makes screen real estate appear larger than it's. -99% sRGB coverage out of the box with calibration certificate. -True IPS panel (vs. mid-range VA-IPS panels marketed as IPS) -Glossy screen for more clarity (can be a negative in bright rooms however with reflective glare). -Low power consumption and heat output. -Sleek design with minimal footprint. -D-Sub (VGA) input for older laptops and computers with no HDMI/Display Port out. -When calibrated with a professional level monitor calibration tool, the display quality, specifically regarding colors and black level, are well above its price range and closer to a 10-bit panel. The Bad: -No VESA mount, no interchangeable option for other Dell stands, and no height adjustment - only tilt adjust on the stand (but I knew this going in). That's rather disappointing since I've several Dell monitor full adjust monitor mount stands laying around doing nothing. -Only a 1-year warranty. Inexcusable for a business-class oriented monitor line which Dell targeted in between basic consumer and professional (UltraSharp) classes. Personal thoughts: Dell's new S2x19NX series were introduced in April 2017 and came in 23", 24", and 27" flavors. So yes, it's a year and some change old, but that'sn't unusual in monitors. Usually when retailers have fire sales like this, it means a replacement model series is coming. And history from my perspective means that'sn't always a good thing. Now to respond to a complainer about no speakers, the NX line doesn't have built in speakers - that's for the H-series. But I've always thought of monitor speakers as a waste of resources anyway. If you want sound, buy speakers people. And for the love of heaven people PLEASE do your research before buying! If you are unsure, ASK! There are plenty of tech nerd volunteers like myself more than willing to assist you. This monitor had an introductory price of $219 last year (I paid $175 through a popular E-tailer for my mother's), so Best Buy offering it for $99 is a steal. You won't find it at that price elsewhere. I bought this for myself to replace a nine year old 22" 1680x1050 Samsung monitor used as a laptop monitor. So while the size wasn't a big improvement for me, the increased resolution and InfinityEdge really makes a boost. Of course for my mother coming from a lame 19" 720p monitor, it's a whole other level to her. I priced the 24" variant here at BB and could not justify the more than double cost ($230 at this posting) only for another inch of screen real estate. If you have an older/smaller/lower resolution monitor, jump on this deal while it lasts. Finally, as stated, this monitor has a glossy screen. While a non-reflective screen (matte) may reduce glaring in bright room/window conditions, it also takes away from the color "pop" and causes characters to look more fuzzy. I find the trade off much better with a higher quality screen and just position the monitor away from back light reflection sources. So keep that in mind depending on your situation.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great all around budget monitor

    Posted
    aarondr
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    • Top 250 ContributorTop 250 Contributor

    The Dell S2319NX is one of Dell's newest budget entries in the S-series "Studio" monitors. The hallmark of the studio series are monitors that look nice, offer thin bezels and in general are decent day to day monitors. The S2319NX features a 1080p resolution, 5ms response time, 178 degree viewing angles, and VGA and HDMI inputs. While it carries an MSRP that might seem on the high side, it's often on sale, while makes it attractive. First things first, my unit was nearly flawless on arrival. There were no dead or stuck pixels (a big deal w/ budget monitors), and panel uniformity was excellent. The 178 degree viewing angle spec should be a hint to you that we're dealing with an IPS technology screen (probably AH-IPS, but I can't verify that). For those of you unaware, IPS is in-plane switching, which allows for excellent color reproduction, and great viewing angles. It's a great tech for general purpose monitors, as the upsides are positive for most office/productivity workloads. After unboxing and attaching the base to the monitor it's pretty easy to get setup. The stand is extremely basic, only providing vertical tilt. Unfortunately there isn't a VESA mount here, so standard mounting is out of the question. Another negative in my book there is a power brick providing power. It's a 40w (12v 3.33a) brick that comes with a decent length cord, but it's still an annoyance for me as I prefer just having a standard 3 prong outlet built in (one less thing to lose). I suppose one positive is that a replacement power adapter would be easy to procure. Once you plug in the monitor, you'll find your choices of either a VGA or HDMI input. It's interesting to see a '19 model year offer the legacy VGA port (which hasn't been native on laptops since 2014 nor found on desktops as often as it used to be). I only used the HDMI port, which has the advantages of being digital and carrying audio as well. While you're exploring the ports you'll also find an audio input and audio output. This is handy for the aforementioned HDMI input, as you can attach your speakers or headphones to this output to without having to run an audio cable back to your computer. Unfortunately you'll have to look to the 'H' variant to find speakers, as there are no built in speakers here. It's also handy to have the input to match up w/ the VGA if you do end up using it. There isn't a separate volume control, but I know I never use a monitor's volume control anyways. I had no problems getting it connected. The included HDMI cable made it easy to just plug and play. The monitor menu system will be familiar to anyone who's used a Dell monitor before. Unlike the upper tier monitors, the menu doesn't have the niceties such as active power consumption, gamma control or other picture settings. What you find here are brightness, contrast, a set of predefined color profiles, and a smattering of other non-picture related settings. Like many of Dell's monitors, there is a personalization section so you can setup the non-menu buttons for certain actions, like quick switching color profiles, or inputs. There is a flip between auto source and locking on either VGA or HDMI manually (I appreciate this). One thing I did like, the ability to turn off the power LED when in use (in Other Settings). In case you've never owned a Dell product, the service tag is also found in the menus. You can also tell the HDMI input to use audio from the analog input if you wish as well. Unfortunately when it comes to picture you pretty much only have one custom profile, which only allows you to adjust the intensity of the red, green or blue colors. The lack of adjustments make it hard to correct any color imbalance on the display itself. The good news here is, colors are pretty good. IPS brings pretty decent color accuracy out of the box. In my basic tests, each color channel was fairly smooth transition from bright to dark. Color banding wasn't apparent in any examples I noticed. At first, I felt as though the colors displayed were washed out. The blacks were essentially a dark gray, and contrast was poor. Then I realized that on my Nvidia test bed, the monitor must have looked like a TV to the drivers, and thus limited RGB settings were applied. Once I switched the drivers to use full RGB instead of the limited gamut, blacks, whites, and colors improved dramatically. I'm no stranger to this problem, as I've had monitors like this in the past, but it's an unfortunate issue that all but the advanced user would miss - providing significantly worse picture quality. It's compounded further in the monitor's color settings to allow either RGB or YCbCr inputs (essentially I believe the monitor itself is almost advertising TV style color). It's possible that Dell assumes the HDMI input will be used for a game console or other living room device that is geared to limited RGB, either way I'd highly suggest setting the monitor to RGB, and ensuring a full RGB color setting is used. Once the limited RGB was out of the way, things got much better for this display. I recommend leaving the sharpness to 50, as it did some odd things with a cross hatch pattern either going up or down. There is a response time setting, but I highly recommend leaving it on normal even if you're gaming. There is traditional LCD motion blur, but the response time set to fastest only seems to induce overdrive inverse ghosting. I'd rather deal with a bit of a slower response time than have various color artifacts from too much overdrive. Another great thing was lack of any real IPS glow around the edges. Blacks were pretty dark (not as dark as some other panel types, but definitely higher contrast than many IPS panels). There was some off-center viewing glow, but that was less panel and more coating. The coating applied is definitely glossy, and is fine for most environments. It'sn't super shiny, but it also is far from matte. Again, panel uniformity was above par (especially for a thin bezel edge-lit display), with only some color variance when viewed at an angle. I found this affect more pronounced on the vertical axis than the horizontal, which is probably fine considering the stand doesn't rotate. I used the monitor for both gaming a productivity to test it out. I played several rounds of CS:GO, and while it only offers 60Hz refresh rates, I felt it was more than adequate for non-competitive play. I didn't notice any ghosting even in faster scenes. RTS or other games only helped this monitor shine further. Productivity wise, the comfort color profile was handy to have, but considering both Windows, Mac, and Chrome OS all offer automatic time of day color profile switching, it seemed moot. All in all, it really is a great looking 23" display during use. Physically it's about as small as one can make a 23" panel. It honestly looks like a 20" monitor from the back, but the display itself is definitely 23". The bezels are smaller than either my U3415w or d2716dg Dell's, which all offered the best of the best slim bezels of their day. It's very light, under 10lbs w/ the stand, so it's easy to move as necessary. It can wiggle a bit if you're a heavy typer, but generally I found it stable enough for normal use. The design is sleek, but also (from experience) a dust magnet. The glossy black frame and backing will show and attract dust quite well (the D2716ds is very similar). This monitor is just a monitor, lacking any USB hubs, or other functionality. So who's the S2319NX for? If you're looking for an affordable monitor with an above average picture quality, small footprint, and don't need speakers, this is a really good fit. The speakers might be a bigger deal for some users, as many PC users don't want desktop speakers anymore. However a set of headphones might be the perfect pair for some environments. Gamers might want to shoot for higher refresh rates, but both the size and resolution are perfect fits for casual players. Obviously the lack of VESA means in a professional environment, your options are limited for mounting to only the stand and viewing angles are affected by reflections from the coating. You might be thinking by this point the S2319NX is a jack of all trades, master of none, and you'd be right. However that isn't to say this monitor is mediocre, but rather just less flexible than some. The panel is a decent IPS unit with a good picture only let down if a bad color setting is selected. It's a testament to the state of budget monitors - that while you can spend a lot more for other features/quality, this unit will take you a long way if you can deal with its quirks.

    I would recommend this to a friend