Performance: Very Good

Refresh rate tested: 60
Interface tested: digital
Graphics score: 80.7 (very good)
Text score: 79.2 (good)
DisplayMate motion test result: very good
DVD motion test result: very good
Gaming motion test result: very good
Horizontal viewing angle test result: 180

Features: poor

Screen specs

Size: 22in
Resolution (pixels): 1,680x1,050
Maximum brightness (candelas per square metre): 300
Contrast ratio: 800:1
Horizontal view angle (degrees): 160
Vertical view angle (degrees): 160
Antiglare: yes
Pixel response time (milliseconds): 5
Type of pixel response time: gray-to-gray
Can factory default settings be reset? yes
Pixel pitch (mm): 0.28

Physical adjustments

Tilt: yes
Height: no
Pivot: no
Swivel: no
Adjustments: tilt adjustment only


Dimensions: 511x149x409mm
Weight: 5kg

Other features

Cabinet colours: black, silver
Headphone jack: no
Speaker type: no
Maximum power consumption: 45
Standby/sleep power consumption: 2
Downstream USB ports: 0
Upstream USB ports: 0
Cable card ready: no
TV tuner: no


Composite: no
Primary colour controls: yes
HDTV tuner: no
Interfaces: analogue and digital
VGA: yes
DVI: yes
S-Video: no
HDMI: no
Component: no
Included hardware: power cord, USB cable, DVI cable, analogue cable

Support & reliability

Labour warranty (years): three
Parts warranty (years): three


In a nutshell, Dell's E228WFP is a no-frills 22in monitor that offers solid performance.