Pros The stand. It's very solid and pivots to portait and landscape very smoothly.
Cons bad colour shifting on the viewing anlges(This is even worse when in portrait). There is a white glow from the top and bottom when the screen is dark or black.
Summary Shame on Dell for not using S-IPS panels anymore. I bought this monitor coming out of a 2001FP. WOW did i get jipped.
Don't be fooled by the specs. This LCD sounds amazing on paper for the money.
2000:1 dynamic contrast, 102% color gamut, 1680 x 1050 pixels tightly packed into 20 inches. All for 259 bucks?? Sure I'll take one.
Bad idea. All I was left with was an over- saturated (and trust me the colours are wayyy intense) Almost too contrasty monitor that has a bad viewing angle.
Now more about the viewing angle. Sure it touts 170 degrees. but that's just the image. Not the colour. There's MAJOR colour shifting even at a slight angle.
When in portrait mode, the viewing angles are even worse-to-unusable(unless you don't move your head AT ALL)
In conclusion, I'm on the lookout for another 2001FP because I love that monitor so much (and it's probably because the S-IPS panel that's behind the thing)
I'm not exactly sure if I got what I paid for but all I know is that the 2009W definitely does NOT live up to the standard of the UltraSharp line of flat panels.