57points

Acer CB CB280HK 28"

75points

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Acer CB CB280HK 28"
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Acer CB CB280HK 28" vs Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Why is Acer CB CB280HK 28" better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports PiP and PaP
  • Supports common interface
  • Supports color calibration

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than Acer CB CB280HK 28"?

  • 50cd/m² more luminance
    350cd/m²vs300cd/m²
  • 6.7mm thinner
    237.9mmvs244.6mm
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 38.8mm narrower
    619.8mmvs658.6mm
  • Displays 3D with glasses

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.

2.thickness

244.6mm

237.9mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

4.Supports VESA mount
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

The VESA mount is a standard used by most manufacturers. A device that supports the VESA mount can be mounted on many different supports, from arms to wall mounts.

5.width

658.6mm

619.8mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.

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Display

1.response time

1ms

1ms

Response time is how long it takes for a display to change the state of pixels, in order to show new content. The less time it takes to respond, the less likely it is to blur fast-changing images.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.pixel density

157ppi

108ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

28"

27"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.has an IPS screen
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

6.resolution

3840 x 2160px

2560 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

350cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

1000:1

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

For example

Samsung CHG90 49"

5.supports color calibration
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

A properly calibrated screen represents colors as they are and i.e. you can conduct a photo shoot while verifying your photos in real time. An internal sensor and/or colorimeter is usually included for trouble-free calibration.

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.DisplayPort outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24"

2

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

4.has a DVI connector
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

5.has a VGA connector
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

6.SCART ports

0

0

The number of SCART ports determines how many devices can be connected simultaneously, for instance video game consoles and set-top-boxes.

Best

Asus 27T1E

2

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.supports PiP and PaP
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

3.has DTS Surround
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.

For example

Acer S7 S277HK 27"

4.supports Dolby Digital Plus
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

5.has a search browser
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

6.supports common interface
Acer CB CB280HK 28"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).

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