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Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27" vs Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27": 22 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.

2. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
85% have it

3. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

4. screen size

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

5. contrast ratio

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

6. supports total tilt

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.
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
84% have it

7. has an IPS screen

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.
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
33% have it

8. weight

14.7g lighter.

9. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
350cd/m²

10. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

11. resolution

2.25x higher resolution.
2560 x 1440px

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
29% have it

13. supports swivel

Swivel is the ability for the monitor head to be rotated left or right. This enables users to share screen images without causing visual distortion.
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
34% have it

14. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
41% have it

15. has LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colours and richer blacks.
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
79% have it

16. thickness

30.5mm thinner.
237.9mm

17. displays 3D with glasses

The device displays 3D images which you can only see with special 3D glasses. Unlike glasses-free 3D displays, the screens of these devices have larger viewing angles.
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
4% have it

18. width

5.8mm narrower.

19. Supports VESA mount

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.
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
70% have it

20. USB ports (side)

The USB ports on the side are easier to access than those in the back and can be useful for plugging and unplugging devices quickly.

21. supports portrait mode

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
11% have it

22. DisplayPort outputs

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

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