69points

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"

91points

Asus MG278Q 27"

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
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26 facts in comparison

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27" vs Asus MG278Q 27"

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
69
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Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
91
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Asus MG278Q 27"

Why is Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27" better than Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • Has an IPS screen
    ?
  • 2 more USB ports
    ?

    4vs2
  • 10.4mm narrower
    ?

    614.6mmvs625mm

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"?

  • 3ms less response time
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    1msvs4ms
  • Has an HDMI output
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  • 1 more HDMI ports
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    2vs1
  • Has anti-glare coating
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  • 33.4mm shorter
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    368mmvs401.4mm
  • Has a DVI connector
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  • 36.2mm thinner
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    233mmvs269.2mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Price comparison

Asus MG278Q 27"

ProductStorePrice
Asus MG278Q 27" AmazonASUS MG278Q WQHD, 1ms 27-Inch FreeSync G...ASUS MG278Q WQHD, 1ms 27-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor
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$699.00

General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 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.Has a swivel stand
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 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.
3.height

401.4mm

368mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.thickness

269.2mm

233mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
5.width

614.6mm

625mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.Supports VESA mount
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 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.

Display

1.response time

4ms

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.
2.resolution

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1440px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
3.screen size

27"

27"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has an IPS screen
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
5.has anti-glare coating
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.
6.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Colors

1.brightness

350nits

350nits

A nit is a measurement of the light that a display emits, equal to one candela per square meter. Brighter displays ensure a screen's contents are easy to read, even in sunny conditions.
2.contrast ratio

100000000:1

100000000:1

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.

Connectivity

1.has an HDMI output
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.HDMI ports

1

2

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
3.DisplayPort outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.
4.has a DVI connector
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
5.USB ports

4

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus MG278Q 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.audio output power

2 x 2W

2 x 2W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

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