67points

Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"

73points

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
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Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
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Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27" vs Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
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73
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Why is Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27" better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • 11.7W lower power consumption on operation
    27W vs38.7W
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 0.8mm narrower
    619mmvs619.8mm
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a curved display

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"?

  • 3ms less response time
    1msvs4ms
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    2560 x 1440pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 33.33% higher pixel density
    108ppivs81ppi
  • 50cd/m² more luminance
    350cd/m²vs300cd/m²
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 31.3mm thinner
    237.9mmvs269.2mm
  • 602.2g lighter
    7kgvs7602.2g
  • 1.3kg less shipping weight
    10.5kgvs11.8kg

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
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

269.2mm

237.9mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
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 Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
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

619mm

619.8mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

7.6kg

7kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.pixel density

81ppi

108ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
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.resolution

1920 x 1080px

2560 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

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.has an ambient light sensor
Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
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.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

3.DisplayPort outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24"

2

4.USB version

3

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

5.USB ports (side)

0

2

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.

Best

Asus ProArt PA27AQ 27"

6

6.audio input ports

0

0

More audio input ports mean that more audio devices such as microphones and keyboards can be connected at once.

Best

Asus 27T1E

3

Power

1.power consumption operation

27W

38.7W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.5W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Acer Predator Z1 (Z271) 27"
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.

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