72points

Acer XG XG270HU 27"

93points

Dell S2817Q 28"

Acer XG XG270HU 27"
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Acer XG XG270HU 27" vs Dell S2817Q 28"

Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"
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93
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Why is Acer XG XG270HU 27" better than Dell S2817Q 28"?

  • 1ms less response time
    1msvs2ms
  • 62.2W lower power consumption on operation
    27.8W vs90W
  • 15.2mm shorter
    368.3mmvs383.5mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 0.05W lower power consumption on standby
    0.25W vs0.3W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.17kg lighter
    3.86kgvs5034.9g
  • 44mm narrower
    613.9mmvs657.9mm

Why is Dell S2817Q 28" better than Acer XG XG270HU 27"?

  • 3.33% bigger screen size
    27.9"vs27"
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 45.37% higher pixel density
    157ppivs108ppi
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 1 more HDMI ports
    2vs1
  • 1057.3m more display colors
    1074mvs16.7m
  • 20.6mm thinner
    185.4mmvs206mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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.height

368.3mm

383.5mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

206mm

185.4mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

5.Supports VESA mount
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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.

6.width

613.9mm

657.9mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

1ms

2ms

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

108ppi

157ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

27.9"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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 XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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.

6.resolution

2560 x 1440px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.display colors

16.7m

1074m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.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

4.has an ambient light sensor
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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"

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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.

Best

Acer HN274H

4

3.DisplayPort outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24"

2

4.has a DVI connector
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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

5.has a VGA connector
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

6.has FireWire
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

For example

Dell S2316H 23"

Power

1.power consumption operation

27.8W

90W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.25W

0.3W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Acer XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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 XG XG270HU 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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.

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