91points

Asus MG278Q 27"

78points

Asus MG279Q 27"

Asus MG278Q 27"
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Asus MG278Q 27" vs Asus MG279Q 27"

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MG279Q 27"
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Asus MG278Q 27"
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Asus MG279Q 27"

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Asus MG279Q 27"?

  • 3ms less response time
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    1msvs4ms
  • 100000x higher static contrast ratio
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    100000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has a DVI connector
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  • 160º wider vertical viewing angle
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    160ºvs
  • 5mm thinner
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    233mmvs238mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Why is Asus MG279Q 27" better than Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • Has an IPS screen
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  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
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    178ºvs170º
  • 350g lighter
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    7.3kgvs7650g
  • 1kg less shipping weight
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    10.5kgvs11.5kg

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MG279Q 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
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MG279Q 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

368mm

368mm

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

233mm

238mm

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

625mm

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
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MG279Q 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

1ms

4ms

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.pixel density

108ppi

108ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
5.has an IPS screen
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MG279Q 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.
6.has anti-glare coating
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MG279Q 27"
Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

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

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.
3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Connectivity

1.has an HDMI output
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MG279Q 27"
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.HDMI ports

2

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
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MG279Q 27"
Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
5.USB ports

2

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MG279Q 27"
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Power

1.operating power consumption

38.7W

38.7W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
2.power consumption in standby mode

0.5W

0.5W

The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus MG279Q 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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