95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

84points

Asus VG23AH 23"

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Asus MG278Q 27" vs Asus VG23AH 23"

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"
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84
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Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Asus VG23AH 23"?

  • 4ms less response time
    1msvs5ms
  • 1.3W lower power consumption on operation
    38.7W vs40W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 17mm thinner
    233mmvs250mm
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Asus VG23AH 23" better than Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 18.1mm shorter
    349.9mmvs368mm
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • 74.8mm narrower
    550.2mmvs625mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 1.15kg lighter
    6.5kgvs7650g
  • 2W more audio output power
    2 x 3Wvs2 x 2W

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"

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 VG23AH 23"

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

349.9mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"

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.thickness

233mm

250mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.width

625mm

550.2mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.pixel density

108ppi

95ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.response time

1ms

5ms

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

3.screen size

27"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.has an IPS screen
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

250cd/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

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.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.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"

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.

Best

Acer HN274H

4

3.has a DVI connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"

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

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"

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

6.HDMI ports (side)

2

0

HDMI 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"

2

Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

40W

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
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VG23AH 23"

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 3W

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

Best

Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

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