95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

83points

Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"

82points

Samsung U28D590D

Comparison winner
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D
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30 facts in comparison

Asus MG278Q 27" vs Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25" vs Samsung U28D590D

Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D
95
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83
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82
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Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25" & Samsung U28D590D?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector

Why is Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25" better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Samsung U28D590D?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Height
    337.8mmvs368,410mm
  • Width
    567.7mmvs625,660.9mm
  • Weight
    4.08kgvs7650,5800g
  • Supports USB recording

Why is Samsung U28D590D better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"?

  • Screen size
    28"vs27,25"
  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1440,2560 x 1440px
  • Power consumption operation
    32W vs38.7,45W
  • Pixel density
    157.35ppivs108,117ppi
  • Luminance
    370cd/m²vs350,300cd/m²
  • Thickness
    64.7mmvs233,200.7mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Shipping weight
    7.4kgvs11.5,8.8kg

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

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"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

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

337.8mm

410mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

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

200.7mm

64.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.weight

7.65kg

4.08kg

5.8kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.pixel density

108ppi

117ppi

157.35ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.screen size

27"

25"

28"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.has an IPS screen
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

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.

4.resolution

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1440px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

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.

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

178º

170º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

300cd/m²

370cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

100000000:1

1000:1

10000000:1

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"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

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

2.has a DVI connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

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

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

45W

32W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.3W

0.3W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

3.has a sleep timer
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

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 USB recording
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

USB recording is the capacity of the device to record content into plugged in USB devices.

Miscellaneous

1.Supports 4K resolution
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"
Samsung U28D590D

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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