95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

96points

Dell UltraSharp UP2715K

59points

NEC LCD2090UXI-BK

78points

Philips 242G5DJEB

Asus MG278Q 27"
Comparison winner
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB
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36 facts in comparison

Asus MG278Q 27" vs Dell UltraSharp UP2715K vs NEC LCD2090UXI-BK vs Philips 242G5DJEB

Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB
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Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Dell UltraSharp UP2715K & NEC LCD2090UXI-BK & Philips 242G5DJEB?

  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Dell UltraSharp UP2715K better than Asus MG278Q 27" & NEC LCD2090UXI-BK & Philips 242G5DJEB?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Thickness
    47.9mmvs233,85,63mm
  • Has an external memory slot

Why is NEC LCD2090UXI-BK better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Dell UltraSharp UP2715K & Philips 242G5DJEB?

  • Height
    340mmvs368,384.6,517mm
  • Width
    439.2mmvs625,637.3,565mm
  • Has an ambient light sensor

Why is Philips 242G5DJEB better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Dell UltraSharp UP2715K & NEC LCD2090UXI-BK?

  • Power consumption operation
    18.58W vs38.7,100,50W
  • Weight
    6.27kgvs7650,7140,8800g

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

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

368mm

384.6mm

340mm

517mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

233mm

47.9mm

85mm

63mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

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.Has a swivel stand
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

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

6.width

625mm

637.3mm

439.2mm

565mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

1ms

8ms

10ms

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.screen size

27"

27"

20"

24"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

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.

4.has an IPS screen
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

5120 x 2880px

1600 x 1200px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has anti-glare coating
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

350cd/m²

280cd/m²

350cd/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

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

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
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

5.supports color calibration
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

A properly calibrated screen represents colors as they are and i.e. you can conduct a photo shoot while verifying your photos in real time. An internal sensor and/or colorimeter is usually included for trouble-free calibration.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

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
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

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

3.has a DVI connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

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"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

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

5.supports Ethernet
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

6.has FireWire
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

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

38.7W

100W

50W

18.58W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

1.2W

1W

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"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a front camera
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

For example

LG 27MD5K 27"

3.has a child lock
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC LCD2090UXI-BK
Philips 242G5DJEB

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

For example

Asus VP228N 21.5"

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