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Asus MG278Q 27"

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NEC EX231Wp

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Asus MG278Q 27" vs NEC EX231Wp

Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than NEC EX231Wp?

  • 24ms less response time
    1msvs25ms
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is NEC EX231Wp better than Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • 11.7W lower power consumption on operation
    27W vs38.7W
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 49.7mm shorter
    318.3mmvs368mm
  • 0.13W lower power consumption on standby
    0.37W vs0.5W
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • 185.3mm thinner
    47.7mmvs233mm
  • 3.45kg lighter
    4.2kgvs7650g
  • 84.8mm narrower
    540.2mmvs625mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

318.3mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

47.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.weight

7.65kg

4.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

1ms

25ms

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

96ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

178º

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

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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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.contrast ratio

100000000:1

3000:1

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

3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

2.HDMI ports

2

0

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Acer HN274H

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3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

4.has a DVI connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

5.has a VGA connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

6.has FireWire
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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"

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Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

27W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.37W

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"
NEC EX231Wp

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

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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"
NEC EX231Wp

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"
NEC EX231Wp

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

For example

Asus VP228N 21.5"

4.supports multicomputer control
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

This feature allows to connect several computers to one monitor and control it with just single keyboard and mouse, by using the monitor's built-in peripheral switcher.

For example

LG 32UK950 32"

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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC EX231Wp

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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