95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

74points

NEC PA301W-BK

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Asus MG278Q 27" vs NEC PA301W-BK

Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC PA301W-BK
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC PA301W-BK
95
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74
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Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than NEC PA301W-BK?

  • 6ms less response time
    1msvs7ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 116.3W lower power consumption on operation
    38.7W vs155W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.2W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1.7W

Why is NEC PA301W-BK better than Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • 11.11% bigger screen size
    30"vs27"
  • 11.11% higher resolution
    2560 x 1600pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 1053.3m more display colors
    1070mvs16.7m
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • 108.5mm thinner
    124.5mmvs233mm
  • Has a VGA connector

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC PA301W-BK

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"
NEC PA301W-BK

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

447mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC PA301W-BK

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

124.5mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.weight

7.65kg

18.8kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.pixel density

108ppi

101ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.response time

1ms

7ms

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.has an IPS screen
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC PA301W-BK

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 1600px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.screen size

27"

30"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC PA301W-BK

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

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

1070m

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

4.has an ambient light sensor
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC PA301W-BK

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC PA301W-BK

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"
NEC PA301W-BK

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"
NEC PA301W-BK

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC PA301W-BK

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

155W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

1.7W

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"
NEC PA301W-BK

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 multicomputer control
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC PA301W-BK

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.

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