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Asus MG278Q 27"

90points

NEC X401S

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Asus MG278Q 27" vs NEC X401S

Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC X401S
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC X401S

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than NEC X401S?

  • 7ms less response time
    1msvs8ms
  • 71.3W lower power consumption on operation
    38.7W vs110W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has anti-glare
  • 169mm shorter
    368mmvs537mm
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • 7.25kg lighter
    7.65kgvs14900g
  • 13.7kg less shipping weight
    11.5kgvs25.2kg

Why is NEC X401S better than Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • 48.15% bigger screen size
    40"vs27"
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 150cd/m² more luminance
    500cd/m²vs350cd/m²
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • 190mm thinner
    43mmvs233mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 6W more audio output power
    2 x 5Wvs2 x 2W

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC X401S

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

537mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.weight

7.65kg

14.9kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

4.thickness

233mm

43mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.shipping weight

11.5kg

25.2kg

The gross weight of the product when packaged, including all wrapping, and boxing.

Best

Asus VP247N 23.6"

0.8kg

6.Supports VESA mount
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC X401S

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.

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Display

1.response time

1ms

8ms

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"

40"

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"
NEC X401S

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.pixel density

108ppi

55ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

6.has an IPS screen
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC X401S

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.

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Colors

1.contrast ratio

100000000:1

3500:1

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

2.luminance

350cd/m²

500cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

3.has an ambient light sensor
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC X401S

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 X401S

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

2.HDMI ports

2

1

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"
NEC X401S

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

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC X401S

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

5.has a VGA connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC X401S

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

6.supports Ethernet
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC X401S

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

110W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

2W

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 X401S

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 X401S

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 5W

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

3.supports PiP and PaP
Asus MG278Q 27"
NEC X401S

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

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