95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

79points

Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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Asus MG278Q 27"
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Asus MG278Q 27" vs Philips 278G4DHSD/00

Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00
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points
79
points

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Philips 278G4DHSD/00?

  • 13ms less response time
    1msvs14ms
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 8mm shorter
    368mmvs376mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Has a swivel stand

Why is Philips 278G4DHSD/00 better than Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • 12.76W lower power consumption on operation
    25.94W vs38.7W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 1 more HDMI ports
    3vs2
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 2.65kg lighter
    5kgvs7650g
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • 189mm thinner
    44mmvs233mm
  • 2mm narrower
    623mmvs625mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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

376mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

233mm

44mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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.weight

7.65kg

5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.pixel density

108ppi

82ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.response time

1ms

14ms

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.screen size

27"

27"

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"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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.has an IPS screen
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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.

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

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

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"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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

3.HDMI ports

2

3

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

Best

Acer HN274H

4

4.has a DVI connector
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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

6.USB version

3

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

25.94W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.5W

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"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 278G4DHSD/00

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

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