83points

Asus MG279Q 27"

83points

Asus PA238Q

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Asus MG279Q 27" vs Asus PA238Q

Asus MG279Q 27"
Asus PA238Q
Asus MG279Q 27"
Asus PA238Q
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Why is Asus MG279Q 27" better than Asus PA238Q?

  • 2ms less response time
    4msvs6ms
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 127.7mm shorter
    368mmvs495.7mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1W
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Asus PA238Q better than Asus MG279Q 27"?

  • 12.8W lower power consumption on operation
    25.9W vs38.7W
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 76.2mm narrower
    548.8mmvs625mm
  • 178º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 3 more USB ports
    5vs2
  • Supports PiP and PaP

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG279Q 27"
Asus PA238Q

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

495.7mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Asus MG279Q 27"
Asus PA238Q

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 MG279Q 27"
Asus PA238Q

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.width

625mm

548.8mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Asus MG279Q 27"
Asus PA238Q

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.

Display

1.response time

4ms

6ms

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"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
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Asus PA238Q

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
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Asus PA238Q

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

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has anti-glare coating
Asus MG279Q 27"
Asus PA238Q

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

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.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
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Asus PA238Q

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 MG279Q 27"
Asus PA238Q

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

3.has a DVI connector
Asus MG279Q 27"
Asus PA238Q

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

4.has a VGA connector
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Asus PA238Q

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

5.USB ports

2

5

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

25.9W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

1W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus MG279Q 27"
Asus PA238Q

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 PiP and PaP
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Asus PA238Q

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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