84points

Asus MG279Q 27"

78points

Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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Asus MG279Q 27"
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Asus MG279Q 27" vs Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K
Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K
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Why is Asus MG279Q 27" better than Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Supports VESA mount

Why is Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K better than Asus MG279Q 27"?

  • 2ms less response time
    2msvs4ms
  • 3.7% bigger screen size
    28"vs27"
  • 8.7W lower power consumption on operation
    30W vs38.7W
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 45.37% higher pixel density
    157ppivs108ppi
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 160º wider vertical viewing angle
    160ºvs
  • 3 more USB ports
    5vs2

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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 MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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.Supports VESA mount
Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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.

4.supports portrait mode
Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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

Display

1.pixel density

108ppi

157ppi (Dell P2815Q)

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.response time

4ms

2ms

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"

28"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.has an IPS screen
Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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.

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

1000:1 (Dell P2815Q)

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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

2.HDMI ports

2

1 (Dell P2815Q)

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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

4.USB version

3

3 (Dell P2815Q)

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

5.USB ports

2

5 (Dell P2815Q)

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.has a VGA connector
Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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

30W

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 (Dell P2815Q)

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"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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 4K resolution
Asus MG279Q 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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