83points

Asus MG279Q 27"

65points

NEC AS221WM

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Asus MG279Q 27" vs NEC AS221WM

Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM
Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

Why is Asus MG279Q 27" better than NEC AS221WM?

  • 1ms less response time
    4msvs5ms
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is NEC AS221WM better than Asus MG279Q 27"?

  • 14.7W lower power consumption on operation
    24W vs38.7W
  • 25.1mm shorter
    342.9mmvs368mm
  • 0.08W lower power consumption on standby
    0.42W vs0.5W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 2.3kg lighter
    5kgvs7300g
  • 172.8mm thinner
    65.2mmvs238mm
  • 170º wider vertical viewing angle
    170ºvs
  • Has a VGA connector

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

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

342.9mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

238mm

65.2mm

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5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

5.Supports VESA mount
Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

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.

6.weight

7.3kg

5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

4ms

5ms

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

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1ms

2.pixel density

108ppi

90ppi

Best

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280ppi

3.screen size

27"

22"

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

Best

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108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

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.has an IPS screen
Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

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.

6.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1680 x 1050px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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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

1000:1

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

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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 MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

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 MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

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

2.has a DVI connector
Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

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

3.has a VGA connector
Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

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

4.USB ports

2

0

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.component ports

0

1

The more component ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Sony LMD1751W

4

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Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

24W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.42W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

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

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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Asus MG279Q 27"
NEC AS221WM

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

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