83points

Asus MG279Q 27"

78points

Philips 242G5DJEB

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Asus MG279Q 27" vs Philips 242G5DJEB

Asus MG279Q 27"
Philips 242G5DJEB
Asus MG279Q 27"
Philips 242G5DJEB
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Why is Asus MG279Q 27" better than Philips 242G5DJEB?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 149mm shorter
    368mmvs517mm
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Philips 242G5DJEB better than Asus MG279Q 27"?

  • 3ms less response time
    1msvs4ms
  • 20.12W lower power consumption on operation
    18.58W vs38.7W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 175mm thinner
    63mmvs238mm
  • 60mm narrower
    565mmvs625mm
  • 1.03kg lighter
    6.27kgvs7300g
  • 160º wider vertical viewing angle
    160ºvs
  • Has a VGA connector

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG279Q 27"
Philips 242G5DJEB

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

517mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

238mm

63mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Asus MG279Q 27"
Philips 242G5DJEB

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"
Philips 242G5DJEB

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.width

625mm

565mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

4ms

1ms

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"

24"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus MG279Q 27"
Philips 242G5DJEB

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
Asus MG279Q 27"
Philips 242G5DJEB

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"
Philips 242G5DJEB

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

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

350cd/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

3.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

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus MG279Q 27"
Philips 242G5DJEB

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"
Philips 242G5DJEB

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"
Philips 242G5DJEB

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

4.USB version

3

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

5.USB ports

2

4

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

18.58W

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 MG279Q 27"
Philips 242G5DJEB

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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