82points

Asus MG279Q 27"

48points

Sony BVMF170

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Asus MG279Q 27" vs Sony BVMF170

Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170
Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170
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Why is Asus MG279Q 27" better than Sony BVMF170?

  • 71.3W lower power consumption on operation
    38.7W vs110W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 1.3kg lighter
    7.3kgvs8600g
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Supports VESA mount

Why is Sony BVMF170 better than Asus MG279Q 27"?

  • 85.6mm shorter
    282.4mmvs368mm
  • 89º wider vertical viewing angle
    89ºvs
  • 23.3mm thinner
    214.7mmvs238mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 189mm narrower
    436mmvs625mm
  • Supports Ethernet

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170

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

282.4mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

238mm

214.7mm

Best

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5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170

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"
Sony BVMF170

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

8.6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.screen size

27"

16.5"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

2.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170

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.

3.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

4.has an IPS screen
Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170

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.has anti-glare coating
Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170

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

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

89º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

100cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170

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

2.HDMI ports

2

1

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 VGA connector
Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170

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

4.supports Ethernet
Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

110W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus MG279Q 27"
Sony BVMF170

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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