84points

Asus MX279H

75points

Samsung S27C590H

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Asus MX279H vs Samsung S27C590H

Asus MX279H
Samsung S27C590H
Asus MX279H
Samsung S27C590H

Why is Asus MX279H better than Samsung S27C590H?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 5.9W lower power consumption on operation
    29.1W vs35W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 3.4mm narrower
    622.6mmvs626mm

Why is Samsung S27C590H better than Asus MX279H?

  • 50cd/m² more luminance
    300cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • 73.3mm shorter
    368mmvs441.3mm
  • 0.16W lower power consumption on standby
    0.34W vs0.5W
  • 1kg less shipping weight
    7kgvs8kg
  • 177.2mm thinner
    48mmvs225.2mm
  • 300g lighter
    4.9kgvs5200g
  • Has a sleep timer

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus MX279H
Samsung S27C590H

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

441.3mm

368mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

225.2mm

48mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.shipping weight

8kg

7kg

The gross weight of the product when packaged, including all wrapping, and boxing.

Best

Asus VP247N 23.6"

0.8kg

5.weight

5.2kg

4.9kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

622.6mm

626mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

5ms

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

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.screen size

27"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus MX279H
Samsung S27C590H

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 MX279H
Samsung S27C590H

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

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

178º

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

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus MX279H
Samsung S27C590H

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus MX279H
Samsung S27C590H

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

4.has a DVI connector
Asus MX279H
Samsung S27C590H

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

5.has a VGA connector
Asus MX279H
Samsung S27C590H

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

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Power

1.power consumption operation

29.1W

35W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.34W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

3.has a sleep timer
Asus MX279H
Samsung S27C590H

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus MX279H
Samsung S27C590H

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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