96points

Asus PA279Q

60points

Samsung MD230

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26 facts in comparison

Asus PA279Q vs Samsung MD230

Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230
Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230

Why is Asus PA279Q better than Samsung MD230?

  • 2ms less response time
    6msvs8ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1W
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Supports PiP and PaP

Why is Samsung MD230 better than Asus PA279Q?

  • 3W lower power consumption on operation
    46W vs49W
  • 164mm shorter
    395mmvs559mm
  • 89mm thinner
    151mmvs240mm
  • 4.4kg lighter
    5.6kgvs10000g
  • 26mm narrower
    615mmvs641mm
  • Has a VGA connector

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230

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

559mm

395mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230

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

4.thickness

240mm

151mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Supports VESA mount
Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230

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

10kg

5.6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

6ms

8ms

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"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230

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 PA279Q
Samsung MD230

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.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

350cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.display colors

1073.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230

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

3.has a DVI connector
Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230

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

5.USB ports

7

1

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

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Power

1.power consumption operation

49W

46W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

1W

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 PA279Q
Samsung MD230

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

For example

Samsung C43J89 43"

2.supports PiP and PaP
Asus PA279Q
Samsung MD230

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

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