96points

Asus PA279Q

80points

Samsung T27B550EW

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Asus PA279Q vs Samsung T27B550EW

Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

Why is Asus PA279Q better than Samsung T27B550EW?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • 12mm thinner
    240mmvs252mm
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 9mm narrower
    641mmvs650mm
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Samsung T27B550EW better than Asus PA279Q?

  • 1ms less response time
    5msvs6ms
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 92mm shorter
    467mmvs559mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 6.2kg less shipping weight
    7.8kgvs14kg
  • 4.4kg lighter
    5.6kgvs10000g
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports Ethernet

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

467mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

240mm

252mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.shipping weight

14kg

7.8kg

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

Best

Asus VP247N 23.6"

0.8kg

5.Has a swivel stand
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

6.weight

10kg

5.6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

6ms

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 PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

170º

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

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

2.has a DVI connector
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

5.USB ports

7

2

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

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Asus PA279Q

7

6.supports Ethernet
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

2.supports PiP and PaP
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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.

3.has DTS Surround
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.

4.supports Dolby Digital
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

5.has SRS TheaterSound HD
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

SRS devices create an immersive 3D soundfield using only two speakers, simulating the kind of audio experience delivered by devices that support Dolby Digital.

6.can be controlled remotely
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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Miscellaneous

1.has a DVB-T decoder
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

A DVB-T is a Digital Video Broadcasting and it's a digital version of cable television.

2.has a DVB-C decoder
Asus PA279Q
Samsung T27B550EW

DVB-C is a Digital Video Broadcasting via Cable and it is the standard for the broadcast transmission of digital television over cable.

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