91points

Asus PB238Q

84points

Asus VG278H

77points

NEC PA231W

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Asus PB238Q vs Asus VG278H vs NEC PA231W

Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

Why is Asus PB238Q better than Asus VG278H & NEC PA231W?

  • Power consumption operation
    22W vs65,46W
  • Weight
    5.5kgvs8000,10200g
  • Thickness
    57.6mmvs249.7,73.7mm

Why is Asus VG278H better than Asus PB238Q & NEC PA231W?

  • Response time
    2msvs6,8ms
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Displays 3D

Why is NEC PA231W better than Asus PB238Q & Asus VG278H?

  • Height
    322.6mmvs323.7,437.8mm
  • Display colors
    1070mvs16.7,16.7m
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.2W vs0.5,1W
  • Width
    543.6mmvs548.4,643mm
  • Supports multicomputer control
  • Has an ambient light sensor

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

323.7mm

437.8mm

322.6mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

57.6mm

249.7mm

73.7mm

Best

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5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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 PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

5.5kg

8kg

10.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

6ms

2ms

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

23"

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 PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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 PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

170º

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

270cd/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

1070m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.has an ambient light sensor
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

2.HDMI ports

1

1

0

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 PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

4.has a DVI connector
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

5.has a VGA connector
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

6.has FireWire
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

For example

Dell S2316H 23"

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Power

1.power consumption operation

22W

65W

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

0.2W

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 PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

2.has a front camera
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

For example

LG 27MD5K 27"

3.has a child lock
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

For example

Asus VP228N 21.5"

4.supports multicomputer control
Asus PB238Q
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

This feature allows to connect several computers to one monitor and control it with just single keyboard and mouse, by using the monitor's built-in peripheral switcher.

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