91points

Asus PB238Q

77points

NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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Asus PB238Q vs NEC PA231W-BK-SV

Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV
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Why is Asus PB238Q better than NEC PA231W-BK-SV?

  • 2ms less response time
    6msvs8ms
  • 24W lower power consumption on operation
    22W vs46W
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 4.7kg lighter
    5.5kgvs10200g
  • 16.1mm thinner
    57.6mmvs73.7mm

Why is NEC PA231W-BK-SV better than Asus PB238Q?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 20cd/m² more luminance
    270cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • 1053.3m more display colors
    1070mvs16.7m
  • 1.1mm shorter
    322.6mmvs323.7mm
  • 0.3W lower power consumption on standby
    0.2W vs0.5W
  • 4.8mm narrower
    543.6mmvs548.4mm
  • Supports color calibration
  • Supports multicomputer control

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

322.6mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

57.6mm

73.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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.

5.Has a swivel stand
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

5.5kg

10.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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

23"

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
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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.has anti-glare coating
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

270cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

80000000:1

1000:1

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

3.display colors

16.7m

1070m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

5.supports color calibration
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

A properly calibrated screen represents colors as they are and i.e. you can conduct a photo shoot while verifying your photos in real time. An internal sensor and/or colorimeter is usually included for trouble-free calibration.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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 PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

3.HDMI ports

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

4.has a DVI connector
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

5.has a VGA connector
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

6.has FireWire
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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"

Power

1.power consumption operation

22W

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

0.2W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus PB238Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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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