88points

Asus PB238Q

46points

Sony BVMF170

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Asus PB238Q vs Sony BVMF170

Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170
88
points
46
points

Why is Asus PB238Q better than Sony BVMF170?

  • 88W lower power consumption on operation
    22W vs110W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 157.1mm thinner
    57.6mmvs214.7mm

Why is Sony BVMF170 better than Asus PB238Q?

  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 41.3mm shorter
    282.4mmvs323.7mm
  • 112.4mm narrower
    436mmvs548.4mm
  • Supports Ethernet

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

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.Has a swivel stand
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

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

3.height

323.7mm

282.4mm

Best

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3.9mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

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.thickness

57.6mm

214.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.width

548.4mm

436mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.screen size

23"

16.5"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

2.has an IPS screen
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

3.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

89º

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

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

6.has an LED-backlit display
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

100cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

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

2.HDMI ports

1

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 DVI connector
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

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

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

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

6.supports Ethernet
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

22W

110W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus PB238Q
Sony BVMF170

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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