84points

Asus PB278Q

77points

NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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Asus PB278Q vs NEC PA231W-BK-SV

Asus PB278Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV
Asus PB278Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

Why is Asus PB278Q better than NEC PA231W-BK-SV?

  • 3ms less response time
    5msvs8ms
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 1.4kg lighter
    8.8kgvs10200g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Why is NEC PA231W-BK-SV better than Asus PB278Q?

  • 14W lower power consumption on operation
    46W vs60W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 229.7mm shorter
    322.6mmvs552.3mm
  • 0.3W lower power consumption on standby
    0.2W vs0.5W
  • 144.3mm thinner
    73.7mmvs218mm
  • 99.4mm narrower
    543.6mmvs643mm
  • Supports color calibration
  • Supports multicomputer control

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus PB278Q
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

552.3mm

322.6mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

218mm

73.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus PB278Q
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 PB278Q
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

8.8kg

10.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

5ms

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 PB278Q
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.has an IPS screen
Asus PB278Q
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.

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

300cd/m²

270cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.has an ambient light sensor
Asus PB278Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

3.supports color calibration
Asus PB278Q
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.

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus PB278Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

2.HDMI ports

2

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 PB278Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus PB278Q
NEC PA231W-BK-SV

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

5.has FireWire
Asus PB278Q
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"

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Power

1.power consumption operation

60W

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

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus PB278Q
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 PB278Q
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 PB278Q
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 PB278Q
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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