83points

Asus PB278Q

74points

Samsung S27B550V

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Asus PB278Q vs Samsung S27B550V

Asus PB278Q
Samsung S27B550V
Asus PB278Q
Samsung S27B550V
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74
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Why is Asus PB278Q better than Samsung S27B550V?

  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 6.6mm narrower
    643mmvs649.6mm

Why is Samsung S27B550V better than Asus PB278Q?

  • 3ms less response time
    2msvs5ms
  • 10W lower power consumption on operation
    50W vs60W
  • 158.7mm shorter
    393.6mmvs552.3mm
  • 160mm thinner
    58mmvs218mm
  • 4.6kg lighter
    4.2kgvs8800g
  • 4W more audio output power
    2 x 5Wvs2 x 3W

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus PB278Q
Samsung S27B550V

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

393.6mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

218mm

58mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus PB278Q
Samsung S27B550V

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
Samsung S27B550V

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.width

643mm

649.6mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

5ms

2ms

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 PB278Q
Samsung S27B550V

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.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

6.has an LED-backlit display
Asus PB278Q
Samsung S27B550V

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

Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

300cd/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 PB278Q
Samsung S27B550V

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

2.HDMI ports

2

2

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
Samsung S27B550V

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus PB278Q
Samsung S27B550V

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

60W

50W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.5W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus PB278Q
Samsung S27B550V

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

2.audio output power

2 x 3W

2 x 5W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

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