83points

Asus PB278Q

79points

Samsung T27B550EW

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Asus PB278Q vs Samsung T27B550EW

Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW
83
points
79
points

Why is Asus PB278Q better than Samsung T27B550EW?

  • 34mm thinner
    218mmvs252mm
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 7mm narrower
    643mmvs650mm

Why is Samsung T27B550EW better than Asus PB278Q?

  • 85.3mm shorter
    467mmvs552.3mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 3.2kg lighter
    5.6kgvs8800g
  • 4W more audio output power
    2 x 5Wvs2 x 3W
  • Supports PiP and PaP
  • 4.2kg less shipping weight
    7.8kgvs12kg
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has DTS Surround

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

467mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

218mm

252mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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 T27B550EW

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

650mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

5ms

5ms

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 T27B550EW

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 T27B550EW

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 T27B550EW

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 T27B550EW

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

4.has a DVI connector
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

5.has a VGA connector
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

6.supports Ethernet
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

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

3.supports PiP and PaP
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

4.has DTS Surround
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.

5.supports Dolby Digital
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

6.has SRS TheaterSound HD
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

SRS devices create an immersive 3D soundfield using only two speakers, simulating the kind of audio experience delivered by devices that support Dolby Digital.

Miscellaneous

1.has a DVB-C decoder
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

DVB-C is a Digital Video Broadcasting via Cable and it is the standard for the broadcast transmission of digital television over cable.

2.has a DVB-T decoder
Asus PB278Q
Samsung T27B550EW

A DVB-T is a Digital Video Broadcasting and it's a digital version of cable television.

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