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Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
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Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" vs Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"?

  • 3ms less response time
    1msvs4ms
  • 51.3W lower power consumption on operation
    38.7W vs90W
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 200g lighter
    7kgvs7200g
  • 0.2kg less shipping weight
    10.5kgvs10.7kg
  • Displays 3D with glasses

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27" better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 1.51x higher pixel density
    163ppivs108ppi
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 1057m more display colors
    1073.7mvs16.7m
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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.

3.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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

4.thickness

237.9mm

237.9mm

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5.5mm

5.shipping weight

10.5kg

10.7kg

The gross weight of the product when packaged, including all wrapping, and boxing.

Best

Asus VP247N 23.6"

0.8kg

6.weight

7kg

7.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

1ms

4ms

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.pixel density

108ppi

163ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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.

5.has an IPS screen
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

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

1073.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
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Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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

For example

Samsung CHG90 49"

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
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Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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

2.DisplayPort outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24"

2

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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

4.has a DVI connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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

For example

Samsung CJ791

5.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

6.USB version

3

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

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Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

90W

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

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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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