73points

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

77points

LG IPS237L

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
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LG IPS237L
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26 facts in comparison

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" vs LG IPS237L

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L
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Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than LG IPS237L?

  • 13ms less response time
    1msvs14ms
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is LG IPS237L better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • 9.7W lower power consumption on operation
    29W vs38.7W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 5000x higher static contrast ratio
    5000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 207.3mm thinner
    30.6mmvs237.9mm
  • Has a VGA connector

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L

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.thickness

237.9mm

30.6mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L

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.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L

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.width

619.8mm

533mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

7kg

3.57kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

1ms

14ms

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 ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L

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 ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L

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.has anti-glare coating
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.contrast ratio

1000:1

5000000:1

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

4.supports color calibration
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L

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.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L

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

3.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
LG IPS237L

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

29W

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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