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Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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Samsung U28D590D

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Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27" vs Samsung U28D590D

Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27" better than Samsung U28D590D?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 47mm shorter
    363mmvs410mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 41.1mm narrower
    619.8mmvs660.9mm
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Samsung U28D590D better than Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"?

  • 3ms less response time
    1msvs4ms
  • 3.7% bigger screen size
    28"vs27"
  • 58W lower power consumption on operation
    32W vs90W
  • 10000x higher static contrast ratio
    10000000:1vs1000:1
  • 70cd/m² more luminance
    370cd/m²vs300cd/m²
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 0.2W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs0.5W
  • 3.3kg less shipping weight
    7.4kgvs10.7kg

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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

363mm

410mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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.

4.thickness

237.9mm

64.7mm

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LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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.shipping weight

10.7kg

7.4kg

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

Best

Asus VP247N 23.6"

0.8kg

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Display

1.response time

4ms

1ms

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

163ppi

157.35ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

28"

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 PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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 PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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

3840 x 2160px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

370cd/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

10000000:1

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.has an ambient light sensor
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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 PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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

3.has a DVI connector
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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

For example

Samsung CJ791

4.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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

5.HDMI ports (side)

0

2

HDMI ports on the side are easier to access than those in the back and can be useful for plugging and unplugging devices quickly.

Best

Asus ProArt PA27AQ 27"

2

6.has FireWire
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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

90W

32W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.3W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

3.has a sleep timer
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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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Miscellaneous

1.Supports 4K resolution
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
Samsung U28D590D

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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