84points

Asus VG278H

93points

Dell S2817Q 28"

96points

Dell UltraSharp UP2715K

77points

NEC PA231W

Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
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Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W
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Asus VG278H vs Dell S2817Q 28" vs Dell UltraSharp UP2715K vs NEC PA231W

Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

Why is Asus VG278H better than Dell S2817Q 28" & Dell UltraSharp UP2715K & NEC PA231W?

  • Response time
    2msvs2,8,8ms
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Displays 3D

Why is Dell S2817Q 28" better than Asus VG278H & Dell UltraSharp UP2715K & NEC PA231W?

  • Weight
    5.03kgvs8000,7140,10200g
  • Supports PiP and PaP

Why is Dell UltraSharp UP2715K better than Asus VG278H & Dell S2817Q 28" & NEC PA231W?

  • Thickness
    47.9mmvs249.7,185.4,73.7mm
  • Has an external memory slot

Why is NEC PA231W better than Asus VG278H & Dell S2817Q 28" & Dell UltraSharp UP2715K?

  • Power consumption operation
    46W vs65,90,100W
  • Height
    322.6mmvs437.8,383.5,384.6mm
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.2W vs1,0.3,1.2W
  • Width
    543.6mmvs643,657.9,637.3mm
  • Supports multicomputer control
  • Has an ambient light sensor

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1.supports total tilt
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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

437.8mm

383.5mm

384.6mm

322.6mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

249.7mm

185.4mm

47.9mm

73.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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

5.Supports VESA mount
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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.

6.weight

8kg

5.03kg

7.14kg

10.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

2ms

2ms

8ms

8ms

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"

27.9"

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 VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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 VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

5120 x 2880px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

170º

178º

178º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

300cd/m²

350cd/m²

270cd/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

1074m

1074m

1070m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.has an ambient light sensor
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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 VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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

3.has a DVI connector
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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

5.has FireWire
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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"

6.has an external memory slot
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

65W

90W

100W

46W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

0.3W

1.2W

0.2W

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 VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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

2.supports PiP and PaP
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

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.

3.has a front camera
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

For example

LG 27MD5K 27"

4.has a child lock
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

For example

Asus VP228N 21.5"

5.supports multicomputer control
Asus VG278H
Dell S2817Q 28"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC PA231W

This feature allows to connect several computers to one monitor and control it with just single keyboard and mouse, by using the monitor's built-in peripheral switcher.

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