83points

Asus VG278H

77points

NEC PA231W

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Asus VG278H vs NEC PA231W

Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W
83
points
77
points

Why is Asus VG278H better than NEC PA231W?

  • 6ms less response time
    2msvs8ms
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 2.2kg lighter
    8kgvs10200g
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Displays 3D

Why is NEC PA231W better than Asus VG278H?

  • 19W lower power consumption on operation
    46W vs65W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 1053.3m more display colors
    1070mvs16.7m
  • 115.2mm shorter
    322.6mmvs437.8mm
  • 0.8W lower power consumption on standby
    0.2W vs1W
  • 176mm thinner
    73.7mmvs249.7mm
  • 99.4mm narrower
    543.6mmvs643mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus VG278H
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

322.6mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

249.7mm

73.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus VG278H
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.

5.Has a swivel stand
Asus VG278H
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.

6.width

643mm

543.6mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

2ms

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"

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
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
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

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has anti-glare coating
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

Colors

1.luminance

300cd/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

1070m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.has an ambient light sensor
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

2.HDMI ports

1

0

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 VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

4.has a DVI connector
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

5.has a VGA connector
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

6.has FireWire
Asus VG278H
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"

Power

1.power consumption operation

65W

46W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

0.2W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus VG278H
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.has a front camera
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

For example

LG 27MD5K 27"

3.has a child lock
Asus VG278H
NEC PA231W

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

For example

Asus VP228N 21.5"

4.supports multicomputer control
Asus VG278H
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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