76points

Asus VP278H 27"

91points

LG 27MD5K 27"

Asus VP278H 27"
Comparison winner
LG 27MD5K 27"
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Asus VP278H 27" vs LG 27MD5K 27"

Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"
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91
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Why is Asus VP278H 27" better than LG 27MD5K 27"?

  • 11ms less response time
    1msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 121.2W lower power consumption on operation
    18.8W vs140W
  • 0.7W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1.2W
  • 3.7kg lighter
    4.8kgvs8500.3g
  • 20.4mm thinner
    219.4mmvs239.8mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 6.3kg less shipping weight
    7.2kgvs13.5kg

Why is LG 27MD5K 27" better than Asus VP278H 27"?

  • 7.11x higher resolution
    5120 x 2880pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 2.68x higher pixel density
    217ppivs81ppi
  • 200cd/m² more luminance
    500cd/m²vs300cd/m²
  • 20% higher static contrast ratio
    1200:1vs1000:1
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 7.9mm shorter
    375.2mmvs383.1mm
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 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.height

383.1mm

375.2mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

219.4mm

239.8mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 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.

5.Has a swivel stand
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 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.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

6.weight

4.8kg

8.5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.pixel density

81ppi

217ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.response time

1ms

12ms

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

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 VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 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.resolution

1920 x 1080px

5120 x 2880px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has an IPS screen
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 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.

Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

500cd/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

1200:1

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 VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"

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 VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

2.has a DVI connector
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

For example

Samsung CJ791

3.has a VGA connector
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

4.supports thunderbolt
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"

Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.

5.audio input ports

1

0

More audio input ports mean that more audio devices such as microphones and keyboards can be connected at once.

Best

Asus 27T1E

3

6.SCART ports

0

0

The number of SCART ports determines how many devices can be connected simultaneously, for instance video game consoles and set-top-boxes.

Best

Asus 27T1E

2

Power

1.power consumption operation

18.8W

140W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

1.2W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

2.audio output power

2 x 2W

2 x 5W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

3.supports PiP and PaP
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"

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.

4.has DTS Surround
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"

DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.

For example

Acer S7 S277HK 27"

5.has a front camera
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

6.has a radio
Asus VP278H 27"
LG 27MD5K 27"

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

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