93points

Dell S2817Q 28"

91points

LG 27MD5K 27"

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Dell S2817Q 28" vs LG 27MD5K 27"

Dell S2817Q 28"
LG 27MD5K 27"
Dell S2817Q 28"
LG 27MD5K 27"
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Why is Dell S2817Q 28" better than LG 27MD5K 27"?

  • 10ms less response time
    2msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 50W lower power consumption on operation
    90W vs140W
  • 0.9W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs1.2W
  • 54.4mm thinner
    185.4mmvs239.8mm
  • 3.47kg lighter
    5.03kgvs8500.3g
  • 4kg less shipping weight
    9.5kgvs13.5kg

Why is LG 27MD5K 27" better than Dell S2817Q 28"?

  • 1.78x higher resolution
    5120 x 2880pxvs3840 x 2160px
  • 38.22% higher pixel density
    217ppivs157ppi
  • 200cd/m² more luminance
    500cd/m²vs300cd/m²
  • 20% higher static contrast ratio
    1200:1vs1000:1
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 8.3mm shorter
    375.2mmvs383.5mm
  • 32.3mm narrower
    625.6mmvs657.9mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Dell S2817Q 28"
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

383.5mm

375.2mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

185.4mm

239.8mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Dell S2817Q 28"
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
Dell S2817Q 28"
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.width

657.9mm

625.6mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

2ms

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

2.pixel density

157ppi

217ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27.9"

27"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Dell S2817Q 28"
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.has an IPS screen
Dell S2817Q 28"
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.

6.resolution

3840 x 2160px

5120 x 2880px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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
Dell S2817Q 28"
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
Dell S2817Q 28"
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
Dell S2817Q 28"
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
Dell S2817Q 28"
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

4.USB ports

2

3

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.USB version

3

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

6.supports thunderbolt
Dell S2817Q 28"
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

140W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.3W

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
Dell S2817Q 28"
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.supports PiP and PaP
Dell S2817Q 28"
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.

3.has a front camera
Dell S2817Q 28"
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

4.has a radio
Dell S2817Q 28"
LG 27MD5K 27"

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

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