92points

Dell S2817Q 28"

46points

Sony BVMF170

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Dell S2817Q 28" vs Sony BVMF170

Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170
Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170
92
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46
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Why is Dell S2817Q 28" better than Sony BVMF170?

  • 20W lower power consumption on operation
    90W vs110W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 29.3mm thinner
    185.4mmvs214.7mm
  • Supports PiP and PaP
  • 3.57kg lighter
    5.03kgvs8600g

Why is Sony BVMF170 better than Dell S2817Q 28"?

  • 101.1mm shorter
    282.4mmvs383.5mm
  • 221.9mm narrower
    436mmvs657.9mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports Ethernet

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170

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

282.4mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170

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

185.4mm

214.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.width

657.9mm

436mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

5.03kg

8.6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.screen size

27.9"

16.5"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

2.has an IPS screen
Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

3.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

4.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

89º

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

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

6.has anti-glare coating
Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170

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

Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

100cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170

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

2.HDMI ports

2

1

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 VGA connector
Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170

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

4.supports Ethernet
Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

110W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.supports PiP and PaP
Dell S2817Q 28"
Sony BVMF170

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.

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