Comparison between:
- 24.5" Dell AlienWare AW2518HF
- 24.5" Asus RoG Swift PG258Q
- 24.5" ViewSonic XG2530
- 24.5" Dell AlienWare AW2518H

Brand, series, model

Information about the brand, series, model and model aliases.

Dell AlienWare AW2518HF

Dell AlienWare AW2518HF

Display: 24.5 in, TN, W-LED, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Viewing angles (H/V): 170 ° / 160 °
Brightness: 400 cd/m²
Static contrast: 1000 : 1, Dynamic contrast: 50000000 : 1
Refresh rate: 30 Hz - 240 Hz
NTSC: 72 %
Dimensions: 555.8 x 327.9 x 64.6 mm
Weight: 3.38 kg

Asus RoG Swift PG258Q

Asus RoG Swift PG258Q

Display: 24.5 in, TN, W-LED, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Viewing angles (H/V): 170 ° / 160 °
Brightness: 400 cd/m²
Static contrast: 1000 : 1, Dynamic contrast: 50000000 : 1
Refresh rate: 24 Hz - 240 Hz
sRGB: 100 %, Adobe RGB: 68.1 %, NTSC: 72 %
Dimensions: 564.1 x 330.6 x 72.5 mm
Weight: 3.14 kg

ViewSonic XG2530

ViewSonic XG2530

Display: 24.5 in, TN, W-LED, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Viewing angles (H/V): 170 ° / 160 °
Brightness: 400 cd/m²
Static contrast: 1000 : 1, Dynamic contrast: 120000000 : 1
Refresh rate: 24 Hz - 240 Hz
NTSC: 72 %
Dimensions: 566 x 343.2 x 51.1 mm
Weight: 3.58 kg

Dell AlienWare AW2518H

Dell AlienWare AW2518H

Display: 24.5 in, TN, W-LED, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Viewing angles (H/V): 170 ° / 160 °
Brightness: 400 cd/m²
Static contrast: 1000 : 1, Dynamic contrast: 50000000 : 1
Refresh rate: 30 Hz - 240 Hz
NTSC: 72 %
Dimensions: 555.8 x 327.9 x 64.6 mm
Weight: 3.5 kg

Display

Information about the main characteristics of the display - panel, backlight, resolution, refresh rate, etc.

Size class24.5 in24.5 in24.5 in24.5 in
Diagonal622.3 mm
62.23 cm
24.5 in
2.0417 ft
622.3 mm
62.23 cm
24.5 in
2.0417 ft
622.3 mm
62.23 cm
24.5 in
2.0417 ft
622.3 mm
62.23 cm
24.5 in
2.0417 ft
Width543.744 mm
54.3744 cm
21.4072 in
1.7839 ft
543.744 mm
54.3744 cm
21.4072 in
1.7839 ft
543.744 mm
54.3744 cm
21.4072 in
1.7839 ft
543.744 mm
54.3744 cm
21.4072 in
1.7839 ft
Height302.616 mm
30.2616 cm
11.914 in
0.9928 ft
302.616 mm
30.2616 cm
11.914 in
0.9928 ft
302.616 mm
30.2616 cm
11.914 in
0.9928 ft
302.616 mm
30.2616 cm
11.914 in
0.9928 ft
Panel manufacturerAU OptronicsAU OptronicsAU OptronicsAU Optronics
Panel modelM250HTN01.0Q250HTA00M250HTN01.0M250HTN01.0
Panel typeTNTNTNTN
Panel bit depth8 bits (6 bits + FRC)8 bits (6 bits + FRC)8 bits (6 bits + FRC)8 bits (6 bits + FRC)
FRCYesYesYesYes
Colors16777216 colors
24 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD / 1080p
1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD / 1080p
1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD / 1080p
1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD / 1080p
Pixel pitch0.283 mm
0.0283 cm
0.0111 in
0.0009 ft
0.283 mm
0.0283 cm
0.0111 in
0.0009 ft
0.283 mm
0.0283 cm
0.0111 in
0.0009 ft
0.283 mm
0.0283 cm
0.0111 in
0.0009 ft
Pixel density89 ppi
35 ppcm
89 ppi
35 ppcm
89 ppi
35 ppcm
89 ppi
35 ppcm
Display area90.29 %88.23 %84.71 %90.29 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LEDW-LEDW-LED
sRGB-100 %--
Adobe RGB (1998)-68.1 %--
NTSC (1953)72 %72 %72 %72 %
Brightness400 cd/m²400 cd/m²400 cd/m²400 cd/m²
Static contrast1000 : 11000 : 11000 : 11000 : 1
Dynamic contrast50000000 : 150000000 : 1120000000 : 150000000 : 1
Horizontal viewing angle170 °170 °170 °170 °
Vertical viewing angle160 °160 °160 °160 °
Minimum response time1 ms
0.0010 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
Average response time4 ms
0.0040 s
4 ms
0.0040 s
4 ms
0.0040 s
4 ms
0.0040 s
Input lag-5 ms
0.0050 s
5 ms
0.0050 s
-
CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-glare/Matte (3H)
CIE1976 - 82%
CIE1931 - 72%
--CIE1976 - 82%
CIE1931 - 72%

3D

3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.

3DNoNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Horizontal frequency (digital)30 kHz - 160 kHz30 kHz - 255 kHz15 kHz - 255 kHz30 kHz - 160 kHz
Vertical frequency (digital)30 Hz - 240 Hz24 Hz - 240 Hz24 Hz - 240 Hz30 Hz - 240 Hz
1920 x 1080 @ 240 HzDisplayPort - 67 kHz - 255 kHz; 30 Hz - 240 Hz
HDMI - 30 kHz - 90 kHz; 24 Hz - 60 Hz
DisplayPort; HDMI 2.0 - 15 kHz - 255 kHz; 24 Hz - 240 Hz
HDMI 1.4 - 15 kHz - 180 kHz; 24 Hz - 144 Hz
DisplayPort; HDMI 2.0 - 1920 x 1080 @ 240 Hz
HDMI 1.4 - 1920 x 1080 @ 144 Hz
1920 x 1080 @ 240 Hz

Power supply and consumption

Information about the power supply and consumption, energy efficiency class, etc.

110V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V
220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Amperage1.5 A-4.5 A-
Power consumption (off)0.3 W0.5 W0.5 W0.3 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.3 W0.5 W0.5 W0.3 W
Power consumption (eco)-18 W22 W-
Power consumption (average)26 W30 W30 W26 W
Power consumption (maximum)73 W65 W46 W73 W
Energy efficiency classB--B

Dimensions, weight and color

Information about the dimensions and the weight of the specific model with and without stand as well as the colors, in which it is offered to the market.

Width555.8 mm
55.58 cm
21.8819 in
1.8235 ft
564.1 mm
56.41 cm
22.2087 in
1.8507 ft
566 mm
56.6 cm
22.2835 in
1.857 ft
555.8 mm
55.58 cm
21.8819 in
1.8235 ft
Height327.9 mm
32.79 cm
12.9094 in
1.0758 ft
330.6 mm
33.06 cm
13.0157 in
1.0846 ft
343.2 mm
34.32 cm
13.5118 in
1.126 ft
327.9 mm
32.79 cm
12.9094 in
1.0758 ft
Depth64.6 mm
6.46 cm
2.5433 in
0.2119 ft
72.5 mm
7.25 cm
2.8543 in
0.2379 ft
51.1 mm
5.11 cm
2.0118 in
0.1677 ft
64.6 mm
6.46 cm
2.5433 in
0.2119 ft
Weight3.38 kg
7.45 lbs
3.14 kg
6.92 lbs
3.58 kg
7.89 lbs
3.5 kg
7.72 lbs
Width with stand555.8 mm
55.58 cm
21.8819 in
1.8235 ft
564.1 mm
56.41 cm
22.2087 in
1.8507 ft
566 mm
56.6 cm
22.2835 in
1.857 ft
555.8 mm
55.58 cm
21.8819 in
1.8235 ft
Height with stand418.4 mm
41.84 cm
16.4724 in
1.3727 ft
383.7 mm
38.37 cm
15.1063 in
1.2589 ft
433.9 mm
43.39 cm
17.0827 in
1.4236 ft
418.4 mm
41.84 cm
16.4724 in
1.3727 ft
Depth with stand268.6 mm
26.86 cm
10.5748 in
0.8812 ft
253.7 mm
25.37 cm
9.9882 in
0.8323 ft
239.2 mm
23.92 cm
9.4173 in
0.7848 ft
268.6 mm
26.86 cm
10.5748 in
0.8812 ft
Weight with stand6.9 kg
15.21 lbs
5.6 kg
12.35 lbs
6.78 kg
14.95 lbs
7.14 kg
15.74 lbs
ColorsBlack
Silver
BlackBlackBlack
Silver

Ergonomics

Information about the ergonomic functions - height adjustment, swivel angles, tilt angles, etc.

VESA mountYesYesYesYes
VESA interface100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm
Removable standYesYesYesYes
Height adjustmentYesYesYesYes
Height adjustment range130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
120 mm
12 cm
4.7244 in
0.3937 ft
120 mm
12 cm
4.7244 in
0.3937 ft
130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotYesYesYesYes
Left pivot90 °0 °0 °90 °
Right pivot90 °90 °90 °90 °
Left/right swivelYesYesYesYes
Left swivel20 °50 °45 °20 °
Right swivel20 °50 °45 °20 °
Forward/backward tiltYesYesYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °5 °5 °
Backward tilt25 °20 °15 °25 °

Audio

Information about the audio system - number and power of the built-in speakers, supported audio technologies.

Speakers--2 x 3 W-

Camera

Many contemporary desktop monitors and smart TV sets have built-in cameras.

CameraNoNoNoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity1 x USB 3.0 (charge - 5V/1.5A)
3 x USB 3.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (upstream)
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio In
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
2 x USB 3.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (upstream)
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
2 x USB 3.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (upstream)
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x USB 3.0 (charge - 5V/1.5A)
3 x USB 3.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (upstream)
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio In
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

FeaturesAMD FreeSync technology
Flicker-free technology
5-way OSD joystick
Flicker-free technology
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer)
GameVisual
HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)
Low Blue light
NVidia G-SYNC Technology
NVidia ULMB (Ultra Low Motion Blur)
Trace Free Technology
AMD FreeSync technology
Flicker-free technology
HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)
Low Blue Light
Flicker-free technology
NVidia G-SYNC Technology

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licenses-BSMI
CB
CCC
CE
CEL level 1
cTick
CU
eStandby
ENERGY STAR
FCC Class B
J-MOSS
KCC
PSE
RCM
RoHS
TÜV Low Blue Light
TÜV Flicker-free
UL/cUL
VCCI
WEEE
WHQL (Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 7)
CCC
CE
cTÜVus
EAC
ENERGY STAR 7.0
FCC Class B
RoHS
TCO Certified Displays 7.0
TÜV/Ergonomics
TÜV/GS
-

Operating and storage conditions

There are certain requirements for the environmental conditions, in which the display should be used and stored in order to function properly.

Operating temperature0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
Operating humidity10 % - 80 %-10 % - 90 %10 % - 80 %
Operating altitude5000 m
16404.2 ft
-3048 m
10000 ft
5000 m
16404.2 ft
Storage temperature-20 °C - 6 °C
-4 °F - 42.8 °F
-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
-20 °C - 6 °C
-4 °F - 42.8 °F
Storage humidity5 % - 90 %-5 % - 90 %5 % - 90 %
Storage altitude12192 m
40000 ft
-12192 m
40000 ft
12192 m
40000 ft

Accessories

Often the packaging of desktop monitors and smart TV sets includes accessories for them.

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable
USB 3.0 upstream cable
DisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
USB 3.0 upstream cable
DisplayPort cable
USB 3.0 downstream cable
DisplayPort cable
USB 3.0 upstream cable

Additional features

Information about other features.

Additional featuresSecurity lock slotAnti-theft stand lock slot - KensingtonAnti-theft stand lock slot - KensingtonSecurity lock slot