Comparison between:
- 28" Samsung U28E590D
- 27" MSI Optix MAG271CQR
- 27" Asus VG278QF

Brand, series, model

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

Samsung U28E590DMSI Optix MAG271CQRAsus VG278QF
Series-MAG-
Samsung U28E590DMSI Optix MAG271CQRAsus VG278QF
Model aliasLU28E590DS/ZA3FA75-
Model year201520182018

Display

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

Size class28 in27 in27 in
Diagonal711.2 mm
71.12 cm
28 in
2.3333 ft
684.7 mm
68.47 cm
26.9567 in
2.2464 ft
685.8 mm
68.58 cm
27 in
2.25 ft
Width620.928 mm
62.0928 cm
24.446 in
2.0372 ft
596.736 mm
59.6736 cm
23.4935 in
1.9578 ft
597.6 mm
59.76 cm
23.5276 in
1.9606 ft
Height341.28 mm
34.128 cm
13.4362 in
1.1197 ft
335.664 mm
33.5664 cm
13.2151 in
1.1013 ft
336.15 mm
33.615 cm
13.2343 in
1.1029 ft
Radius of curvature-1800 mm
180 cm
70.8661 in
5.9055 ft
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Panel manufacturerInnolux--
Panel modelM280DGJ-L30--
Panel typeTNVATN
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)8 bits8 bits (6 bits + FRC)
FRCYesNoYes
Colors1073741824 colors
30 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
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD / 1080p
Pixel pitch0.16 mm
0.016 cm
0.0063 in
0.0005 ft
0.233 mm
0.0233 cm
0.0092 in
0.0008 ft
0.311 mm
0.0311 cm
0.0123 in
0.001 ft
Pixel density157 ppi
61 ppcm
109 ppi
42 ppcm
81 ppi
32 ppcm
Display area84.09 %-89.4 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LEDW-LED
sRGB98 %96 %-
Adobe RGB (1998)67 %--
NTSC (1953)72 %-72 %
DCI P3-90 %-
Brightness370 cd/m²300 cd/m²400 cd/m²
Peak brightness-340 cd/m²-
Static contrast1000 : 13300 : 11000 : 1
Dynamic contrast100000000 : 1100000000 : 1100000000 : 1
Horizontal viewing angle170 °178 °170 °
Vertical viewing angle160 °178 °160 °
Minimum response time1 ms
0.0010 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
Average response time3.5 ms
0.0035 s
-4 ms
0.0040 s
Maximum response time23 ms
0.0230 s
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Input lag15 ms
0.0150 s
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CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/Matte (3H)
-Response time - 1 ms (MPRT - Motion Picture Response Time)-

3D

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

3DNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Horizontal frequency (analog)--15.37 kHz - 160 kHz
Horizontal frequency (digital)30 kHz - 135 kHz55.3 kHz - 162 kHz30 kHz - 195 kHz
Vertical frequency (analog)--24 Hz - 144 Hz
Vertical frequency (digital)24 Hz - 75 Hz48 Hz - 144 Hz40 Hz - 165 Hz
DisplayPort - 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
HDMI1 - 3840 x 2160 @ 30 Hz
HDMI2 - 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
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Power supply and consumption

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

110V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V
220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Electric current (A)-1.5 A-
Power consumption (off)0.3 W0.3 W0.5 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.45 W0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (eco)29.6 W--
Power consumption (average)38 W57 W40 W
Power consumption (maximum)45 W--
Power consumption (annual)85 kWh--
Energy efficiency classB--

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.

Width660.9 mm
66.09 cm
26.0197 in
2.1683 ft
612 mm
61.2 cm
24.0945 in
2.0079 ft
619 mm
61.9 cm
24.3701 in
2.0308 ft
Height381.3 mm
38.13 cm
15.0118 in
1.251 ft
-363 mm
36.3 cm
14.2913 in
1.1909 ft
Depth73.5 mm
7.35 cm
2.8937 in
0.2411 ft
7.4 mm
0.74 cm
0.2913 in
0.0243 ft
50 mm
5 cm
1.9685 in
0.164 ft
Weight4.7 kg
10.36 lbs
5.6 kg
12.35 lbs
3.27 kg
7.21 lbs
Width with stand660.9 mm
66.09 cm
26.0197 in
2.1683 ft
612 mm
61.2 cm
24.0945 in
2.0079 ft
619 mm
61.9 cm
24.3701 in
2.0308 ft
Height with stand468.5 mm
46.85 cm
18.4449 in
1.5371 ft
430 mm
43 cm
16.9291 in
1.4108 ft
432.6 mm
43.26 cm
17.0315 in
1.4193 ft
Depth with stand187.1 mm
18.71 cm
7.3661 in
0.6138 ft
266.5 mm
26.65 cm
10.4921 in
0.8743 ft
211 mm
21.1 cm
8.3071 in
0.6923 ft
Weight with stand5.28 kg
11.64 lbs
8 kg
17.64 lbs
4.9 kg
10.8 lbs
Box width740 mm
74 cm
29.1339 in
2.4278 ft
-692 mm
69.2 cm
27.2441 in
2.2703 ft
Box height461 mm
46.1 cm
18.1496 in
1.5125 ft
-506 mm
50.6 cm
19.9213 in
1.6601 ft
Box depth141 mm
14.1 cm
5.5512 in
0.4626 ft
-191 mm
19.1 cm
7.5197 in
0.6266 ft
Box weight7.75 kg
17.09 lbs
9.1 kg
20.06 lbs
7.5 kg
16.53 lbs
ColorsBlackBlackBlack

Ergonomics

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

VESA mountYesYesYes
VESA interface75 x 75 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm
Removable standYesYesYes
Height adjustmentNoYesNo
Height adjustment range-130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
-
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNoNo
Left/right swivelNoNoNo
Forward/backward tiltYesYesYes
Forward tilt2 °5 °5 °
Backward tilt20 °20 °33 °
T-shape stand--

Audio

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

Speakers--2 x 2 W

Camera

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

CameraNoNoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
2 x USB 2.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 2.0 (upstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x DVI-D Dual Link
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)-High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

FeaturesAMD FreeSync technology
Eco Saving Plus
Eye saver mode
Flicker-free technology
Low Blue Light
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Samsung MagicAngle
Samsung MagicBright
UHD Upscale
AMD FreeSync technology
Flicker-free technology
Low Blue Light
MSI Mystic Light
MSI Remote Display App
5-way OSD joystick
AMD FreeSync technology
Extreme Low Motion Blur
Flicker-free technology
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Aligment)
Low Blue Light
SPLENDID Video Intelligence Technology
Trace Free Technology

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licensesCE
ISO9241-307
TÜV/Ergonomics
-BSMI
C-Tick
CB
CCC
CE
CU
ENERGY STAR
ErP
FCC
J-MOSS
RoHS
UL/cUL
VCCI
WEEE
WHQL (Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 7)

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 temperature10 °C - 40 °C
50 °F - 104 °F
10 °C - 40 °C
50 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 50 °C
32 °F - 122 °F
Operating humidity10 % - 80 %10 % - 80 %-
Storage temperature-20 °C - 45 °C
-4 °F - 113 °F
-20 °C - 60 °C
68 °F - 140 °F
Storage humidity5 % - 95 %--

Accessories

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

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
-DisplayPort cable - optional
DVI-D cable - optional
HDMI cable - optional

Additional features

Information about other features.

Additional features--Anti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington
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