Comparison between:
- 42.5" Philips 43PUS8505/12
- 42.5" Philips 43PUS9235/12
- 43" Asus ROG Strix XG438Q

Brand, series, model

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

Philips 43PUS8505/12Philips 43PUS9235/12Asus ROG Strix XG438Q
Series85059235-
Philips 43PUS8505/12Philips 43PUS9235/12Asus ROG Strix XG438Q
Model alias43PUS8555
43PUS8545
43PUS8535
-XG438Q
Model year202020202019

Display

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

Size class42.5 in42.5 in43 in
Diagonal1080 mm
108 cm
42.5197 in
3.5433 ft
1080 mm
108 cm
42.5197 in
3.5433 ft
1092.2 mm
109.22 cm
43 in
3.5833 ft
Width941.184 mm
94.1184 cm
37.0545 in
3.0879 ft
941.184 mm
94.1184 cm
37.0545 in
3.0879 ft
941.184 mm
94.1184 cm
37.0545 in
3.0879 ft
Height529.416 mm
52.9416 cm
20.8431 in
1.7369 ft
529.416 mm
52.9416 cm
20.8431 in
1.7369 ft
529.416 mm
52.9416 cm
20.8431 in
1.7369 ft
Panel manufacturer--AU Optronics
Panel model--M430QVN02.0
Panel typeMVAVAAMVA
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
FRCYesYesYes
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 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
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
Pixel pitch0.245 mm
0.0245 cm
0.0096 in
0.0008 ft
0.245 mm
0.0245 cm
0.0096 in
0.0008 ft
0.245 mm
0.0245 cm
0.0096 in
0.0008 ft
Pixel density103 ppi
40 ppcm
103 ppi
40 ppcm
103 ppi
40 ppcm
Display area90.71 %62.96 %89.6 %
BacklightDirect LEDEdge LEDW-LED
sRGB--125 %
DCI P3-90 %90 %
Rec. 2020--66 %
Brightness400 cd/m²-450 cd/m²
Peak brightness530 cd/m²-600 cd/m²
Static contrast4500 : 1-4000 : 1
HDRHDR10
HDR10+
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
Dolby Vision
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
HDR10
HDR10+
HDR
Dolby Vision
HDR10
DisplayHDR 600
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °178 °
Minimum response time--4 ms
0.0040 s
CoatingGlossyGlossyAnti-glare/Matte (3H)

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 (digital)--30 kHz - 135 kHz
Vertical frequency (digital)50 Hz / 60 Hz50 Hz / 60 Hz48 Hz - 120 Hz

Frame interpolation

Many smart TV sets use a technology for interpolating (inserting) of intermediate frames between existing ones in order to achieve more fluent visualization, especially for dynamic scenes.

Interpolation technologyPicture Performance IndexPicture Performance Index-
Interpolation value20002200-
Interpolation measurement unitPPIPPI-

Power supply and consumption

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

110V--100 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
Power consumption (off)-0.3 W0.5 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.3 W0.3 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)78 W-48 W
Power consumption (annual)114 kWh--
Energy efficiency classBA-

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.

Width964 mm
96.4 cm
37.9528 in
3.1627 ft
1120.2 mm
112.02 cm
44.1024 in
3.6752 ft
974.58 mm
97.458 cm
38.3693 in
3.1974 ft
Height569.8 mm
56.98 cm
22.4331 in
1.8694 ft
706.5 mm
70.65 cm
27.815 in
2.3179 ft
570.62 mm
57.062 cm
22.4654 in
1.8721 ft
Depth74.5 mm
7.45 cm
2.9331 in
0.2444 ft
97 mm
9.7 cm
3.8189 in
0.3182 ft
74.6 mm
7.46 cm
2.937 in
0.2448 ft
Weight9.4 kg
20.72 lbs
15.5 kg
34.17 lbs
13.2 kg
29.1 lbs
Width with stand964 mm
96.4 cm
37.9528 in
3.1627 ft
1120.2 mm
112.02 cm
44.1024 in
3.6752 ft
974.58 mm
97.458 cm
38.3693 in
3.1974 ft
Height with stand632.6 mm
63.26 cm
24.9055 in
2.0755 ft
733.7 mm
73.37 cm
28.8858 in
2.4072 ft
631.31 mm
63.131 cm
24.8547 in
2.0712 ft
Depth with stand203.5 mm
20.35 cm
8.0118 in
0.6677 ft
261 mm
26.1 cm
10.2756 in
0.8563 ft
242.19 mm
24.219 cm
9.535 in
0.7946 ft
Weight with stand12 kg
26.46 lbs
15.7 kg
34.61 lbs
15.3 kg
33.73 lbs
Box width1070 mm
107 cm
42.126 in
3.5105 ft
-1069 mm
106.9 cm
42.0866 in
3.5072 ft
Box height680 mm
68 cm
26.7717 in
2.231 ft
-722 mm
72.2 cm
28.4252 in
2.3688 ft
Box depth150 mm
15 cm
5.9055 in
0.4921 ft
-295 mm
29.5 cm
11.6142 in
0.9678 ft
Box weight14.8 kg
32.63 lbs
-22.8 kg
50.27 lbs
ColorsSilverBlack
Silver
Black

Ergonomics

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

VESA mountYes-Yes
VESA interface200 x 200 mm-100 x 100 mm
Removable standYes-Yes
Height adjustmentNoNoNo
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNoNo
Left/right swivelYesNoNo
Forward/backward tiltNoNoYes
Forward tilt--5 °
Backward tilt--10 °
T-Arc Stand
Stand width - 600 mm
Stand width - 790 mm-

TV tuner

The TV tuner is a device, which allows the receiving and visualization of a certain type of television signal. There are tuners for digital, analog, cable and satellite television.

TV tunerAnalog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-T2 HD
DVB-C
DVB-S
DVB-S2
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-C
DVB-S
DVB-S2
DVB-T2 HD
-

System on Chip (SoC)

Information about the central processor, graphic processor and the memory of the model.

SoCMediaTek MT5887Mediatek MT5887-
Processor (CPU)ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53-
CPU cores44-
CPU frequency1500 MHz1500 MHz-
GPUARM Mali-G51 MP4ARM Mali-G51 MP4-
GPU cores44-
GPU frequency650 MHz650 MHz-
RAM capacity2 GB2 GB-
Storage16 GB16 GB-
MT5887 = MT5599MT5887 = MT5599-

OS, apps and software features

Information about the operating system, applications, various software features if available.

Operating system (OS)Android 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie-

Audio

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

Speakers2 x 10 W2 x 10 W2 x 5 W
Subwoofer-1 x 20 W-
5 Band Equalizer
AI Sound
Auto Volume Leveller
Clear Dialogue
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Bass Enhancement
DTS HD
Night mode
AC-4
Bowers & Wilkins sound
Dolby Atmos 2.1
Dolby Bass Enhancement
Dolby Digital MS12 V2.3
Dolby Volume Levelling
DTS-HD (M6)
Night Mode
Asus SonicMaster

Camera

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

CameraNoNoNo

Network

Supported network technologies and standards for exchanging data with other devices.

NetworkLAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.2
LAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.2
-

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+ 1.4
2 x USB
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+
2 x USB 3.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (upstream)
3 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio In
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
EasyLink (HDMI-CEC)
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.3
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.3High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

FeaturesAmbilight+Hue 3-sided
Ambilight Music
Ambilight wall color adaptive
Ambi Wakeup/Sunrise
Game Mode
HbbTV
Light sensor
Lounge Mode
Natural Motion
P5 Perfect Picture Engine Gen 3
Ultra Resolution
Voice control remote control
Ambilight+Hue 3-sided
Ambilight Music
Ambi Wakeup/Sunrise
Game Mode
HbbTV
Light sensor
Lounge mode
Micro Dimming Pro
Natural Motion
P5 Perfect Picture Engine Gen 3
Ultra Resolution
Wall color adaptive
5-way OSD joystick
AMD FreeSync 2 HDR technology
Aura Sync
Extreme Low Motion Blur
Flicker-free technology
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Alignment)
GameVisual
Low Blue Light
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
SPLENDID Video Intelligence Technology
Trace Free Technology

Image file formats

Smart TV sets allow the display of different image file formats.

Image file formatsJPEG
GIF
PNG
BMP
MPO
BMS
JPS
PNS
JPEG
GIF
PNG
BMP
HEIF
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Audio file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing different audio file formats.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
M4A
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AC3
MP3
WMA
WAV
WMA PRO
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Video file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing various video file formats.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
ASF
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
MPEG-4
TS
VC-1
VP9
WMV
WMV9
AVI
H.264
H.265
MPEG-4
VC-1
VP9
WMV9
MLA
MPEG-1
MPEG-2
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Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licenses--BSMI
C-Tick
CB
CCC
CE
CU
ENERGY STAR
ErP
FCC
J-MOSS
RoHS
TÜV Flicker-free
TÜV Low Blue Light
UL/cUL
VCCI
WEEE
WHQL (Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 8; 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 temperature5 °C - 35 °C
41 °F - 95 °F
5 °C - 35 °C
41 °F - 95 °F
5 °C - 40 °C
41 °F - 104 °F
Operating humidity--20 % - 90 %
Storage temperature---20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
Storage humidity--10 % - 90 %

Accessories

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

AccessoriesRemote controlRemote control
Sound stand
DisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
Remote control
USB 3.0 cable

Additional features

Information about other features.

Additional featuresPhilips PUS8555 - with chrome base and QWERTY remote control
Philips PUS8545 - with a chrome base
Philips PUS8535 - with QWERTY remote control
-Anti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington
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