Comparison between:
- 27" Asus VG278Q
- 27" Asus VZ27VQ
- 27" Asus VZ279Q

Brand, series, model

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

Asus VG278QAsus VZ27VQAsus VZ279Q
Asus VG278QAsus VZ27VQAsus VZ279Q
Model year201420172016

Display

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

Size class27 in27 in27 in
Diagonal685.8 mm
68.58 cm
27 in
2.25 ft
685.8 mm
68.58 cm
27 in
2.25 ft
684.7 mm
68.47 cm
26.9567 in
2.2464 ft
Width597.6 mm
59.76 cm
23.5276 in
1.9606 ft
597.888 mm
59.7888 cm
23.5389 in
1.9616 ft
597.888 mm
59.7888 cm
23.5389 in
1.9616 ft
Height336.15 mm
33.615 cm
13.2343 in
1.1029 ft
336.312 mm
33.6312 cm
13.2406 in
1.1034 ft
336.312 mm
33.6312 cm
13.2406 in
1.1034 ft
Radius of curvature-1800 mm
180 cm
70.8661 in
5.9055 ft
-
Panel typeTNVAIPS
Panel bit depth8 bits (6 bits + FRC)8 bits8 bits (6 bits + FRC)
FRCYesNoYes
Colors16777216 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
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD / 1080p
1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD / 1080p
1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD / 1080p
Pixel pitch0.311 mm
0.0311 cm
0.0123 in
0.001 ft
0.311 mm
0.0311 cm
0.0123 in
0.001 ft
0.311 mm
0.0311 cm
0.0123 in
0.001 ft
Pixel density81 ppi
32 ppcm
81 ppi
32 ppcm
81 ppi
32 ppcm
Display area89.4 %90.03 %73.67 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LEDW-LED
NTSC (1953)72 %72 %-
Brightness400 cd/m²250 cd/m²250 cd/m²
Static contrast1000 : 13000 : 11000 : 1
Dynamic contrast100000000 : 1100000000 : 180000000 : 1
Horizontal viewing angle170 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle160 °178 °178 °
Minimum response time1 ms
0.0010 s
5 ms
0.0050 s
5 ms
0.0050 s
Average response time4 ms
0.0040 s
--
Input lag17.6 ms
0.0176 s
--
CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-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 (analog)--24 kHz - 83 kHz
Horizontal frequency (digital)--24 kHz - 83 kHz
Vertical frequency (analog)--50 Hz - 75 Hz
Vertical frequency (digital)40 Hz - 144 Hz50 Hz - 76 Hz50 Hz - 75 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 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)0.5 W0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)45 W23 W22 W

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.

Width619 mm
61.9 cm
24.3701 in
2.0308 ft
612.9 mm
61.29 cm
24.1299 in
2.0108 ft
621 mm
62.1 cm
24.4488 in
2.0374 ft
Height363 mm
36.3 cm
14.2913 in
1.1909 ft
364.4 mm
36.44 cm
14.3465 in
1.1955 ft
439.5 mm
43.95 cm
17.3031 in
1.4419 ft
Depth50 mm
5 cm
1.9685 in
0.164 ft
67.7 mm
6.77 cm
2.6654 in
0.2221 ft
39.5 mm
3.95 cm
1.5551 in
0.1296 ft
Weight3.2 kg
7.05 lbs
--
Width with stand619 mm
61.9 cm
24.3701 in
2.0308 ft
612.9 mm
61.29 cm
24.1299 in
2.0108 ft
621 mm
62.1 cm
24.4488 in
2.0374 ft
Height with stand376 mm
37.6 cm
14.8031 in
1.2336 ft
441.7 mm
44.17 cm
17.3898 in
1.4491 ft
439.5 mm
43.95 cm
17.3031 in
1.4419 ft
Depth with stand211 mm
21.1 cm
8.3071 in
0.6923 ft
210.1 mm
21.01 cm
8.2717 in
0.6893 ft
210 mm
21 cm
8.2677 in
0.689 ft
Weight with stand5.6 kg
12.35 lbs
4.3 kg
9.48 lbs
3.9 kg
8.6 lbs
Box width700 mm
70 cm
27.5591 in
2.2966 ft
695 mm
69.5 cm
27.3622 in
2.2802 ft
689 mm
68.9 cm
27.126 in
2.2605 ft
Box height458 mm
45.8 cm
18.0315 in
1.5026 ft
553 mm
55.3 cm
21.7717 in
1.8143 ft
544 mm
54.4 cm
21.4173 in
1.7848 ft
Box depth190 mm
19 cm
7.4803 in
0.6234 ft
158 mm
15.8 cm
6.2205 in
0.5184 ft
117 mm
11.7 cm
4.6063 in
0.3839 ft
Box weight8.2 kg
18.08 lbs
6.8 kg
14.99 lbs
6 kg
13.23 lbs
ColorsBlackGoldBlack
Gold

Ergonomics

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

VESA mountYesNoNo
VESA interface100 x 100 mm--
Removable standYesYesYes
Height adjustmentYesNoNo
Height adjustment range130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
--
Landscape/portrait pivotYesNoNo
Left pivot90 °--
Right pivot90 °--
Left/right swivelYes-No
Left swivel90 °--
Right swivel90 °--
Forward/backward tiltYesYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °5 °
Backward tilt33 °20 °20 °

Audio

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

Speakers2 x 2 W-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 DisplayPort 1.2
1 x DVI-D Dual Link
1 x 3.5 mm Audio In
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x D-sub
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
2 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x D-sub
1 x 3.5 mm Audio In
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features5-way OSD joystick
AMD FreeSync technology
Extreme Low Motion Blur
Flicker-free technology
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer)
Low Blue Light
SPLENDID Video Intelligence Technology
Trace Free Technology
Flicker-free technology
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer)
Low Blue Light
SPLENDID Video Intelligence Technology
Blue Light Filter
Flicker-free technology
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer)
Low Blue Light
SPLENDID Video Intelligence Technology
Trace Free Technology

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licensesBSMI
C-Tick
CB
CCC
CE
CU
ENERGY STAR 6.0
ErP
FCC
J-MOSS
RoHS
UL/cUL
VCCI
WEEE
WHQL (Windows 8.1; Windows 7)
BSMI
C-Tick
CB
CCC
CE
CU
ENERGY STAR 7.0
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)
BSMI
CB
CCC
CE
C-Tick
CU
ENERGY STAR
ErP
FCC Class B
RoHS
TÜV Flicker Free
TÜV Low Blue Light
UL/cUL
VCCI
WEEE
WHQL (Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 8)

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 - 50 °C
32 °F - 122 °F
5 °C - 40 °C
41 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 50 °C
32 °F - 122 °F
Operating humidity-20 % - 90 %-
Storage temperature20 °C - 60 °C
68 °F - 140 °F
-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
20 °C - 60 °C
68 °F - 140 °F
Storage humidity-10 % - 90 %-

Accessories

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

AccessoriesAudio cable
DisplayPort cable - optional
DVI-D cable - optional
HDMI cable - optional
Audio cable
D-sub cable
DisplayPort cable - optional
HDMI cable
Audio cable
D-sub cable
HDMI cable

Additional features

Information about other features.

Additional featuresAnti-theft stand lock slot - KensingtonAnti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington-
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