AOC Q2778 vs Samsung S24E650BW

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AOC Q2778

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a screen size of 27"", but the Samsung S24E650BW is only a 24"" PC monitor (3" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Bigger display diagonal Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a display diagonal of 68.5cmcm, but the Samsung S24E650BW is only a 60.96cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (7.54cm smaller).
A lot brighter display brightness Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² cd/m², but the Samsung S24E650BW is only a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
Faster response time Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 1msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the Samsung S24E650BW (4msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

6 Reasons For
Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S24E650BW is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the AOC Q2778 (178°°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S24E650BW has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°°, but the AOC Q2778 is only a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
49x lower power consumption when off Edit
The Samsung S24E650BW has a power consumption when off of 0.01WW, whereas the AOC Q2778 is a 0.5WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.49W higher).
$32 cheaper
The Samsung S24E650BW costs $257.99, whereas the AOC Q2778 is $289.99.
Available from 4 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
User reviews are a lot better
The Samsung S24E650BW has an average user review score of 100% based on 3 reviews, but the AOC Q2778 has an average rating of 81% (based on 26 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 160°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Samsung S24E650BW (178°°).
A bit narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°°, but the Samsung S24E650BW is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Significantly higher power consumption when off Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a power consumption when off of 0.5WW, whereas the Samsung S24E650BW is a 0.01WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.49W lower).
$32 more expensive
The AOC Q2778 is more expensive than the Samsung S24E650BW by $32.
Not as many stockists
Only 9 shops sells the AOC Q2778, however 13 stores sell the Samsung S24E650BW. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Two months older
The AOC Q2778 is older than the Samsung S24E650BW by two months.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The AOC Q2778 has an average user rating of 81%, but the Samsung S24E650BW has an average user rating of 100% (based on 3 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung S24E650BW has a screen size of 24"", but the AOC Q2778 is a 27"" PC monitor (3" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S24E650BW has a display diagonal of 60.96cmcm, but the AOC Q2778 is a 68.5cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (7.54cm bigger).
100 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Samsung S24E650BW has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m², but the AOC Q2778 is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
75% slower response time Edit
The Samsung S24E650BW is a 4msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the AOC Q2778 (4msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Awards

5 Awards
HEXUS.net: Recommended
in4.pl: Best Buy
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
pcgameware.co.uk: Gold
pcmasters.de: Value for Money
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Date Released

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Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 324mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 518.4mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 0.27 x 0.27
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.5cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
4ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1

Design

Recyclable Material Percentage
Unknown - Click to provide data 30%
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -1 - 95
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Tilt Angle
-4 - 21 -3 - 25
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45

Power

Power Consumption When Off
0.5W 0.01W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
29.01W 25W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.01W
BEST
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Electromagnetic Compatibility
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 C-Tick
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 C-Tick
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.8kg
BEST
7.3kg
Packaging Height
555mm 188mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
215mm
BEST
433mm
Packaging Width
729mm 628mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
4.7kg
BEST
5.8kg
Height With Stand
470.7mm
BEST
512.3mm
Depth With Stand
299.1mm 224mm
BEST
Width With Stand
640.3mm 554.8mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 359.4mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 55.1mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 554.8mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort

Technical Details

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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