Asus VP278H vs LG 27MP38VQ

Asus VP278H
LG 27MP38VQ

Top Prices

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Electronic Express
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In stock (10 available)
Newseed Canada
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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus VP278H is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the LG 27MP38VQ (200 cd/m² cd/m²).
4ms faster response time Edit
The Asus VP278H has a response time of 1msms, whereas the LG 27MP38VQ is a 5msms response time PC monitor (4ms slower). 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Asus VP278H is two, but the LG 27MP38VQ only has one HDMI port.
10% lower maximum power consumption Edit
The Asus VP278H is a 29.1WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 2.9W lower than the LG 27MP38VQ (32WW).
20% shorter Edit
The Asus VP278H has a height of 383mmmm. That's 74mm shorter than the LG 27MP38VQ (457mmmm).
6 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
6 Reasons For
5% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Asus VP278H (178°°).
Marginally wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°°, but the Asus VP278H is only a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
Significantly lower power consumption when off Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ has a power consumption when off of 0.3WW, whereas the Asus VP278H is a 0.5WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.2W higher).
Lighter Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ is a 3.9kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.9g lighter than the Asus VP278H (3.9kgg).
260.4mm narrower Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ has a width of 381mmmm, however the Asus VP278H is a 641.4mmmm wide PC monitor (260.4mm wider).
$21 cheaper
The LG 27MP38VQ costs $179.00, whereas the Asus VP278H is $200.33.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
A bit narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus VP278H has a vertical viewing angle of 170°°, but the LG 27MP38VQ is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus VP278H is a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the LG 27MP38VQ (178°°).
Higher power consumption when off Edit
The Asus VP278H is a 0.5WW power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.2W higher than the LG 27MP38VQ (0.3WW).
Heavier Edit
The Asus VP278H has a weight of 4.8kgg, but the LG 27MP38VQ is a 3.9kgg weight PC monitor (0.9g lighter).
41% wider Edit
The Asus VP278H has a width of 641.4mmmm. That's 260.4mm wider than the LG 27MP38VQ (381mmmm).
More expensive by $21
The Asus VP278H is $21.33 more expensive than the LG 27MP38VQ.
Older by one month
The Asus VP278H is one month older than the LG 27MP38VQ.
6 Reasons Against
A lot dimmer display brightness Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ has a display brightness of 200 cd/m² cd/m², but the Asus VP278H is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
Slower response time Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ is a 5msms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Asus VP278H (5msms). 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.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the LG 27MP38VQ is one, but the Asus VP278H only has two HDMI ports.
2.9W higher maximum power consumption Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ has a maximum power consumption of 32WW, but the Asus VP278H is a 29.1WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (2.9W lower).
17% taller Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ has a height of 457mmmm, however the Asus VP278H is a 383mmmm tall PC monitor (74mm shorter).
Not as many stockists
Only 6 stores sells the LG 27MP38VQ, however 12 shops sell the Asus VP278H. 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.

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Date Released

13 months Ago 11 months Ago

Display

Screen Size
27" 27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
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Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.3114 x 0.3114
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
170° 178°
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Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
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Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.6cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
200 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 68%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
20 - 5 -5 - 20
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 17

Power

Power Consumption When Off
0.5W 0.3W
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Typical Power Consumption
29.1W 27W
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Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
29.1W
BEST
32W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
20 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
Blue Angel Certified
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.2kg 6.1kg
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Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 141mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 463mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 757mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.4kg
Height With Stand
444.5mm
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459.7mm
Depth With Stand
219.4mm 203mm
BEST
Width With Stand
641.4mm 641.4mm
Weight
4.8kg 3.9kg
BEST
Height
383mm
BEST
457mm
Depth
55mm 203mm
BEST
Width
641.4mm 381mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
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