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Asus VG248QE vs Philips 242G5

Asus VG248QE vs Philips 242G5

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Asus VG248QE
Philips 242G5

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 3D PC monitor, however the Philips 242G5 is not 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a built-in speaker(s), but the Philips 242G5 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Ten more awards
The Asus VG248QE has 15 awards, however the Philips 242G5 has 5 awards.
3 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The Philips 242G5 has two HDMI ports, however the Asus VG248QE only has one HDMI port.
24% cheaper to run
Over five years the Philips 242G5 is $21.44 cheaper to run than the Asus VG248QE. Read more
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Philips 242G5 is 85% based on 9 reviews, however the average rating of the Asus VG248QE is 78% (based on 45 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Asus VG248QE is one, but the Philips 242G5 only has two HDMI ports.
Five months older
The Asus VG248QE is older than the Philips 242G5 by five months.
More expensive to run over five years by 31%
The Asus VG248QE costs $90.50 to run which is $21.44 more to run than the Philips 242G5 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower expert review Score
The Asus VG248QE only has an average expert rating of 78%, but the Philips 242G5 has an average expert rating of 85% (based on 9 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Philips 242G5 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Asus VG248QE has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

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Ten less awards
The Philips 242G5 has only received 5 awards, whereas the Asus VG248QE has received 15 awards.

Awards

15 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
elektroniktest.dk: Silver
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwareviews.com: Gold
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
kitguru.net: Worth Considering
moddingmx.com: Gold
ozeros.com: Recommended
profesionalreview.com: Gold
Techsweden.org: Value for Money
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
5 Awards
adrenaline.uol.com.br: Silver
digitallife.se: Recommended
eteknix.com: Editor's Choice
ixbt.com: Original Design
pcarena.pl: Performance Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

54 months Ago 48 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 90.50
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 90.50
Purchase price $ 229.99
Total cost of ownership $ 320.49
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.03
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.03
Total running cost $ 69.06

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.57T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.43T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
 80000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 144 50 - 146
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 140 30 - 160
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 298.89mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 531.36mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 146
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 160
Pixel Pitch
0.2768 x 0.2768 0.277 x 0.277
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 61cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 1ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Pb (lead)
 Hg (mercury)
 Pb (lead)

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Linux)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Linux)
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
15 - 5 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -65 - 65
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
BEST
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
45W 33W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 48kWh
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

Relative Humidity
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3658
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Safety
 RoHS
 WEEE
 RoHS
 WEEE
Compliance Industry Standards
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Weight (with Stand) (imperial)
Unknown - Click to provide data 13.79lbs
Package Weight
8.1kg
BEST
8.8kg
Package Height
413mm
BEST
422mm
Package Depth
221mm
BEST
287mm
Package Width
674mm 631mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.3kg
Height (with Stand)
499.9mm
BEST
517mm
Depth (with Stand)
231mm 220mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
569.4mm 565mm
BEST
Weight
5.5kg 4.1kg
BEST
Height
340.4mm 354mm
Depth
57.3mm 63mm
Width
569.4mm 565mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 DVI
 AC
BEST
 DVI
 AC
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Other Features

Package Dimensions (W X D X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.8 x 16.6 x 11.3
Power Consumption (active)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.58W
Maximum Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 631 x 422 x 287
Recyclable Packaging Material
Unknown - Click to provide data 100
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