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Asus VP278H vs LG 27MP38VQ

Asus VP278H vs LG 27MP38VQ

Asus VP278H
LG 27MP38VQ

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
4ms faster response time Edit
The Asus VP278H has a response time of 1ms, whereas the LG 27MP38VQ is a 5ms 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.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus VP278H has a built-in speaker(s), but the LG 27MP38VQ does not. 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.

7 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
4 Reasons For
5% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
LG 27MP38VQ is 178° vertical viewing angle. That's 8° wider than the Asus VP278H (178°).
Marginally wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
LG 27MP38VQ is 178° horizontal viewing angle, but the Asus VP278H is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
$14 cheaper
The LG 27MP38VQ costs $184.97, whereas the Asus VP278H is $198.81.
$5.02 cheaper to run
The LG 27MP38VQ is $5.02 cheaper to run than the Asus VP278H over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
A bit narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Asus VP278H is only 170° vertical viewing angle, but the LG 27MP38VQ is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Asus VP278H is only 170° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° narrower than the LG 27MP38VQ (178°).
More expensive by $14
The Asus VP278H is $13.84 more expensive than the LG 27MP38VQ.
Older by one month
The Asus VP278H is one month older than the LG 27MP38VQ.
$5.02 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Asus VP278H are $60.53 which is $5.02 more than the LG 27MP38VQ. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Asus VP278H (5ms). 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.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The LG 27MP38VQ does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Asus VP278H does. 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 4 stores sells the LG 27MP38VQ, however 11 stores 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.

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

17 months Ago 16 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 58.52
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 60.53
Purchase price $ 198.81
Total cost of ownership $ 259.34
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 54.30
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.21
Total running cost $ 55.51
Purchase price $ 184.97
Total cost of ownership $ 240.48
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.35T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
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
Viewing Angle, Vertical
170° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
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
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 68%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub

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

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
Tilt Angle
20 - 5 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (off)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
29.1W 27W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
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 (T-T)
20 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
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