Asus PB279 vs Viewsonic VG2438

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Asus PB279
Viewsonic VG2438

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3" bigger screen size Edit
The Asus PB279 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the Viewsonic VG2438 (24"). 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.

1,053.23M more display colour count Edit
Asus PB279 is 1,070M display colours, but the Viewsonic VG2438 is only a 16.77M display colours PC monitor (1,053.23M less).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus PB279 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Viewsonic VG2438 (250 cd/m²).
Three more HDMI ports Edit
The Asus PB279 is a four HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2438 only has one HDMI port.
Better selling
The Asus PB279 ranks No. 13993 by number of sales, whereas the Viewsonic VG2438 ranks No. 98384.
Better expert reviews
Based on 21 reviews, the average expert review score of the Asus PB279 is 81%, whereas the average rating of the Viewsonic VG2438 is 76% (based on 2 reviews).
8 Reasons For
3.5kg lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 has a weight of 4.2kg, however the Asus PB279 is a 7.7kg weight PC monitor (3.5kg heavier).
Shorter Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 is a 363mm tall PC monitor. That's 5mm shorter than the Asus PB279 (363mm).
15% shallower Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 has a depth of 51.5mm, however the Asus PB279 is a 58.8mm deep PC monitor (7.3mm deeper).
68.16mm narrower Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 is a 556.8mm wide PC monitor. That's 68.16mm narrower than the Asus PB279 (556.8mm).
Cheaper by £356
The Viewsonic VG2438 costs £355.81 less than the Asus PB279.
3 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
52% cheaper to run
Over five years the Viewsonic VG2438 only costs £48.07 to run but the Asus PB279 costs £99.18 to run (106% more). Read more
Better user reviews
Based on 5 user reviews, the average review score of the Viewsonic VG2438 is 88%, however the average rating of the Asus PB279 is 83% (based on 114 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
3.5kg heavier Edit
The Asus PB279 has a weight of 7.7kg, whereas the Viewsonic VG2438 is a 4.2kg weight PC monitor (3.5kg lighter).
Taller Edit
Asus PB279 is 368mm tall. That's 5mm taller than the Viewsonic VG2438 (363mm).
7.3mm deeper Edit
The Asus PB279 is a 58.8mm deep PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2438 is a 51.5mm deep PC monitor (7.3mm shallower).
Wider Edit
Asus PB279 is 624.96mm wide. That's 68.16mm wider than the Viewsonic VG2438 (556.8mm).
More expensive by £356
The Asus PB279 is £355.81 more expensive than the Viewsonic VG2438.
Fewer sellers
The Asus PB279 is only stocked by 16 stores, but the Viewsonic VG2438 is stocked by 19 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£51.11 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Asus PB279 costs £99.18 to run which is £51.11 more to run than the Viewsonic VG2438. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Asus PB279 is 83%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic VG2438 is 88% (based on 5 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
13% smaller screen size Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the Asus PB279 (24"). 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.

Sixty-three times less display colour count Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 is a 16.77M display colours PC monitor, whereas the Asus PB279 is a 1,070M display colours PC monitor (1,053.23M more).
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Asus PB279 (250 cd/m²).
Three less HDMI ports Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 has one HDMI port, however the Asus PB279 only has four HDMI ports.
Less popular
The Viewsonic VG2438 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 98384 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Asus PB279 ranks No. 13993.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Viewsonic VG2438's average expert score is only 76%, however the Asus PB279's is 81% (based on 21 reviews).

Awards

9 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
elchapuzasinformatico.com: Gold
gagadget.com: Recommended
hardware.info: Excellent
HEXUS.net: Recommended
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
noticias3d.com: Good Choice
ua.gecid.com: High Functionality
xtremehardware.com: Gold
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

28 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 96.14
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 99.18
Purchase price £ 569.99
Total cost of ownership £ 669.17
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 48.07
Purchase price £ 214.18
Total cost of ownership £ 262.25
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.49T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.24T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
SRGB Display Feature
 SRGB display feature
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
0.155 x 0.155 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
1,070M
BEST
16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.47cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
HDMI Port
4
BEST
1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 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 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
 Ethernet LAN port
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Mode
 Picture-in-Picture mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 100mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -5 - 37
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Rotating
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60 0 - 360
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
60W 30W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
 96 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10kg 7.4kg
BEST
Packaging Height
452mm 420mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
224mm 158mm
BEST
Packaging Width
753mm 604mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.7kg
Height With Stand
407.76mm 393.6mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
220.06mm 204.3mm
BEST
Width With Stand
624.96mm 556.8mm
BEST
Weight
7.7kg 4.2kg
BEST
Height
368mm 363mm
BEST
Depth
58.8mm 51.5mm
BEST
Width
624.96mm 556.8mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
Manual Included
 Manual included
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide on CD-ROM
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