Asus VP278Q vs Philips 276E6ADSS

Asus VP278Q
Philips 276E6ADSS

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Four times faster response time Edit
The Asus VP278Q is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the Philips 276E6ADSS (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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Asus VP278Q is two, but the Philips 276E6ADSS only has one HDMI port.
6.9mm shorter Edit
The Asus VP278Q has a height of 383.1mm, however the Philips 276E6ADSS is a 390mm tall PC monitor (6.9mm taller).
Available from 5 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£25.48 cheaper to run
The Asus VP278Q only costs £49.67 to run over five years whereas the Philips 276E6ADSS costs £75.15 to run (51% more). Read more
More popular
The Asus VP278Q is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 62284 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the Philips 276E6ADSS ranks No. 156382.
6 Reasons For
Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Philips 276E6ADSS is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Asus VP278Q (178°).
Marginally wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Philips 276E6ADSS has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, but the Asus VP278Q is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
Lighter Edit
The Philips 276E6ADSS is a 4.6kg weight PC monitor. That's 230g lighter than the Asus VP278Q (4.6kg).
Shallower Edit
Philips 276E6ADSS is 48mm deep. That's 7mm shallower than the Asus VP278Q (48mm).
1.4mm narrower Edit
The Philips 276E6ADSS has a width of 640mm, however the Asus VP278Q is a 641.4mm wide PC monitor (1.4mm wider).
£3 cheaper
The Philips 276E6ADSS costs £174.97, whereas the Asus VP278Q is £177.94.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus VP278Q is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Philips 276E6ADSS (178°).
8° narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus VP278Q has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°, but the Philips 276E6ADSS is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
5% heavier Edit
The Asus VP278Q is a 4.8kg weight PC monitor. That's 230g heavier than the Philips 276E6ADSS (4.6kg).
Deeper Edit
Asus VP278Q is 55mm deep. That's 7mm deeper than the Philips 276E6ADSS (48mm).
A little wider Edit
The Asus VP278Q has a width of 641.4mm, however the Philips 276E6ADSS is a 640mm wide PC monitor (1.4mm narrower).
£3 more expensive
The Asus VP278Q is more expensive than the Philips 276E6ADSS by £2.97.
7 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Philips 276E6ADSS is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Asus VP278Q (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 Philips 276E6ADSS is one, but the Asus VP278Q only has two HDMI ports.
A bit taller Edit
The Philips 276E6ADSS has a height of 390mm, however the Asus VP278Q is a 383.1mm tall PC monitor (6.9mm shorter).
Not as many stockists
Only 13 stores sells the Philips 276E6ADSS, however 18 retailers sell the Asus VP278Q. 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.
One month older
The Philips 276E6ADSS is older than the Asus VP278Q by one month.
51% higher running costs over five years
The Philips 276E6ADSS costs £75.15 to run which is £25.48 more to run than the Asus VP278Q over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Philips 276E6ADSS ranks No. 156382 by sales volume, but the Asus VP278Q ranks No. 62284.

Date Released

15 months Ago 16 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.63
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 49.67
Purchase price £ 177.94
Total cost of ownership £ 227.61
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 72.11
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 75.15
Purchase price £ 174.97
Total cost of ownership £ 250.12
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.37T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27" 27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
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 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 336.31mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.89mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.311 x 0.311
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
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.6cm 68.6cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 5ms
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
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 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

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metal Free Design
 Hg (mercury)
 Pb (lead)
 Hg (mercury)
 Pb (lead)

Performance

Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Mean Time Between Failures
Unknown - Click to provide data 50,000h

Thin Client

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

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 20
Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and 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 Language
 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
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 7
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Typical Power Consumption
29.1W
BEST
45W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 66kWh
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 Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3.658
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
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
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 11.73lbs
Package Weight
7.2kg 7kg
BEST
Packaging Height
520mm
BEST
562mm
Packaging Depth
150mm 125mm
BEST
Packaging Width
704mm
BEST
708mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.3kg
Height With Stand
444.5mm
BEST
471mm
Depth With Stand
219.4mm
BEST
235mm
Width With Stand
641.4mm 640mm
BEST
Weight
4.8kg 4.6kg
BEST
Height
383.1mm
BEST
390mm
Depth
55mm 48mm
BEST
Width
641.4mm 640mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Package Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 27.9 x 22.1 x 4.9
Power Consumption When Active
Unknown - Click to provide data 25.89W
Package Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 708 x 562 x 125
Dimensions With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 640 x 471 x 235
Recyclable Packaging Material
Unknown - Click to provide data 100
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