Asus VX279Q vs Philips 243V5

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Asus VX279Q
Philips 243V5

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3.4" bigger screen size Edit
The Asus VX279Q has a screen size of 27", whereas the Philips 243V5 is only a 23.6" PC monitor (3.4" smaller). 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.

18° wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus VX279Q is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Philips 243V5 (160°).
Marginally wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus VX279Q has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, whereas the Philips 243V5 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
8.7cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus VX279Q has a display diagonal of 68.6cm, whereas the Philips 243V5 is only a 59.9cm display diagonal PC monitor (8.7cm smaller).
Expert reviews are better
Based on 3 expert reviews, the Asus VX279Q has an average review score of 80%, whereas the Philips 243V5 has an average rating of 75% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons For
4x faster response time Edit
The Philips 243V5 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the Asus VX279Q (1ms). 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.

25% higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Philips 243V5 has an RMS rated audio power of 4W, however the Asus VX279Q is only a 3W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (1W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

13% narrower Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a width of 551mm, however the Asus VX279Q is a 622.6mm wide PC monitor (71.6mm wider).
£8.17 cheaper to run
The Philips 243V5 is £8.17 cheaper to run than the Asus VX279Q over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Asus VX279Q is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Philips 243V5 (1ms). 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.

1W lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The Asus VX279Q has an RMS rated audio power of 3W, but the Philips 243V5 is a 4W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (1W higher). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Wider Edit
Asus VX279Q is 622.6mm wide, but the Philips 243V5 is a 551mm wide PC monitor (71.6mm narrower).
20% higher running costs over five years
The Asus VX279Q costs £49.67 to run which is £8.17 more to run than the Philips 243V5 over five years. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a screen size of 23.6", but the Asus VX279Q is a 27" PC monitor (3.4" bigger). 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.

Narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Philips 243V5 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Asus VX279Q (160°).
Marginally narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°, but the Asus VX279Q is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a display diagonal of 59.9cm, but the Asus VX279Q is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (8.7cm bigger).
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Over two years older
The Philips 243V5 is older than the Asus VX279Q by two years.
Lower expert review Score
The Philips 243V5 only has an average expert rating of 75%, but the Asus VX279Q has an average expert rating of 80% (based on 3 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Date Released

17 months Ago 41 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 £ 197.39
Total cost of ownership £ 247.06
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 38.46
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 41.50

Energy Efficiency Class

No data 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.
0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
23.6"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
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)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
56 - 76 56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 30 - 83
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.22mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 76 56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80 30 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.272 x 0.272
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.6cm
BEST
59.9cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 1ms
BEST
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 1ms
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

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
 Headphone out port
PC Audio in
 PC audio in
 PC audio in
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
3W 4W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2
Integrated TV Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
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 30,000h

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
 Ethernet LAN port
 Ethernet LAN port
WiFi
 WiFi
 WiFi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 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 21
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Typical Power Consumption
29.1W 24W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 34kWh
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
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 Range
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
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
 RoHS
 TCO
Compliance Industry Standard
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7kg 5kg
BEST
Packaging Height
680mm 415mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
119mm 118mm
BEST
Packaging Width
550mm
BEST
600mm
Weight With Stand
4.6kg 3.7kg
BEST
Height With Stand
441.3mm 420mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
210.1mm
BEST
220mm
Width With Stand
622.6mm 551mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.2kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 344mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 52mm
Width
622.6mm 551mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 AC
BEST
 AC
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Power Consumption When Active
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.05W
Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Package Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 600 x 415 x 118
Dimensions With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 551 x 420 x 220
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.14kg
Regulatory Approvals
Unknown - Click to provide data BSMI, CE Mark, cETLus, FCC Class B, GOST, PSB, SASO, SEMKO, TCO certified, TUV/ISO9241-307, WEEE
Recyclable Packaging Material
Unknown - Click to provide data 100
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