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Asus PB279 vs Viewsonic VG2438

Asus PB279 vs Viewsonic VG2438

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Asus PB279
Viewsonic VG2438

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In stock

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3" bigger display diagonal 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.

Three more HDMI ports Edit
The Asus PB279 is a four HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2438 only has one HDMI port.
5 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Better expert reviews
Based on 24 reviews, the average expert review score of the Asus PB279 is 81%, whereas the average rating of the Viewsonic VG2438 is 76% (based on 4 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £345
The Viewsonic VG2438 costs £344.74 less than the Asus PB279.
51% cheaper to run
Over five years the Viewsonic VG2438 only costs £76.91 to run but the Asus PB279 costs £156.39 to run (103% more). Read more
Much better user reviews
Based on 39 user reviews, the average review score of the Viewsonic VG2438 is 95%, however the average rating of the Asus PB279 is 84% (based on 280 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
More expensive by £345
The Asus PB279 is £344.74 more expensive than the Viewsonic VG2438.
£79.48 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Asus PB279 costs £156.39 to run which is £79.48 more to run than the Viewsonic VG2438. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is much Worse
The average user rating of the Asus PB279 is 84%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic VG2438 is 95% (based on 39 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
13% smaller display diagonal 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.

Three less HDMI ports Edit
The Viewsonic VG2438 has one HDMI port, however the Asus PB279 only has four HDMI ports.
Less retailers
The Viewsonic VG2438 is only stocked by 5 retailers, whereas the Asus PB279 is stocked by 10 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Viewsonic VG2438's average expert score is only 76%, however the Asus PB279's is 81% (based on 24 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

33 months Ago 33 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 153.83
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 156.39
Purchase price £ 579.99
Total cost of ownership £ 736.38
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 76.91
Purchase price £ 235.25
Total cost of ownership £ 312.16
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.78T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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 (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 324mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
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
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
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
Colours
 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
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
 Picture-in-Picture support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 100mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -5 - 37
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Rotating
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60 0 - 360
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
 Plug & 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 Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
60W 30W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
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 (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10kg 7.4kg
BEST
Package Height
452mm 420mm
BEST
Package Depth
224mm 158mm
BEST
Package 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
Depth
58.8mm 51.5mm
Width
624.96mm 556.8mm

Packaging Content

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