Asus VX279Q vs Philips 243V5

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Asus VX279Q
Philips 243V5

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
3.4" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus VX279Q has a display diagonal 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 viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Asus VX279Q is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Philips 243V5 (160°).
Marginally wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Asus VX279Q is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Philips 243V5 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
8.6cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus VX279Q is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the Philips 243V5 is only a 60cm display diagonal PC monitor (8.6cm smaller).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus VX279Q has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Philips 243V5 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 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.

More popular
The Asus VX279Q is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 29808 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the Philips 243V5 ranks No. 135102.
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
£118 cheaper
The Philips 243V5 costs £105.54, whereas the Asus VX279Q is £224.00.
Available from 10 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£31.79 cheaper to run
The Philips 243V5 is £31.79 cheaper to run than the Asus VX279Q over five years. Read more
User reviews are better
Based on 3 reviews, the Philips 243V5 has an average user review score of 93%, but the Asus VX279Q has an average rating of 84% (based on 60 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
£118 more expensive
The Asus VX279Q is more expensive than the Philips 243V5 by £118.46.
Fewer sellers
Only 15 stores sells the Asus VX279Q, but 25 shops sell the Philips 243V5. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
70% higher running costs over five years
The Asus VX279Q costs £77.17 to run which is £31.79 more to run than the Philips 243V5 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Asus VX279Q is 84%, whereas the average user rating of the Philips 243V5 is 93% (based on 3 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a display diagonal 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 viewing angle, vertical Edit
Philips 243V5 is only 160° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° narrower than the Asus VX279Q (160°).
Marginally narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Philips 243V5 is only 170° horizontal viewing angle, but the Asus VX279Q is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
Philips 243V5 is only 60cm display diagonal, but the Asus VX279Q is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (8.6cm bigger).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Philips 243V5 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Asus VX279Q 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.

Over two years older
The Philips 243V5 is older than the Asus VX279Q by two years.
Worse selling
The Philips 243V5 ranks No. 135102 by sales volume, but the Asus VX279Q ranks No. 29808.
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

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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

19 months Ago 43 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.61
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 77.17
Purchase price £ 224.00
Total cost of ownership £ 301.17
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 42.82
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 45.38
Purchase price £ 105.54
Total cost of ownership £ 150.92
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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.
0.23T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
23.6"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.22mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178°
BEST
170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm
BEST
60cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 5ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h

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

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
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
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
29.1W 16.7W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
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
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
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
Compliance Industry Standards
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7kg 5kg
BEST
Package Height
680mm 415mm
BEST
Package Depth
119mm 118mm
BEST
Package 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

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

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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