ASUS VP278QGL 27" 16:9 FreeSync LCD Monitor

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ASUS VP278QGL 27" 16:9 FreeSync LCD Monitor
Key Features
  • 27" Twisted Nematic (TN) Panel
  • DisplayPort | HDMI | VGA
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 75 Hz Native Resolution
  • 1200:1 Static Contrast Ratio
The VP278QGL 27" 16:9 FreeSync LCD Monitor from ASUS delivers high image quality within a classic, elegant design, thanks to SplendidPlus and VividPixel technologies, plus a slim profile. It has an anti-glare panel featuring a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 with a 75 Hz refresh rate, Twisted Nematic (TN) technology, support for 16.7 million colors and 72% of the NTSC color gamut, a widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio, a static contrast ratio of 1200:1, an ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio of 100,000,000:1, 300 cd/m2 brightness, and a 1 ms (GtG) response time. Using the 170° horizontal and 160° vertical viewing angles, it is possible to watch content from virtually any position. This display has two HDMI ports, one DisplayPort, and one VGA port. Audio can be output using the dual integrated 2W stereo speakers and there is also a 3.5mm audio input jack.
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ASUS VP278QGL 27" 16:9 FreeSync LCD Monitor

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ASUS VP278QGL Overview

The VP278QGL 27" 16:9 FreeSync LCD Monitor from ASUS delivers high image quality within a classic, elegant design, thanks to SplendidPlus and VividPixel technologies, plus a slim profile. It has an anti-glare panel featuring a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 with a 75 Hz refresh rate, Twisted Nematic (TN) technology, support for 16.7 million colors and 72% of the NTSC color gamut, a widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio, a static contrast ratio of 1200:1, an ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio of 100,000,000:1, 300 cd/m2 brightness, and a 1 ms (GtG) response time. Using the 170° horizontal and 160° vertical viewing angles, it is possible to watch content from virtually any position. This display has two HDMI ports, one DisplayPort, and one VGA port. Audio can be output using the dual integrated 2W stereo speakers and there is also a 3.5mm audio input jack.

ASUS has engineered the VP278QGL with support for AMD FreeSync, which helps to eliminate screen tearing and choppy frame rates, as well as their Blue Light Filter to emit flicker-free images with low blue light levels. To further help improve viewing and accessibility, the display features a vertical tilt of -5 to 30°, a left/right swivel of ±90°, a clockwise/counterclockwise pivot of 90°, and a height adjustment of 5.1".

General Features

Image Quality Meets a Classic Design

The VP278QGL 27" Full HD monitor with a 100,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, plus ASUS-exclusive SplendidPlus and VividPixel technologies is optimized for fine image and color quality. This approach extends to the sturdy stand and slim profile, while maintaining stability and durability.

100,000,000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio

A 100,000,000:1 smart contrast ratio dynamically enhances the display's contrast by adjusting the luminance of the backlight to achieve the dark blacks and bright whites.

1 ms Quick Response Time

The ASUS VP278QGL eliminates smearing and motion blur thanks to a 1 ms response time. In addition, Adaptive Sync technology eliminates screen tearing and choppy frame rates for even more seamlessly smooth gameplay.

Smooth Visuals with AMD FreeSync

The ASUS VP278QGL features Adaptive Sync/FreeSync technology to eliminate screen tearing and choppy frame rates to give smooth visuals and gameplay. This can help in first person shooters, racing, real-time strategy, and sports titles. Adaptive Sync/FreeSync works at fresh rates ranging from 48 to 75 Hz.

GamePlus Technology

The ASUS VP278QGL features ASUS' exclusive GamePlus hotkey with Crosshair, Timer, FPS Counter, and Display Alignment functions to give you in-game enhancements that help you get more out of your game. This function is co-developed with input from pro gamers, allowing them to practice and improve their gaming skills.

SplendidPlus Technologies

ASUS has raised the bar by incorporating some of their proprietary technologies into the ASUS VP278QGL to give you a vivid visual experience. The VP278QGL features SplendidPlus Video Intelligence Technology that optimizes videos and images by enhancing color brightness, contrast, and sharpness. SplendidPlus features two new modes - Reading and Darkroom - in addition to the Scenery, Standard, Theater, sRGB, and Night View modes. Low-Blue Light and Flicker-free technologies also reduce the strain on your eyes after long periods of use.

Reading
Reading creates a comfortable experience as if reading book by adjust the monitor's color temperature and brightness.

Darkroom
Darkroom is a good choice for an environment with soft, ambient light.

Scenery
Scenery increases the brightness range, introducing more contrast gradations and selectively tweaking color saturation for more lush landscapes.

Theater
Theater enhances the contrast and color saturation of the image, delivering livelier and more vivid visuals for greater immersion.

sRGB
sRGB is meant for viewing graphics.

Game
Game brings out dark, hard-to-see areas while leaving well-lit portions untouched, allowing you to see opponents lurking in obscure corners.

Night View
Night View intelligently raises Y-luminance to highlight poorly lit details, capture each scene's beauty in a crisp and vibrant fashion.

Standard
Standard delivers clear document viewing and web browsing experiences with optimized color and contrast.

VividPixel Technology

ASUS VividPixel Technology helps enhance image outlines and reduce noise bars for crystal-clear and detail-oriented viewing.

ASUS Blue Light Filter

The TÜV Rheinland-certified ASUS Blue Light Filter helps protect you from harmful blue light, and you can easily access its four different filter settings via a hotkey. The VP278QGL has undergone stringent performance tests and has been certified by TÜV Rheinland laboratories, a global provider of technical, safety, and certification services, to be flicker-free and to emit low blue light levels.

Level 1 is made for normal web browsing, and gives you color reproduction for lifelike visuals with minimal color shift. Level 2 is for when you're viewing photos and videos, giving you a good balance of high image quality. Level 3 gives you the look of paper, making it good for long hours of reading of word processing. Level 4 is made for environments with dam ambient light.

Flicker-Free Technology

The VP278QGL features TÜV Rheinland-certified ASUS Flicker-Free technology to help reduce flicker for a comfortable viewing experience. This technology helps minimize instances of eyestrain and other damaging ailments, especially when you spend long, countless hours in front of a display watching favorite videos.

Space Saving and Cable Management

The VP278QGL is available with a separately sold MiniPC kit for those who need to mount mini PCs on the back of the monitor. This helps to make the desktop more clear. A cable management design can also help you organize various cables to keep your desk area tidy.

Ergonomic Design

With the VP278QGL, a comfortable viewing position is always within reach, thanks to an ergonomically-designed stand with tilt (-5 to 30°), swivel (-90 to 90°), pivot (90° clockwise & counterclockwise), and height adjustments (up to 5.1"). Its onscreen menu even rotates automatically to display correctly when using the monitor in portrait orientation, which is handy when working with websites or longer documents.
UPC: 192876087770

ASUS VP278QGL Specs

Display
Size27"
Screen Area23.54 x 13.24" / 597.89 x 336.31 mm
Panel TypeTN LCD
TouchscreenNo
Resolution1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio16:9
Pixels Per Inch (ppi)82 ppi
FinishMatte
Maximum Brightness300 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio1200:1
Dynamic Contrast Ratio100,000,000:1
Refresh Rate75 Hz
Adaptive-Sync TechnologyFreeSync
Bit Depth / Color Support8-Bit (16.7 Million Colors)
HDR CompatibilityNone
Color Gamut72% NTSC
Response Time1 ms (GtG)
Viewing AngleHorizontal: 170°
Vertical: 160°
Dot Pitch0.311 x 0.311 mm
Inputs / Outputs
Connectivity2 x HDMI Input
1 x DisplayPort Input
1 x VGA Input
1 x 3.5 mm Input
HDCP SupportYes
Built-In SpeakersYes, 2 x 2 W
Power
Power Consumption20.7 W (Typical)
0.5 W (Standby)
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Adapter TypeInternal
Environmental
CertificationsCCC, CE, ENERGY STAR, EPEAT GOLD, FCC, Microsoft WHQL, RCM, TUV, UL, WEEE, cUL, as per Manufacturer
Physical
Height Adjustment5.12" / 130 mm
Rotation Adjustment180° (-90 to 90°)
Swivel Adjustment180° (-90 to 90°)
Tilt Adjustment-5 to 30°
Mounting-Hole Pattern100 x 100 mm
Lock SlotYes, Kensington
Dimensions (W x H x D)25.3 x 21.1 x 8.9" / 641.4 x 535.8 x 226.3 mm (with Stand)
25.3 x 15.1 x 2.0" / 641.4 x 383.2 x 51.5 mm (without Stand)
Weight15.01 lb / 6.81 kg (with Stand)
8.97 lb / 4.07 kg (without Stand)
Packaging Info
Package Weight19.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)29 x 18.2 x 8"
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