Excerpt: ASUS' new PB278Q monitor has a WQHD PLS panel. We recently reviewed Dell's new WQHD model and many of our readers wanted to know how it compares to the competing model from ASUS. This is exactly what you can read in this review, where we compare the PB278Q with a number of other screens of the same...
Excerpt: The Asus PB278Q 27-inch HD monitor utilizes the relatively new PLS panel technology which results in excellent color quality and wide viewing angles. While it is quite pricy and has no automatic pivot function, it's still a decent monitor that provides a good quality image.
Pros: Many video inputs, Wide viewing angles, Very good image quality
Conclusion: The Asus PB278Q is a well equipped 27-inch monitor based on Plane to Line Switching (PLS) panel technology. You?ll pay more for this technology but receive awesome performance and a rich feature set in return.
Pros: Great color quality. Lots of video ports. Ergonomic stand. Wide viewing angles.
Cons: A bit pricey. No auto-pivot function. No USB ports.
Conclusion: I was very happy to see that Samsung was going to start making their own flat panels with a new technology so that someone could put some pressure on LG to innovate more or reduce prices on their panels, which only helps consumers.
ASUS PB278Q monitor: Because Full HD is just too mainstream!
15 January 2014
Summary: The ASUS PB278Q performed well in most of our tests and apart from minor backlight bleeding we did not really find any shortcomings with the monitor as such. Sure, it could have done with a better implemented OSD, but it is only a matter of time getting used to it.
This PLS monitor has an excellent stand and screen
Good Gear Guide.au
23 February 2013
Conclusion: ASUS’ PDB278Q monitor is a great choice for gamers, business users, or anyone who wants the best possible image quality from a reasonably-priced monitor. It has a few good preset modes, is well built, and has useful features. It’s not perfect, but it’s a good value PLS panel.
Excerpt: The PB278Q is a 27in IPS monitor with a large 2,560x1,440 resolution, and is very similar in specification to Viewsonic's VP2770-LED. It's another highly-adjustable screen with excellent picture quality, and is ideal for working on multiple documents or with complicated applications such as video...