Concept to Creation
Precision to the Finest Detail
Envision larger with 2560 x 1440 WQHD, packing four times the pixel density of 720p! New premium 16:9 wide-format PB278QR LED displays with 178o wide viewing angle panel for better productivity, opening extra multitasking space to fit more projects and windows on-screen. ASUS exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology, QuickFit Virtual Scale, and 100% sRGB fidelity ensure reality-defining image and colour accuracy, giving you true "what you imagine is what you create" power. HDMI, DisplayPort, and dual-link DVI support WQHD natively, emphasize by room-dominating audio via twin 3W speakers. To help you stay naturally focused, ergonomic design includes swivel, tilt, pivot, and height adjustment, plus streamlined cabling that keeps clutter off your desktop.
See Better and Wider
The PB278QR WQHD monitor gives 109 pixels per inch (PPI), resulting in high quality 2560 x 1440 visuals - equaling four times the resolution of standard 720p sets. It allows users to see greater image detail and do more with an onscreen footprint larger than that of standard displays.
The screen's 109PPI density means that there are 109 RGB matrices within one inch. Generally, the more pixels a display has, the more lighting (or power) those pixels needs to achieve the best visuals. However, with advanced LED backlighting on the PB278QR, energy and power savings are no longer compromised, while better visuals are assured.
Made for Work and Play
The ASUS PB278QR provides an ultra-wide 178o viewing angle on both vertical and horizontal planes, thereby minimizing onscreen color shift even when viewed from extreme angles. With its WQHD display, you enjoy 77% more desktop space than a full HD screen to spread out your palettes and windows. It is also about 25% sharper than a normal 27" full HD display, delivering ultra-smooth visuals thanks to 5ms (GTG) response time. This ensures you get lag-free experiences in gaming and movies, with the latter looking more vivid, with all in-game details shown in true color. The ASUS PB278QR is undoubtedly your best choice for play and work.
Native WQHD Content Support
The PB278QR features a many of connectivity options that include HDMI, DisplayPort, and dual-link DVI for native WQHD, plus D-sub for full HD 1080p content transmission. The HDMI port also supports MHL which lets you to use the MHL with HDMI connection to view content from your mobile device on the PB278QR while simultaneously charging the mobile device. Twin built-in 3W speakers give quality audio for a completely immersive home theater experience.
*Better yet, ASUS bundles all cables in the box: DisplayPort, dual-link DVI, HDMI, and D-sub are all there!
*While the PB278QR supports up to 2560 x 1440 WQHD resolutions including HDMI, DVI-dual link and
DisplayPort, some graphics cards only support up to 1920 x 1200 resolution content transmission via HDMI.
Please check with your local retailer or distributor on the hardware limitations of your laptop or desktop."
QuickFit Virtual Scale for true what you see is what you get
ASUS includes its exclusive QuickFit Virtual Scale feature with the PB278QR, allowing you to preview documents and photos on-screen in their actual size prior to printing. It can be activated via a monitor hotkey, and serves as a highly useful guide to accurately edit and view photos in their native size.
Document: A4, letter
Photo: 8"x10", 5"x7", 4"x6", 3"x5", 2"x2"
Innovations That Raise the Bar
ASUS-exclusive Technologies for Stunning Image Quality
We've raised the bar by incorporating some of our proprietary technologies into the ASUS PB278QR to provide you a truly vivid visual experience. The PB278QR features the new SplendidPlus(TM) Video Intelligence Technology that optimizes images and videos by enhancing colour brightness, contrast, and sharpness. SplendidPlus(TM) features two new modes - Darkroom and Reading- in addition to the Scenery, Standard, Theater, sRGB, and Night View modes. Low-blue Light and Flicker-free technologies also decrease the strain on your eyes after long-time usage.
Creating comfortable experience as if reading actual books by changing the monitor's colour temperature and brightness levels, simulating paperback books.
Best choice for the soft ambient light environment for visual pleasure.
Increases the brightness range, introducing extra contrast gradations and selectively tweaking colour saturation for more lush landscapes.
Enhances the contrast and colour saturation of the image - delivering livelier and more vivid visuals for better immersion.
Gives the best performance for viewing graphics.
Brings out dark, hard-to-see areas while leaving well-lit portions untouched - allowing you to view opponents lurking in obscure corners.
Intelligently raises Y-luminance to highlight poorly-lit details, capturing each scene's beauty in a vibrant and crisp fashion.
Delivers clear document viewing and web browsing experiences with optimized contrast and colour.
ASUS SplendidPlus(TM) Video Intelligence Technology is built upon a colour engine that provides 8 preset modes that lets you to adjust your display accordingly to ensure color accuracy and image fidelity to give you colors that best suit what's showing on the screen. You can access many modes via a designated hotkey.
Protect your eyes with ASUS Eye Care technology
It's time to say goodbye to those strained, tired eyes. PB278QR features TUV Rheinland-certified ASUS Flicker-Free technology to reduce flicker for a comfortable viewing experience. This technology helps reduce instances of eyestrain and other damaging ailments, especially when you spend long, countless hours in front of a display watching favorite videos.
Designed with You in Mind
The PB278QR offers a highly ergonomic and smart design that comes with pivot, tilt, swivel, and height adjustments to ensure an always-comfortable viewing and usage experience. Its smart cable management further promotes clutter-free spaces for enjoyment and work.