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Compare MSI Optix G242P vs MSI Optix MAG281URF

Reviews

Neo score
50%
91%
Pros
  • Stand with tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustments
  • High 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • Support for NVIDIA G-SYNC
  • DisplayHDR 400
  • Rich color reproduction
  • Stand with tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustments
  • High 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 10-bit display panel
  • Support for NVIDIA G-SYNC
Cons
  • No publicized HDR support
  • 8-bit display panel
  • Display panel not very bright

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Connectivity

Ports
1x 3.5 mm Audio Out, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x DisplayPort 1.2 (a)
1x USB 2.0 (Type-B; upstream), 2x HDMI 2.1 (CEC), 1x 3.5 mm Audio Out, 1x DisplayPort 1.4 (a), 1x USB (Type-C; upstream; 15W; DP Alt Mode), 2x USB 2.0 (Type-A; downstream)

Construction

Adjustment | Height
130 mm / 5.1181 in
130 mm / 5.1181 in
Adjustment | Pivot
-90° ~ 90°
-90° ~ 90°
Adjustment | Swivel
-45° ~ 45°
-45° ~ 45°
Adjustment | Tilt
-5° ~ 20°
-5° ~ 20°
Camera
No
No
Colors
Black
Black
VESA Mount
100 x 100 mm
100 x 100 mm

Dimensions

Size | Depth
9.2 in / 233.7 mm w/ stand
9.2 in / 233.68 mm w/ stand
Size | Height
15.13 in / 384.3 mm w/ stand
16.07 in / 408.22 mm w/ stand
Size | Width
21.27 in / 540.2 mm
25.13 in / 638.27 mm
Weight
5.36 kg / 12 lbs w/ stand
4.8 kg / 11 lbs w/o stand , 7.7 kg / 17 lbs w/ stand

Display

Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
Brightness
250 nits
300 nits / 400 nits (peak)
Contrast Ratio
1000:1 (static), 100000000:1 (dynamic)
1000:1 (static), 1000000:1 (dynamic)
Display Backlight
W-LED
W-LED
Display Color Depth
8 bits (6 bits + FRC), 16777216 colors
10 bits (8 bits + FRC), 1073741824 colors
Display Diagonal
24" (23.8 in / 604.478 mm)
28" (28 in / 711.2 mm)
Display Type
IPS, Anti-glare/Matte, Panda
IPS, Anti-glare/Matte (3H)
Gamut
94.6% DCI-P3, 127.7% sRGB
95% DCI-P3, 124% sRGB
Pixel Density
92 ppi
157 ppi
Pixel Pitch
0.275 mm
0.161 mm
Refresh Rate
48 Hz ~ 144 Hz
48 Hz ~ 144 Hz
Resolution
FHD (1920x1080)
4K (3840x2160)
Viewing Angle
178° H / 178° V
178° H / 178° V

Function

HDR
DisplayHDR 400
Licenses
TUV Rheinland Flicker-Free, TUV Rheinland Low Blue Light
EyeSafe Certified
Operating Humidity
20 % ~ 90 %
20 % ~ 90 %
Operating Temperature
0 °C ~ 40 °C , 32 °F ~ 104 °F
0 °C ~ 40 °C , 32 °F ~ 104 °F
Variable Framerate
NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA G-SYNC
Video
Frameless Design, Gaming Mode, Night Vision, Wide Color Gamut, Low Blue Light, 5-way OSD navigation joystick, Flicker-free technology
Crosshair, Frameless design, Optix Scope, Less Blue Light Premium, MPRT Sync, Rapid IPS, Picture-by-Picture, MSI Mystic Light, KVM 2.0, 5-way OSD navigation joystick, Picture-in-Picture, Night Vision, Adaptive-Sync technology

Performance

Power Consumption
25 W (average) / 0.5 W (sleep)
33.3 W (average) / 0.5 W (sleep) / 0.3 W (off)

Production

Accessory
DisplayPort cable (optional), HDMI cable (optional), USB Type-B cable (optional)
Debut
2020
2021
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