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10 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The writer at one expert review site thought that this PC display was good. This PC screen received an "Approved" award from HEXUS.net.
A Best Selling Flatpanel Monitor
Across all flatpanel monitors, the MG248Q is one the best selling products currently available for purchase according to sales data from Amazon.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
We checked 13,047 expert and user reviews for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC screens that are a comparable age to it.
We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display and we think the Asus BE24AQLB[plb_3194464_price], the Acer S271HLF[plb_3820539_price], and the LG 24UD58[plb_3760773_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months, the Asus MG248Q has a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think because of it's better review score, the PB287Q[pl_3869741_price], and the BE24AQLB[pl_3194464_price] both from Asus or the Benq GL2706PQ[plb_3720986_price] is also worth considering.
The Asus MG248Q is a two DisplayPort flatpanel monitor. Most of the other new comparable spec PC displays only have one DisplayPort.
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Two HDMI Ports
The Asus MG248Q is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the MG248Q have between one and three HDMI ports.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the MG248Q is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Asus MG248Q has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the MG248Q.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on recently released comparable spec flatpanel monitors.
Quite Fast Response Time
The average response time of medium monitors that were released in the last year is 5.2ms. At only 1 millisecond, the Asus MG248Q has a very fast response time compared to most of the other newly released medium monitors.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that were launched in the last year are not 3D compatible. The Asus MG248Q is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
If you want a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Acer GN276HL[plb_3495354_price], or the Benq Zowie XL2430[plb_3761443_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Asus MG248Q does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other recently released medium monitors also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared this PC screen to all the other PC displays with a built-in camera and we think the Philips 241B7QPJKEB[plb_3861282_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other new medium monitors, the Asus MG248Q does not have an integrated card reader.
High Running Costs
The average running cost of the MG248Q is £105 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run comparable spec LCD screens that were launched in the last 12 months.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
At only 160 degrees, the Asus MG248Q has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for the last year. The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the MG248Q is 170°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Asus MG248Q has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the latest PC screens the horizontal viewing angles range from -5° to 180°.
At 7.2 kilograms, the Asus MG248Q is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last year. The average weight of PC screens that are a similar age to the MG248Q is 4.7kg.
Fairly High Power Consumption When Off
The lowest power consumption when off of recently released medium monitors is 0.005W and the highest is 350W. The Asus MG248Q has a fairly high power consumption when off (0.5 Watts) compared to most of the other latest PC monitors.
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Released Nine Months Ago
This medium monitor was released nine months ago.
The Asus MG248Q has a relatively typical width (556 millimeters) compared to most of the other latest comparable spec PC screens.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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