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17 Reasons For
A number of Asus VC279H owners reckoned that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Asus VC279H a few weeks ago “Great value and looks good”. In August I Am Jake. mentioned on Amazon “However, this 1080p screen gives you great value for money while 4k capable devices aren't quite in the mainstream yet” in their review of this PC monitors and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. This year Mr. T. Richards mentioned on Amazon “Good stylist monitor with a thin bezel and decently priced”.
Good Expert Reviews
This PC display received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from prad.de.
A Top Selling LCD Screen
According to sales data from Amazon, the VC279H is one the top selling LCD screen currently on sale.
A number of Asus VC279H owners said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Giovanni Bolton mentioned in his review of the Asus VC279H “Sharp colors and beautifully thin bezel”. This year Rob B mentioned on Amazon “For gaming it's pretty good” in his review of this PC monitors but despite that only scored it 60 out of 100.
One Asus VC279H owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had a thick frame. This year Mr. T. Richards gave this PC monitors a rating of 99 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Good stylist monitor with a thin bezel and decently priced”.
Several Asus VC279H owners considered that it was thin. This year Giovanni Bolton gave it a score of 99 out of 100 and he wrote “Sharp colors and beautifully thin bezel”. Mr. T. Richards said in their review on Amazon this month “Good stylist monitor with a thin bezel and decently priced” and rated it 99 out of 100.
Two Asus VC279H owners mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VC279H was thick. Paul M said “Great monitor, good colours, wide viewing angle, speakers work fine with HDMI” in his review. Paul M also said “It has a wide viewing angle”.
Easy to Use
A few Asus VC279H reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Mark mentioned in his review on Amazon “Easy to use menus when you figure it out” and rated the product 99 out of 100. Sara mentioned on Amazon “Control buttons at bottom are a bit fiddly to use though”.
One Asus VC279H reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Sara said on Amazon a few weeks ago “Very easy to set up” in her review of the Asus VC279H.
One person who reviewed the Asus VC279H considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. In August I Am Jake. mentioned in their review of the Asus VC279H on Amazon “A nice bonus if you plan to watch TV on it or play games in a more comfortable position”.
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User Reviews Are Good
On average, people who bought this Asus PC display rated it as 80%.
On average Asus medium monitors have good reviews as do all LCD screens produced by Asus.
A few people wrote in their reviews that the Asus VC279H was good in terms of HDMI connections. I Am Jake. and mentioned in their review of this PC monitors a few weeks ago “In terms of connectivity, this monitor has 1x HDMI, 1x DVI, 1x VGA”. I Am Jake. also said “The audio jack is a nice touch, allowing external speakers to be used for HDMI input sound”. Paul M mentioned in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Great monitor, good colours, wide viewing angle, speakers work fine with HDMI”.
Good Product Quality
A few Asus VC279H owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Craig Cookson wrote a few weeks ago “Fantastic screen amazing quality I expected nothing less” in his review of this PC monitors and gave the product a score of 99 out of 100. Matthew K. wrote “Great picture quality and amazing response times for an IPS panel” in his Asus VC279H review and gave this PC monitors a score of 5 stars. Mr. T. Richards and wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Decent price for a quality monitor” in their review of this PC monitors.
One person said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. A few weeks ago I Am Jake. wrote “Rim of the monitor are made of a sturdy black plastic”. One Asus VC279H reviewer who reviewed this PC monitors reckoned that it was well made. Amazon Customer wrote in their Asus VC279H review this year “Solid Monitor” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.
Good Picture Quality
A few Asus VC279H reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation. A few weeks ago Mark mentioned on Amazon “Brilliantly bright with vivid colours”. Mark also mentioned “Wow bright screen and vivid colours”. Paul M wrote this month “Great monitor, good colours, wide viewing angle, speakers work fine with HDMI” in his Asus VC279H review.
One person wrote that this PC monitors had a wide viewing angle. Paul M wrote “It has a wide viewing angle” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
One Asus VC279H reviewer who purchased this PC monitors mentioned that it had good picture quality. Matthew K. mentioned on Amazon in August last year “Great picture quality and amazing response times for an IPS panel” in his review.
80000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The Asus VC279H has a maximum contrast ratio of 80000000:1. That's over sixteen times the contrast ratio of the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio of 5000000:1. PC screens that were released around the same time as the VC279H dynamic contrast ratios range from Mega Contrast to 100000000:1.
Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an 80000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available that you might want to look at include the Hannspree HL247DBB (£109.72), or the Asus VS278H (£149.99) which is cheaper.
If the contrast ratio of this PC screen is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the 42HQL (£117.23) (100000000:1 and cheaper), or the K242HQL (£108.72) (100000000:1 and cheaper) both from Acer.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus VC279H has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year also have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available including the iiyama XB2481HS-B1 (£131.58) which is cheaper; or the iiyama XUB2390HS-B1 (£139.99) which has a better Rating.
It is worth also looking at other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the V7 L27000WHS-9K (£135.59).
Has One Cable Included
The Asus VC279H has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included DVI|VGA are also found on this PC display.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VC279H have depths of between 15mm and 700mm. With a depth of only 46.5 millimeters, the Asus VC279H is fairly shallow compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VC279H do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VC279H is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the DELL UZ2215H (£202.04), or the Viewsonic VG2437 (£163.36).
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most PC displays that are a similar age to the VC279H do not have an integrated card reader. The Asus VC279H is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Not 3D Compatible
The Asus VC279H is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the VC279H are also not 3D compatible.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many similar spec LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to it.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar age and type to it.
Alternative PC monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available that you might want to consider include the Samsung S22E450F (£124.97) which has a better Rating; or the Samsung S23E650D (£95.49) which is cheaper.
LCD screens with a more display resolution that might also be worth considering include the Samsung LS24C65 (1920 x 1200 and cheaper); or the DELL UltraSharp 24 (£193.47) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated).
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.
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Running Costs Are Average
The average running cost of the VC279H is £52 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 486 comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Asus released the VC279H.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.
There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at including the Samsung S23E650D (£95.49) which is cheaper; or the Samsung S22E450F (£124.97) which has a better Rating.
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At 622.6 millimeters, the Asus VC279H has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the VC279H.
If you would consider a PC display with a wider width then you might want to look at the G246HLF (£109.99) (617mm), the G277HL (£144.97) (622mm), or the G276HL (622.3mm) all from Acer which also has a higher Rating.
1920 x 1080
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1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
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Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
20 - -5
Cable Lock Slot
On Screen Menu Display
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AC Input Voltage
110, 110-220, 220
Storage Temperature Range
-30 - 65
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40
Energy Star Certificate
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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