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15 Reasons For
Good Owner Reviews
On average, based on 809 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is 89 out of 100.
A number of Asus VE228 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good value for money. Three years ago A John wrote in their review of the Asus VE228 on Amazon “The screen is brilliant value and has VGA, DVI”. A John also said “Brilliant value for an entry level monitor at this size, definitely recommended”. Alan Brown said on Amazon “Value for money!” in his Asus VE228 review.
Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Annie said in her review of the Asus VE228 on Amazon “A really good bargain as well”. Chris Chadwick said in his Asus VE228 review on Amazon “Cheap construction and dead/stuck pixels”. Chris Chadwick also wrote “Although all monitors are plastic these days, somehow this felt especially cheap”.
A few people who reviewed it thought it was cheap. Desert Orchid wrote on Amazon “The various input facility makes this a simple monitor to connect without having to buy additional (expensive) adaptors” in their review of the Asus VE228. G. Wright mentioned “Great budget large monitor” . Kieran J. wrote “Looks superb! It's also not expensive”.
A number of Asus VE228 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was well made. A John mentioned on Amazon three years ago “There are 5 built in preset modes for Scenery, Theater, Game, Night View” in their review of this PC monitor. Cameron gave it a very good rating and he mentioned “The overall build quality is fantastic - the monitor itself is very sleek” in his review of this PC monitor. Clockstruckduck gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned two years ago “ASUS are a solid brand”.
A few Asus VE228 reviewers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. James Roberts gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The overall build quality is good - the monitor feels sturdy and of high quality”. Mac wrote in his review of the Asus VE228 “Sturdy monitor”. Mike said in his review on Amazon “This is it, rugged and easy to set up” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.
One Asus VE228 reviewer who bought it considered that it was reliable. Mike mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “We needed a monitor with multiple input connectivity options - and reliable” .
A number of people reckoned that it was good looking. Daryll Morton rated the Asus VE228 80 out of 100 and said “Lovely colours, beautiful black finish on the actual monitors”. John wrote in his Asus VE228 review five years ago “For desktop computing the pre-programmed display "themes" are handy to get a (one button press) subtle change in appearance to your preferred colour / brightness / gamma setting” . Mr. G. Mangham wrote on Amazon in the same month “The colours from this screen when gamng is beautiful and I HAVE NOT EXPERIENCED ANY GHOSTING WHILE GAMING! So i am happy with this screen for my needs” in their review.
A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Chris M-C mentioned “It's also got a nice firm design.”. Hmgkt mentioned in their Asus VE228 review “Sleek design”. K. Hadi wrote on Amazon “The first thing I checked was the ventilation grill on top of the monitor, for me this is a proper design for heat dissipation under any working condition” in their review.
Some people who bought it concluded that it was neat. J. Cunningham scored the product very highly and wrote on Amazon three years ago “Good quality, neat base and enough adjustments if required (I did not change a thing”. John scored the product very highly and he said “It was purchased to tidy up my desk, for the minimalistic styling, HDMI connectivity, built in speakers”.
One person who purchased the product mentioned that it was aesthetic. Matthew mentioned in his review of the Asus VE228 on Amazon “Well-lit, which combined with the sleek aesthetic appearence of the monitor, makes the viewer feel the need to break into spontaneous applause”.
One person who reviewed it considered that it was smooth. Scott Robertson mentioned in his review on Amazon four years ago “In fact the Xbox screen is so smooth I almost thought it was 120Hz as apposed to 60Hz”. One Asus VE228 reviewer thought it was ergonomic.
A number of people thought this PC monitor was good in terms of HDMI connections. G. Wright said in their review of the Asus VE228 on Amazon “The other is when viewing the HDMI from the free view box the picture looks a bit soft although I might just be sitting a little close” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Four years ago Hmgkt said in their review on Amazon “Multiple HDMI ports are useful to connect multiple devices-- so for me XBOX360, PC” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Ianscardiff said “We mainly use this item linked to an X-box via HDMI cable - the built in speakers being a real boon”.
A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. James Clark said in his review of the Asus VE228 on Amazon “Good quality screen, plenty of connectivity and a great price”. James Clark also wrote “Picture quality is excellent, has all the connectivity I need”.
Some Asus VE228 owners who purchased it said that it was able to connect to the internet. D by mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “I searched around the internet and found mostly positive reviews for this monitor before purchasing it” and gave the Asus VE228 a rating of 4 stars.
One customer thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Guy J. Martin gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “Has a built-in USB hub if you need it” in his Asus VE228 review.
Easy to Use
Seventeen Asus VE228 owners reckoned that the product was easy to use the menus. Four years ago Amazon Customer said “In terms of the picture, you will have to mess around with the various 'splendid' settings and then fine-tune contrast, brightness etc yourself from there” in their Asus VE228 review and gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Incorporated in the advanced display settings were further adjustments for the monitor display, which was correctly identified”. Amazon Customer also said “Leaving the monitor itself on the best settings I had been able to find, I tweaked the advanced display management controls”.
Several customers thought the Asus VE228 was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Setting up was easy although the base is a bit flimsy which makes it wobble if you knock your desk”. Four years ago D "d" mentioned “Easy to set up (plug and play, selecting in the MacBook's System Preferences)”. Three years ago Fandango wrote “It was quick to set up” in their review.
A few Asus VE228 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. A John wrote in their review of the Asus VE228 three years ago “The screen controls are easy to use if you need to switch between inputs to connect a console over HDMI” . Two years ago Clockstruckduck rated the Asus VE228 as very good and wrote on Amazon “It makes it so much easier to use with the Xbox”. F. Malik rated the product 5 stars and wrote four years ago “They're easy to use once you've memorized which ones which” in their Asus VE228 review.
A few people who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it was easy to assemble. D "d" mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Easy to assemble”.
Two Asus VE228 reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Last year Kieran J. said “Quality at a Comfortable Price” in their Asus VE228 review. Kieran J. also mentioned “It's at a really nice and comfortable price”.
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Acceptable Noise Level
Some Asus VE228 owners who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was quiet. Gabrielle mentioned on Amazon “If you're looking for built in speakers, these ones are very quiet” in her review and rated it 80 out of 100. James Gamlin wrote in his review of the Asus VE228 “The in-built speakers are too quiet”. John said on Amazon five years ago “It's connected via HDMI to my silent HD6450 graphics card (which may be upgraded later) so it will just be playing DVD” in his review.
Some customers thought it was noisy. D. Banham mentioned in their review of the Asus VE228 “The built in loud speakers are a good idea for a clutter free desk” and gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars. Four years ago Pippa London scored the Asus VE228 very highly and wrote in their review on Amazon “I've not experianced any flickering or irritating humming noise (like my last monitor!”. Rohit Vaishnav mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon two years ago “Finding sound also loud enough and good quality have been using for a month or so” and scored this PC monitor very highly.
Good Product Quality
A few people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. Three years ago A. O. Shea said in their review on Amazon “Bought a HD-capable HDMI cable also from Amazon, which was high quality for around”. Two years ago Alan Dean gave it a rating of 4 stars and he wrote in his review of the Asus VE228 “A good quality monitor”. Aldich said in their review of the Asus VE228 “Superb screen quality” and scored the product 5 stars.
Good Technical Features
Five customers who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it had good features. Fat Chris rated this PC monitor as excellent and wrote in their Asus VE228 review “It packs a wealth of features that just a few years back would have set us back at least four times the asking price”. Mr the Beard said on Amazon last year “ASUS make some mointors with excellent quality and features and the VE248H is one of these”. Mr. I. J. Turner said in their Asus VE228 review “The StandPerhaps one of the best features”.
Good Picture Quality
A few Asus VE228 owners who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality. Four years ago Cameron mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is also fantastic; it easily matches that of much more expensive monitors, as everything is very bright”. Two years ago Clockstruckduck said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The picture quality is also great” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars. Dave Cox mentioned “I played The Vanishing of Ethan Carter on it which is a game praised for it's true to life graphics and yes” in his Asus VE228 review.
A number of people thought it had good colour saturation. Carmen Duca said “I use it for gaming and the colours are very vivid” in his review of this PC monitor. D by wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “I'm using it as an extra monitor and the colours do seem a tiny bit washed with it sitting directly beside my laptop” and scored it 80 out of 100. Foxtrot Oscar gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “An excellent gaming monitor - colours and textures are far better defined than on my old LCD monitor”.
Three people who bought it considered that it had clear images. Three years ago Amazon Customer said “The picture clarity is awesome, easily the best I have had”. Ms S D Brown rated it as very good and said in their Asus VE228 review on Amazon “Excellent clarity”.
A few people who purchased this PC monitor considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Four years ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “One further thing I've noticed is that viewing angle is fairly critical - more so than I expected”. Chris Chadwick mentioned “The screen has a much better viewing angle than the ASUS” in his review but even so he scored the product 1 stars. Sam said “Viewing angle is excellent and the base allows tilting in any direction” in his review.
A few Asus VE228 reviewers considered that the product had a sharp image. Guy mentioned “I've had zero ghosting in bf4 and the colours and sharpness look very good” and rated the Asus VE228 as excellent. Hmgkt wrote “Thankfully same crispness in display quality” in their review and scored it very highly.
We calculated the average reviews for all Asus PC screens and also specifically for Asus medium monitors and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews compared to other brands.
1080p Video Mode
This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.
Has Four Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Asus VE228 is more than most medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays of a similar age and spec to the VE228. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.
The Asus VE228 is quite narrow (only 512.84 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the VE228. The average width of comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the VE228 is 580mm, and the widths range from 52mm to 6,500mm.
14 Reasons Against
Poor Sound Quality
Some people reckoned that it did not have good sound quality. E. Wai wrote on Amazon “And yes sound quality is not great”. G Brennan said in their Asus VE228 review “The sound quality of the speaker is very poor” although they still rated this PC monitor 4 stars. Mac said two years ago “The sound quality is terrible”.
Some Asus VE228 owners who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “I can't help feeling, though, that the controls on the monitor itself should be rather better” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 3 stars. Catherine Evans said “Having said that, this is likely to be down to me, not having read the instructions and doing it wrong” but she still rated it as excellent.
Not Good in Terms of Size
Several people who purchased it thought it was not thin. Alan Dean wrote two years ago “Yes it is quite low powered and thin”. Ronnie wrote in his review of this PC monitor “I would advise you to buy your own sound device as built-in monitor speakers tend to sound thin and just frankly bad” but even so he still rated this PC monitor 5 stars. S. Davis said on Amazon “They are probably tinny like any thin flat screen product” in their review of the Asus VE228.
A number of Asus VE228 owners who reviewed the Asus VE228 concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Chris M-C mentioned in his review “A little bit on the heavy side.” but he gave it a score of 5 stars. Mr. Smith mentioned in their review of the Asus VE228 on Amazon three years ago “The screen is a bit bulky, granted it's a 24inch.”. Mr. Smith also mentioned “It's a bit chunky in the back, having said that it's still fairly light”.
A number of Asus VE228 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was not a good height. Dave Cox wrote in his review of this PC monitor “It has a very good pixel density - I sit around 70cm from my screens which are mounted at eye height and I can't see any pixels from my position” but in spite of that he still scored the product 80 out of 100. Mr. I. J. Turner said on Amazon “You can also tilt it either forward or backwards compensating for the lack of a height adjustment feature” in their review but even so they gave it an excellent review score.
One Asus VE228 owner who reviewed the product considered that it was not heavy. Kaio mentioned on Amazon “At reasonable cost, so factor in about a tenner to the price of this monitor for a riser (unless you opt for using that hefty encyclopaedia book or someth”.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the VE228 do not have a built-in speaker. The Asus VE228 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider including the Neovo RX-32[plb_1904891_price]; or the Philips 226V4[plb_1394891_price], or the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price].
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VE228, the Asus VE228 is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Asus VE228 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age, the Asus VE228 does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and type to it.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The Asus VE228 has a quite small display diagonal (only 54.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The average display diagonal of comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the VE228 is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm.
Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power
The Asus VE228 has a fairly low RMS rated audio power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.2W.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Asus VE228 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that have been around for more than two years range from 60° to 1,800°. The Asus VE228 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst PC displays of this age.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The Asus VE228 has one of the dimmer display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The dimmest display brightness of PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VE228 is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².
Quite High Power Consumption When Off
The Asus VE228 has one of the higher power consumptions when off (0.5 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. PC displays of a similar spec and age to the VE228 have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 45W.
4 Other reasons to consider the Asus VE228
Running Costs Are OK
Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VE228 is £57, which is typical compared to the other 998 medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This PC display was released over three years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC displays of a similar type and age to it.
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LCD Display Type
The Asus VE228 has an LCD display type which is better than most PC monitors of this age and spec. Most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it have an LED display type.
There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might want to consider including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which has better reviews.
If the display type of this Asus PC monitor is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Philips 226V4[plb_1394891_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.
Matthew T would recommend the Asus VE228H (Verified Purchase)
Using the VE228H in a single monitor setup for desktop computer and laptop computer (via 2 different inputs). Saved a lot of clutter since upgrading from a CRT monitor. Good things about it are... Read more…
Easy To Set Up
Speakers are weak
No problems so far
Anemic Sound Is My Onlyco
The speaker quality sucks The 'speaker out' jack is hard to find and access
Very satisfied so far - easy to instal, well packaged, excellent colours, no complaints.. except the perennial one - built-in speakers are a joke. but easy enough to buy spmereasonable ones for... Read more…
This is a fantastic screen i bought it to go with my gaming rig and it didn't disappoint, Gives many viewing options depending on what your using it for like movie's or video game's.
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