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Asus VN279QLB PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Sep 2013
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The ASUS VN series features compact dimensions- this 27 display has a super narrow bezel of just 0.8cm, bringing a broader and better vision without compromising on style and comfort. Its pedestal... More
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Asus VN279QL | UNBOXING / DESEMPAQUETADO | En Español
Asus VN279QL 27 LED LCD HD monitor overview review (non gaming)
Asus VN279QLB games test
Asus VN279QLB unboxing

18 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

This PC screen received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from prad.de. This means that PC screen experts think this flatpanel monitor is one of the very best comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years.

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 55 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Asus LCD screen is 84%.

Nice Design

A number of customers wrote that the Asus VN279 was good looking. Dv gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and said “So big yet so beautiful”. Stvo mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Absolutely Beautiful bit of kit!” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Based on 13,047 user and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its PC displays. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Picture Quality

One Asus VN279 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had clear images. Wood Cutter rated it 5 stars and said on Amazon last year “Outstanding monitors, I am very impressed with the clarity and the colours which are vibrant” in their review.

Easy to Use

One person concluded that it was easy to use.

Good Connectivity

One Asus VN279 reviewer who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. Mr. Vince Marsh scored the Asus VN279 80 out of 100 and he said “Two USB inputs which is handy”.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC I2757F[plb_1402268_price], and the LG 29UM65[plb_3356557_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VN279 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the VN279 do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including the iiyama GB2773HS[plb_2014648_price] which is cheaper; or the iiyama XB2485WSU[plb_1448731_price], or the Asus MX279H[plb_1460434_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the Asus VN279 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the VN279. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the VN279 the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Asus VN279 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type. Flatpanel monitors of this type and age have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Off

Across all the medium monitors that came out more than two years ago the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 45W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.57W. At only 0.3 Watts, the Asus VN279 has a fairly low power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VN279.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VN279 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The smallest display diagonal of PC displays that are a comparable age to the VN279 is 28cm, the biggest is 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that have been around for more than two years the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. The Asus VN279 has one of the faster response times (only 5 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VN279 is more than most LCD screens of this age and type. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens of a similar age and type to the VN279. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Supports One Placement

The number of placements supported by the Asus VN279 is more than most PC displays of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly supported placement is Horizontal, but this placement is not supported by this flatpanel monitor. The placements Horizontal/Vertical are also supported by this PC screen.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC displays of this type and age, the Asus VN279 is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price], the Philips 278G4DHSD[plb_1499355_price], or the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VN279 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VN279 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for more than two years also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC monitors with an integrated card reader and we think the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Heavy

The average weight of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the VN279 is 4.9kg. The Asus VN279 is quite heavy (6.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the VN279.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus VN279

Average Running Costs

The VN279 has an average 5 year running cost of £60 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the VN279 over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Width

With a width of 619.2 millimeters, the Asus VN279 has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VN279.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

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12 December 2013

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2 December 2013

Asus definiert mit seiner VN-Serie Slimline-Monitore neu. Der von uns getestete Asus VN279QLB weist bei einer Diagonale von 27 Zoll einen nur 8 mm breiten Displayrahmen auf und eignet sich damit... Read more…

User Reviews

(42)
Reviewed 2 January 2014 by Karl A.

I bought mine as "open box" from newegg, note that on open box items some things may not be in the package that you will be receiving. However I got lucky and the only thing that is actually... Read more…

Reviewed 22 September 2014 by Roger B.
(Verified Purchase)

Over all I have 99% good things to say about these panels, I watch a ton of movies and play my PC games deep into the night, Very pleased with these monitors. Buy this or the VN27Q model when they... Read more…

Reviewed 9 July 2014 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Overall I am very happy with the monitors. I just wish I didn't have to replace 2 out of the 3 that I have purchased to get non-defective products...

Reviewed 22 April 2014 by Alexander B.
(Verified Purchase)

I really wish I had just bought a thunderbolt display for home, even at three times the price...

Reviewed 8 November 2013 by Alex L.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this monitor as a student for windows 8.1 and for Microsoft Office. I have also used this to play various indie games. Overall I am very pleased with this monitor. I recommend it as a... Read more…

This monitor has a sleek design that can be used for very effective multi monitor support. Adjustable support is a huge plus if you plan on turning the monitor vertical. Lastly the package comes with
Swivel, Tilt, adjustable stand
This monitor has just about every feature you can ask for as a serious daily driver
This screen is just beautiful. Gaming and other daily tasks has been a joy with this monitor. The matte finish helps with glare that typical monitors tend to give. The color and contrast is superb. Yo
The monitor has a great picture and the thin bezel looks great in the multi-monitor setup I am using. The stand is awesome
Slight (and I mean slight) light bleed in the corners. It is unnoticeable during the day when in standby but at night you can tell it is there
This monitor has the worst persistent high-pitch noise emitting from it. The pitch and intensity changes based on the black levels on the screen. I have tried every option imaginable on the menu as we
I find myself driving 15 miles to work to use my thunderbolt display instead of using this. The only way I can stand to be around this thing is if I have earbuds in that will block out the high pitch
I seriously regret buying this. Issue likely comes from VERY shoddy capacitors
No DVI
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Electricity cost when switched on £56.08
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £59.12
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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