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Running Costs Are Low
The VP228T has an average 5 year running cost of only £34 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year.
Asus PC Monitors Have Good Reviews
Based on 12,492 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its PC monitors. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.
100000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to it.
There are a number of other PC displays that have a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available that you might want to look at including the Asus VP228H (£99.11) which is cheaper.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus VP228T has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VP228T.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Benq GW2270HM (£106.85) which is cheaper; or the Asus VP247H (£109.99) which has a better Rating.
We think you might also be interested in alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Viewsonic VA2259-smh.
1080p Video Mode
This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor 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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The average width of comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the VP228T is 590mm, and the widths range from 370mm to 960mm. At only 513 millimeters, the Asus VP228T is quite narrow compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the VP228T.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 513mm wide PC screens currently available including cheaper PC monitors such as the Asus VP228H (£99.11).
If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to consider the Philips 227E6LDSD (£89.98) (511mm and cheaper), or the HP EliteDisplay E222 (£107.99) (513.7mm and cheaper).
With a height of only 309 millimeters, the Asus VP228T is one of the shorter PC screens that were launched around the same time as the VP228T amongst medium monitors of this age. The average height of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VP228T is 360mm, and the heights range from 28mm to 620mm.
Very Fast Response Time
The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VP228T is 1ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms. At only 1 millisecond, the Asus VP228T has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other new comparable spec LCD screens.
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Price Has Increased by £21.02
The VP228T has increased in price by £21.02 in the last few days.
Not 3D Compatible
Most PC displays that have been on the market for the last year are not 3D compatible. The Asus VP228T is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Asus VP228T does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other new medium monitors also do not have a built-in camera.
Alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the HP EliteDisplay E240c (£188.99).
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the VP228T do not have an integrated card reader. The Asus VP228T is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only LCD Display Type
The Asus VP228T has an LCD display type which is better than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. Most LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to it have an LED display type.
This flatpanel monitor's display type (LCD) is actually the worst display type amongst all recently released medium monitors.
An LED display type is the best display type amongst comparable types of flatpanel monitor.
If you want an LCD screen with a better display type then you might also want to consider the Acer KA240H (£99.59) (LED and cheaper), or the HP V243 (£99.99) (LED and cheaper).
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to it.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC displays that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Acer KA240H (£99.59), or the Samsung S22F350FHU (£93.81).
If the display resolution of this PC display is too few for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteDisplay E242 (£131.52) (1920 x 1200 and cheaper).
Very Small Display Diagonal
Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that were launched in the last year the screen sizes range from 52cm to 690cm. The Asus VP228T has a fairly small display diagonal (only 54.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VP228T.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as it.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Asus VP228T has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the VP228T. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VP228T is 65°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
Quite High Power Consumption When Off
The average power consumption when off of latest flatpanel monitors is 0.4W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 4.3W. At 0.5 Watts, the Asus VP228T has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VP228T.
1 Other reason to consider the Asus VP228T
Released Eleven Months Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market for eleven months.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
SRGB Display Feature
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83
0.248 x 0.248
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Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
PC Audio in
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
20 - -5
Cable Lock Slot
On Screen Menu Display
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AC Input Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Input Voltage
100, 100-240, 24, 240
Energy Star Certificate
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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