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Good Owner Reviews
On average, based on 206 owner reviews this PC display has an overall owner rating of 88%.
Sixty-five customers reckoned that this PC monitor was good value for money. In November last year Alastair mentioned on Amazon “Great price for what you get” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Alf Bennett wrote “Great screen at a great price, Just watch your wall mount.I mounted this to my racing sim which uses the normal wall mount points, no problems” in their review of the Asus VS229. In November last year Amy rated it as excellent and she said on Amazon “Awesome monitor for the price”.
A number of Asus VS229 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Abshaef gave the product an excellent review and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor last year “This has been an excellent monitor for me providing a great deal of screen real estate, easy setup, easy adjustments”. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Cheap screen though picture seems ok, just wanted HDMI”. Andrew Durber rated the Asus VS229 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Asus VS229 “They are very cheap for the quality of the product”.
One Asus VS229 reviewer said in their reviews that it was cheap. In November last year Mr. M. Lyne said on Amazon “While this is a decent budget monitor there are some limitations”.
Good Picture Quality
Several Asus VS229 reviewers agreed that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote in their review “It displays great colours”. Andrew Durber scored this PC monitor 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “I can choose how vibrant I want the colours which is useful since I use my PC for everything” in his review. Andrewg gave the Asus VS229 a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back”.
A few Asus VS229 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Appox said in their Asus VS229 review on Amazon “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff”. Danflorinbaicu wrote “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.” in their Asus VS229 review. David mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
Some Asus VS229 owners considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Alex Hunt rated it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into” in his review. L. A. Ward scored the Asus VS229 very highly and wrote in November last year “Colours are good and viewing angle superb”. M mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.
Several people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had clear images. Archie said in his Asus VS229 review on Amazon “With the led background it produced a super clear image”. Cate H. wrote on Amazon “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good” in their review. A few weeks ago Daniel said on Amazon “The clarity is awesome, very bright” in his review.
One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had a good contrast ratio. Hayden Whelan wrote on Amazon “Very clear, High contrast ratio and very quick response time” in his review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. One person concluded that the Asus VS229 had a sharp image. Mr Freeze wrote on Amazon “Very good quality screen, good viewing angles, sharpness and colour” in his review.
Easy to Use
A number of people who bought the Asus VS229 concluded that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. In November this year Bobbyuk94 mentioned in their Asus VS229 review on Amazon “The menu buttons are easy to use”. A few weeks ago Everythingpc mentioned on Amazon “Found this as a handy addition as many monitors at this price point decide to omit this” in their review and rated the product as very good.
A few Asus VS229 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. In November Bobbyuk94 wrote “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast”. Elizabeth J. Moore said in her review on Amazon “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it”. Elizabeth J. Moore also said “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.
Seven people reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Linda wrote on Amazon “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen” in her Asus VS229 review. Mark Humphreys gave it a score of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Text is clear at normal windows settings although my wife needs to make text bigger so this could be a personal thing”. Mr. James A. Carter he mentioned “Have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear”.
A number of customers who purchased the Asus VS229 said that it was easy to assemble. Gabriel Gauci Maistre wrote “Monitors are normally a hassle to assemble out of the box”. Gabriel Gauci Maistre also wrote “This was was great and really quick to assemble”. Linda mentioned in her review of the Asus VS229 “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga”.
A number of customers who purchased the Asus VS229 considered that it was well made. Amy gave it a score of 5 stars and she wrote “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products” in her review. Amy Laz said a few weeks ago “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers” in her review and gave the Asus VS229 a rating of 5 stars. Em_ks wrote in November this year “The quality of the build seems good” in their review of the Asus VS229 and rated it 80 out of 100.
A number of people wrote in their reviews that the Asus VS229 was strong and durable. Linda said “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand”. Last year Miss Roscoe rated this PC monitor 5 stars and she wrote “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem” in her review. Two years ago Nabibi mentioned in their Asus VS229 review on Amazon “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor”.
One Asus VS229 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to damage or scratch. Paul2250 said on Amazon “Only thing I can complain about is some damage to the paintwork on the side of the screen, not sure how it happened” in their review of the Asus VS229.
Several Asus VS229 reviewers who bought this PC monitor thought it was good looking. Amy Laz said “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either”. Andrew Durber wrote two years ago “Gorgeous monitors” in his review of this PC monitor. Andrew Durber also wrote “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.
Some Asus VS229 owners thought the Asus VS229 was neat. J. Pettifer gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “This is a neat computer screen”. In November M. G. Chisholm said “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run”.
One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good case. This year Daniel said in his review of the Asus VS229 on Amazon “Very good quality casing and not at all cheap looking or feel as you often find on some of these - more reasonably priced - monitors”.
One Asus VS229 owner who purchased the product considered that it was a good design. M said “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design” in their review of the Asus VS229. One Asus VS229 owner who reviewed it considered that it was smooth. Mark Humphreys mentioned in November “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail” .
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Six customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. Amazon Customer said on Amazon last year “The monitor looks great and is very thin” in their review and gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars. This year Helen T said on Amazon “Unusable for slim fit wall mount”. Helen T also said “I have my pc at a slim narrow desk - space is premium”.
Some customers who purchased the Asus VS229 said that it was lightweight. Carrigeen04 wrote in their Asus VS229 review in November this year “Quite lightweight”. Two years ago Kindle Customer said on Amazon “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?” in their Asus VS229 review and scored the product 5 stars. Kindle Customer also mentioned “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.
Several customers who purchased it considered that it was a good weight. This year Carrigeen04 wrote “Good small light weight monitor” in their Asus VS229 review. S.wil rated the product as excellent and said on Amazon two years ago “Incredible how light in weight the unit is”.
One customer said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Last year Jonathan Mccrum said in his review on Amazon “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around”. One Asus VS229 owner who bought the Asus VS229 mentioned that it was heavy and bulky. R De Bulat gave the product a score of 5 stars and said in their review “It is elegant and not at all bulky”.
Good Product Quality
Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Alastair gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “The picture quality is superb” in their review. Angela said in her Asus VS229 review on Amazon this month “Good value and excellent visual quality”. Angela also wrote “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.
Several Asus VS229 reviewers concluded that the Asus VS229 was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ann said “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box” in her review of the Asus VS229. Daniel rated it 5 stars and he wrote this year “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen” in his review. In November M. G. Chisholm scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “Most of all though it has an HDMI port”.
One person who purchased it concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Guy wrote “Great connectivity, fast response”. One Asus VS229 owner who purchased the product thought it was able to connect to the internet. In November this year Mark Humphreys rated it 4 stars and he said “A quick search on the internet remedied that”.
Asus Has Good PC Display Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Asus LCD screens and also specifically for Asus medium monitors and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings.
Good Technical Features
Three Asus VS229 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had good features. In November last year Alex Hunt gave the Asus VS229 a very good rating and he mentioned “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.” in his review of this PC monitor. Everythingpc mentioned on Amazon “Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here”. Jonathan Mccrum mentioned on Amazon “It has features such as tilt” in his review of this PC monitor.
Good Sound Quality
Two Asus VS229 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it had good sound quality. Chelseafan mentioned on Amazon “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before” in their Asus VS229 review. Radiolite mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Sound quality from the speakers is not great (I have yet to hear of a monitor that does have incredible audio quality” and rated the product 5 stars.
Good Environmental Credentials
One Asus VS229 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of recycling. Dogbone said “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!” in their review.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays that have been available for around the same time as it.
1080p Video Mode
This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.
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 medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Has Three Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Asus VS229 is more than most PC displays that have been around for around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VS229. The cables included "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
Across all the medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VS229 the heights range from 41mm to 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm. The Asus VS229 is one of the shorter PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the VS229 (only 315.18 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.
With a depth of only 48.4 millimeters, the Asus VS229 is one of the shallower comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years amongst medium monitors of this age. The average depth of similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VS229 is 110mm, and the depths range from 12mm to 560mm.
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One person who reviewed the Asus VS229 considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Mik wrote on Amazon “I didn't expect any being it's a ASUS, shame there isn't a manual for it to aid in set-up” in their review of the Asus VS229 although they still scored the product very highly.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Asus VS229 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the VS229 also do not have a built-in speaker.
It is worth considering alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker including the Hanns.G HL226[plb_2187706_price].
Not 3D Compatible
The Asus VS229 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.
PC displays which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC screens of a comparable age and type to the VS229 do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VS229 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
It is worth considering other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Asus VS229 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the VS229 also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays of a comparable spec and age to it.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the VS229 is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm. With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VS229 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VS229.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
PC monitors that are a comparable age to the VS229 have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Asus VS229 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the VS229.
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Average Running Costs
The VS229 has an average running cost of £52 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC screens that have been available for more than two years.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Asus released the VS229 over three years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years.
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At 514.1 millimeters, the Asus VS229 has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec.
We compared this PC screen to all the other 514.1mm wide PC displays and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus VS228[plb_1488627_price] is also worth considering.
If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the Asus VH228[plb_1561197_price] (515mm).
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Bought this for my Annke cctv system. At £49.99 it's a steal and works perfectly. A vga cable is included which was what was needed to connect to my cctv base unit. Picture quality is fine and... Read more…
Received and packaged perfectly. Excellent monitor for someone starting out with a gaming PC, or just as a casual use monitor. It is a beautiful screen with sharp image. It is easy to tilt and... Read more…
Reviewed 3 August 2016 by Julia Todosjeva | 11 Comments
I did not expected excellent quality, but I can't get a proper focus on the letters at all. If there is issue with resolution why somebody is making D-Sub version at all? The only reason why I am... Read more…
Why waste money on more expensive screens? I bought a couple of Dell screens as they had the best reviews. They are for my main office. I needed a screen abroad for a time so I bought and had... Read more…
I purchased this screen primarily for use with my work laptop to provide more working area. However, I have had far more use out of this than just that.
The screen size is just perfect for the... Read more…
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