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Good Owner Reviews
Based on 201 owner reviews the average owner rating of this LCD screen is 88 out of 100.
Good Picture Quality
Sixteen customers reckoned that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It displays great colours” in their Asus VS278H review. Andrew Durber mentioned on Amazon “I can choose how vibrant I want the colours which is useful since I use my PC for everything”. Andrewg wrote on Amazon “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back”.
Thirteen people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good picture quality. Appox said on Amazon last year “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff”. Danflorinbaicu wrote in their review on Amazon “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.”. David said in his review of the Asus VS278H “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set” and gave the product a very good rating.
Several Asus VS278H reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. Alex Hunt mentioned “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into” in his Asus VS278H review. L. A. Ward mentioned “Colours are good and viewing angle superb”. M wrote “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels” in their review and gave it a score of 5 stars.
A few people wrote in their reviews that it had clear images. Archie mentioned on Amazon “With the led background it produced a super clear image” in his review of this PC monitor. Cate H. wrote on Amazon in November this year “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good”. Daniel he wrote this year “The clarity is awesome, very bright”.
One customer who purchased the product thought it had a good contrast ratio. Hayden Whelan wrote “Very clear, High contrast ratio and very quick response time” . One Asus VS278H owner who purchased the Asus VS278H considered that it had a sharp image. Mr Freeze said “Very good quality screen, good viewing angles, sharpness and colour”.
A few people concluded that it was well made. Amy wrote in her Asus VS278H review “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products” and gave it a score of 5 stars. In November this year Amy Laz she mentioned in her Asus VS278H review “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers”. Em_ks wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “The quality of the build seems good” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.
A few customers who bought it considered that it was strong and durable. Linda gave the product a rating of 5 stars and she wrote two years ago “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand” in her review. Miss Roscoe mentioned on Amazon “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem” in her Asus VS278H review. Nabibi gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor”.
One customer who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Paul2250 said on Amazon a few weeks ago “Only thing I can complain about is some damage to the paintwork on the side of the screen, not sure how it happened” and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars.
Eighteen customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good looking. This month Amy Laz scored the Asus VS278H very highly and she wrote in her Asus VS278H review on Amazon “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either”. Andrew Durber said in his Asus VS278H review “Gorgeous monitors”. Andrew Durber also mentioned “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.
One Asus VS278H reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it had a good case. In November this year Daniel said “Very good quality casing and not at all cheap looking or feel as you often find on some of these - more reasonably priced - monitors” in his review of this PC monitor.
One customer wrote that the Asus VS278H was a good design. M wrote “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design” in their review of this PC monitor. One customer wrote that this PC monitor was neat. M. G. Chisholm mentioned “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run”.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VS278H was smooth. Mark Humphreys said “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail” in his review.
Six people who purchased the product thought it was thin. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The monitor looks great and is very thin”. This year Helen T mentioned in her review on Amazon “Unusable for slim fit wall mount”. Helen T also mentioned “I have my pc at a slim narrow desk - space is premium”.
Some people concluded that it was lightweight. Carrigeen04 mentioned in November “Quite lightweight” . Two years ago Kindle Customer said in their Asus VS278H review on Amazon “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?”. Kindle Customer also wrote “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.
Some people who reviewed the Asus VS278H considered that it was a good weight. Carrigeen04 said this month “Good small light weight monitor” . S.wil wrote “Incredible how light in weight the unit is”. One customer thought the Asus VS278H was easy to carry around. Jonathan Mccrum said “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around” in his review.
One customer considered that the Asus VS278H was heavy and bulky. R De Bulat mentioned in November last year “It is elegant and not at all bulky”.
Good Product Quality
Fourty-two people considered that this PC monitor was good quality. Last year Alastair said in their review of the Asus VS278H “The picture quality is superb”. This month Angela mentioned on Amazon “Good value and excellent visual quality” in her review of the Asus VS278H and rated it 4 stars. Angela also wrote “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.
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Easy to Use
Some people agreed that the product was easy to use. This year Amazon Customer wrote “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working”. In November this year Bobbyuk94 wrote in their Asus VS278H review on Amazon “The menu buttons are easy to use” and rated it 80 out of 100. Everythingpc scored the product very highly and said in their review of the Asus VS278H a few weeks ago “Found this as a handy addition as many monitors at this price point decide to omit this”.
Some Asus VS278H owners who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to setup. A few weeks ago Bobbyuk94 said “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast”. Elizabeth J. Moore said on Amazon “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it” in her review of the Asus VS278H and scored it 5 stars. Elizabeth J. Moore also mentioned “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.
Some Asus VS278H reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. Linda mentioned on Amazon “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen” in her review. Mark Humphreys said in his review this month “Text is clear at normal windows settings although my wife needs to make text bigger so this could be a personal thing” . Last year Mr. James A. Carter wrote in his review on Amazon “Have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear”.
Four Asus VS278H reviewers who bought the product considered that it was easy to assemble. Gabriel Gauci Maistre said in his Asus VS278H review on Amazon “Monitors are normally a hassle to assemble out of the box”. Gabriel Gauci Maistre also said “This was was great and really quick to assemble”. Linda said in her Asus VS278H review “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga”.
A number of Asus VS278H reviewers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Alastair mentioned in their Asus VS278H review on Amazon “Great price for what you get”. Alf Bennett mentioned on Amazon “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 Asus VS278H review. Amy she mentioned in her review of the Asus VS278H “Awesome monitor for the price”.
A few customers thought this PC monitor was a bargain for the price. Abshaef said in their review of this PC monitor “This has been an excellent monitor for me providing a great deal of screen real estate, easy setup, easy adjustments” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Cheap screen though picture seems ok, just wanted HDMI” nonetheless they only gave this PC monitor a score of 40 out of 100. Andrew Durber wrote in his Asus VS278H review “They are very cheap for the quality of the product”.
One customer who reviewed it considered that it was cheap. Mr. M. Lyne said “While this is a decent budget monitor there are some limitations” .
The VS278H is a popular choice of PC monitor according to sales data from Amazon.
A number of Asus VS278H owners concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ann mentioned “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box” in her review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Daniel said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen”. M. G. Chisholm mentioned in their review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Most of all though it has an HDMI port”.
One customer wrote in their reviews that the Asus VS278H was good in terms of connectivity. Guy said in his review of the Asus VS278H “Great connectivity, fast response”. One Asus VS278H reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. In November this year Mark Humphreys he mentioned “A quick search on the internet remedied that”.
Asus Has Good LCD Screen Reviews
Asus is one of the superior PC display manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Asus also has good ratings for its medium monitors.
Good Technical Features
A few Asus VS278H owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had good features. Alex Hunt said in his Asus VS278H review “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.” . Everythingpc gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon this year “Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here”. Jonathan Mccrum said “It has features such as tilt” but despite that he rated it 60 out of 100.
Good Sound Quality
A few customers who bought the product mentioned that it had good sound quality. Chelseafan mentioned “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before” in their Asus VS278H review. Radiolite said in their review “Sound quality from the speakers is not great (I have yet to hear of a monitor that does have incredible audio quality” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
Good Environmental Credentials
One Asus VS278H owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good in terms of recycling. Dogbone said in their review on Amazon “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!”.
Price Has Recently Dropped by £30.00
In the last 11 days the price of the VS278H has dropped by £30.00.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to it.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Benq GW2870H[plb_3069900_price] which has better reviews; or the DELL E2314H[plb_2095841_price], or the AOC I2360PQ[plb_3032059_price] which is cheaper.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec, the Asus VS278H has a built-in speaker.
Other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to look at include a cheaper PC display such as the HP EliteDisplay E240c[plb_3059589_price], or the Viewsonic VG2437[plb_2780335_price] or you might consider a higher scoring PC display such as the Benq GW2760H[plb_3402570_price].
Two HDMI Ports
Most medium monitors that have been available for more than a year have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Asus VS278H which has two HDMI ports.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VS278H has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display diagonal of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VS278H is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Asus VS278H has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. The average display brightness of PC displays of a similar spec and age to the VS278H is 280 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
Has Three Cables Included
The Asus VS278H has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the VS278H. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.
Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VS278H have depths of between 33mm and 650mm, and the average depth is 93mm. At only 50 millimeters, the Asus VS278H is fairly shallow compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the VS278H.
Very Fast Response Time
With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Asus VS278H has one of the faster response times amongst medium monitors of this age. The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VS278H is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.
10 Reasons Against
One Asus VS278H owner wrote in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. Mik mentioned in November last year “I didn't expect any being it's a ASUS, shame there isn't a manual for it to aid in set-up”.
Very High Running Costs
The VS278H has an average running cost of £73 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 505 medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Asus VS278H does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the VS278H also do not have a built-in camera.
The Asus VS278H is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VS278H are also not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the VS278H, the Asus VS278H does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of this spec and age.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power
With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the Asus VS278H has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the VS278H. The RMS rated audio powers of comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the VS278H range from 1W to 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.6W.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
PC monitors of a similar type and age to the VS278H have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°. The Asus VS278H has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the VS278H.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
At only 170 degrees, the Asus VS278H has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year. The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that were released one year ago is 170°.
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…
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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.
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This monitor fills the limited space that I have available. I have had it quite a long time now and I have had no cause to find fault with it. Given the need to buy another monitor of the same... Read more…
Unusable. Didn't even switch it on. No thought has been given to the cable sockets at the back. My previous 2 monitors have had cables that went in parallel to the screen so I can use a flush fit... Read more…
It is truly unbelievable how good these screens are for such a bargain price.
This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen. The clarity is awesome, very... Read more…
I believe that my monitor is refurbished, but that is fine with me as I believe I got it at a very good price point. I had some problems at first with resolution as I was using my same VGA cable... Read more…
I believe that my monitor is refurbished, but that is fine with me as I believe I got it at a very good price point. I had some problems at first with resolution as I was using my same VGA cable... Read more…
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