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10 Reasons For
Low Running Costs
The VW199TL is in the cheapest 20% of all 266 PC displays of this spec and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the VW199TL will cost only £25 over 5 years to run.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens
We calculated the average reviews for all Asus PC displays and specifically for Asus small monitors and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews.
Several customers who reviewed this PC monitors considered that it was thin. In August last year Charly781 wrote “Great I had a thin tall space” in their review of the Asus VW199TL.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC screens that have been available for more than two years.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the NEC MultiSync EA193 (£99.99) which has a better Rating.
50000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the Asus VW199TL is 50000000:1. That's over two times the contrast ratio of a 20000000:1 flatpanel monitor, which is the most common contrast ratio. The worst contrast ratio of all small monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VW199TL is Mega Contrast and the best is 100000000:1.
There are a number of other PC displays that have a 50000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available that you might want to consider including the Asus VE198 (£64.98) which has a better Rating.
PC screens with a higher contrast ratio that might be worth looking at include the VS207 (£79.32) (80000000:1), or the VK207 (£124.99) (80000000:1) both from Asus which also has a higher Rating.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus VW199TL has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age do not have a built-in speaker.
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Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the Asus VW199TL is more than most small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most frequently found cable included is VGA, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC|Audio (3.5mm)|DVI|VGA are also found on this Asus PC display.
Very Low Power Consumption When Off
At only 0.2 Watts, the VW199TL has a quite low power consumption when off compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec. The lowest power consumption when off of PC displays of a comparable age and type to the VW199TL is 0.1W, the highest is 5W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.51W.
1440 X 900 Graphics Resolution
The Asus VW199TL has a maximum resolution of 1440 x 900. That's 1% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA). Across all PC displays that came out around the same time as the VW199TL the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) (best).
Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Across all the PC displays of this age and type the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.15W to 25W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 5W. At only 0.2 Watts, the VW199TL has a quite low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the VW199TL.
3 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The VW199TL is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the VW199TL are also not 3D compatible.
If you want a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Neovo C-17 (£103.20), or the Samsung SMT-1934 (£123.00).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC monitors of this age and type do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VW199TL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Asus VK207 (£124.99) which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The VW199TL does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other small monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VW199TL also do not have an integrated card reader.
Alternative PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the Samsung LS20C300.
3 Other reasons to consider the Asus VW199TL
Released Over Two Years Ago
This small monitor has been on the market for over two years.
1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution
The VW199TL has a maximum display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 1% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative LCD screens that have a display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels currently available including because of it's better review score, the YIYNOVA MSP19U (£539.00).
If you would prefer an LCD screen with a more display resolution then you might also want to look at the NEC MultiSync EA193 (£99.99) (1280 x 1024 and higher rated), or the Acer 176L (£89.42) (1280 x 1024 and higher rated).
The VW199TL has a fairly standard width (444 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the V7 LED185W2S (£94.90) (444mm).
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1440 x 900
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1440 x 900
Digital Vertical Frequency
55 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80
Vertical Scan Range
55 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80
0.2835 x 0.2835
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Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
Audio Input Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Windows Operating System
Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.12 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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