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12 Reasons For
Excellent Expert Reviews
Expert review website techradar.com/au/ scored this small monitor 90 out of 100. If all the small monitors that came out in the last year are ranked by average expert review score then this LCD screen is in the top 1%.
Running Costs Are Very Low
The MB169C+ has an average running cost of only £12 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 4% of all 33 small monitors that came out in the last 12 months.
According to sales data from Amazon, the MB169C+ is a popular choice amongst people who bought flatpanel monitors in the last 3 months.
Based on 11,099 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its PC displays. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its small monitors range compared to other brands.
Good Product Quality
Several Asus MB169C+ reviewers mentioned that the Asus MB169C+ was good quality. Amazon Customer said in their review “Picture quality is great and its compact” but despite that they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Patrick C. said “Decent image quality to boot” .
Good Picture Quality
A few Asus MB169C+ owners who purchased the product reckoned that it had good picture quality.
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One Asus MB169C+ reviewer who purchased the product considered that it was cheap. Patrick C. wrote on Amazon “Not too expensive for an IPS panel for this type of device, with decent viewing angles”.
Easy to Use
One Asus MB169C+ reviewer who reviewed the Asus MB169C+ wrote that it was easy to use. In January last year expert review site Techradar.com/au/ wrote “The Asus MB169C+ is a convenient and practical portable monitor that banishes many of the flaws of its predecessors”.
One Asus MB169C+ reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was compact.
This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens that were released around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
The MB169C+ has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 832 x 624. Across all new similar spec PC monitors the worst resolution is 480 x 272 and the best is 4096 x 2160.
At only 800 grams, the Asus MB169C+ is quite light compared to most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the MB169C+. The weights of small monitors that have been available for a similar time to the MB169C+ range from 160g to 12kg, and the average weight is 3kg.
9 Reasons Against
User Reviews Are Poor
Based on 7 user reviews the average user rating of this LCD screen is 46 out of 100. This means that users are not that keen on this PC display.
One customer considered that it was not good looking.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Asus MB169C+ was not good in terms of USB connections. Patrick C. said in January last year “It is not using the USB protocol for sending the video data to the screen” .
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
Most similar spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Asus MB169C+ is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).
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The MB169C+ is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other new small monitors are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other latest similar spec PC displays, the Asus MB169C+ does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Asus MB169C+ does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other latest similar spec PC screens also do not have a card reader integrated.
Comparable spec PC monitors that were launched in the last 12 months range in price from £56 to £287. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other comparable spec PC monitors that were launched in the last 12 months.
Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)
The smallest display diagonal (metric) of PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the MB169C+ is 39cm, the biggest is 440cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 62cm. At only 39.62 centimeters, the MB169C+ has a quite small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other recently released LCD screens.
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Released Twelve Months Ago
It was twelve months ago when Asus released the MB169C+.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many recently released PC monitors.
Been looking to buy myself a portable monitor for sometime now, and when this one came out I thought I had found what seemed to be the perfect one. Not too expensive for an IPS panel for this type... Read more…
It's a shame that people are reviewing this product based off of their own stupidity. It's not ASUS's fault you cannot read the specs that it requires a USB-C connection. I have a MacBook with a... Read more…
I should have heeded the other reviewers, but was overly optimistic. My new MSI GP62 6QF laptop has a 'C' connector sure enough, but I connected the monitor with absolutely no result! Unusually... Read more…
I couldn't even get this to work on my Macbook Pro 2013 as its display port is for USB-C only . This means you cannot buy a USB-C to USB 3.0 Type A cable and use it. I have bought a USB-C to USB... Read more…
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