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One Industry Award
This LCD screen received an "Approved" award from HEXUS.net.
Good User Reviews
Based on 6 user reviews this medium monitor has an average user rating of 83 out of 100.
Asus Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews
Asus has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC screen range compared to other manufacturers.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many latest PC displays.
Alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider include the 22M38A-B[pl_3283903_price], or the 27UD68-W[pl_3304971_price] both from LG or the Samsung P2350[plb_3248047_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Asus MG248Q has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MG248Q.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Samsung S24C650PL[plb_3814142_price] which has better reviews.
Two DisplayPorts Quantitys
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MG248Q have between one and two displayPorts quantitys, including the Asus MG248Q which has two displayPorts quantitys.
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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
Most latest similar spec PC displays have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the Asus MG248Q which has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Asus MG248Q has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst medium monitors of this age. LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to the MG248Q have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,000 cd/m².
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.
Very Fast Response Time
With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Asus MG248Q has one of the faster response times amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The average response time of comparable spec PC monitors that came out in the last 12 months is 5.4ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 20ms.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the MG248Q, the Asus MG248Q does not have a built-in camera.
Most PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the MG248Q are not 3D. The Asus MG248Q is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Asus MG248Q does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the MG248Q also do not have a card reader integrated.
High Running Costs
The MG248Q is in the most expensive 7% of all 407 medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the MG248Q will cost £105 over 5 years to run.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many new medium monitors.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the MG248Q is 15°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The Asus MG248Q has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the MG248Q.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The viewing angle, horizontals of medium monitors that were launched in the last year range from -5° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Asus MG248Q has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other newly released medium monitors.
Across all the medium monitors that were released in the last year the weights range from 2.6g to 21kg. At 7.2 kilograms, the Asus MG248Q is fairly heavy compared to most of the other new similar spec PC displays.
Quite High Power Consumption (off)
The average power consumption (off) of comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for the last year is 0.41W. At 0.5 Watts, the Asus MG248Q has a fairly high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other newly released similar spec PC monitors.
1 Other reason to consider the Asus MG248Q
Released Ten Months Ago
It was ten months ago when Asus released the MG248Q.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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