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Asus MK241 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 3000:1 LCD Oct 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £333.30 Electricity cost over 5 years
Seven industry awards
Robust
2ms response time and 3000 1 contrast ratio
22 Reviews + 7 Awards
pcauthority.com.au Recommended thinkcomputers.org Recommended planetx64.com Best on the Planet extremetech.com Approved

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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Amongst PC displays of this age and type, this LCD screen is one of the most awarded.

This medium monitor received a "Recommended" award from review websites Thinkcomputers.org, Pcauthority.com.au and Alphr.com all of whom concluded that this PC display was good.

An additional two expert review sites endorsed this Asus PC display. The writer at review website Anandtech.com concluded that this LCD screen was very good and gave it an "Editor's Choice Silver" award and review website Gamezoom.net gave it a "Bronze Award" and wrote it was good.

Extremetech.com gave this Asus PC display an "Approved" award and it received a "Best on the Planet" award from Planetx64.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this medium monitor is 71% based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk, computershopper.com and computerworld.dk.

Asus PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

We checked 17,144 expert and owner reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases) for Asus LCD screens and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Robust

One person who bought it reckoned that it was well made.

Good Product Quality

Two customers who purchased the Asus MK241 reckoned that it was good quality. Nine years ago expert website Alphr.com said “A 1.3-megapixel webcam integrated into the top of the bezel, along with a dual-mic setup for superior quality”. Techworld.com wrote “This Asus MK241H offers plenty of connection options and good image quality.”.


2ms Response Time and 3000 1 Contrast Ratio

Two people who reviewed it wrote that it had good colour saturation. Nine years ago expert review site Alphr.com wrote “Stunningly vivid colours and some interesting extras make this the perfect entertainment-focused TFT” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Pcauthority.com.au mentioned in their Asus MK241 review “Vivid colours and some interesting extras make this the perfect entertainment-focused LCD Of all the 24in LCDs we’ve seen, none has come close to matching the quality”.

One owner who bought it wrote that it had a good contrast ratio. Thinkcomputers.org wrote nine years ago “2ms response time and 3000 1 contrast ratio” in their review of this PC monitor. One owner who purchased it thought it had good picture quality.

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La Webcam

Six customers who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it had a good webcam. Planetx64.com wrote in their Asus MK241 review “Elevata risoluzione, buona qualit generale, webcam incorporata, ingressi HDMI” however despite that they only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Planetx64.com also wrote “Built-in webcam” in their review. Expert review site Cnet.com.au said in their review of this PC monitor “A webcam and built-in microphone sits at the top surrounded by”.


Price

Priced Well

Three people who purchased the product considered that it was good value for money. Thinkcomputers.org said “Priced well” but even so they scored it 1 stars. Expert review site I4u.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “If you are looking for a reasonably priced 24-inch display the ASUS MK241 is just that”. I4u.com also said “If you are in the market for a decently priced 24-inch LCD” in their review.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two people who purchased this PC monitor thought it had good features. Expert review site Techworld.com mentioned “The Asus MK241H faces competition from models with better features and performance” in their Asus MK241 review. Techworld.com also wrote “In short, despite having some fine features” in their review.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Camera

The Asus MK241 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as this PC display which do not have a built-in camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC displays with a built-in camera currently available including the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display (£850.79) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MK241 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to this LCD screen also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the AOC Q2770PQU, or the LG 34UM95 (£661.98).

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Display

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus MK241 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common display resolution. The worst display resolution of all PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus MK241 has an HDCP. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this LCD screen also have an HDCP.

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Very Fast Response Time

At only 2 milliseconds, the Asus MK241 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The average response time of medium monitors that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

Comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°. The Asus MK241 has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical (only 160 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC display the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°. The Asus MK241 has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal (only 170 degrees) amongst PC screens of this age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The Asus MK241 is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus MK241 is more than most medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The MK241 has an average running cost of £334 over 8 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 1,088 PC monitors of a similar type and age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers mk241h

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