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Asus MX259H PC Monitor

£215.99
25" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £89.73 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent owner reviews
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
128 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

A few customers who purchased it considered that it was good value for money. Anthony Hold he mentioned in his review of the Asus MX259 “Came across this slightly bigger and more elegant monitor from ASUS and was I glad to see the price! Great price for probably the most stylish”. Two years ago Bryan Watt said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Good looking monitor and great price”. Bryan Watt also mentioned “For the price - pretty good value”.

Three Asus MX259 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Asus MX259 was a bargain for the price. In October last year M. Tsimaris mentioned “In reality is built cheap and you most likely have defects (I mean come on.3 out of 3 says it all).2” in their review of the Asus MX259.

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Design

Nice Design

A number of people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good looking. In October last year Adam wrote “In fact, I'm tempted to say this product looks as sexy when turned off as it does when turned on” in his review of the Asus MX259 and gave the Asus MX259 a score of 5 stars. Anthony Hold said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Was I glad to see the price! Great price for probably the most stylish and beautifully crafted screen I have come across” and gave this PC monitor a very good review score. Ben Vamos mentioned in his review on Amazon “Every time i sit down in front of the computer i go 'wow' that is a gorgeous picture!i am happy with the sound considering the size of the kit”.

Several customers who reviewed it considered that it was a good design. Adam wrote “The sun dial stand design is sturdy and easy to assemble, even by yourself” in his review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Amazon Customer wrote in their Asus MX259 review on Amazon “Pros1) Excellent design”. Anthony Hold wrote “The design itself is absolutely stunning” .

A few Asus MX259 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was aesthetic. Deep21 wrote “Although I've seen better displays, aesthetically this is a great looking monitor, although I would say that the B&O sound is over-hyped”. Fireball Dragon said “The monitor itself is built to a high finish and aesthetically pleasing” in their review.

One person who reviewed it considered that it had a thick frame. Mr Peter W Lascelles wrote “Ps3 have to say I have not been disappointed, looks very cool with thin bezel and image quality is amazing” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Asus MX259 owner who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was smooth. Adam wrote in October last year “The smooth bezel really is worth a few extra pounds”.

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Easy to Use

A number of Asus MX259 reviewers considered that the Asus MX259 was easy to use. Two years ago Brian Ellis said in his review on Amazon “Handy that I had one laying around” and gave the Asus MX259 a score of 4 stars. Camazon Wustomer gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said on Amazon “You'll likely make mistakes if you are looking to use it solely for this purpose.(Above 400 Pixel/sec LtoR pan, convergence suffers)For everyday full HD multimedia use”. Jp said in their review on Amazon three years ago “Great monitor, minimum fuss setting up, decent pre-sets, easy to use, very easy on the eye”.

Several customers who purchased it mentioned that it had a touch sensitive screen. Buster wrote on Amazon “SSD in future)Ony slight negative is the touch sensitive controls are fiddly”. James K wrote in his review of the Asus MX259 two years ago “They're sort of touch sensitive and work fine once you get used to them” . Mr. C. N. Watson mentioned “Love the touch sensitive buttons under the screen edge” in their Asus MX259 review.

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good experience. Haitao Mo mentioned in their review of the Asus MX259 on Amazon “The whole experience is just exciting, as if I had bought a new computer” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars. Mr Peter W Lascelles said in his Asus MX259 review on Amazon “Great widescreen experience, bought this to run pc”. W. Park said in their review of the Asus MX259 on Amazon “Have been using it every day since, so I think I have enough experience with it now to write what I think about it”.

A few Asus MX259 owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “Easy to set up”.

A number of Asus MX259 owners wrote in their reviews that the Asus MX259 was comfortable and easy to hold. Luke said “No Vesa mount or Height adjust, (Monitor does stand at fairly comfortable height though” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Thomas Coote mentioned in his review of the Asus MX259 on Amazon “Sound levels are good too, I usually have it on around 70/100 as I find this a comfortable volume to listen at” and rated the product as very good.

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Robust

A few Asus MX259 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. Bryan Watt said in his review on Amazon “The speakers were somewhat disappointing, although may be on par with other built in speakers, so would recommend using externals for home”. Charles Edwards mentioned on Amazon “This monitor is everything Asus claims it to be and even the built in speakers are good.I have connected it to my PC with an HDMI cable” and rated the Asus MX259 as excellent. Three years ago Ea Cook wrote in their Asus MX259 review “Although i have Bose computer speakers and didnt buy it for the bang and olufsen speakers built in i had to give them a try” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

A few people who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was strong and durable. Musicman wrote “The stand is sturdy enough for me” in their Asus MX259 review.

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was reliable. Concept Filming wrote on Amazon “Love Asus stuff, they seem to make slightly more reliable technology compared to the bigger brands” in their review of this PC monitor. Musicman said on Amazon “An excellent monitor which has proven very reliable” in their Asus MX259 review.

One Asus MX259 owner who reviewed the product said that it was easy to damage or scratch. T Taylor mentioned in their review “It was as advertised quite damaged packaging, this in no way affected the quality of the product” .

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Good Product Quality

Some customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Akstirling mentioned in their Asus MX259 review “I find the picture quality excellent and no complaints about the on board sound, which, apart from anything else enabled me to reduce the 'cable spaghetti' on my worktop”. Alex mentioned on Amazon “Sound quality is also excellent and having 2 HDMI ports is fantastic” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Amazon Client wrote on Amazon this month “Quality of screen much better than competions” in their review of this PC monitor.


Good Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation. A. Shiell mentioned in their Asus MX259 review “Contrast, colours etc all brilliant” but they scored it 60 out of 100. Allphil gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote “Vibrant colours, great speakers”. Angus said “Excellent monitor, everything looks better, colours are richer, details are clearer”.

Thirteen Asus MX259 owners who bought it thought it had good picture quality. Brian Ellis mentioned two years ago “This screen is so lovely been watching some 4k hd Videos and the picture quality colour etc is amazing” and rated this PC monitor 80 out of 100. Buster wrote on Amazon “Great image quality and great audio for the size plus it looks gorgeous either on or off”. Camazon Wustomer wrote “PSU is rated at 64.98 watts, so I imagine this panels improved image quality/technology requires a little more power” in their review of the Asus MX259.

One person thought the Asus MX259 had image ghosting. Techguy scored the product 4 stars and wrote “This is better for your eyes in the long run!Refresh rate is fast, very little ghosting so it's good for gaming”.

One Asus MX259 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a wide viewing angle. Yavanna mentioned three years ago “The viewing angle is great whilst with the Sammy I had to sit square on” in their Asus MX259 review and scored it 5 stars.

One customer who bought it concluded that it had a sharp image. Anthony Hold mentioned on Amazon three years ago “The colours are so rich and bright, great sharpness” in his review. One Asus MX259 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product had clear images. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Bright clear image” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Sound Quality

A number of people who reviewed it considered that it had good sound quality. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “1 W when in standby.6) Excellent sound quality” in their review of this PC monitor. Three years ago Camazon Wustomer gave the Asus MX259 a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “The resultant quality of the audio is adequate”. Chris wrote “Clear.#60hz ips with 5ms response time makes this great for gaming too.#The sound quality”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Some customers who reviewed it said that it was thin. Adam wrote on Amazon “Fantastic looking monitor with a slim bezel”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Very slim and looks really trendy.2) Amazing picture quality”. Anthony Hold mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The screen itself is thin, sleek and sophisticated in its design” and scored it very highly.

A number of Asus MX259 owners wrote in their reviews that it was a good height. Magpie mentioned in their Asus MX259 review on Amazon two years ago “Lovely - although no height adjustment”. Magpie also said “I have mine on a shelf so the height is perfect.”. Magpie also said “It has height adjustment”.

A number of people agreed that the product was a good size. Jake mentioned “I'd rather spend that little bit extra to have everything working smoothly.- Good size and resolution” in his review of this PC monitor. Three years ago Thomas Coote mentioned on Amazon “27 inches is a good size for any desk, although you definitely shouldn't be setting with your eyes inches from this thing” in his review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One Asus MX259 reviewer said in their reviews that the Asus MX259 was tight. Buster wrote “I chose this unit for it's looks and claimed audio abilities to partner a 2012 Mac Mini (tight space and preferred to avoid external speakers)Not the cheapest”.

One Asus MX259 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good depth. Adam gave the product a score of 5 stars and he said “Colour depth looks great particularly in games, makes such a difference to viewing images compared to my old Hanns-G monitor”.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Some people who reviewed the product concluded that it was noisy. Three years ago A. Shiell wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Its only loud enough for a small room”. Camazon Wustomer wrote on Amazon “The Bang & Olufsen ICEpower internal amplifier and internal speakers are very much louder than any monitor I've had”. Jess rated this PC monitor 5 stars and he mentioned “Are actually fairly loud when you need them to be”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Some Asus MX259 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their Asus MX259 review “HD vidoes at 1080 are just superb with very comfortable viewing angles.3) 2 HDMI ports”. C. Quinn wrote “Because it has it's own speakers and 2 HDMI ports it is perfectly suited to switch between the PS3” and scored the Asus MX259 very highly. Chris said on Amazon “It has a wide range of connections on the back with a handy 2 hdmi slots, which allow for an extended desktop setup or plugging in a game console” in his Asus MX259 review.

One customer who bought it considered that it was able to connect to the internet. Two years ago Mr. M. Howe said on Amazon “ProsSuperb pictureDecent sound quality (used for PC's Internet radio)Good build qualityAesthetically pleasing”.

One customer reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Dj Snap gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Bright, has a very slim edge and has great connectivity options round the back”. One customer reckoned that the Asus MX259 had email functionality. Garyt said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “I could clearly see my Outlook email client burned into the screen”.

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Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

MX259 owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor 90 out of 100. 94 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Asus PC Displays Have Good Reviews

We checked 17,105 owner and expert reviews (including 2,837 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Several people who purchased the product thought it had good features. Mr. C. N. Watson wrote “Great monitor with excellent picture and features”. Vladimir R. said two years ago “This guy does the job really well.+1) Very bright colours2) Very stylish3) Great features (easy to tilt, clean, small bezel” in their review.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was good in terms of power usage. Ps4veteran mentioned “The power usage is brilliant, with brightness all the way down it only uses 9w” in their review.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One Asus MX259 owner considered that the Asus MX259 had good technical guidance. Brownwood wrote in their review “When one compares it with the sound delivered by other monitors it is quite outstanding The instructions supplied are useless” and rated it 5 stars.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The average 8 year running cost of the MX259 is £90 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 PC screens of a comparable type and age.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the MX259 in January 2015.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MX259 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor.

Other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include the Viewsonic VX2770Smh (£162.58), or the Philips 239C4 (£207.28) both of which have better reviews; or the Neovo SC-22 (£202.66) which is cheaper.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus MX259 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to this flatpanel monitor.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The Asus MX259 is a two HDMI port PC screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus MX259 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00801947351107, 00886227924288, 00886227924325, 04053162744820, 04716659924289, 05054629683491

Asus MX259 Review Sources

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