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24.1" 1920 X 1200 80000000:1 LED May 2013
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- True, consistent color with 99% Adobe RGB, 100% sRGB, and 120% NTSC- 24-inch 16:10 1920 X 1200 resolution with A-grade AH-IPS display- Factory pre-calibrated E < 3 for uncompromised color... More
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21 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This PC screen has received five awards from LCD screen experts.

This Asus flatpanel monitor was given an "Editor's Choice" award by PC Mag, Eteknix.com and Xfastest.com all of whom wrote that this LCD screen was brilliant.

Two more expert review sites both thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. This medium monitor received an Ixbt.com "Excellent Package" award and the reviewer at Overclock3d.net gave it a "Gold Award" and thought it was exceptional.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on ten expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Chip.de, overclock3d.net and erenumerique.fr the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 78%.

Good Owner Reviews

Users have rated this medium monitor on average 88%.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Asus PA249Q owners said that it had good colour saturation. Moopig wrote on Amazon “The colours were indeed good.” in their review nonetheless they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Moopig also wrote “The emulation mode for the standard sRGB colours looks good”. Sp said on Amazon “Great colours and great consistency” in their review of the Asus PA249Q although they only gave the product a score of 2 stars.

Two Asus PA249Q owners considered that the Asus PA249Q had good picture quality. Moopig mentioned “You don't mind using a 59Hz refresh rate if you need to use DVI then this monitor can provide very good picture quality” in their review. Four years ago Pcmag.com wrote in their review of the Asus PA249Q on expert review site PC Mag “The Asus PA249Q delivers the rich, accurate colors that graphics professionals require”.

Two customers who purchased the Asus PA249Q agreed that it had a flickering image.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

On average Asus medium monitors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all LCD screens built by Asus.

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Reasonably Priced

Some Asus PA249Q owners wrote that it was good value for money. Three years ago Mr Lance Hambly wrote in his Asus PA249Q review “Pretty solid for the price”. Four years ago expert review site Eteknix.com mentioned “These days there is so much focus from vendors to consumers alike about getting the best for the money and at the same time”.

One Asus PA249Q reviewer said that the Asus PA249Q was cheap. Mr Lance Hambly gave it a rating of 4 stars and he wrote in his review of the Asus PA249Q on Amazon three years ago “At a pretty good budget price i might add”.

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Nice Design

Some Asus PA249Q owners who purchased the Asus PA249Q thought it was good looking. Mr. Christopher Williams said on Amazon “The picture quality is pretty good and the colour reproduction (as far as I can tell since I've not had enough time to try it thoroughly) is good too” in his Asus PA249Q review. Four years ago expert website Overclock3d.net mentioned “We spend hundreds, if not thousands, of pounds to have the fastest, smoothest, most gorgeous media and gaming experience available”.

Good Technical Features

One Asus PA249Q reviewer who purchased it thought it had good features. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned in their Asus PA249Q review four years ago “This 24-inch model is loaded with features and offers excellent color ac” .

Robust

One Asus PA249Q reviewer who reviewed it thought it was well made. One person mentioned in their reviews that the Asus PA249Q was easy to damage or scratch.

Good Connectivity

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Four years ago Moopig said in their review on Amazon “The other has HDMI so I could have stopped using a DVI cable to see if that fixed the fault.”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was quiet. Sp said in their Asus PA249Q review on Amazon “Being very careful not to damage any of the delicate wiring inside.) Now the monitor is absolutely silent in operation.” yet they only gave the product a score of 2 stars.

Easy to Use

One person who purchased this PC monitor considered that it had a good experience.

Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

Most PC displays of a similar spec and age to the PA249Q have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, including the Asus PA249Q which has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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LED Display

This LCD screen has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as it.

Alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at include the LG 29UM65[plb_3356557_price] which is cheaper; or the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price] which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus PA249Q has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst display resolution of all PC screens of a similar type and age to the PA249Q is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the Asus PA249Q has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the PA249Q. The average viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the PA249Q is 170°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the PA249Q is 170°, and the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Asus PA249Q has one of the wider viewing angle, horizontals amongst LCD screens of this age.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Resolution

The biggest resolution of the Asus PA249Q is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of the most common maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This PC monitor's resolution (1920 x 1200 pixels) is in fact the best resolution across all flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the PA249Q.

A 1366 x 768 pixels maximum resolution is the worst resolution across similar types of PC monitor.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The Asus PA249Q has one of the brighter display brightnesss (350 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age. PC monitors of a similar type and age to the PA249Q have display brightnesss of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².

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Has Five Cables Includeds

The Asus PA249Q has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a comparable age and type to it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the PA249Q. The cables includeds "DisplayPort", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the Asus PA249Q is more than most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The most commonly supported placement supported is Horizontal, but this placement supported is not supported by this PC screen. The placement supporteds Horizontal/Vertical are also supported by this PC monitor.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

Several Asus PA249Q reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Asus PA249Q was not good quality. Moopig said “Quality isn't what you'd expect from the high price” in their Asus PA249Q review and rated the Asus PA249Q 3 stars. Moopig also wrote “So Asus's quality control is abysmal.”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PA249Q does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the PA249Q also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Asus PB278Q [plb_1443239_price] or the AOC U2868[plb_2276998_price], or the Benq BL3200[plb_2590821_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most medium monitors that have been around for more than two years are not 3D. The Asus PA249Q is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you would prefer an LCD screen that is 3D then you might want to look at the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors that were released around the same time as the PA249Q do not have a built-in camera. The Asus PA249Q is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in camera and we think the Philips 272P4[plb_1489468_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most LCD screens that came out more than two years ago do not have a card reader integrated. The Asus PA249Q is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a card reader integrated that you might also want to consider including the DELL UP2414Q[plb_2251567_price].

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Not Cheap

We think this PC screen looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age. We checked 507 flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age and they range in price from £46 to £2,475.

High Running Costs

The PA249Q is one of the less economic to run medium monitors that have been available for more than two years that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the PA249Q will cost £116 over 5 years to run.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 6 milliseconds, the Asus PA249Q has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the PA249Q. The response times of LCD screens of this age and spec range from 1ms to 69ms.

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Heavy

Across all the PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the PA249Q the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At 6.6 kilograms, the Asus PA249Q is quite heavy compared to most of the other PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus PA249Q

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the PA249Q.

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5 Awards

overclock3d.net Gold Award eteknix.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice ixbt.com Excellent Package xfastest.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

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21 January 2014

?Over the last few years seeking monitor/display units that serve to perform with adjustment and color management to resolve the problems of too bright LCD displays causing too dark prints, my... Read more…

1 August 2013

The Asus PA249Q delivers the rich, accurate colors that graphics professionals require and it's jam-packed with features...

30 July 2013

The Asus PA249Q delivers the rich, accurate colors that graphics professionals require and it's jam-packed with features but it has trouble at the dark end of the grayscale, and it's expensive...

PC Mag

19 July 2013

Eteknix.com

There are many components within a system setup that are mandatory for the system to be usable or even perform for that matter,and these days there is so much focus from vendors to consumers alike... Read more…

7 June 2013

One of the most difficult bits about a monitor review is that a) they're almost impossible to photograph in a manner that replicates the quality, and b) even if it was possible your monitor...

Overclock3d.net

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User Reviews

(56)
Reviewed 27 August 2013 by Dan
Dan would recommend the Asus PA249Q (Verified Purchase)

This wide-screen monitor is a great alternative to using dual monitors if you are considering that, for example, if you are a documentation or other writing professional. This is the high-end... Read more…

Reviewed 9 September 2013 by NA
NA would recommend the Asus PA249Q (Verified Purchase)

Dollar for dollar this is the monitor to have if you're a photographer. It resolves 100% sRGB and 99% Adobe RGB. The screen is bright and adjustments are everything you may need unless you are... Read more…

Reviewed 1 September 2013 by Reo
Reo would recommend the Asus PA249Q (Verified Purchase)

The precalibrated colors make usting this with Lightroom an excellect product...

Reviewed 30 October 2013 by Alf
Alf would recommend the Asus PA249Q (Verified Purchase)

It's a nice product, but you would expect that for the price. Very crisp and bright. I got it because I edit video as a hobby and was tired of seeing the colors change whenever I moved my... Read more…

Reviewed 16 September 2014 by Hecky
Hecky would recommend the Asus PA249Q (Verified Purchase)

I have been putting off getting a better monitor for image editing, spending any extra money on lenses, etc. But last month my wife gave me a nice gift card so I thought I would upgrade my older... Read more…

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Total running cost over 5 years £184.60
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pa249q, asus pa249, acme pa249, acme pa249q, asus pa249q, asus p165650, asus 91rvzs00, asus 91rvza00, asus p165650p, asus 1920x1200, asus 90lm0030b01370, asustek computer pa249, asustek computer pa249q, asrockasusantecarcticb pa249, asrockasusantecarcticb pa249q
Barcodes 00014444456385, 00044128632316, 00886227384082, 00886227384099, 04053162935150, 04716659221487, 04716659384083, 08862273840996

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