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Asus PA279Q

£693.86
focus-numerique.fr Recommended kitguru.net Must Have 01net.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star
A multi award winning 2560 x 1440 flatpanel monitor with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Jul 2013
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Asus PA279 Review

With excellent reviews, we have scored the Asus PA279 as follows for Summary.
94
240 Reviews + 10 Awards
9
Poor
8
Missing Some Features
30
4 Years Old
23
£126 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

It has fantastic expert reviews and very good user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received 10 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from 3dnews.ru plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Focus-Numerique.fr plus one other site. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this Asus PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
The PA279 has running costs of £126 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 2,772 PC screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is robust and excellent design.
It is missing some features:

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Asus PA279 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

10 Industry Awards

Amongst flatpanel monitors, this PC monitor is one of the most highly awarded by experts.

The writers at review sites 3dnews.ru, Technopat.net and Chinese.vr-Zone.com all decided that this PC display was outstanding and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The authors at two more expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this flatpanel monitor. This was from Focus-numerique.fr and Compress.ru who gave it an "Recommended".

The editors of three additional expert review sites all concluded that this LCD screen was very good. This PC screen received a "5 Star" award from both 01net.com and Digital Versus and it received a "Must Have" award from Kitguru.net.

Two other expert review sites both said that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This Asus flatpanel monitor received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com and it received a "Best for High End" award from Hispazone.com.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This Asus flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 91% based on 12 expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Advisor.co.uk, pcforalla.idg.se and Les Numeriques.com. LCD screen experts think this PC display is one of the very best LCD screens.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, PA279 owners rated this PC monitor 90%. Over 88% of reviewers gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

26 customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

12 people thought this PC monitor was well made and three customers considered that it was strong and durable.

  • Amazing colours Solid Built swivel, tilt, pivot…
    Xpert (Amazon) - July 2012
  • With a very useful speaker build into which would satisfy for most of daily uses…
  • Very sturdy, with ever adjustment you could want…
  • The plastic feels strong and well put together with an extremely good stand as well that is easy to adjust to any desired position including portrait mode which is great for working on text with…
    Chryseus (Amazon) - December 2012
  • It noticeably flickers on inversion tests and also it has a line crawl effect on solid colors…
  • The screen and stand feel well made…
    A. Jones (Amazon) - December 2012
  • Build quality is great…
    Al (Amazon) - March 2013
  • Bought a pair of these after reading a PC Mag review, excellent picture quality, excellent colour reproduction, excellent build quality and a good range of controls…
  • The stand is solid and its adjustments are very good both in height…
    Tony P (Amazon) - June 2012
  • The stand is sturdy with fantastic versatility.

Users Report Excellent Design

Eight people agreed that this PC monitor was good looking, four owners agreed that it was well designed and three customers who bought the product thought it was smooth.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four customers who bought it said that it had good colour saturation and four people who purchased the product thought it had good picture quality.

Asus Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 23,903 expert and owner reviews (including 4,266 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good features.

  • With a practical set of hardware features and colour fidelity that's even better than with previous models in the range…
  • Lots of great features…
    Mr. H (Amazon) - September 2014
  • They are fabulous quality, loaded with features and every port you could ever want…
  • It is well constructed, plenty of connectivity, features and it looked good…
    M.bryant (Amazon) - September 2012

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

16 owners who purchased the Asus PA279 concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four people said in their reviews that it was a good size and two people who reviewed it thought it was thin.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Five customers agreed that it was easy to use, four people who purchased the product thought it was easy to use the menus and three owners who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to setup.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £693.86 it is more expensive than 93% of flatpanel monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus PA279 and the United Kingdom price of £693.86 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $749.00 (£975.72).

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Features

Has AC, DisplayPort and 3 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PA279 is more than most flatpanel monitors. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "HDMI", "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC screen.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Asus PA279's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 21% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus PA279 of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 21% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of LCD screens is 16°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus PA279 has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 99% of flatpanel monitors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PA279 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus PA279 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC monitors the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Asus released the PA279 in July 2013.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PA279 has an average 8 year running cost of £126 based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 2,772 PC screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus lcd monitors pa279q, asus 2560x1440, brand pa279q, asus 2ry8682, asus pa279q
Barcodes 00012300309899, 00012305073863, 00088021474987, 00803982777188, 00807320177715, 00807320196747, 00809392589663, 00836046984277, 00886227456406, 00886227459377, 04053162935167, 04716659456407, 04716659480365, 05054484660880, 05054533660885, 05711783436751, 08862274593778

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