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Asus PA279Q

£722.84
Asus PA279
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A fully featured but 5 year old 27" flatpanel monitor, with moderate running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 No Jul 2013
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Asus PA279 Review

With excellent features, we have scored the Asus PA279 as follows:
57
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
4 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

DELL PC displays have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £130 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 3,258 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
6-axis independent color adjustment
QuickFit virtual scale function
Picture-in-Picture and picture-by-picture
Customizable OSD shortcuts
Intuitive 5 way navigation key
Splendid video intelligence technology
ASUS exclusive innovation and design
Robust connectivity
Uniformity compensation
Made for work and play
Bigger than average display diagonal
See better and wider
Next-generation IPS display technology
Pre-calibrated right out-of-the box
10-bit color for smoother gradations
Color consistency for photographer and retouching with 99% adobe RGB color space
True, consistent color
True color, absolute fidelity: professional 27 pre-calibrated AH-IPS 16:9 2560 x 1440 WQHD led-backlit monitor
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Ergonomic design

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £533 on Amazon UK 91 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Asus PA279 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Asus PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 42,377 expert and user reviews (including 6,358 verified purchases), Asus has very good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. 95% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £722.84 it is more expensive than 93% of PC 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 £722.84 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $749.00 (£1,032.72).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average running cost of the PA279 is £130 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 12% of all 3,258 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Asus flatpanel monitor has been on the market since July 2013.

Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

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

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Asus PA279's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 24% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus PA279 of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 19% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus PA279 of 178° is in the widest 18% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus PA279's vertical viewing angle of 178° is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 43% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PA279 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus PA279 has a card reader integrated. 99% of PC screens do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 3 More Cables Included

The Asus PA279 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens. This Asus flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus lcd monitors pa279q, asus 2560x1440, 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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