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Asus PB258Q
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Asus PB258Q PC Monitor Gold Fastest Media
25" 100000000:1 LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
- Impeccable lifelike visuals with 25 16:9 2560 x 1440 with 100% sRGB and 178 wide-viewing angle in an edge-to-edge frameless design.- Extensive connectivity features DisplayPort1.2, HDMI/MHL2.0... More
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Quick Unboxing - NOWO??! ASUS PB258Q WQHD AH-IPS LCD Monitor | 03.2015 - McSzakalTV
ASUS PB258Q 25 5ms WQHD Frameless HDMI Widescreen Backlight LED Monitor gets Reviewed

12 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The expert at one expert review site said that this PC display was excellent and gave it one of their highest awards. This LCD screen received a "Gold" award from

This PC screen received a "Fastest Media" award from

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, PB258Q owners rated this LCD screen 90 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

Several Asus PB258Q owners reckoned that the Asus PB258Q had good colour saturation. Nathan mentioned on Amazon “I am happy with the colours (came from a TN pannel to IPS)”. R. Mcconaghie said on Amazon “Stunning pictures thanks to the IPS panel - good natural colours and it appears to have a well balanced setup out of the box” in their review of this PC monitor. Sh mentioned in their review two years ago “The colours are amazing” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.

One customer concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. L mentioned “It has a wide viewing angle, excellent backlight that can go from really dim to very bright”.

One Asus PB258Q owner considered that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Sh wrote on Amazon two years ago “Unfortunately the laptop has intel 3000 graphics and over hdmi would only support 1920 x 1080 resolution with 60hz refresh rate” in their review.

One Asus PB258Q owner who reviewed it thought it had a flickering image.

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Reasonably Priced

Some Asus PB258Q owners who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it was good value for money. Last year Nathan rated this PC monitor 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his Asus PB258Q review “A Great monitor for the price”. Nathan also said “Decided the price was reasonable and took a gamble”. Phillip V. mentioned in his review on Amazon “Excellent colour reproduction, excellent vale for money” and scored this PC monitor 4 stars.

One person thought the Asus PB258Q was a bargain for the price. Nathan wrote “Unlike cheap monitors with the wobbly stands you can knock the desk” in his Asus PB258Q review.

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Good Size

One Asus PB258Q reviewer said in their reviews that it was thin. One person who reviewed the Asus PB258Q concluded that it was a good height.

One Asus PB258Q reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was compact. R. Mcconaghie mentioned “Quite compact too, considering the screen size”.

One customer mentioned that the product was a good size. Sh gave the product an excellent review and wrote “Monitor is 25 inch, good size for a desk monitor”.

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Asus PC Displays Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Asus PC screens and also specifically for Asus medium monitors and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews.


Nice Design

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Asus PB258Q was a good design. Last year Nathan said on Amazon “Firstly the monitor design (for me) is great” in his review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. One person concluded that the Asus PB258Q was smooth. Sh wrote “It made it more smooth somehow” in their review and scored it very highly.

One person said in their reviews that the Asus PB258Q was good looking.

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Easy to Use

One customer wrote that it was easy to use the menus. L mentioned “It has plenty of menu options”.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on LCD screens of this type and age.

We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the 284E5[pl_2083714_price], and the 275C5QHGSW/00[pl_3021416_price] both from Philips or the HP Z24i[plb_3124620_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB258Q has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the PB258Q also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Acer B276HUL[plb_3309140_price], the Asus PB258[plb_2793125_price], or the Viewsonic VG2847[plb_2780348_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The Asus PB258Q has one of the brighter display brightnesss (350 candellas per square meter) amongst PC screens of this age. The display brightnesss of PC monitors of this type and age range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the Asus PB258Q is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PB258Q the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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8 Reasons Against

Not Robust

One person said in their reviews that the product was not strong and durable. Nathan wrote in his review of the Asus PB258Q on Amazon “The stand doesn't wobble and it's very sturdy, you can easily adjust the height of the monitor” nonetheless he scored it 4 stars.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was not well made. Sh wrote in their review of this PC monitor “It's the only part that is, I wouldnt be not well built or flimsy.”.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the PB258Q, the Asus PB258Q does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the HP EliteDisplay E240c[plb_3059589_price], the Lenovo T2224z[plb_3961539_price], or the Viewsonic VG2437[plb_2780335_price].

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Not 3D

Like most of the other PC displays of this spec and age, the Asus PB258Q is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus PB258Q does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the PB258Q also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Low Height Adjustment

The Asus PB258Q has one of the lower height adjustments (only 120 millimeters) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the PB258Q the height adjustments range from 17mm to 180mm.

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Across all the PC monitors of this spec and age the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of 7.5 kilograms, the Asus PB258Q is one of the heavier PC screens of this age and spec amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (off)

The lowest power consumption (off) of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the PB258Q is 0.005W and the highest is 350W. The Asus PB258Q has one of the higher power consumption (off)s (0.5 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus PB258Q

Average Running Costs

The PB258Q is typical compared to the other 486 PC screens that have been around for more than a year that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PB258Q is £45.


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2 Awards Gold Fastest Media

Expert Reviews

21 August 2015

Advertised as a frameless monitor, the design of the PB258Q is actually more impressive-looking when the display is off. The LCD panel actually resides about 1/4? inside the edges, making the...

20 July 2015


User Reviews

Reviewed 2 August 2015 by Rainer
Rainer would recommend the Asus PB258Q (Verified Purchase)

I thought the font might be to small with that resolution but it works well. Just like my apple laptop and my iPad screen. Installation is a non event. Quality and color is great as well. The... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I don't really have anything negative to say about the monitor really, for the price you get a lot for your money. I was a little sceptical at first due to the lack of reviews on Amazon and other... Read more…

Reviewed 30 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor is banging...

Reviewed 30 July 2016 by Pandafirebird
(Verified Purchase)

I love it!

Reviewed 29 July 2016 by L
(Verified Purchase)

I really like this monitor. I don't have any problems with it, it has a wide viewing angle, excellent backlight that can go from really dim to very bright. It has plenty of menu options, and the... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £71.79
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Total running cost over 5 years £71.79
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Asus PB258Quses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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