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User Reviews Are Good
On average, based on 10 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has an overall user rating of 84 out of 100.
Asus is one of the superior PC display brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Asus also has good reviews for its medium monitors.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
Medium monitors that were released around the same time as the PB277Q have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,000 cd/m². The Asus PB277Q has a fairly bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other recently released PC monitors.
2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The highest resolution of the Asus PB277Q is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) is also found on this PC screen. The worst resolution of all latest PC screens is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.
Fairly Big Pixel Density
The Asus PB277Q has one of the bigger pixel densitys (109 pixels per inch) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest pixel density of similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the PB277Q is 0.24ppi and the biggest is 170ppi.
Very Fast Response Time
The fastest response time of new medium monitors is 1ms and the slowest is 20ms. The Asus PB277Q has one of the faster response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Asus PB277Q does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the PB277Q.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the AOC AG241QX[plb_3811694_price], the LG 20MT48DF[plb_3707519_price], or the Acer K272HULB[plb_3582906_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Asus PB277Q does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the PB277Q also do not have a built-in camera.
Most medium monitors that came out in the last year are not 3D. The Asus PB277Q is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
If you would prefer a PC screen that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Acer Predator GN276HL[plb_3245778_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Asus PB277Q does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other latest comparable spec LCD screens also do not have a card reader integrated.
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Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.
Quite Low Height Adjustment
New comparable spec PC monitors have height adjustments of between 10mm and 510mm, and the average height adjustment is 130mm. At only 120 millimeters, the Asus PB277Q has a fairly low height adjustment compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec PC displays.
Only Has Two Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the Asus PB277Q is more than most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables includeds DisplayPort and HDMI are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the Asus PB277Q has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of recently released PC monitors is 15°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The viewing angle, horizontals of medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year range from -5° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Asus PB277Q has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals (only 170 degrees) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age.
The lightest comparable spec PC monitor that is a similar age to the PB277Q is 2.6g weight, the heaviest is 21kg, and the average weight is 4.6kg. At 7.3 kilograms, the Asus PB277Q is quite heavy compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for the last year.
Fairly High Power Consumption (off)
Medium monitors that were released in the last year have power consumption (off)s of between 0.005W and 4.3W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.41W. When compared to other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the PB277Q that we have assessed, the Asus PB277Q's power consumption (off) of 0.5 Watts is one of the highest.
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Released Twelve Months Ago
It was twelve months ago when Asus released the PB277Q.
OK Running Costs
The PB277Q has an average 5 year running cost of £63 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 407 recently released medium monitors.
The Asus PB277Q has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most latest medium monitors.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays that have an LCD Display currently available including the Benq XL2720Z[plb_3406736_price], or the AOC Q2781PQ[plb_3623698_price] which has better reviews.
If the display type of this Asus flatpanel monitor is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung U28E570DS[plb_3769126_price] (LED and cheaper), or the Benq GL2706PQ[plb_3720986_price] (LED and cheaper).
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