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Asus PB279Q

£579.99
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A multi award winning and fully featured 27" flatpanel monitor, with a Gold award from three expert review websites and 7 further awards from other expert sites
27" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 100000000:1 No Sep 2014
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Asus PB279 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Asus PB279 as follows:
92
Reviews
445 Reviews + 10 Awards
55
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. This PC monitor has received 10 awards including a "Gold" award from Elchapuzasinformatico.com plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this Asus PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
The PB279 has running costs of £160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 8% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, product quality and good picture quality.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle

Asus PB279 Video Reviews

Asus PB279 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

10 Industry Awards

This PC display is one of the most highly awarded of all the flatpanel monitors.

The experts at three expert review sites all said that this flatpanel monitor was excellent and gave it one of their highest awards. This Asus PC display received a "Gold" award from both Elchapuzasinformatico.com and Xtremehardware.com and Awardfabrik.de gave it a "Golden Wheel" award.

The authors at websites Gagadget.com and Cnews.cz both concluded that they would endorse this Asus flatpanel monitor and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all said that this PC display was very good. This PC screen received an "Excellent" award from Hardware.info, Ua.gecid.com gave it a "High Functionality" award and Kitguru.net gave it a "Worth Buying" award.

The authors at two more expert review sites both decided that this PC monitor was very good. This PC display received a "Good Choice" award from Noticias3d.com and it received an "Excellent" award from Uk.hardware.info.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC display is 83 out of 100 based on 15 expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, kitguru.net, prad.de and ddworld.cz.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 430 user reviews this Asus flatpanel monitor has an average user rating of 81%. 224 reviewers (74% of all reviewers) gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

23 owners said that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

22 people wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Asus PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 42,619 expert and user reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases) for Asus LCD screens and found that on average Asus has very good reviews. 95% of those that bought a Asus PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six customers who purchased the Asus PB279 concluded that it had good picture quality and five people who bought the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Two customers who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had good features.

Users Report Nice Design

10 people reckoned that it was good looking and two owners who bought the product reckoned that it was well designed.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus, four customers who bought it wrote that it was easy to assemble and two people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. two owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report That it is Robust

11 people concluded that the product was well made and three owners mentioned that this PC monitor was strong and durable.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £579.99 it is more expensive than 90% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The PB279 is one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PB279 is £160.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released in September 2014.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Asus PB279's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than 76% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The Asus PB279 has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this LCD screen has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all PC monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus PB279 of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other PC screens. It is slower than 26% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB279 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus PB279 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 18% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus PB279's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 73% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Asus PB279 of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 33% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PB279 is more than most PC displays. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC are also found on this PC monitor.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Asus PB279 has a headphone out, unlike 89% of PC screens which do not have a headphone out.

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Four HDMI Ports

The Asus PB279 is a four HDMI port PC display.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Asus PB279 features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 95% of flatpanel monitors do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 3840x2160, asus pb279q27, asus uhd4k

Barcodes:

00886227786930, 04053162744769, 04056572597314, 04716659764670, 04716659764687, 05054629739877

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