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Asus PB287

Asus PB287
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A high-quality and multi award winning 28" PC monitor, with OK running costs
28" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 100000000:1 No Apr 2014
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Asus PB287 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Asus PB287 as follows:
93
Reviews
943 Reviews + 21 Awards
90
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Age
3 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. This PC monitor has received 21 awards including a "Recommended" award from Itwriter.ru plus eight other sites and a "Gold" award from Uk.hardware.info plus three other sites. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens 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 2018.
The PB287 has running costs of £160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 8% of all 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, product quality and superior battery life.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Impeccable 4k ultra-high definition visuals
When 4k means seeing and doing much more
Conventional full HD monitor
ASUS pb287q true 4k UHD monitor
Welcoming prosumers and gamers alike to the 4k UHD club
Everything you need. built right in
One display, two sources
Innovations that raise the bar
Say hello to extraordinary comfort

Asus PB287 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

21 Industry Awards

Expert review sites love this PC screen and have given it 21 awards.

The authors at nine expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this flatpanel monitor. This PC display received a "Recommended" award from Itwriter.ru, Vido.com.ua, Chip.com.my, Tek.no, Legitreviews.com and Trusted Reviews, it received a "Recommended Hardware" award from Goldfries.com, Alphr.com gave it a "Recommended A-List" award and it received a "Recommended Product" award from Hispazone.com.

Review websites Uk.hardware.info, Hardware.info, Tecnogeekies.com and Overclock3d.net all said that this PC display was excellent and gave it their "Gold" award.

Two other expert review sites both concluded that this LCD screen was phenomenally good and gave it their highest award. This was from Tweaktown.com and PC Mag who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

The writer at one additional expert review site concluded that this flatpanel monitor was carefully designed. This was from Technolabs.net who gave it an "Good Design".

Three additional expert review sites all thought that this PC display was very good. Altomdata.dk gave this Asus PC screen a "Test Winner" award, it received a "Gamer's Choice" award from Ua.gecid.com and it received a "Must Have" award from Kitguru.net.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 28 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and PC Mag this PC display has an average expert rating of 80%.

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Excellent User Reviews

People who bought this PC display rated this PC screen as superb on average. Over 73% of reviewers gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

27 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

33 owners reckoned that this PC monitor was good quality.

Customers Report Superior Battery Life

27 owners who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

10 owners mentioned that it was thin, four people mentioned that it was lightweight and four owners who purchased the product considered that it was a good size. three owners who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to carry around.

Users Report Nice Design

20 customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking, 12 people thought this PC monitor was well designed and five customers thought the product was smooth.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

19 people concluded that the Asus PB287 had good features.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

10 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had good picture quality, four customers wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation and two customers agreed that it had clear images.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

25 people considered that the Asus PB287 was easy to use, five owners who bought this PC monitor said that it was easy to assemble and four customers who purchased the product considered that it was easy to setup. four people who reviewed it said that it was easy to use the menus and two owners said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Asus Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

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

Users Report That it is Robust

15 owners who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was well made, four people mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable and two customers said that it was reliable.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PB287 is £160 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the PB287 in April 2014.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Asus PB287's display diagonal of 28" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 86% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus PB287 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This LCD screen also has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The Asus PB287's response time of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the fastest 3% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB287 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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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus PB287 of only 170° is narrower than 84% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

LCD screens have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Asus PB287 of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 88% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PB287 is more than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC are also found on this Asus PC screen.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Asus PB287 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus PB287 is a two HDMI port PC monitor.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Asus PB287 features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of LCD screens which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

90lm00r0b02170 3840x21601mshdmidp60hz, 90lm00r0b02170 90lm00r0b02170, 90lm00r0b02170 pb287q, info 90lm00r0b02170, asus 90lm00r0b02170, info 3840x21601msh, contact pb287q, asus 3840x2160, acme pb287q, info pb287q, asus pb287q

Barcodes:

00014444456460, 00672773735313, 00779177252245, 00779177332534, 00779177337478, 00801940118134, 00803982812254, 00809394268696, 00886227666454, 04053162935228, 04056572593859, 04058154124390, 04716659666448, 04716659666462, 05053118601589, 05054484734086, 05054531295980, 05054533734081, 05711783444695, 08862276664544

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