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Asus PB298Q

£299.99
£198.60 £101.39 cheaper than 26 days ago
digitallife.se Recommended hwa.com.tr Functionality Award hardwareheaven.com Gold Award xfastest.com Fastest Media
A multi award winning 2560 x 1080 PC screen
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 80000000:1 LED Aug 2013
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Asus PB298Q Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the Asus PB298Q number 987 across all PC monitors.
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148 Reviews + 7 Awards
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Poor
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Missing Some Features
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4 Years Old
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£82 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received seven awards including a "Recommended" award from Vido.com.ua plus three other sites and a "Gold" award from Hardwareheaven.com. NEC flatpanel monitors 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 PC monitors 2017.
The PB298Q has running costs of £82 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and excellent design.
It is missing some features:

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £299.99 to £198.60 in the last 26 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Asus PB298Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Experts really like this PC screen and have given it seven awards.

The editors of websites Vido.com.ua, 3dnews.ru, Gagadget.com and Digitallife.se all recommend this Asus flatpanel monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This LCD screen received a "Gold" award from review site Hardwareheaven.com who said that this PC display was fantastic.

The editors of two other expert review sites both said that this flatpanel monitor was very good. Xfastest.com gave this Asus LCD screen a "Fastest Media" award and it received a "Functionality Award" from Hwa.com.tr.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC display is 85 out of 100 based on eight expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, digitallife.se, dinside.no/data and chinese.vr-zone.com.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this flatpanel monitor rated it as 83 out of 100. 67 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

11 people wrote that the Asus PB298Q was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

13 people who purchased it thought it was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Six people wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking.

Very Good Brand

Based on 23,266 expert and user reviews (including 4,205 verified purchases), Asus has very good reviews for its PC displays. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four customers who purchased the product considered that it had good colour saturation and three owners who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

Eight people agreed that it was well made and two people who purchased it reckoned that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and two customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to assemble.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £198.60 it is more expensive than 59% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Down by £101 (34%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus PB298Q and the United Kingdom price of £198.60 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $259.00 (£337.27).

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Features

2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus PB298Q is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all LCD screens the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB298Q has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wall Mountable

The Asus PB298Q is wall mountable. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Asus PB298Q's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 5% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The viewing angles, horizontal of LCD screens range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of LCD screens is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus PB298Q of 178° is in the widest 17% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Asus released the PB298Q in August 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The PB298Q has an average 8 year running cost of £82 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 90lm00c0b01170, asus 2560x1080, asus pb298q
Barcodes 00102930780141, 00132018196519, 00886227479603, 00886227479634, 04053162744646, 04056572597321, 04716659479611, 04716659479635, 08862274796032

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