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Asus PB298Q

74

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Asus PB298Q

£299.99
Asus PB298Q
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A multi award winning and fully featured 29" PC monitor, with a Gold award from one expert review website and 6 further awards from other expert sites
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 80000000:1 No Aug 2013
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Asus PB298Q Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Asus PB298Q as follows:
93
Reviews
302 Reviews + 7 Awards
89
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Age
4 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£84 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor 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 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 PC monitors 2018.
The PB298Q has running costs of £84 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and excellent design.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle

Asus PB298Q Video Reviews

Asus PB298Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Seven Industry Awards

Amongst flatpanel monitors, this PC screen is one of the most highly awarded.

The experts at four expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this LCD screen. This was from Vido.com.ua, 3dnews.ru, Gagadget.com and Digitallife.se who gave it an "Recommended".

This PC display was given a "Gold" award by website Hardwareheaven.com who thought that this flatpanel monitor was marvellous.

Two other expert review sites both concluded that this LCD screen was very good. This flatpanel monitor received a "Fastest Media" award from Xfastest.com and Hwa.com.tr gave it a "Functionality Award".

Good Expert Reviews

This PC screen has an average expert rating of 85% based on nine expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, pcforalla.idg.se, digitallife.se and watercooled.ch.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 293 user reviews the average user rating of this PC display is 85%. 162 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor 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 Fairly Priced

16 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Product Quality

19 customers who reviewed it considered that it was good quality.

Users Report Nice Design

Eight owners who reviewed it thought it was good looking, three owners wrote in their reviews that it was smooth and two owners said that it was well designed. two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was ergonomic.

Asus LCD Screens Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Six people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality and five people who reviewed it agreed that it had good colour saturation.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers who reviewed the Asus PB298Q agreed that it was easy to use the menus and three owners who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was easy to assemble.

Users Report That it is Robust

10 people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made and two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was strong and durable.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PB298Q is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PB298Q is £84.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Asus PC display has been on the market since August 2013.

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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 PB298Q's display diagonal of 29" is bigger than 89% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The Asus PB298Q has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The Asus PB298Q's response time of 5ms is pretty typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 40% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

PC 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 PB298Q of 178° is wider than 78% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus PB298Q of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 8% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB298Q has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wall Mountable

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

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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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