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Asus PQ321QE

£1,499.99
Asus PQ321QE
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A multi award winning and enormous display diagonal 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 14 further awards from other expert sites
31.5" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels No 8ms Aug 2013
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Asus PQ321QE Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Asus PQ321QE as follows:
91
Reviews
841 Reviews + 17 Awards
51
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Age
4 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£240 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 841 reviews. This PC monitor has received 17 awards including a "Recommended" award from Compress.ru plus three other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com plus two other sites. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC 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 PQ321QE has running costs of £240 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report it is fairly priced, product quality and excellent design.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a handheld remote control
Phenomenal 4k visuals
Over 8 million pixels
10-bit color for smoother gradations
Premium IGZO display
Extensive connectivity
Slim profile with ergonomic design

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. There was a cheaper price of £729.99 on Amazon UK 17 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 75% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Asus PQ321QE Video Reviews

Asus PQ321QE In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

17 Industry Awards

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

This PC display received a "Recommended" award from review sites Compress.ru, Hothardware.com, IT Reviews.com and Prohardver.hu all of whom said that this LCD screen was very good.

This Asus PC display was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review sites Reviewed.com, Tweaktown.com and Chinese.vr-Zone.com all of whom decided that this flatpanel monitor was extremely good.

This Asus PC screen was given a "Gold" award by both websites Overclockersclub.com and Techstation.it, both of which decided that this PC display was superb.

Websites Ixbt.com and 3dnews.ru both decided that this PC display was well designed and gave it their "Design Award".

Another two expert review sites thought that this LCD screen was very good. This PC display received an "Editor's Choice Silver" award from review website Anandtech.com who concluded it was very good and it received an "Innovation" award from website HEXUS.net who said it was innovative.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 24 expert reviews from sites including Techradar, Digital Versus, PC Mag and maximumpc.com this flatpanel monitor has an overall expert rating of 75%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

PQ321QE owners on average rated this PC display as outstanding. 371 reviewers (74% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

41 owners said in their reviews that the Asus PQ321QE was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

16 customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

Customers Report Nice Design

12 customers concluded that it was good looking, three customers who bought it considered that it was smooth and two people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was well designed.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

42 people who bought the product mentioned that it was easy to use, four people mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold and four owners thought it was easy to setup. two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that the Asus PQ321QE had good picture quality and two people who purchased the product said that it had clear images.

Users Report That it is Robust

Five customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made and two customers wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Very Good Brand

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

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Six customers thought it was a good size, five people who bought it wrote that it was thin and two owners wrote that it was lightweight.

Customers Report Great Battery Life

15 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life and two owners considered that it was quick to charge.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,499.99 it is in the most expensive 1% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £770 (51%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PQ321QE is one of the more expensive to run PC displays that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PQ321QE is £240.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Asus flatpanel monitor has been on the market since August 2013.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The PQ321QE's display diagonal of 31.5" is bigger than 92% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The PQ321QE has a maximum display resolution of 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. The resolution of all PC monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the PQ321QE of 8ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 10% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PQ321QE has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The PQ321QE's horizontal viewing angle of 176° is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 59% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The PQ321QE's vertical viewing angle of 176° is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 42% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Asus PQ321QE of only 800 is lower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the lowest 7% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PQ321QE has a handheld remote control, unlike 97% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has AC and DisplayPort

The PQ321QE has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC monitor.

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Has a Microphone in

The PQ321QE has a microphone in, which is unusual. 98% of flatpanel monitors do not have a microphone in.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The PQ321QE features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of flatpanel monitors which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

4716659486213 3840x2160, 4716659486213 pq321qe, asus com8xs7gccmay2, asus 90lm00j0b01870, asus 3840x2160, amazon pq321qe, asus pq321qe, asus rs232c

Barcodes:

00886227486205, 04053162935211, 04716659486213, 08862274862058

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