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Asus PQ321QE PC Monitor

£879.99
31.5" Aug 2013
Display Diagonal Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £269.21 Electricity cost over 5 years
Twelve industry awards
Good value for money
Excellent image quality
537 Reviews + 12 Awards
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Design

Excellent Image Quality

Thirty-three owners who bought the product concluded that it was good quality. Four years ago Techradar mentioned “Excellent image quality”. Mark Wilson said “The usual Samsung build quality which is excellent”. Three years ago Ms. Nicola Reed said “Great quality” in her review of this PC monitor.

Easy to Use

Seventy-four customers considered that it was easy to use. Mr Ck Brown mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “A tablet that is easy to use, stable and really easy to take anywhere; It fits in my back pocket” and gave the Asus PQ321QE a score of 8 stars. Three years ago Mr Andrew Pilcher mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Find excellent and easy to use”. Matt B (aka Lord Matt) said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “The onscreen keyboard is easy to use even if, like me, you tend to fat finger screen UI regularly” and gave the product a score of 8 stars.

Ten customers who bought this PC monitor thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Mike Booth wrote in his review of the Asus PQ321QE “I wanted a Tablet that was easy to hold and use anywhere”. Four years ago Mr. M. Howe said in their review of the Asus PQ321QE “Great size to hold in one hand”. K Wren mentioned “Is much less portable and less comfortable to hold”.

Ten people who purchased it thought it was easy to setup. Larna gave it a score of 6 stars and wrote three years ago “It should be easier than this to set up” in their review of the Asus PQ321QE. In the same month Viv Bennett gave it a rating of 8 stars and mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Easy to set up - amazing picture quality” in their review of the Asus PQ321QE. Ron Mackenzie he said in his review of this PC monitor “Easy to set up and use for my wife who is not used to computers ec”.

Three owners who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good interface. Matt King mentioned “Nice crystal clear screen, usual easy Samsung interface” in his review of this PC monitor. Keribillen mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Nothing like the slick, clean and beautifully designed user interface of iOS7”. Bobtedd said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk four years ago “Very bright, nice viewing angle (so much better than the dim screen from the Nexus 7, 1st version) * Fast, reactive interface, all touch events seem to be captured”.

Two customers thought it was easy to use the menus. Keribillen mentioned “Also there are some display settings to change (amongst other things) font size, font type”. Davidw mentioned three years ago “Excellent screen, really quick between menus”.

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Matrice Vlastnostmi Podobn IPS a Z Toho Plynouc Pozorovac Hly, Monosti Polohovn Design Pro Uchycen Na Ze (hloubka

Nineteen customers who bought the product agreed that it was good looking. Matt B (aka Lord Matt) scored the Asus PQ321QE 6 stars and he wrote three years ago “If you buy a case for it get one of the more expensive ones as the cheap ones have proven to be pretty darn near useless”. Matt B (aka Lord Matt) also said “I am pretty darn pleased with my purchase” in his review. Keribillen said “They work beautifully”.

Five people concluded that this PC monitor was smooth. Mr. M. Howe said in their review of this PC monitor “Pros Smooth and swift operator”. K Wren wrote on Amazon.co.uk “A bleep immediately before shooting a photo and video (portrait and landscape modes) is smooth and benefits from a pause feature which helps reduce the need for editing” in their Asus PQ321QE review. Caz gave it a rating of 6 stars and wrote “The graphics are also very smooth and on this one you can multi task” in their review of this PC monitor.

Four people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was well designed. It Reviews.com said in their review of this PC monitor on IT Reviews.com “Matrice vlastnostmi podobn IPS a z toho plynouc pozorovac hly, monosti polohovn design pro uchycen na ze (hloubka”. Keribillen said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Its basic design is ok (again, not very slick”. Zuzana Tumova gave it a rating of 8 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Very easy to use and beautiful design”.

One owner who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was neat. Phil Brunton mentioned “A very tidy piece of kit”.

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Robust

Twelve customers concluded that the Asus PQ321QE was well made. N. Kemp mentioned on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “Well made and a handy size, which means you can pack it easily for trips away”. Four years ago Ken mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “The built in speakers, graphics etc are also excellent”. John W. Kramer wrote in his review of the Asus PQ321QE on Amazon.co.uk also four years ago “In general the build quality seems very strong”.

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it was reliable. Keribillen gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Synchronisation of information works automatically and reliably via iCloud”. Robert Greenaway mentioned on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “Reliable, very user friendly” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Bobtedd mentioned on Amazon.co.uk four years ago “Overall, much better and reliable than other "no names" Android tablets I have tried”.

Three customers who bought this PC monitor thought it was strong and durable. Keith Mcquillan said on Amazon.co.uk “Still sturdy and 8" tablet great for gaming” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Three years ago Bob W said “The grandkids and our daughter like that so bought a couple for the horrors for Christmas, just hope they are sturdy”. In the same month Colseycat said on Amazon.co.uk “It's lightweight and robust, shares similar control functions to other tabs such as apple so is really easy to use” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Michaelm. wrote in their review of the Asus PQ321QE “I love this tablet bought it second hand a few bumbs and scratches”.

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Reviews

Twelve Industry Awards

LCD screen experts love this Asus PC screen and have given it twelve awards.

The editors of websites Hothardware.com, IT Reviews.com and Compress.ru all endorse this flatpanel monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This PC display was given a "Design Award" by both review websites 3dnews.ru and Ixbt.com, both of which wrote that this PC screen was carefully designed.

The authors at two other expert review sites both decided that this Asus PC screen was terrific and gave it their highest award. Tweaktown.com and Chinese.vr-zone.com both gave this PC screen an "Editor's Choice" award.

This medium monitor was given a "Gold" award by websites Techstation.it who said that this PC screen was outstanding.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including Techradar, Digital Versus, PC Mag and alphr.com the average expert rating of this PC display is 74%.

Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is terrific based on 817 user reviews. 371 reviewers (74% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Asus Has Good PC Screen Reviews

We checked 17,144 owner and expert reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases) for Asus PC screens and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Four people concluded that it was easy to sync. Mr Ck Brown said in his review of this PC monitor “It sync's with my smartphone easily”. Mr Dominic M Goy scored the Asus PQ321QE 6 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “She runs all the apps she wants as she has a samsung phone it all syncs nicely”. Liketoshop mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “East to use and syncs with Samsung phone easily”.

One person reckoned that this PC monitor was good in terms of connectivity. Mark Mcintyre gave the product a rating of 9 stars and he wrote “Actually, watch it on this) Great sound and google connectivity I love it People constantly hapring on about screen resolutions that you cant discern are just crazy”.

One owner considered that the product had gps. Jaffary mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Built in camara and GPS overall very good” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

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Good Picture Quality

Thirteen people who reviewed the product considered that it had good picture quality. Expert website Macworld.co.uk gave the product a rating of 6 stars and said in their Asus PQ321QE review “A fast AMD or nVIDIA graphics card is required to get the 60Hz refresh rate so this is best suited to Mac Pro users”. Pam Liverpool said on Amazon.co.uk “The graphics are brilliant”. An anonymous author mentioned “The image quality is superb” in her review of this PC monitor.

Three people who reviewed it mentioned that it had clear images. Expert review site Alphr.com mentioned four years ago “Asus' 4K PC monitor conjures stunning image clarity.” in their review of this PC monitor. Amazonian Reviews said on Amazon.co.uk “The clarity is great and the speed is fantastic” in their review of this PC monitor. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon.co.uk “So far this tablet seems to have been the best choice, screen is good clarity and it's really easy to set up”.

Two people who reviewed this PC monitor said that it had a wide viewing angle. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon.co.uk “I am finding the screen bright and sharp, with a wide viewing angle and the Tab 3 operates smoothly” in their Asus PQ321QE review.

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Terrible Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good sound quality. Digital Versus wrote four years ago “Terrible sound quality” .

Good Webcam

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good for making skype calls. Ned mentioned on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “Video calls on Skype were also smooth” in his review of the Asus PQ321QE.


Price

Good Value for Money

Seventy-eight customers agreed that the product was good value for money. Bestbuy.com wrote “Great value for price” in their Asus PQ321QE review. Four years ago expert review site Pcauthority.com.au said “If you're in the market for an affordable monitor upgrade”. Expert review site Itreviews.com mentioned “This, combined with the attractive price, makes it one card to add near the top of your shopping list” in their review of the Asus PQ321QE.

Six customers who reviewed it concluded that it was expensive. Pcmag.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website PC Mag “It's wildly expensive and its out of the box color accuracy could use a little tweaking”. Four years ago Techradar.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Techradar “With this outrageous (and expensive) flatscreen, Asus is giv”. Bobtedd wrote also four years ago “Forget the overpriced iPad mini and other "No name" Android 8" tablets, this is very good”.

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Expensive

We think this PC display looks expensive compared to other PC displays of a comparable type and age. The cheapeast medium monitor that has been on the market for more than two years that we found costs £46 and the most expensive costs £9,999.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good features. Brian P scored the Asus PQ321QE 7 stars and he wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Battery life is better than expected, graphics are great, features are still being discovered on every hour” in his review of this PC monitor. Brian P also mentioned “Having done my research I have to say I am really impressed with all the features this offers” in his review. Gandles mentioned “Sceen is amazing, response is generally excellent, features are the best” .


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the PQ321QE in April 2017.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PQ321QE has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to this PC display also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display (£850.79) which has better reviews; or the LG 31MU97 (£966.12), and the Asus PA328 (£767.03) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The PQ321QE features Picture-in-Picture support. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years also feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The PQ321QE has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens of a comparable type and age to this PC screen. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "RS-232" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The PQ321QE has an average running cost of £270 over 8 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 1,088 PC monitors of this type and age.


Audio

Quiet

Six owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was quiet. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Quiet operation during prime time hours”. Bestbuy.com also said “Quieter than expected” in their review. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Quiet and efficient” in their review.

One customer said in their reviews that the Asus PQ321QE was noisy.

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Display

Has an HDCP

The PQ321QE has an HDCP. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC screen also have an HDCP.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the PQ321QE has one of the slower response times amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age. PC monitors of this age and spec have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Nine owners agreed that the Asus PQ321QE was thin. Roomana mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Its nice and slim and also light” in their Asus PQ321QE review. Bobtedd mentioned “* Excellent stand-by and normal battery life * Slim and good build quality”. Amazon Customer mentioned last year “On the plus side it's light, slim and runs smooth when going between apps” .

Six owners who bought this PC monitor agreed that it was a good size. Three years ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Good size, good look, good god” in their review of this PC monitor. Jaffary said in April last year “Good size to watch movies” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 8 stars. Jaybee mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Ideal size for taking on holiday”.

Four owners who reviewed it considered that it was heavy and bulky. Yvonne Broome said in her Asus PQ321QE review on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “This is not too heavy to hold”. Helen said in her Asus PQ321QE review on Amazon.co.uk “I'd earlier had a 10" tablet and it really was too large and heavy to carry around in a handbag” and scored the product 7 stars. Customer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “It feels very heavy to hold for any length of time when reading a book”.

Four owners who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was lightweight. Pob007 mentioned “Lightweight and easy to use” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. Phil Addis mentioned three years ago “The e-manual can be a little lightweight in some of the descriptions, for a novice like me.” in his review of this PC monitor. In the same month Catherine Johnson said in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “It is lightweight for an 84yr old to hold, easy to use” and scored it 7 stars.

One owner who purchased it wrote that it was compact. Michael Melia he said on Amazon.co.uk “A compact size” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Thirty customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Mrs Ambrocia Sugdon she wrote in her Asus PQ321QE review on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “A lot better than my hudl kindle, faster, very user friendly, battery is very good, all in all its 5 stars Recommend it”. Mr M E C Jennings wrote on Amazon.co.uk “The battery life is much better than my HTC phone”. Jonboy scored it 8 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Galaxy is smooth Responsive & good battery life with fast charge”.

Two customers reckoned that the product was quick to charge. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor “It takes too long to charge and when it is 100% the power goes down very fast” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 74.985645435371 out of 100. John F Evans wrote “Is easy to charge” and rated it 8 stars.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. K Wren wrote “I nearly missed the very tiny set up guide included at the bottom of the box which included instructions for finding the full, detailed set-up manual”. Tallpete33 gave it a score of 6 stars and wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Is way more beginner friendly in many ways and the help function is very "helpful" too”. Anniseed rated it 6 stars and wrote on Amazon.co.uk “It is easy to use and has a clear instruction manual” in their Asus PQ321QE review.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 3840x2160, asus pq321qe
Barcodes 00886227486205, 04053162935211, 04716659486213, 08862274862058

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