Asus VB198TP
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Asus VB198TP

£107.76 £5.55 cheaper than 44 days ago
An excellently reviewed 1280 x 1024 PC monitor with cheap price but poor features
19" 1280 X 1024 Pixels 50000000:1 LED Jun 2015
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Asus VB198T Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Asus VB198T number 156 across all PC monitors.
10 Reviews
Very Good
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£70 Over 8 Years
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Why Has it Scored 61?

It has fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of £70 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
The VB198T is missing some features:
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels display resolution
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

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 £113.31 to £107.76 in the last 44 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Asus VB198T In-Depth Analysis


Owner Reviews Are Excellent

VB198T owners on average rated this PC monitor as excellent. Over 80% of reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Asus Has Very Good PC Display Reviews

Based on 23,903 expert and owner reviews (including 4,266 verified purchases), Asus has very good ratings for its PC screens. 96% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Price Has Gone Down by £6 (5%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus VB198T and the United Kingdom price of £107.76 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $129.99 (£169.22).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VB198T 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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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus VB198T has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Flatpanel monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Asus VB198T's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is fairly narrow compared to most other PC screens. It is in the narrowest 20% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. LCD screens have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus VB198T of only 160° is in the narrowest 16% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 16° and the widest being 180°.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the VB198T in June 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on fine energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the VB198T is £70, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 PC displays.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 1280x1024, asus vb198tl, asus vb198tp
Barcodes 04719543370650

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