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Asus VB198TL

£203.51
A very economical to run 1280 x 1024 PC display, but with inferior features and a price that represents inferior value for money
19" 1280 X 1024 Pixels 50000000:1 LED Jul 2015
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Asus VB198TL Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Asus VB198TL as follows for Summary.
19
Poor
6
Missing Some Features
61
2 Years Old
87
£44 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of only £44 over 8 years, which puts it in the cheapest 11% of all 2,772 PC displays that we have compared it to.
It 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. There was a cheaper price of £149.69 on Amazon UK 81 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 53% 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 VB198TL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Asus Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

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


Value For Money

Price Has Gone Up by £54 (26%)

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Features

Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus VB198TL 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 common resolution. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VB198TL has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Asus VB198TL's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is in the narrowest 18% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus VB198TL of only 160° is in the narrowest 21% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of flatpanel monitors range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since July 2015.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The VB198TL is one of the cheaper to run PC displays that we have assessed for running costs. Based on passable usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VB198TL will cost only £44 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus vb198tl

Barcodes:

04716659710196

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