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Asus VB198TL PC Monitor

19" 1280 X 1024 50000000:1 LED Jul 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £43.84 Electricity cost over 5 years
Asus has good reviews for its PC displays
Has a built-in speaker(s)
1280 x 1024 pixels display resolution
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We checked 17,105 expert and user reviews (including 65 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 for its small monitors. 94% of those that bought a Asus PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Running Costs Are OK

The average 8 year running cost of the VB198TL is £44 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 93 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.


Released Over a Year Ago

Asus released the VB198TL in July 2015.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VB198TL has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen do not have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Philips 19S4QAB (£134.57), or the Asus BE209QLB (£131) both of which are cheaper.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to look at including the AG Neovo Eco U-17 (£150.99).

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1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and type.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus VB198TL has an HDCP. Most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this LCD screen also have an HDCP.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of small monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor range from 65° to 180°. The Asus VB198TL has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal (170 degrees) amongst small monitors of this age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to this LCD screen is 130°, and the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°. At 160 degrees, the Asus VB198TL has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The VB198TL has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec LCD screens that were released more than a year ago. This PC display has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on small monitors that have been around for around the same time as this LCD screen. The cables included "AC" and "DVI" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus vb198tlbk
Barcodes 04716659282327, 04716659710196

Asus VB198TL Review Sources

To prepare this Asus VB198TL review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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