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Good Expert Reviews
This medium monitor received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from prad.de.
User Reviews Are Good
Based on 20 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has an average user rating of 80%.
A number of people said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave the product a very good review score and mentioned last year “Great value and looks good” in their review of the Asus VC279H. I Am Jake. mentioned on Amazon “However, this 1080p screen gives you great value for money while 4k capable devices aren't quite in the mainstream yet”. In January last year Mr. T. Richards mentioned in their Asus VC279H review on Amazon “Good stylist monitor with a thin bezel and decently priced” and rated the product as very good.
Across all flatpanel monitors, the VC279H is one the fastest selling products currently available for sale.
Three people agreed that this PC monitor was good looking. Rob B mentioned on Amazon “For gaming it's pretty good”. One customer who bought the product thought it had a thick frame.
Easy to Use
Some Asus VC279H owners considered that the product was easy to use. Mark mentioned on Amazon “Easy to use menus when you figure it out” in his Asus VC279H review. Sara said on Amazon “Control buttons at bottom are a bit fiddly to use though” in her review.
One Asus VC279H owner who bought the Asus VC279H wrote that it was comfortable and easy to hold. I Am Jake. scored the product 4 stars and said in their review of the Asus VC279H “A nice bonus if you plan to watch TV on it or play games in a more comfortable position”.
One Asus VC279H reviewer reckoned that the Asus VC279H was easy to setup. Sara mentioned on Amazon last year “Very easy to set up” in her review of this PC monitor.
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors
On average Asus medium monitors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all PC displays built by Asus.
A number of customers who bought the Asus VC279H agreed that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Last year I Am Jake. rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “In terms of connectivity, this monitor has 1x HDMI, 1x DVI, 1x VGA” in their Asus VC279H review. I Am Jake. also wrote “The audio jack is a nice touch, allowing external speakers to be used for HDMI input sound”. Last year Paul M said “Great monitor, good colours, wide viewing angle, speakers work fine with HDMI” in his Asus VC279H review.
A few Asus VC279H owners considered that the Asus VC279H was thin. Giovanni Bolton wrote on Amazon “Sharp colors and beautifully thin bezel” in his review of this PC monitor.
Good Product Quality
A few people who purchased it thought it was good quality. Craig Cookson mentioned last year “Fantastic screen amazing quality I expected nothing less” . Two years ago Matthew K. said “Great picture quality and amazing response times for an IPS panel”. Mr. T. Richards mentioned in their review of the Asus VC279H last year “Decent price for a quality monitor” .
One person who reviewed it wrote that it was well made. Amazon Customer said “Solid Monitor”. One person said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. I Am Jake. rated the Asus VC279H 4 stars and wrote “Rim of the monitor are made of a sturdy black plastic” in their review of this PC monitor.
Good Picture Quality
Four people who reviewed it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Mark gave the product a score of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon last year “Brilliantly bright with vivid colours”. Mark also said “Wow bright screen and vivid colours”. Paul M mentioned “The colours are good and rich, minecraft looks great” in his review of the Asus VC279H.
One Asus VC279H reviewer who bought the Asus VC279H thought it had good picture quality. One Asus VC279H owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a wide viewing angle. Paul M wrote on Amazon “It has a wide viewing angle” in his review and scored it 5 stars.
This PC screen has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as it.
There are a number of alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including the DELL U2414H[plb_2140878_price], or the iiyama GE2788HS[plb_3102730_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
Like most of the other PC monitors that came out around the same time as the VC279H, the Asus VC279H has a built-in speaker(s).
Other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper PC displays such as the iiyama XUB2490HS-B1[plb_3069769_price].
We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Asus VX279H[plb_3451002_price], or the Acer V276HLC[plb_3244454_price].
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most flatpanel monitors of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VC279H is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Like most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago, the Asus VC279H is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Asus VC279H does not have a card reader integrated, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VC279H also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar spec and age to it.
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Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar age and type to it.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
Across all the comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the VC279H the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m². The Asus VC279H has a fairly dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.
Only One HDMI Ports Quantity
The Asus VC279H is a one HDMI ports quantity PC screen. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.
Quite High Power Consumption (off)
The lowest power consumption (off) of PC displays of this age and type is 0.005W and the highest is 350W. At 0.5 Watts, the Asus VC279H has a fairly high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the VC279H.
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OK Running Costs
The VC279H is typical compared to the other 500 medium monitors that were released more than a year ago that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the VC279H is £83.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Asus released the VC279H.
I needed an IPS monitor at home for the colour accuracy as I'm starting to seriously get into digital art and graphic design. This Asus VC279H seemed to fit the bill nicely. The colours produced... Read more…
Ideal monitor for a games console. my daughter has a PS3 in bedroom, and this monitor is great, not *too* big but fine for several people to gather round.
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