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Asus VE228TLB PC Monitor

£141.93
21.5" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Apr 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £92.29 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good owner reviews
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
180 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Ninety-seven customers who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was good value for money. Mr. I. J. Turner mentioned on Amazon “The Perfect Budget Monitor”. Mr. I. J. Turner also said “Summary Overall this is great for the price” in their review. Four years ago Mh wrote on Amazon “Excellent monitor for the price” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two owners agreed that it was expensive. Kieran J. said in their review of this PC monitor “It just has that nice 'expensive' feel to it”. Cameron wrote five years ago “The picture quality is also fantastic; it easily matches that of much more expensive monitors, as everything is very bright”.

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Good Picture Quality

Thirty-two owners who bought it thought it had good picture quality. Mimu said in their review of this PC monitor “I'm happy with the image quality” and gave it a rating of 6 stars. Nathan wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon two years ago “Very nice monitor, great in size and image quality”. Mr. Paul Walton scored it 7 stars and he said “Easy set up pin sharp graphics all leads included even a UK” in his Asus VE228TLB review.

Thirteen owners who bought it considered that it had good colour saturation. Kevin Trebell mentioned “The picture is bright, colours excellent, contrast great” in his Asus VE228TLB review. Three years ago Sean Leighton scored the product 6 stars and he said on Amazon “Bright and vibrant colours, nice and clear when gaming”. Prosserc mentioned on Amazon “The worst thing is the colours”.

Three people said in their reviews that it had clear images. Ms S D Brown wrote on Amazon “Excellent clarity”. Four years ago Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The picture clarity is awesome, easily the best I have had” and gave it a score of 8 stars.

Two owners who bought it reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Sam mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Viewing angle is excellent and the base allows tilting in any direction”. Amazon Customer mentioned “One further thing I've noticed is that viewing angle is fairly critical - more so than I expected”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had image ghosting. Four years ago Philip Coutts wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Super clear picture, no ghosting, no dead pixels in fact I find it hard to fault”. Desert Orchid mentioned on Amazon three years ago “It has excellent picture quality with no ghosting or delay when gaming”.

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Poor Sound Quality

Three customers mentioned that it did not have good sound quality. Mac wrote three years ago “The sound quality is terrible”. E. Wai wrote also three years ago “And yes sound quality is not great” in their review of this PC monitor. G Brennan said on Amazon “The sound quality of the speaker is very poor”.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

Two people who bought it said that it did not have good technical guidance. Catherine Evans said in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Having said that, this is likely to be down to me, not having read the instructions and doing it wrong”. Amazon Customer said “I can't help feeling, though, that the controls on the monitor itself should be rather better” in their review of this PC monitor.


Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 200 owner reviews this PC display has an average owner rating of 89 out of 100. 118 reviewers (88% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars.

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Based on 17,105 owner and expert reviews (including 2,837 verified purchases), Asus has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

Seventy-two people thought this PC monitor was good quality. Mr. I. J. Turner mentioned on Amazon “Picture Quality Very nice indeed” in their Asus VE228TLB review and gave it a rating of 6 stars. Mr. I. J. Turner also mentioned “The build quality feels nice” in their review. Mh said on Amazon “Bought this a few weeks ago and I'm very happy so far, excellent picture quality and even the on board speakers sound decent, certainly good enough for most games” in their review of this PC monitor.

Robust

Thirty owners wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Mr Q said on Amazon “Build quality is very good” in his Asus VE228TLB review and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. Mre wrote “It feels well made and the image quality is second to none being in glorious 1080p”. Mre also said “Other things worth nothing are that this screen does have a built in speaker” in their review.

Seven owners mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Mr. I. J. Turner wrote “Very sturdy” in their review of this PC monitor. Mike said in his review of this PC monitor “This is it, rugged and easy to set up”. Mimu said on Amazon “Stand is reasonably sturdy” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 7 stars.

One owner thought the product was reliable. Mike mentioned in his review of the Asus VE228TLB on Amazon three years ago “We needed a monitor with multiple input connectivity options - and reliable”.

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Easy to Use

Seventeen owners thought the product was easy to use the menus. Mr. I. J. Turner said on Amazon “The easy to navigate menu's make this easy to adjust” in their review of this PC monitor. Nige gave it a rating of 8 stars and mentioned “Menus easy to navigate” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr. Paul Walton scored this PC monitor 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “You may have seen that Ghosting can be a problem if it is set the "Trace Free" setting in the Menu to a lower value”.

Twelve people mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VE228TLB was easy to setup. Mr. Simon M. Phillips wrote in his review of this PC monitor “It has a sharp picture and was easy to set-up” and scored this PC monitor 8 stars. Three years ago Margaret Robinson said on Amazon “Easy to set up and use” in her review of the Asus VE228TLB and gave it a score of 8 stars. Pippa London mentioned five years ago “It was easy to setup - I've seen a few negative comments on here about menus.” in their review of this PC monitor.

Eleven customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Four years ago Krystal wrote on Amazon “I love this monitor it has a lovely clear picture and is a joy to use”. Sp wrote “It is bright, clear and easy to use” in their review of this PC monitor. Wilecoyotep wrote in their Asus VE228TLB review “Love the monitor, big bright and east to use - great picture”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Kieran J. wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Quality at a Comfortable Price”. Kieran J. also mentioned “It's at a really nice and comfortable price” in their review.

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to assemble. D "d" mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Easy to assemble”. One person considered that this PC monitor was easy to handle.

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Nice Design

Eight customers who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was good looking. Mr. I. J. Turner mentioned two years ago “Fired up Skyrim and its looks beautiful” in their review of the Asus VE228TLB. Mre gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Is pretty impressive for a display of this size” in their review of the Asus VE228TLB. Five years ago Matthew wrote “The display is jaw-droppingly crisp and well-lit, which combined with the sleek aesthetic appearence of the monitor, makes the viewer feel the need to break into spontaneous applause” in his review of this PC monitor.

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was well designed. K. Hadi said five years ago “The first thing I checked was the ventilation grill on top of the monitor, for me this is a proper design for heat dissipation under any working condition”. Chris M-C said in his review of this PC monitor “It's also got a nice firm design.” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 6 stars.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was neat. Six years ago John mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It was purchased to tidy up my desk, for the minimalistic styling, HDMI connectivity, built in speakers”. Four years ago J. Cunningham wrote on Amazon “Good quality, neat base and enough adjustments if required (I did not change a thing” in their review of this PC monitor.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was smooth. Scott Robertson mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon five years ago “In fact the Xbox screen is so smooth I almost thought it was 120Hz as apposed to 60Hz” and rated it 7 stars.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was ergonomic.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Five customers reckoned that the product was good in terms of connectivity. James Clark rated the Asus VE228TLB 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon three years ago “Picture quality is excellent, has all the connectivity I need”. James Clark also mentioned “Good quality screen, plenty of connectivity and a great price” in his review.


Features

Good Technical Features

Five people wrote in their reviews that the Asus VE228TLB had good features. Mr. I. J. Turner said in their Asus VE228TLB review on Amazon “The StandPerhaps one of the best features”. Two years ago Mr the Beard scored it 7 stars and he said on Amazon “ASUS make some mointors with excellent quality and features and the VE248H is one of these” in his review of this PC monitor. Fat Chris said three years ago “It packs a wealth of features that just a few years back would have set us back at least four times the asking price”.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The average 8 year running cost of the VE228TLB is £93 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 LCD screens of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium monitor was released in April 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VE228TLB has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to this PC display.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at including the iiyama XUB2390HS-B1 (£140.87), the Fujitsu L22T-7 (£142.60), or the Hanns.G HS243HPB (£139.39) all of which are cheaper.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this flatpanel monitor range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The VE228TLB has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical (only 160 degrees) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The VE228TLB has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to this LCD screen. The average viewing angle, horizontal of comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as this PC screen is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The VE228TLB has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The Asus VE228TLB has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor. The cables included "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four people who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Mr. Smith mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It's a bit chunky in the back, having said that it's still fairly light”. Mr. Smith also mentioned “The screen is a bit bulky, granted it's a 24inch.” in their review. Chris M-C gave the product a rating of 7 stars and he wrote in his Asus VE228TLB review on Amazon “A little bit on the heavy side.”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good size. D by mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “T's a nice size”. Annie gave the product a score of 8 stars and she wrote on Amazon “A good size for my small desk”.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was thin. Two years ago Mr. I. J. Turner said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “However its another minor thing and from the looks of it the bezel maybe thin enough for a good multi monitor setup”.

One person concluded that this PC monitor was good structurally. One owner thought it was lightweight.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Nine owners who bought the product thought it was quiet. Mr. I. J. Turner said in their review of the Asus VE228TLB on Amazon “SoundFar too quiet”. Last year O2bdeek gave it a rating of 7 stars and wrote on Amazon “The sound is too quiet to be any use - I have to resort to headphones just to hear anything above a whisper - wish I had sent it back.” in their review of this PC monitor. Rachel wrote “The built in speakers are very much quieter than my previous monitor” in her review of this PC monitor.

One person reckoned that it was noisy. Four years ago Ieuan said on Amazon “The headphone plug on it has a slight problem with a "noise" when there is no sound”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asrockasusantecarcticb ve228de, asus 90lmb4101qz1021c, asus 90lmb4101q022a1c, 90lmb4101q02211c-, 90lmb4101q02201c, asus ve228tlb, asus ve228de, asus ve228tr, asus ve228dr, ve228hr, ve228nr
Barcodes 00716659385998, 00722868959978, 00886227192380, 00886227283798, 04053162744837, 04053162744844, 04053162958562, 04054319058289, 04054843435693, 04056572597154, 04716659192350, 04716659192367, 04716659192381, 04716659283799, 04716659315926, 04716659385998, 04716659471431, 05052916550228, 05053118779240, 05054484444954, 05054484999751, 05054533444959, 05712505759981, 08978467393367, 08978467417391

Asus VE228TLB Review Sources

To prepare this Asus VE228TLB 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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