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Asus VE228TLB

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Asus VE228TLB

£129.41
Asus VE228TLB
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A bargain price and classic 21.5" PC monitor, with average running costs and good features
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 80000000:1 No Nov 2012
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Asus VE228TLB Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Asus VE228TLB number 552 in best selling monitors, number 604 in medium monitors and number 621 across all PC monitors.
94
Reviews
200 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
72
Features
Good Features
57
Age
5 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 200 reviews. NEC LCD screens 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 LCD screens 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of £79 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and good picture quality. However they also report poor sound quality.
The VE228TLB has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wall mountable
VE228DR
True-to-life pictures powered by LED
80,000,000:1 ASUS smart contrast ratio
Full HD 1080p support
Advanced video technologies for exceptional visuals
Splendid video intelligence technology
Complete after-sale service
Green in mind
Greener
Energy and planet saving
Smaller than average display diagonal
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

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 £124.23 on Amazon UK 50 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% 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.

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Asus VE228TLB In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 200 owner reviews this PC screen has an overall owner rating of 89%. Over 88% of reviewers gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

62 customers thought the product was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight people who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup, seven people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus and three owners who bought it said that it was easy to use. two people who bought it considered that it was easy to assemble and two customers who reviewed the Asus VE228TLB reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

11 people reckoned that the Asus VE228TLB had good picture quality, five customers reckoned that this PC monitor had good colour saturation and two customers who bought it concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. two customers who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it had clear images.

Customers Report Poor Sound Quality

Three people who purchased the product considered that it did not have good sound quality.

Very Good Brand

We checked 42,619 user and expert reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has very good ratings compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it had good features.

  • The Stand Perhaps one of the best features…
  • It packs a wealth of features that just a few years back would have set us back at least four times the asking price…
    Fat Chris (Amazon) - October 2014

Users Report That it is Robust

14 customers concluded that it was well made and six people who bought the product reckoned that it was strong and durable.

  • If you're looking for built in speakers, these ones are very quiet…
    Gabrielle (Amazon) - October 2013
  • These monitors have a clear crisp look with a good colour balance have not used the built in speakers so can’t comment on quality of sound…
    S. Davis (Amazon) - August 2014
  • The overall build quality is fantastic - the monitor itself is very sleek…
    Cameron (Amazon) - December 2012
  • Construction wise it feels very sturdy…
    MrE (Amazon) - July 2014
  • Other things worth nothing are that this screen does have a built in speaker…
    MrE (Amazon) - July 2014
  • Stand is reasonably sturdy…
    MiMU (Amazon) - July 2011
  • We needed a monitor with multiple input connectivity options - and reliable…
    Mike (Amazon) - May 2014
  • This is it, rugged and easy to set up…
    Mike (Amazon) - May 2014
  • It would have been a solid five star otherwise…
    MIGUEL (Amazon) - April 2014
  • Build quality is very good…
    Mr Q (Amazon) - April 2013

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

39 people wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

  • Great quality…
    Pádraig S (Amazon) - August 2016
  • This monitor is awesome for anyone who wants a good quality monitor with more than one purpose…
  • Picture Quality Very nice indeed…
  • Easy set up, outstanding picture quality and very smart looking…
  • The volume emanating is not great and the tonal quality poor…
    SP (Amazon) - March 2014
  • For those who want to fine tune the picture quality all the necessary adjustment facilities are present…
    SP (Amazon) - March 2014
  • It also has a general colour quality that is exceptionally good for a monitor of this price…
  • It is what it is, nothing special about the quality of the picture…
    D. Keeley (Amazon) - January 2015
  • These monitors have a clear crisp look with a good colour balance have not used the built in speakers so can’t comment on quality of sound…
    S. Davis (Amazon) - August 2014
  • A good quality monitor…

Users Report Nice Design

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it was good looking and two customers who reviewed the Asus VE228TLB considered that it was well designed.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Seven people mentioned that the product was quiet.

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £129.41 it is cheaper than 72% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the VE228TLB is £79 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since November 2012.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The VE228TLB's display diagonal of only 21.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the smallest 23% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the VE228TLB of 5ms is fairly typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the slowest 42% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Asus VE228TLB of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 28% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The VE228TLB's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is narrower than 69% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VE228TLB has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wall Mountable

The VE228TLB is wall mountable. 92% of LCD screens are not wall mountable.

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Has an HDMI

The VE228TLB has an HDMI. 93% of flatpanel monitors do not have an HDMI.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asrockasusantecarcticb ve228de, asus 90lmb4101q022a1c, asus 90lmb4101qz1021c, 90lmb4101q02211c-, 90lmb4101q02201c, 90lmb4101qz10m1c, asus ve228tlb, asus ve228de, asus ve228tr, asus ve228dr, ve228nr, ve228hr

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

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