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Asus VE228TR

A classic 1920 x 1080 PC monitor
21.5" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 80000000:1 LED Jul 2012
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Asus VE228TR Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs,
89
217 Reviews
7
Missing Some Features
21
5 Years Old
34
£93 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
31
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 32?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 217 reviews. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of £93 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and good picture quality. However they also report poor sound quality.
The VE228TR is missing some features:

Asus VE228TR In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 217 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Asus PC monitor is 89%. Over 89% of reviewers gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

69 owners who reviewed the product said that it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight people who reviewed the product thought it was easy to setup, seven customers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use the menus and three owners who purchased the product thought it was easy to use. two customers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was easy to assemble and two customers considered that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

11 people said in their reviews that it had good picture quality, five people who purchased it thought it had good colour saturation and two people thought it had clear images. two people who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it had a good contrast ratio.

  • For those who want to fine tune the picture quality all the necessary adjustment facilities are present…
    SP (Amazon) - March 2014
  • Easy set up, outstanding picture quality and very smart looking…
  • Excellent clarity…
  • Picture Quality Very nice indeed…
  • It features LED technology so the image quality is super bright and clarity is faultless and because it's LED based it uses very little power over the course of the day…
    MrE (Amazon) - July 2014
  • Viewing angle is excellent and the base allows tilting in any direction…
    Sam (Amazon) - March 2015
  • The picture quality is also fantastic; it easily matches that of much more expensive monitors, as everything is very bright…
    Cameron (Amazon) - December 2012
  • 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…
  • Really good colours…
    James (Amazon) - January 2014
  • Love this monitor for its size and great image quality…
    Joanna (Amazon) - June 2013

Customers Report Poor Sound Quality

Three customers who bought the Asus VE228TR agreed that it did not have good sound quality.

Very Good Brand

Based on 23,266 owner and expert reviews (including 4,205 verified purchases), Asus has very good ratings for its PC displays. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Two owners who reviewed it considered 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 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made and six people who reviewed the Asus VE228TR reckoned that it was strong and durable.

  • 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
  • If you're looking for built in speakers, these ones are very quiet…
    Gabrielle (Amazon) - October 2013
  • 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
  • The overall build quality is fantastic - the monitor itself is very sleek…
    Cameron (Amazon) - December 2012
  • 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
  • Build quality is very good…
    Mr Q (Amazon) - April 2013
  • The built in loud speakers are a good idea for a clutter free desk…
    D. Banham (Amazon) - February 2013

Users Report Superior Product Quality

40 people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality.

  • 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
  • Easy set up, outstanding picture quality and very smart looking…
  • Picture Quality Very nice indeed…
  • It is what it is, nothing special about the quality of the picture…
    D. Keeley (Amazon) - January 2015
  • A good quality monitor…
  • 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
  • Great quality…
    Pádraig S (Amazon) - August 2016
  • This monitor is awesome for anyone who wants a good quality monitor with more than one purpose…
  • It features LED technology so the image quality is super bright…
    MrE (Amazon) - July 2014

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two customers who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was good looking and two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that it was quiet.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VE228TR has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on LCD screens.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since July 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VE228TR is typical compared to the other 2,768 PC screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VE228TR will cost £93 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 90lmb4101qz1021c, asus 1920x1080, asus ve228trc, asus 100x100
Barcodes 00886227192366, 04053162935235, 04054319058289, 04716659192367, 05054484444954

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