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Asus VE228TR

£115.95
Asus VE228TR
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An extremely cheap and classic 21.5" PC monitor, with alright running costs and good features
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 80000000:1 No Jul 2012
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Asus VE228TR Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Asus VE228TR number 26 across all PC monitors and number 26 in medium monitors.
94
Reviews
217 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
74
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£92 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 217 reviews. Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are also excellent.
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 PC monitors 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of £92 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,292 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and good picture quality. However they also report poor sound quality.
The VE228TR has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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

Asus VE228TR In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

VE228TR owners on average rated this PC display 89%. 123 reviewers (89% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

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

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup, seven owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus and three people who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use. two customers who bought the product considered that it was easy to assemble and two owners who purchased it considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

11 customers said in their reviews that it had good picture quality, five customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation and two people said in their reviews that the product had clear images. two customers who reviewed it agreed 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

Users Report Poor Sound Quality

Three customers who bought this PC monitor considered that it did not have good sound quality.

Asus Flatpanel Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 41,348 user and expert reviews (including 6,449 verified purchases) for Asus PC monitors and found that on average Asus has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VE228TR 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 concluded that it was well made and six people mentioned in their reviews that the product 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 Great Product Quality

40 customers wrote in their reviews 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 owners who bought it wrote that it was good looking and two people who purchased it concluded that it was well designed.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Seven owners who bought the product concluded that it was quiet.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VE228TR is £92 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,292 PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Asus released the VE228TR in July 2012.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the VE228TR of only 21.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is smaller than 74% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC displays.

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Average Response Time

The VE228TR's response time of 5ms is fairly standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is slower than 25% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VE228TR has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The VE228TR's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 29% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The VE228TR's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 70% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Asus VE228TR's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 32% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus comrnt73nj1z9p, asus ve228trc

Barcodes:

00886227192366, 04053162935235, 04054319058289, 04716659192367, 05054484444954

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