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Asus VE228TR PC Monitor

£107.14
21.5" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Jul 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £92.29 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are good
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
190 Reviews
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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 217 owner reviews the average owner rating of this LCD screen is 89%. Over 89% of reviewers gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars.

Asus PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Based on 17,144 user and expert reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases), Asus has good reviews for its LCD screens. Asus also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One hundred and five customers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Mr. I. J. Turner wrote “Summary Overall this is great for the price” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr. I. J. Turner also said “The Perfect Budget Monitor” in their review. Mimu gave it a score of 8 stars and said on Amazon “For the price it is absolutely excellent”.

Two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was expensive. Kieran J. wrote two years ago “It just has that nice 'expensive' feel to it”. Five years ago Cameron said on Amazon “The picture quality is also fantastic; it easily matches that of much more expensive monitors, as everything is very bright” in his Asus VE228TR review.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Seventy-three people who bought it agreed that it was good quality. Two years ago Mr. I. J. Turner wrote on Amazon “Picture Quality Very nice indeed”. Mr. I. J. Turner also wrote “The build quality feels nice” in their review. Six years ago Mimu said “I'm happy with the image quality” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 6 stars.

Robust

Thirty customers who purchased the Asus VE228TR agreed that it was well made. Four years ago Mr Q mentioned “Build quality is very good” and gave this PC monitor a score of 7 stars. Three years ago Mre wrote in their Asus VE228TR review on Amazon “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 who purchased it thought it was strong and durable. Two years ago Mr. I. J. Turner wrote on Amazon “Very sturdy” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Mike rated it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “This is it, rugged and easy to set up”. Mimu wrote on Amazon “Stand is reasonably sturdy” in their Asus VE228TR review.

One owner considered that it was reliable. Mike mentioned three years ago “We needed a monitor with multiple input connectivity options - and reliable” and scored it 7 stars.

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Easy to Use

Seventeen people wrote that the Asus VE228TR was easy to use the menus. Mr. I. J. Turner said “The easy to navigate menu's make this easy to adjust”. Last year Nige said in their Asus VE228TR review on Amazon “Menus easy to navigate”. Mr. Paul Walton mentioned four years ago “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” in his review of this PC monitor and rated it 5 stars.

Twelve people who bought it wrote that it was easy to setup. Mr. Simon M. Phillips scored it 8 stars and he wrote on Amazon “It has a sharp picture and was easy to set-up”. Margaret Robinson rated it 8 stars and she said in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Easy to set up and use”. Pippa London gave it a rating of 8 stars and mentioned “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 who reviewed the product reckoned 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 in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It is bright, clear and easy to use”. Wilecoyotep wrote “Love the monitor, big bright and east to use - great picture” in their review of the Asus VE228TR and gave this PC monitor a rating of 7 stars.

Two people who reviewed it considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Kieran J. wrote on Amazon “Quality at a Comfortable Price”. Kieran J. also said “It's at a really nice and comfortable price” in their review.

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to assemble. D "d" mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon five years ago “Easy to assemble” and gave the product a score of 8 stars. One owner who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to handle.

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Nice Design

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Mr. I. J. Turner mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Fired up Skyrim and its looks beautiful”. Mre said on Amazon “Is pretty impressive for a display of this size” in their review of this PC monitor. Matthew gave it a rating of 7 stars and he wrote on Amazon “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”.

Three customers said that it was well designed. K. Hadi wrote in their Asus VE228TR review on Amazon “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 mentioned “It's also got a nice firm design.” in his Asus VE228TR review and scored it 6 stars.

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was neat. John mentioned on Amazon “It was purchased to tidy up my desk, for the minimalistic styling, HDMI connectivity, built in speakers” in his review of this PC monitor. J. Cunningham wrote four years ago “Good quality, neat base and enough adjustments if required (I did not change a thing” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 7 stars.

One owner said in their reviews that the product was smooth. Five years ago Scott Robertson said “In fact the Xbox screen is so smooth I almost thought it was 120Hz as apposed to 60Hz” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 7 stars.

One customer who bought it concluded that it was ergonomic.

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Good Picture Quality

Thirty-two people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good picture quality. Four years ago Mh said “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 and rated this PC monitor 9 stars. Nathan said in his Asus VE228TR review on Amazon “Very nice monitor, great in size and image quality”. Mr. Paul Walton wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon four years ago “Easy set up pin sharp graphics all leads included even a UK”.

Thirteen owners reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Three years ago Kevin Trebell mentioned “The picture is bright, colours excellent, contrast great” in his review of this PC monitor. Sean Leighton said on Amazon “Bright and vibrant colours, nice and clear when gaming”. Prosserc said on Amazon “The worst thing is the colours”.

Three people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had clear images. Ms S D Brown mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Excellent clarity”. Four years ago Amazon Customer scored it 8 stars and mentioned “The picture clarity is awesome, easily the best I have had”.

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

Two owners who bought this PC monitor concluded that it had image ghosting. Philip Coutts said in his Asus VE228TR review four years ago “Super clear picture, no ghosting, no dead pixels in fact I find it hard to fault”. Desert Orchid scored the product 7 stars and said “It has excellent picture quality with no ghosting or delay when gaming”.

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Poor Sound Quality

Three people thought it did not have good sound quality. Mac said on Amazon “The sound quality is terrible” in his Asus VE228TR review. E. Wai said on Amazon three years ago “And yes sound quality is not great” in their review of the Asus VE228TR. Also three years ago G Brennan said “The sound quality of the speaker is very poor” in their review of the Asus VE228TR.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Five owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good in terms of connectivity. James Clark mentioned “Picture quality is excellent, has all the connectivity I need” in his review of this PC monitor and scored it 4 stars. James Clark also mentioned “Good quality screen, plenty of connectivity and a great price” in his review.


Features

Good Technical Features

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


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VE228TR has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC display also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the iiyama E2280HS (£113.03), or the LG 22MB35DM-I (£105.22) which is cheaper; or the Viewsonic VX2270Smh (£106.02) which has better reviews.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The VE228TR has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC display also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VE228TR is more than most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four people reckoned that the Asus VE228TR was heavy and bulky. Mr. Smith wrote “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 said on Amazon “A little bit on the heavy side.”.

Two customers who bought the product thought it was a good size. Four years ago D by mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “T's a nice size”. Annie mentioned on Amazon “A good size for my small desk”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was thin. Mr. I. J. Turner said on Amazon “However its another minor thing and from the looks of it the bezel maybe thin enough for a good multi monitor setup” in their review of the Asus VE228TR and scored the product 5 stars.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was good structurally. One person who reviewed the product said that it was lightweight.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Nine people who reviewed the product wrote that it was quiet. Mr. I. J. Turner scored this PC monitor 8 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “SoundFar too quiet”. O2bdeek said in their review of this PC monitor “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.” . Four years ago Rachel said on Amazon “The built in speakers are very much quieter than my previous monitor” in her review of this PC monitor.

Two owners considered that it was noisy. Rw Howe wrote “Does the job efficiantly, only draw back volume might not be loud enough for some people” and rated the product 5 stars. Ieuan said in their review of the Asus VE228TR four years ago “The headphone plug on it has a slight problem with a "noise" when there is no sound”.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

Two customers wrote that the product did not have good technical guidance. Catherine Evans said in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon four years ago “Having said that, this is likely to be down to me, not having read the instructions and doing it wrong”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “I can't help feeling, though, that the controls on the monitor itself should be rather better” in their review of the Asus VE228TR.


Price

Price Has Gone Up by 39% (39%)

There was a cheaper price of £65.50 on Amazon UK 66 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 63% chance that the price will go up further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 37% chance that the price will actually go back down. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The average 8 year running cost of the VE228TR is £93 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Product Identifiers

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

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