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Asus VE278H

70

Overall Score

Asus VE278H

£146.10
Asus VE278
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A fully featured but 6 year old 27" flatpanel monitor, with satisfactory running costs but representing only moderate value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 50000000:1 No Jul 2012
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Asus VE278 Review

With excellent features, we have scored the Asus VE278 as follows:
57
Value for Money
Average
85
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Very fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has an HDMI
VE278H
True-to-life pictures powered by LED
50,000,000:1 ASUS smart contrast ratio
2ms response time
Full HD with dual HDMI ports
QuickFit virtual scale
Rich i/o ports- allow simultaneous connections to more video devices
Splendid video intelligence technology
Complete after-sale service
Greener materials

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Asus VE278 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Asus Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 42,619 user and expert reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases), Asus has very good ratings for its LCD screens. 95% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 65% of PC monitors, it has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £146.10 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus VE278 and the United Kingdom price of £146.10 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $174.99 (£241.28).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VE278 is £100, which makes it one of the least economic to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since July 2012.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus VE278 of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 27% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Very Fast Response Time

Flatpanel monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The Asus VE278's response time of only 2ms is in the fastest 9% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Asus VE278's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is in the narrowest 34% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus VE278 of 170° is fairly typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is wider than 62% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VE278 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an HDMI

The Asus VE278 has an HDMI, which is unusual. 93% of PC displays do not have an HDMI.

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Wall Mountable

The Asus VE278 is wall mountable, unlike 92% of PC screens which are not wall mountable.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus VE278 is a two HDMI port PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ve278q ve278q, asus ve278q, asus ve278h

Barcodes:

00012300421911, 00012303194355, 00163120564286, 00721607700055, 00722868958988, 00722868974223, 00734911347182, 00803982822703, 00806293538325, 00807030507055, 00809185826180, 00809186282817, 00809385677674, 00886227160136, 00886227177707, 00886227253838, 04054843435716, 04056572597413, 04716659160137, 04716659177708, 04716659184058, 04923113128736, 05054629688472, 07426900327352, 07626782374271, 08862272538382, 08978467408610

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