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Asus VE278Q

£278.98
Asus VE278
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A good spec but 3 year old 27" PC display, with average running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 50000000:1 No Oct 2014
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Asus VE278 Review

With very good features but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Asus VE278 as follows:
53
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £79 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Dazzle your visual senses
ASUS smart contrast ratio
QuickFit virtual scale (patent-pending)
Aspect control function
Excellent visual performance
Splendid video intelligence technology
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

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Asus VE278 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Asus Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £278.98 it is in the most expensive 30% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £106 (38%)

There was a cheaper price of £172.79 at Maplin Electronics 88 days ago.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VE278 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 Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since October 2014.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Asus VE278's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 17% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This LCD screen 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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Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus VE278 of 5ms is relatively typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 70% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Asus VE278's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is narrower than 83% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

PC monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Asus VE278 of only 160° is narrower than 90% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Asus VE278 of 1,200 is higher than 79% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus led1691920x1080100000001, asus cdm20311mm, asus 1920x1080, asus 10m1dc, asus ve278h, asus ve278q

Barcodes:

00012300421911, 00012300422000, 00012303194355, 00012303194393, 00012305080151, 00042111670581, 00073368806263, 00074718430770, 00088021510395, 00112840000901, 00163120564286, 00191120079479, 00610839326983, 00721993010349, 00734911326187, 00734911347182, 00763616017649, 00777781881936, 00803982812933, 00803982822703, 00806293538325, 00807030490104, 00807030507055, 00809185826180, 00809186265599, 00809186282817, 00809385660577, 00809385677674, 00886227160136, 00886227253838

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