Asus VE278Q
Asus VE278
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Asus VE278Q

A 3 year old 1920 x 1080 PC monitor with not very good features and a price that represents inferior value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 50000000:1 LED Oct 2014
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Asus VE278 Review

Released 3 years ago and with low running costs, we have scored the Asus VE278 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£80 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 32?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £80 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £135.04 on eBay 42 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 73% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Asus VE278 In-Depth Analysis


Asus LCD Screens Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 23,903 user and expert reviews (including 4,266 verified purchases), Asus has very good ratings for its PC displays. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £160.88 it is cheaper than 53% of flatpanel monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £26 (16%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus VE278 and the United Kingdom price of £160.88 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $174.99 (£227.80).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°. The Asus VE278's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is quite narrow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 23% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus VE278 of only 160° is in the narrowest 18% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors is 16°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the VE278 is £80, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

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