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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays
On average Asus medium monitors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all PC monitors manufactured by Asus.
Recent Price Drop of £12.71
In the last 8 days the VE278 has dropped in price by £12.71.
This PC screen has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens of this spec and age.
We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this PC display and we think the Viewsonic VX2263[plb_2333349_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung S24D390[plb_2204895_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)
The average display diagonal (metric) of similar spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago is 63cm, and the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VE278 has a quite big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Asus VE278 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst PC displays of this age. The average display brightness of LCD screens that came out around the same time as the VE278 is 290 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².
1080p Supported Video Modes
This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly found supported video modes on PC displays of a similar type and age to it.
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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.
Has Three Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the Asus VE278 is more than most PC monitors of this type and age. This Asus flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC screens of a similar age and spec to the VE278. The cables includeds "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Asus VE278 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might also want to consider including the iiyama XUB2390HS-B1[plb_2660491_price], or the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] which also has a higher rating.
Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that came out more than two years ago, the Asus VE278 is not 3D.
If you want an LCD screen that is 3D then you might want to consider the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price], or the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the VE278 do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VE278 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Asus VE278 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the VE278 also do not have a card reader integrated.
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Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors that came out around the same time as it.
LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VE278 have weights of between 3g and 39kg. The Asus VE278 is one of the heavier PC screens that are a comparable age to the VE278 (6 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.
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Running Costs Are Average
The VE278 has an average 5 year running cost of £51 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 comparable spec PC displays that have been available for more than two years.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This PC display was released over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of this type and age.
Andy would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)
I bought this to be a monitor for my MacBook pro. Picture quality is great! Speakers are as good as you could expect for built in. Solid construction. Dedicated buttons for volume/ brightness.... Read more…
Bucksr would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)
No problem out of the box works and looks great the buttons could be designed better other than that no problem I do not use the speakers I have a good video card and the monitor works great with... Read more…
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