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Asus Ve278n

Asus VE278N PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LCD Jul 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
The big 27" 16:9 widescreen with Full HD quality (resolution: 1920x1080) delivers the best details of the high definition content to bring more pleasure while playing games or watching movies. Its... More
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10 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 6 user reviews this PC display has a superb average user rating.

Reasonably Priced

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Kindle Customer said three years ago “A good value display” in their review. Rachel mentioned “Good for the money”. Rachel also wrote “For word documents, emails and the web it is fantastic value for money”.

Good Brand

Based on 11,099 expert and user reviews, Asus has good ratings for its PC monitors. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers.

Easy to Use

One Asus Ve278n reviewer who bought the product thought it was easy to use. Kindle Customer wrote in their review of the Asus Ve278n “Overall, is a pleasure to use” .

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good colour saturation. Kindle Customer wrote “The display is crystal clear, with sharp colours and precise controls”.

Good Support

One Asus Ve278n owner who purchased it thought it had good technical guidance. Kindle Customer scored this PC monitor 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Asus Ve278n “The asus display arrived in a good package, with easy to follow setting-to-work instructions”.

Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The Asus Ve278n has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The average display brightness of PC monitors of this age and type is 290 cd/m².

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The Asus Ve278n has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the Ve278n. The cables includeds "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the Ve278n have power consumption (economy mode)s of between 0.5W and 48W. The Asus Ve278n has a very low power consumption (economy mode) (only 0.5 Watts) compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £12.96

In the last 41 days the price of the Ve278n has increased by £12.96.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the Ve278n do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Asus Ve278n is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Eizo FlexScan EV2216[plb_1927019_price]; or the iiyama X2888HS[plb_2499669_price].

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Not 3D

Most PC screens that were launched around the same time as the Ve278n are not 3D. The Asus Ve278n is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

PC monitors which are 3D that might be worth considering include the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price]; or the Benq XL2411[plb_2130532_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC displays of this age and spec, the Asus Ve278n does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC displays with a built-in camera and we think the Asus Vk248h[plb_2395629_price]; or the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus Ve278n does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the Ve278n also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (average)

The average power consumption (average) of PC screens of a comparable type and age to the Ve278n is 25W. The Asus Ve278n has a fairly high power consumption (average) (29.1 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the Ve278n.

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Heavy

At 6 kilograms, the Asus Ve278n is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 3g and 39kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus Ve278n

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the Ve278n 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 comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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LCD Display

The Asus Ve278n has an LCD display which is better than most flatpanel monitors of this type and age. Most flatpanel monitors of this type and age have an LED display.

Other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available that you might want to consider include the Eizo FlexScan EV2316[plb_1717439_price] which has better reviews; or the iiyama B2280WSD-B1[plb_1378652_price], or the Benq RL2460[plb_2331039_price] which is cheaper.

If the display type of this PC display is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price] (LED and cheaper); or the Asus PB238[plb_2368528_price] (LED and higher rated), or the iiyama X2888HS[plb_2499669_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Recyclable Material
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power LED
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (average)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Technical Details
Brightness
Display Type

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 11 March 2015 by Dave Wall
(Verified Purchase)

GOOD PRODUCT.

Reviewed 19 May 2014 by Rachel
(Verified Purchase)

I use this monitor for work and it is great. The extra size really helps. Well worth it. If I wanted it for watching films I think I'd be a bit worried by the slightly washed out colours and light... Read more…

Reviewed 26 January 2014 by Kindle Customer
(Verified Purchase)

THE ASUS DISPLAY ARRIVED IN A GOOD PACKAGE, WITH EASY TO FOLLOW SETTING-TO-WORK INSTRUCTIONS. IT WAS IN USE, CONNECTED TO TWO DESKTOP PCs, WITHIN 20 MINUTES OF DELIVERY. THE DISPLAY IS CRYSTAL... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus ve278, asus ve278h, asus ve278n, asus 1920x1080
Barcodes 04716659160137

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