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Good Owner Reviews
This LCD screen has an average owner rating of 84% based on 138 owner reviews.
Good Product Quality
Several Asus VK228H owners who purchased the Asus VK228H concluded that it was good quality. Edvards Dubrovs said three years ago “Fast delivery, great quality” in their Asus VK228H review. Grant Owen mentioned in his Asus VK228H review on Amazon “Amazing quality all round brilliant monitor” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Jean Bell mentioned “Just purchased this monitor, picture quality is good, one of the reasons I chose it, was for the built in webcam, thought it would have a microphone also built in” in his review however despite that he only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.
Good Picture Quality
A number of Asus VK228H reviewers who bought the product agreed that it had good picture quality. G. N. Howells mentioned “The response times are good and the graphics clear”. Knrill mentioned in their Asus VK228H review “Picture quality is excellent for graphics”. Peter Lloyd rated it 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of the Asus VK228H “It has a quick response time and the picture quality is very good”.
Several people mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Shake said on Amazon six years ago “The colours are so rich and definately an improvement from the Samsung” in their review of the Asus VK228H and rated the Asus VK228H as excellent. Shake also wrote “Once again these are crystal clear with vibrant colours”.
One Asus VK228H reviewer thought the product had image ghosting. Shake wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The monitor was excellent, no ghosting or blurring”.
Easy to Use
A number of Asus VK228H owners who purchased the Asus VK228H thought it was easy to use. Gotolondon wrote four years ago “You are able to switch the speaker output quite easily via the control panel” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 5 stars. Max said in his review “The monitor itself is lightweight, easy to set up and very simple to use”. Sospanite37 mentioned on Amazon “I bought this item to use the built in camera” in their Asus VK228H review but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 40 out of 100.
Some customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Charlie wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Nice and easy to set up and had it working”. Mr Alan G Turner mentioned “It was very easy to set up and get working with” in his review of this PC monitor.
Two Asus VK228H owners mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VK228H performed as expected. John Murray rated the product as excellent and he said on Amazon “All I can say is 'it does what it says on the box' and I, m completely satisfied”. Joseph rated it as very good and he wrote in his Asus VK228H review “Only have good things to say about this screen, does exactly what it says on the tin”.
One customer who bought the product thought it had a good experience. Jt mentioned on Amazon “I was initially looking for dell monitors as I have had some good experience with them”.
One Asus VK228H owner reckoned that the product was easy to assemble. Oldfella said on Amazon five years ago “Stand was easy to assemble, attached the DVI cable to monitor & computer & searched for the on/off button which is hidden under the monitor at the bottom” in their review.
A few Asus VK228H owners thought it was well made. Four years ago G. N. Howells wrote on Amazon “This is a good product with the benefit of a built in web cam” in their review of the Asus VK228H. In the same month Gotolondon scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “*Please note - If you have a newer Asus laptop that has the same camera built in as this monitor does they share the same driver” in their Asus VK228H review. Jean Bell mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Perhaps you could consider adding a built in mic in future models”.
A few Asus VK228H owners considered that it was good value for money. Anony Mouse scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their Asus VK228H review on Amazon “Good value”. Beryl mentioned “Exceptional for its price”. Four years ago Melody Fair wrote on Amazon “Excellent value and proving to be an excellent purchase! Using with PC” in her Asus VK228H review and rated the Asus VK228H 5 stars.
Six people said in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Emteq mentioned on Amazon four years ago “I'm upgrading from an HP 22inch monitor after seeing this Asus on at £175 in a Amazon Warehouse Deal Pros No dead pixels Came with DVI”. Gotolondon mentioned in their Asus VK228H review on Amazon “They were easy to deal with and they did what they claimed they would do” and rated the product as excellent. Michael Bramhall gave it a rating of 4 stars and he wrote “I just ordered a cheap mic from Amazon so it wasn't a big issue”.
Several Asus VK228H owners who reviewed the Asus VK228H agreed that it was cheap. Jt mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon four years ago “Exactly as expected, great screen on a budget”. Oldfella wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “So far happy with my choice, all I really wanted was a decent size monitor & not to expensive to replace a old 19" View Sonic”.
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Eight Asus VK228H owners who bought this PC monitor considered that it had a good webcam. Don Rovin mentioned five years ago “The webcam works fine and setup was easy”. Jean Bell said in his review of the Asus VK228H on Amazon “My last computer had built in webcam and mic and was excellent.” nonetheless he only rated the product 60 out of 100. Four years ago Krishan Jamal said in their Asus VK228H review on Amazon “The webcam is very good” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars.
Several people who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Finlay Cottle mentioned “Pros - Great monitor - HDMI VGA DVI Very pleasing aesthetics 1080p”. Gotolondon mentioned on Amazon four years ago “I found the DP was the best, followed by HDMI” in their review of the Asus VK228H. Jt said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon in the same month “The screen is sharp and takes VGA, DVI and HDMI and produces a decent quality output”.
Some customers said in their reviews that the product was good physically. Beryl said “I did! Its physically light, runs quite cool”.
A few Asus VK228H owners wrote that this PC monitor was thin. S. Jameson wrote on Amazon “Mounted on a slim vesa bracket as a second screen for a macbook this monitor is perfect”. S. Jameson also said “Another option I looked at was the acer slim serie”.
One Asus VK228H owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was lightweight. One customer who purchased it said that it was a good size. Sekou Keita mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Very good size monitor and picture quality” in their Asus VK228H review.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors
On average Asus medium monitors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all PC displays built by Asus.
A number of people who reviewed the Asus VK228H concluded that it was good looking. Four years ago Emteq mentioned on Amazon “Pretty good” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. S. Jameson wrote in their review on Amazon “The design aspects of the stand are functional rather beautiful”.
Has a Built-In Camera
The Asus VK228H has a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age do not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Asus Vk248h[plb_2395629_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Asus VK228H has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VK228H do not have a built-in speaker(s).
It may also be worth considering one of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Acer 246HL[plb_1498501_price], or the NEC AccuSync AS222[plb_1586454_price] which is cheaper.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the iiyama B2280HS[plb_1437611_price] is also worth considering.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This PC display has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently found supported video modes on LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to it.
Has Five Cables Includeds
The Asus VK228H has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays of this age and spec. The cables includeds "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.
At only 3.1 kilograms, the Asus VK228H is fairly light compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the VK228H. The lightest flatpanel monitor of a comparable age and spec to the VK228H is 3g weight, the heaviest is 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.
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Unacceptable Noise Level
A number of customers agreed that the Asus VK228H was not noisy. Anony Mouse said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Headphone socket) are handy, although the volume is not particularly loud”. Four years ago Peter Burton said on Amazon “The next gripe I think this is pore volume can not turn up loud enough” in his review of this PC monitor however he still scored the Asus VK228H 80 out of 100.
One Asus VK228H reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. L. Garner said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The start up instructions were not clear enough either” and scored the Asus VK228H 60 out of 100.
Inferior Technical Features
One Asus VK228H owner said in their reviews that it did not have good features. Shell mentioned in their review of the Asus VK228H “I've not really had the time to utilise all features unfortunately”.
Only One USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the VK228H have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, including the Asus VK228H which has one USB Type-A downstream ports quantity.
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Price Increase of £20.76
In the last 38 days the VK228H has increased in price by £20.76.
The Asus VK228H is not 3D. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and type are also not 3D.
If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D then you might want to consider the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Asus VK228H does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the VK228H also do not have a card reader integrated.
Very Small Megapixel
With a megapixel of only 1 megapixel, the Asus VK228H has one of the smaller megapixels amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The smallest megapixel of flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the VK228H is 0.3MP and the biggest is 3MP.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)
At only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VK228H has a quite small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type. Flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VK228H have display diagonal (metric)s of between 28cm and 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Asus VK228H is a one USB 2.0 port PC display.
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Average Running Costs
The average running cost of the VK228H is £41 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 LCD screens of this spec and age.
Released Over Four Years Ago
Asus released the VK228H over four years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
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The Asus VK228H has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.
There are a number of other LCD screens that have an LCD Display currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price].
PC screens with a better display type that might be worth considering include the Benq BL2201[plb_2333127_price] (LED and higher rated); or the LG 22MP55[plb_2203110_price] (LED and cheaper).
Reviewed 25 January 2016 by Always optimistic | 11 Comments
Disappointingly the camera still refuses to work after hours and hours of technical wizardry. Blogs note (found post purchase sadly) this is a known issue ... why don't manufacturers fix 'known... Read more…
Orion the Hunter would recommend the Asus VK228H-CSM (Verified Purchase)
I have the Asus 27 and its a great monitor so when my second monitor died, I went with the Asus 22. For the price you really can't go wrong. A bit difficult to adjust to the proper brightness &... Read more…
Monitor is good. No complainants other than Asus does not reveal that this monitor web cam is not compatible (there are no drivers) for Mac IOS. Bought it online and it came right on time. Have to... Read more…
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