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Asus VN279H

72

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Asus VN279H

£119.99
Asus VN279H
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A fairly new and fully featured 27" PC monitor, with OK running costs
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 5ms Aug 2016
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Asus VN279H Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Asus VN279H as follows:
87
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Age
18 Months Old
64
Running Costs
£92 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £92 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report design, product quality and it is a good size. However they also report that it is difficult to use and inferior picture quality.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Experience a multi-screen solution with a super narrow frame
Amazing visuals for work and play<br>full HD with dual hdmi/mhl inputs
Splendid video intelligence technology
178 ultra wide viewing angle
VividPixel technology for best picture quality
MHL (mobile high-definition link) for enhanced viewing from mobile to monitor
Smart contrast ratio for lifelike visuals
ASUS exclusive quickfit virtual scale (patent-pending)
Extensive connectivity and built-in stereo speakers for multimedia enjoyment
Award-Winning design

Asus VN279H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Customers Report That it is Difficult to Use

One Asus VN279H reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was not easy to use. Carl Tyler wrote “It will take some fiddling around in the monitor settings to get the colors, clarity and motion blur under control.” in his review of this PC monitor.

Customers Report Inferior Picture Quality

One Asus VN279H reviewer who reviewed it thought it did not have clear images.

Asus Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

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

Customers Report Nice Design

One Asus VN279H owner who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was good looking.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

One person mentioned that the product was good quality. Grégory Baptiste gave the Asus VN279H a score of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of the Asus VN279H on Amazon “Good screen, quality is good, I enjoy this screen a lot”.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

One Asus VN279H reviewer who bought the product thought it was thin. Carl Tyler mentioned on Amazon in April last year “Clear visuals, sRGB color accuracy, minimal backlight bleed and a VERY sleek aesthetic with it's slim bezels”.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VN279H has an average 5 year running cost of £92 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This LCD screen was released in August 2016.

Features

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 frequently found resolution on PC screens.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Asus VN279H's display diagonal of 27" is in the biggest 21% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus VN279H of 5ms is fairly average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 60% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VN279H has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus VN279H of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 10% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus VN279H's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 14% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus VN279H does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Very High Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Asus VN279H's contrast ratio (typical) of 100,000,000 is in the highest 2% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 1920x1080, asus bg870as, asus vn279h

Asus VN279H

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