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Asus VN279QLB PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Sep 2013
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The ASUS VN series features compact dimensions- this 27 display has a super narrow bezel of just 0.8cm, bringing a broader and better vision without compromising on style and comfort. Its pedestal... More
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17 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

This PC screen received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from prad.de. If all the medium monitors that came out more than two years ago are ranked by average expert review score then this medium monitor is in the top 3%.

User Reviews Are Good

People who bought this PC screen rated this PC display 84% on average.

Nice Design

A number of customers who purchased it reckoned that it was good looking. Dv wrote “So big yet so beautiful” in their review. Stvo said in their review of this PC monitor “Absolutely Beautiful bit of kit!”.

Asus Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

Medium monitors built by Asus have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

Good Picture Quality

One Asus VN279 owner considered that the product had clear images. Wood Cutter mentioned in their review of the Asus VN279 on Amazon “Outstanding monitors, I am very impressed with the clarity and the colours which are vibrant”.

Easy to Use

One person who purchased the product considered that it was easy to use. This year Mr. Vince Marsh mentioned in his review of the Asus VN279 on Amazon “Two USB inputs which is handy”.

Good Connectivity

One person who bought the product reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections.

LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it.

There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the NEC EA224WMi[plb_1412543_price], the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price], or the DELL U2515H[plb_2680650_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VN279QLB has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago do not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the MX279H[pl_1460434_price], or the VG248QE[pl_1529549_price] both from Asus or the iiyama XB2485WSU[plb_1448731_price].

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, verticals of PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the VN279QLB range from 15° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The VN279QLB has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VN279QLB the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. At 178 degrees, the VN279QLB has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Power Consumption (off)

The VN279QLB has a quite low power consumption (off) (only 0.3 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. The lowest power consumption (off) of PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 0.005W and the highest is 21W.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the VN279QLB has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays that came out around the same time as the VN279QLB. The average display brightness of LCD screens of this type and age is 290 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The Asus VN279QLB has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s (68.6 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest display diagonal (metric) of medium monitors that are a similar age to the VN279QLB is 28cm, the biggest is 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This PC display has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly found supported video modes on comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This flatpanel monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the Asus VN279QLB is more than most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays of this age and type. The cables includeds "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this Asus PC screen.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago, the Asus VN279QLB is not 3D.

If you want a flatpanel monitor that is 3D then you might want to look at the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VN279QLB does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in camera and we think the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price], or the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec, the VN279QLB does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays that were released around the same time as it.

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Heavy

Flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the VN279QLB have weights of between 3g and 39kg. At 6.1 kilograms, the VN279QLB is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus VN279QL

Running Costs Are OK

The VN279QLB has an average 5 year running cost of £60 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC displays of this age and spec.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

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12 December 2013

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2 December 2013

Asus definiert mit seiner VN-Serie Slimline-Monitore neu. Der von uns getestete Asus VN279QLB weist bei einer Diagonale von 27 Zoll einen nur 8 mm breiten Displayrahmen auf und eignet sich damit... Read more…

User Reviews

(42)
Reviewed 2 January 2014 by Karl A.

I bought mine as "open box" from newegg, note that on open box items some things may not be in the package that you will be receiving. However I got lucky and the only thing that is actually... Read more…

Reviewed 22 September 2014 by Roger B.
(Verified Purchase)

Over all I have 99% good things to say about these panels, I watch a ton of movies and play my PC games deep into the night, Very pleased with these monitors. Buy this or the VN27Q model when they... Read more…

Reviewed 9 July 2014 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Overall I am very happy with the monitors. I just wish I didn't have to replace 2 out of the 3 that I have purchased to get non-defective products...

Reviewed 22 April 2014 by Alexander B.
(Verified Purchase)

I really wish I had just bought a thunderbolt display for home, even at three times the price...

Reviewed 8 November 2013 by Alex L.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this monitor as a student for windows 8.1 and for Microsoft Office. I have also used this to play various indie games. Overall I am very pleased with this monitor. I recommend it as a... Read more…

This monitor has a sleek design that can be used for very effective multi monitor support. Adjustable support is a huge plus if you plan on turning the monitor vertical. Lastly the package comes with
Swivel, Tilt, adjustable stand
This monitor has just about every feature you can ask for as a serious daily driver
This screen is just beautiful. Gaming and other daily tasks has been a joy with this monitor. The matte finish helps with glare that typical monitors tend to give. The color and contrast is superb. Yo
The monitor has a great picture and the thin bezel looks great in the multi-monitor setup I am using. The stand is awesome
Slight (and I mean slight) light bleed in the corners. It is unnoticeable during the day when in standby but at night you can tell it is there
This monitor has the worst persistent high-pitch noise emitting from it. The pitch and intensity changes based on the black levels on the screen. I have tried every option imaginable on the menu as we
I find myself driving 15 miles to work to use my thunderbolt display instead of using this. The only way I can stand to be around this thing is if I have earbuds in that will block out the high pitch
I seriously regret buying this. Issue likely comes from VERY shoddy capacitors
No DVI
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Electricity cost when switched on £89.73
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £92.29
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vn279q, vn279ql, vn279qlb, 1920x1080, code vn279, asus vn279, asus vn179, code vn279q, asus vn279q, asus vn179q, asus 300cdm2, asus vn279ql, asus vn179ql, asus p177702, code vn279ql, asus 9tnmza00, asus 9tnmzs00, asus vn279qlb, code vn279qlb, asus vn179qlb, asustek vn279, asus p177702p, asus vn279qlbl, asustek vn279q, asus 1920x1080, 90lm00e1b01370, asus 1920x1080p, asustek vn279ql, asus vn279qlble
Barcodes 00021111542968, 00115971057165, 00172302716146, 00768268018952, 00803982824868, 00807030509998, 00886227456772, 00886227456819, 00886227469437, 00886227549016, 04053162744677, 04053162935198, 04056572597376, 04712900384246, 04716659456773, 04716659456810, 05054533511675, 05054629368237, 08862274694376, 08862275490168

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