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Asus VP278Q

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Asus VP278Q

£193.48
Asus VP278Q
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A very economical to run and fully featured 27" PC screen, but representing only middle of the road value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Oct 2015 B
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Asus VP278Q Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Asus VP278Q number 233 in best selling monitors.
69
Value for Money
Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£46 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £46 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Very fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a game mode
Superior image quality meets classic elegant design
100,000,000:1 ASUS smart contrast ratio
1ms quick response time
ASUS-exclusive gameplus technology
ASUS-exclusive splendidplus technologies
VividPixel technology for best picture quality
Protect your eyes with ASUS eye care technology
Flicker-free technology
ASUS blue light filter

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £187.91 on Amazon UK 49 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 57% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Asus VP278Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 42,619 user and expert reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases), Asus has very good ratings for its LCD screens. 95% of those that bought a Asus PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £193.48 it is in the most expensive 45% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus VP278Q and the United Kingdom price of £193.48 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $229.99 (£318.97).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this PC display is B. The average running cost of the VP278Q is £46 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the VP278Q in October 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus VP278Q of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 81% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response time of the Asus VP278Q of only 1ms is in the fastest 7% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VP278Q has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus VP278Q of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 25% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus VP278Q's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 16% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus VP278Q has a game mode. 92% of PC displays do not have a game mode.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus VP278Q is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other PC screens have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 1920x1080, vp278q vp278q, asus 300cdm2, asus vp278q, asus 100m1

Barcodes:

04058154127339, 04712900098990, 05054629968659

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