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Asus VS228 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED May 2013
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15 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this PC screen rated it as terrific.

Reasonably Priced

A number of Asus VS228 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was good value for money. Aimee wrote in her review “Really good value for a great monitor”. Alan Afriat he mentioned on Amazon “Excellent value, arrived promptly”. Four years ago Baggers wrote on Amazon “A very high quality, easy to install and up to date monitor, exactly what i was looking for and great value for money” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Good Product Quality

Several Asus VS228 reviewers mentioned that the product was good quality. Three years ago Aaron Beales gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Great quality” in his review. Aimee mentioned in her review “The picture quality is great, whether it's a Word document, Netflix or a video game” and rated the product 5 stars. Alex Hyde wrote on Amazon “Could be better, picture quality didn't do it for me”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Asus VS228 owners reckoned that the Asus VS228 had good picture quality. Two years ago Mike scored it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The fantastic picture quality”. Murray wrote on Amazon “Everything about this monitor, other than the image quality, is excellent” in his review of this PC monitor but he scored the Asus VS228 1 stars.

One Asus VS228 reviewer who bought this PC monitor wrote that it had clear images. J. Blaney wrote on Amazon “Excellent Clarity, Colours and Definition! Winner!” and rated the product as very good.

One person who reviewed the product thought it had good colour saturation. Jordan mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The image is very clear and the colours are very vibrant, very good screen for a 1080p resolution, excellent for PC gaming with”.

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Low Running Costs

The VS228 has an average running cost of only £34 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the cheaper to run PC screens that were launched more than two years ago.

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Keithb said “Nice clear Great picture, good value would recommend to anybody who wanted a led monitor easy to use very good” in their review and gave it an excellent review.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Murray said “No amount of fiddling with the settings (believe me, I tried) could make a difference” in his review. One Asus VS228 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to setup. Wayne wrote in his review “A good all purpose screen, easy to set up”.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

On average Asus medium monitors have good ratings as do all LCD screens produced by Asus.

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Good Connectivity

A few customers who purchased it concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Bogswimmer said three years ago “Great monitor, connected with HDMI for wonderful crisp image” and scored it very highly. Oak D mentioned also three years ago “It is very good value for a HDMI monitor” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Murray mentioned in his review “Unfortunately, I didn't buy the monitor to stare at it's excellent connectivity all day”.

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Nice Design

A few people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking. Jordan scored this PC monitor 5 stars and he said “Plugged in quickly and works beautifully” in his Asus VS228 review. Simon Morris mentioned “Great picture resolution, nice styling, easy set up”.

Robust

One customer who purchased this PC monitor thought it was well made. Chris wrote on Amazon “Good could have built in speakers quality is great” in his review of the Asus VS228.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display and we think a cheaper LCD screen such as the AOC E2050S[plb_1412284_price] or you might consider a higher rated LCD screen such as the Hanns.G HS221[plb_2361044_price] are also worth considering.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This PC screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many medium monitors 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 frequently found supported graphics resolutions on PC screens that are a similar age to it.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The Asus VS228 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this PC screen.

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Light

The Asus VS228 is one of the lighter LCD screens of this age and type (only 3.1 kilograms) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The weights of medium monitors that are a similar age to the VS228 range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the VS228 do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Asus VS228 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this LCD screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Hanns.G HE225DPB[plb_1755964_price] or the AOC E2250SW[plb_1418980_price], or the Philips 226V4LAB[plb_3163812_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The Asus VS228 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the VS228 are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a PC screen that is 3D then you might want to look at the Edge10 ES240d Slim[plb_1904863_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VS228 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus VS228 does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VS228 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 medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)

At only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VS228 has a quite small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The display diagonal (metric)s of similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 28cm to 590cm.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this LCD screen was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

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3D
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Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
Display SRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
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Horizontal Scan Range
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Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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Audio Output
Audio Input
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
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Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
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Screen Format Adjustments

User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 by Orett Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Sofar so good.

Reviewed 26 May 2016 by Amazon Customer

...They all dont mention the poor monitor quality. The panel is subpar and gives you a very bad headache during use. I noticed it the second I plugged it in and 2 months+ later I can still feel... Read more…

Reviewed 5 February 2016 by N Doirado
(Verified Purchase)

No complains, works nicely...

Reviewed 14 January 2016 by Richard Cleave
(Verified Purchase)

Awesome monitors, work flawless, well packaged, arrived early, Would defo buy again in future!

Reviewed 21 December 2015 by Murray
(Verified Purchase)

Everything about this monitor, other than the image quality, is excellent. Unfortunately, I didn't buy the monitor to stare at it's excellent connectivity all day. Viewing angle(s) are awful,... Read more…

Reviewed 18 May 2015 by Alex Hyde
(Verified Purchase)

Could be better, picture quality didn't do it for me.

Reviewed 9 May 2015 by Napier Nimbus
(Verified Purchase)

Very good monitor, no need to fuss around with the settings because the default settings work very well. Sharp easy to view screen that auto compensates for bright sunlight very effectively.

Reviewed 21 March 2015 by Paul Browne
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality picture and excellent value. Only one gripe- it was supplied with a euro mains lead rather than a fused mains lead with a standard UK 3pin plug. I believe supplying electrical... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2015 by Ronnie
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing! So clear and looks great, perfect for films and gaming! I've even gone and ordered another!

Reviewed 10 March 2015 by Mike O.
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent for the money.

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Total running cost over 5 years £54.10
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vs228d, 200cdm2, asus bg721, 1920x1080p, info vs228, home vs228, vs228de215, asus vs228, home vs228d, asus vs228n, asus vs228d, asus vs228t, pumps vs228, asus bg721a, info vs228d, asus vs228de, asus vs228tp, asus p172625, pumps vs228d, asus p173885, asus bg721as, info vs228de, asus 200cdm2, asus p173886, home vs228de, asus vs228ne, asus 100x100, asus p173886p, asus 9ncnzs00
Barcodes 00786878478003, 00886227478002, 00886227480234, 00886227502424, 00886227845279, 04053162744905, 04053162744912, 04053162862418, 04056572591176, 04716659104513, 04716659104537, 04716659328513, 04716659478003, 04716659480235, 04716659502425, 05052183620884, 05052183683339, 05052916720898, 05053973051536, 05053973117270, 05054063134412, 05054531209864, 05054533684270, 05054629709276, 07432301331300, 09154403595937

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