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Asus VS228DE PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Jan 2016
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VS228DE Full HD LED monitor, with 50,000,000:1 high contrast ratio, is optimized for the finest image and color quality. This approach extends to the sturdy stand and slim profile without... More
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ASUS VS228DE Monitor Review - Infinite Loop
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16 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 402 user reviews this medium monitor has an overall user rating of 88%.

A Best Selling PC Monitor

The VS228DE is one the fastest selling PC display currently available for purchase.

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money. Alastair wrote in their review of the Asus VS228DE on Amazon “Great price for what you get”. Alf Bennett gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote “Great screen at a great price, Just watch your wall mount.I mounted this to my racing sim which uses the normal wall mount points, no problems”. Amazon Customer rated the Asus VS228DE as excellent and wrote “Otherwise a decent monitor for the price”.

A few Asus VS228DE owners wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Two years ago Abshaef wrote in their Asus VS228DE review “This has been an excellent monitor for me providing a great deal of screen real estate, easy setup, easy adjustments” and rated the product 5 stars. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Cheap screen though picture seems ok, just wanted HDMI” but even so they only scored this PC monitor 40 out of 100. Andrew Durber mentioned on Amazon three years ago “They are very cheap for the quality of the product”.

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was cheap. Two years ago Mr. M. Lyne wrote in their Asus VS228DE review on Amazon “While this is a decent budget monitor there are some limitations”.

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Easy to Use

Several customers who purchased the Asus VS228DE thought it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working”. In January last year Bobbyuk94 said in their review “The menu buttons are easy to use”. Christine Pointer gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and she said in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Finds it great to use with”.

Seven Asus VS228DE reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was easy to setup. Bobbyuk94 gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast” in their review of the Asus VS228DE. Elizabeth J. Moore mentioned “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it” in her review of this PC monitor and scored the Asus VS228DE very highly. Elizabeth J. Moore also mentioned “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.

Some Asus VS228DE owners mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Linda mentioned in her Asus VS228DE review on Amazon “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen”. Mark Humphreys wrote in his review of the Asus VS228DE on Amazon “Text is clear at normal windows settings although my wife needs to make text bigger so this could be a personal thing”. Mr. James A. Carter said on Amazon “Have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear” but despite that he rated the Asus VS228DE 60 out of 100.

Some Asus VS228DE reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it was easy to assemble. Gabriel Gauci Maistre said “Monitors are normally a hassle to assemble out of the box” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Gabriel Gauci Maistre also said “This was was great and really quick to assemble”. Three years ago Linda said “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga” and gave this PC monitor an excellent review.

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Good Product Quality

Fifty-one Asus VS228DE reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Alastair mentioned two years ago “The picture quality is superb” in their review of the Asus VS228DE. Angela gave this PC monitor a rating of 4 stars and she wrote on Amazon “Good value and excellent visual quality” in her review of the Asus VS228DE. Angela also said “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.

Good Size

A number of Asus VS228DE owners reckoned that this PC monitor was thin. Two years ago Amazon Customer rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The monitor looks great and is very thin”. Dub rated it as very good and wrote in their review of the Asus VS228DE “Slim profile, thin bezel”. Helen T wrote “Unusable for slim fit wall mount” but even so she only scored the product 20 out of 100.

Four customers who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was lightweight. Carrigeen04 said in their review on Amazon last year “Quite lightweight” although they only gave the Asus VS228DE a score of 60 out of 100. Kindle Customer mentioned “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?”. Kindle Customer also wrote “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.

Some people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was a good weight. Carrigeen04 wrote on Amazon “Good small light weight monitor” in their review of this PC monitor yet they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 3 stars. S.wil gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their Asus VS228DE review on Amazon three years ago “Incredible how light in weight the unit is”.

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was a good size. Hillymountain wrote in their review of the Asus VS228DE “Ideal size for my work” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars. One Asus VS228DE owner said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Jonathan Mccrum mentioned on Amazon “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. R De Bulat said in their Asus VS228DE review “It is elegant and not at all bulky”.

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Nice Design

Eighteen Asus VS228DE owners thought it was good looking. Amy Laz mentioned “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either” in her review of the Asus VS228DE. Three years ago Andrew Durber mentioned on Amazon “Gorgeous monitors” in his review of the Asus VS228DE. Andrew Durber also said “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.

One Asus VS228DE reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good case. Daniel said on Amazon “Very good quality casing and not at all cheap looking or feel as you often find on some of these - more reasonably priced - monitors” in his review of this PC monitor.

One person reckoned that this PC monitor had a thick frame. One person who purchased it concluded that it was a good design. M wrote two years ago “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design”.

One Asus VS228DE reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was neat. M. G. Chisholm mentioned last year “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run” in their review.

One person reckoned that the Asus VS228DE was smooth. Mark Humphreys wrote “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail” in his review and rated it 4 stars.

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Robust

Some people who purchased it agreed that it was well made. Amy said in her Asus VS228DE review on Amazon two years ago “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Amy Laz mentioned “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers” in her review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Em_ks rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The quality of the build seems good” in their review of this PC monitor.

A few Asus VS228DE owners who purchased it concluded that it was strong and durable. Three years ago Linda rated the product 5 stars and she mentioned “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand”. Miss Roscoe gave it a score of 5 stars and she said “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem”. Nabibi wrote in their review of this PC monitor “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor”.

One customer wrote that it was easy to damage or scratch. Paul2250 said “Only thing I can complain about is some damage to the paintwork on the side of the screen, not sure how it happened”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few Asus VS228DE reviewers who purchased this PC monitor considered that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon two years ago “It displays great colours”. Three years ago Andrew Durber said on Amazon “I can choose how vibrant I want the colours which is useful since I use my PC for everything”. In the same month Andrewg mentioned “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back”.

Several Asus VS228DE owners concluded that the product had good picture quality. Appox wrote on Amazon “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff”. Danflorinbaicu said in their review of the Asus VS228DE on Amazon “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.”. David said on Amazon “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set”.

Several Asus VS228DE reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it had clear images. Archie said “With the led background it produced a super clear image” in his review of this PC monitor. Cate H. wrote “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good”. Daniel gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “The clarity is awesome, very bright” in his review of the Asus VS228DE.

Three Asus VS228DE reviewers said in their reviews that this PC monitor had a wide viewing angle. Alex Hunt wrote two years ago “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into” in his Asus VS228DE review and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars. L. A. Ward said in their review of this PC monitor “Colours are good and viewing angle superb” and scored it very highly. M said “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels”.

One person who bought it concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Hayden Whelan mentioned “Very clear, High contrast ratio and very quick response time”. One person mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VS228DE had a sharp image. Mr Freeze wrote on Amazon three years ago “Very good quality screen, good viewing angles, sharpness and colour”.

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Good Connectivity

Some Asus VS228DE reviewers who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ann mentioned in her review on Amazon “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box”. In January last year Daniel he wrote on Amazon “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen” in his Asus VS228DE review. M. G. Chisholm wrote on Amazon “Most of all though it has an HDMI port” in their Asus VS228DE review.

One Asus VS228DE reviewer who bought it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Two years ago Guy said on Amazon “Great connectivity, fast response” and scored the product 5 stars. One customer who bought it wrote that it was able to connect to the internet. Mark Humphreys he said on Amazon last year “A quick search on the internet remedied that” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Based on 11,099 expert and owner reviews, Asus has good reviews for its PC screens. Asus also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands.

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Good Technical Features

Three customers who bought it agreed that it had good features. Alex Hunt wrote two years ago “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.” . Everythingpc mentioned in their review of the Asus VS228DE “Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here” and scored it 5 stars. Two years ago Jonathan Mccrum mentioned on Amazon “It has features such as tilt” in his review of this PC monitor.

Good Sound Quality

A number of people who purchased it concluded that it had good sound quality. Chelseafan rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Asus VS228DE “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before”. Radiolite wrote on Amazon “Sound quality from the speakers is not great (I have yet to hear of a monitor that does have incredible audio quality” in their review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Good Environmental Credentials

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of recycling. Dogbone wrote in their review on Amazon three years ago “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!”.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this PC display and we think the Samsung P2350[plb_3248047_price], the Benq GL2250[plb_3623261_price], and the Acer KA240HQA[plb_4043811_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One Asus VS228DE owner who purchased this PC monitor considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Mik said “I didn't expect any being it's a ASUS, shame there isn't a manual for it to aid in set-up” however they still scored it 5 stars.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VS228DE does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VS228DE do have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think the Samsung S24C650PL[plb_3814142_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VS228DE, the VS228DE does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VS228DE, the Asus VS228DE is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus VS228DE does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VS228DE also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of latest medium monitors is 170°. When compared to other new medium monitors that we have assessed, the VS228DE's viewing angle, vertical of only 65 degrees is one of the narrowest.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VS228DE is -5° and the widest is 180°. At only 90 degrees, the VS228DE has a very narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the VS228DE.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Medium monitors that are a similar age to the VS228DE have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the VS228DE has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec PC screens.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been available for the last year.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on latest similar spec flatpanel monitors.

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Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)

At only 54.6 centimeters, the VS228DE has a fairly small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other PC monitors that came out in the last year. Comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the VS228DE have display diagonal (metric)s of between 49cm and 820cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 73cm.

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Quite High Power Consumption (off)

With a power consumption (off) of 0.5 Watts, the Asus VS228DE has a fairly high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VS228DE. The lowest power consumption (off) of new medium monitors is 0.005W, the highest is 4.3W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.41W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VS228DE

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the VS228DE will cost £37 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 407 latest medium monitors.

Released Twelve Months Ago

Asus released the VS228DE twelve months ago.

Specification

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User Reviews

(226)
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my Annke cctv system. At £49.99 it's a steal and works perfectly. A vga cable is included which was what was needed to connect to my cctv base unit. Picture quality is fine and... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2016 by BobbyUK94
(Verified Purchase)

Received and packaged perfectly. Excellent monitor for someone starting out with a gaming PC, or just as a casual use monitor. It is a beautiful screen with sharp image. It is easy to tilt and... Read more…

Reviewed 3 August 2016 by Julia Todosjeva | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I did not expected excellent quality, but I can't get a proper focus on the letters at all. If there is issue with resolution why somebody is making D-Sub version at all? The only reason why I am... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Why waste money on more expensive screens? I bought a couple of Dell screens as they had the best reviews. They are for my main office. I needed a screen abroad for a time so I bought and had... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this screen primarily for use with my work laptop to provide more working area. However, I have had far more use out of this than just that. The screen size is just perfect for the... Read more…

Reviewed 10 July 2016 by Peter
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor fills the limited space that I have available. I have had it quite a long time now and I have had no cause to find fault with it. Given the need to buy another monitor of the same... Read more…

Reviewed 6 July 2016 by Helen T
(Verified Purchase)

Unusable. Didn't even switch it on. No thought has been given to the cable sockets at the back. My previous 2 monitors have had cables that went in parallel to the screen so I can use a flush fit... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2016 by Daniel
(Verified Purchase)

It is truly unbelievable how good these screens are for such a bargain price. This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen. The clarity is awesome, very... Read more…

Reviewed 14 June 2016 by Cate H.
(Verified Purchase)

I believe that my monitor is refurbished, but that is fine with me as I believe I got it at a very good price point. I had some problems at first with resolution as I was using my same VGA cable... Read more…

Reviewed 9 June 2016 by Carrigeen04
(Verified Purchase)

Disappointing, as it was not as we expected, and to be fair, not quite what we needed for our use. Quite lightweight, and good for a younger person, or infrequent use, but we also found it hard to... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £54.10
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £56.66
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers asus vs228, asus vs228d, asus vs228de, asus 1920x1080

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