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Asus VS228DE PC Monitor

£79.40
21.5" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £56.66 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good owner reviews
Popular choice
Reasonably priced
226 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Ninety-one customers who reviewed the Asus VS228DE reckoned that it was good value for money. Mr O C Omeni mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Cheap and cheerful and does what it says” in his review of this PC monitor. Moonwolf said in their review of this PC monitor “Great bargain” . Two years ago Monkeyd wrote on expert website Amazon “The monitor overall feels cheap and i guess i should have upped the amount i was willing to spend rather than going for a cheap one” in their review of this PC monitor.

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was expensive. Tc mentioned “Why waste money on more expensive screens? I bought a couple of Dell screens as they had the best reviews”. They also said “What waste money on more expensive screens?” in their review. Alex Hunt mentioned on expert website Amazon “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.”.

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Good Picture Quality

Seventeen people who reviewed it agreed that it had good colour saturation. In April last year Mr P Phillips said on expert review site Amazon “The colours are perfect”. M wrote “Bright vibrant colours and deep crisp blacks abound” in their review of this PC monitor. Simon Mcguinnes mentioned on expert website Amazon “Looks great, colours are rich and bright” in his review of this PC monitor.

Sixteen people who purchased it mentioned that it had good picture quality. Monreithwitch mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The image quality is really clear” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Two years ago M scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Picture quality is sublime” in their review of this PC monitor. Sara mentioned in her review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon also two years ago “Had the screen a few weeks now - love the picture quality, ace monitor”.

Four owners who reviewed it considered that it had clear images. Martin G. mentioned three years ago “Good clear image and best price I could find!” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Robbie Steel said in the same month “I've purchased a few!Crystal clear image” in his review of this PC monitor. Cate H. mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good” and rated it 5 stars out of 5.

Two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. M said on expert website Amazon “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels” in their review of this PC monitor. Alex Hunt mentioned on expert website Amazon “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into”.

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Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 402 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium monitor is 88%. 147 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars.

Asus Has Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 17,105 expert and owner reviews (including 2,837 verified purchases), Asus has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the VS228DE is £57, which is typical compared to the other 648 LCD screens of this age and spec.


Other

Popular Choice

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

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display has been on the market since January 2016.


Design

Good Product Quality

Fifty-one owners who purchased it agreed that it was good quality. Mr J. Seales mentioned “The picture quality is good, screen size is optimum for what I was looking for, although I didn't expect it to be bigger than I thought” in his review of this PC monitor. He also said “I expected an HDMI port because has a 1080p video quality (I assumed it has one).” in his review. Mr. Antony F. Tuckley wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Crisp and clear picture and a better quality of feel to it” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Nice Design

Eighteen owners wrote in their reviews that the Asus VS228DE was good looking. Mr a W Brown mentioned on expert website Amazon “I bought two of these to use on my main Dell Studio XPS computer, I have to say I'm pretty happy with them”. Last year Mr. J. E. Alker said on expert review site Amazon “I am using it as a second monitor and i connected my ps4 up to it as well) the colours are very beautiful” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Miss Roscoe gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and she wrote on expert review site Amazon two years ago “Exactly what I was looking for! Very nice looking monitor, great quality”.

Easy to Use

Ten people who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. Three years ago Maurice scored it 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote “The Asus VS228 DE is just about as good as it gets! Perfect to use and delivery took only 36 hours - almost too good to be true” in his review of this PC monitor. Two years ago R&j mentioned in their review of the Asus VS228DE “Good picture, nice colour and very easy to use”. S. Barker wrote on expert website Amazon also two years ago “Easy to access control buttons” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Nine people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. James A. Carter wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Does however have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear” yet he gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Mr. S. Middleton said on expert website Amazon “Just remember to change your ps4 to "rgb full" in the ps4 settings otherwise the picture is washed out” in their review of this PC monitor. Mark Humphreys gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote “Text is clear at normal windows settings although my wife needs to make text bigger so this could be a personal thing”.

Seven people said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Max gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he said on expert review site Amazon “3 dead pixels out of box out of 2 million pixels, easy to set up”. The Disciple mentioned “Sharp and easy to set up too”. Paul2250 said on expert review site Amazon “Overall the best monitor I've ever used, easy to setup, nice stylish stand”.

Four people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to assemble. P. D. Gregory mentioned on expert review site Amazon “These monitors are just perfect for my needs, very good picture, sharp with no dead pixels on either screen (i bought 2 of these) easy to assemble and install” in their review of this PC monitor. Linda said in her review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga”. Gabriel Gauci Maistre wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “This was was great and really quick to assemble”.

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Robust

Twelve customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was well made. P. D. Gregory mentioned on expert review site Amazon two years ago “Build quality is ok for the price nothing special” in their review of this PC monitor. The Heppys scored it 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “The build is fantastic with the screen resolutions”. Radiolite wrote on expert website Amazon “Build quality is solid (Typical Asus) no rattles or clicks from the chassis”.

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Nabibi scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor”. Miss Roscoe wrote in her review of this PC monitor “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem”. Three years ago Linda mentioned on expert website Amazon “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand” in her review of this PC monitor.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Three owners who reviewed it thought it had good features. Jonathan Mccrum wrote two years ago “It has features such as tilt” in his review of this PC monitor. Everythingpc mentioned on expert website Amazon last year “Auto adjust and Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here”.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VS228DE does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor.

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the HKC 2276A (£77.40), or the HP V212a (£76.24).

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Seven people who reviewed the product concluded that it was thin. M. J. Franklin said in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “The viewing angle is so narrow” yet they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 2 stars out of 5. M gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor also two years ago “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design”. In the same month Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The monitor looks great and is very thin”.

Four owners who bought it thought it was lightweight. Ms. Debbie Shirt mentioned in her review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Very lightweight and a good size for my son's small bedroom”. Carrigeen04 wrote on expert review site Amazon “Quite lightweight” nonetheless they only rated the product 3 stars out of 5. Kindle Customer mentioned “It's a very lightweight plastic base” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens of this spec and age range from 50° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. When compared to other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor, the VS228DE's viewing angle, vertical of only 65 degrees is one of the narrowest.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At only 90 degrees, the VS228DE has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to this LCD screen is 80°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The VS228DE has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the VS228DE is more than most medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays of this age and spec. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus hd1080p5msvesa100x100mmkensington, 90lmd8301t02201c 90lmd8301t02201c, 90lmd8301t02201c 1920x10805msvga, asustek computer vs228de, 90lmd8301t02201c vs228de, info 90lmd8301t02201c, asus 90lmd8301t02201c, asus 773824201vs228de, asus 1691920x1080full, info 1920x10805msvga, asus 1920x10805msvga, 773824202vs228de, asussku vs228de, pumps vs228de, asus 9ncnzs00, asus p173885p, asus 9ncnza00, info vs228de, asus 200cdm2, home vs228de, asus vs228de, 1920x1080p, vs228de215
Barcodes 00886227478002, 04053162744912, 04716659478003, 05052183683339, 05054484684275, 05054531209864, 05054533684270, 05054629709276, 09154403595937

Asus VS228DE Review Sources

To prepare this Asus VS228DE review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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