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Asus VS229 PC Monitor

£89.99
£76.52 £13.47 cheaper than 35 days ago
21.5" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £79.47 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are good
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
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Price Has Gone Down by £13.47 (15%)

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Reasonably Priced

Two hundred and sixteen customers thought it was good value for money. Moonwolf mentioned on expert website Amazon two years ago “Great bargain” in their review of the Asus VS229. Monkeyd wrote in their review of this PC monitor 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” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Mr a W Brown he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Seem very reasonably priced for the quality of the product”.

Six people who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was expensive. Mike wrote “I ended up getting a 22inch view-sonic screen instead- much better, although a bit more expensive”. Tc said in April last year “Why waste money on more expensive screens? I bought a couple of Dell screens as they had the best reviews” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “What waste money on more expensive screens?” in their review.

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this PC display on average 86%. Over 81% of reviewers gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars.

Asus Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

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


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Six owners agreed that this PC monitor was good in terms of connectivity. Mcmenamb wrote in their review of the Asus VS229 on expert website Amazon “Great connectivity options and screen is very crisp” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5. R. B. Yates mentioned “Good connectivity, very pleased with the Asus monitor” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Three years ago O. Hansen wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Great picture and good connectivity.”.


Other

Popular Choice

The VS229 is one the top selling PC display currently available for sale according to Amazon sales data.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since January 2015.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three owners concluded that it had good features. Alex Hunt mentioned in his Asus VS229 review “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.”. Jonathan Mccrum wrote “It has features such as tilt”. Everythingpc mentioned on expert website Amazon “Auto adjust and Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here”.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The VS229 has an average 8 year running cost of £80 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 LCD screens of this spec and age.


Design

Good Product Quality

One hundred and thirty-four owners who bought it considered that it was good quality. Monreithwitch gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Amazon “The image quality is really clear”. Miss Roscoe mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Exactly what I was looking for! Very nice looking monitor, great quality and can be mounted on a wall frame which is a good bonus”. Mr J. Seales wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “I expected an HDMI port because has a 1080p video quality (I assumed it has one).”.

Nice Design

Thirty-six customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Mr a W Brown mentioned on expert review site 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” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Mr Tugulu scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he said in his Asus VS229 review “Beautiful resolution and display”. Mr. J. E. Alker rated it 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned last year “I am using it as a second monitor and i connected my ps4 up to it as well) the colours are very beautiful”.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. Mark Humphreys said on expert review site Amazon “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail” in his review of this PC monitor. Romayne rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Monitor works perfectly, clear and smooth”. Jamie said on expert website Amazon “Despite its size the monitor tilt is very smooth” in his review of this PC monitor.

Three customers considered that it was neat. Simon Leigh scored it 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon two years ago “Good price and neat display”. J. Pettifer wrote “This is a neat computer screen”.

Two owners thought it was well designed. Amazon Customer gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Works great, nice simple design, well packaged, cant think of anything wrong with it to be honest”.

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Easy to Use

Twenty-two people agreed that it was easy to setup. Max he wrote “3 dead pixels out of box out of 2 million pixels, easy to set up”. Mrs E Mcallister mentioned “It was very easy to set up and it does the job perfect”. Wildwoods said in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “Super fast delivery very easy to set up and just perfect as my second monitor” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Twenty owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Maurice wrote on expert review site Amazon “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” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Linda rated it 5 stars out of 5 and she mentioned on expert website Amazon “No annoying software to use like on my syncmaster” in her review of this PC monitor. Kad scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said on expert website Amazon “Simple to use expect for a minor tweek it was basically plug”.

Ten owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. S. Middleton scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon two years ago “Just remember to change your ps4 to "rgb full" in the ps4 settings otherwise the picture is washed out”. Mr. James A. Carter mentioned on expert website Amazon in the same month “Does however have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear”. Linda said on expert review site Amazon “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen”.

Seven customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to assemble. Linda said “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga” in her review of this PC monitor. Lynne Lucas wrote in her review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon in April last year “So easy to assemble and easy to hook up to laptop” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Two years ago P. D. Gregory said 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”.

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Robust

Twenty-four people concluded that this PC monitor was well made. Melinda Conroy mentioned on expert review site Amazon three years ago “Replaced it with a Samsung which has more solid stand and equivalent specs for slightly more money” in her review of this PC monitor but in spite of that she rated it 3 stars out of 5. Lolapop gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor “A solid perfomer - straight out of the box”. M and a Hepworth mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon in April last year “The build is fantastic with the screen resolutions”.

Eight owners wrote in their reviews that the Asus VS229 was strong and durable. Two years ago Miss Roscoe wrote “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem”. Nabibi mentioned “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor” and scored this PC monitor 4 stars out of 5. Linda wrote on expert review site Amazon three years ago “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand”.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VS229 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to this LCD screen which have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to consider including the iiyama B2283HS (£119.97), or the Philips 226V4LAB (£79.98).

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Poor Sound Quality

Two owners who bought it considered that it did not have good sound quality. Radiolite said on expert review site Amazon four years ago “Sound quality from the speakers is not great (I have yet to hear of a monitor that does have incredible audio quality”. O. Hansen mentioned on expert review site Amazon “I would have been happy with a replacement with working speakers, although I understand that the speaker quality isn't the best anyway” in their review of the Asus VS229 but they still gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Good Picture Quality

Thirty-three customers who purchased it agreed that it had good picture quality. Two years ago Mr J. Seales said in his review of the Asus VS229 “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”. Michael Taylor scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote also two years ago “Item as described great picture quality, fantastic price quick delivery, well boxed”. Kristopher R. said in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon also two years ago “Ridiculously good graphics and value for money”.

Twenty-eight customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Max said on expert review site Amazon last year “As a gamer it isn't really a major issue for me whether the colours are perfect” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5. Nickj mentioned “A good monitor which produces nice bright and accurate colours after calibration” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Last year Mr Tugulu said “The quality is very high and with a little tinkering the colours are fantastic” in his review of this PC monitor and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Eleven customers said that the product had clear images. Three years ago Mr Dr Sinclair wrote “Had this for months now, still zero dead pixels and perfect clarity!”. Mr. P. Miller said on expert website Amazon “Just the right size for a home pc - screen clarity is excellent” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Martin G. mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Good clear image and best price I could find!”.

Three people reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Two years ago M gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels” in their review of this PC monitor. In the same month S. Rogers said “Really great monitor, sharp, bright and no viewing angle problems”. Alex Hunt wrote “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into”.

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good refresh rate. Razak said “60fps is still the ideal gaming refresh rate which is fine”. Amazon Customer mentioned “High quality, good refresh rate, easy to assemble” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus VS229 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The Asus VS229 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this LCD screen. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this Asus LCD screen.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Seven customers who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was thin. M wrote “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design”. Two years ago M. J. Franklin said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The viewing angle is so narrow”. Amazon Customer wrote in the same month “The monitor looks great and is very thin” in their Asus VS229 review.

Six owners considered that 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”. Kindle Customer said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?”. They also mentioned “It's a very lightweight plastic base” in their review.

Three customers who purchased it concluded that it was a good size. D.w.hattermann wrote on expert review site Amazon “A good size monitor” in their review of this PC monitor. Hillymountain mentioned “Ideal size for my work”. Greenbookal scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Very good monitor, nice size” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two customers who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was heavy and bulky. O. Hansen mentioned “I later bought a Viewsonic VP2770 which despite the same screen size is a much heavier beast, twice as expensive, doesn't have speakers” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Abbey Adeb' said on expert website Amazon “Enjoying good use of this screen despite heavy use by the children for gaming, school homework & whatever else” and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

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Product Identifiers

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Asus VS229 Review Sources

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