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Good Owner Reviews
On average, VS229 owners rated this flatpanel monitor 88%.
A number of Asus VS229 reviewers thought the Asus VS229 was good looking. Amy Laz mentioned on Amazon “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either” in her review of this PC monitor. Andrew Durber said in his Asus VS229 review “Gorgeous monitors” and rated it as very good. Andrew Durber also wrote “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.
Two Asus VS229 owners who bought it considered that it was neat. Three years ago J. Pettifer gave the Asus VS229 a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “This is a neat computer screen”. In January last year M. G. Chisholm said on Amazon “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run”.
One Asus VS229 owner said that the Asus VS229 had a good case. Daniel rated this PC monitor 5 stars and he mentioned 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”.
One person who reviewed it considered that it was a good design. M wrote two years ago “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design” in their review of the Asus VS229 and rated the Asus VS229 5 stars. One person who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was smooth. Last year Mark Humphreys mentioned on Amazon “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail” in his review and scored it 4 stars.
Good Picture Quality
A few customers thought this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote two years ago “It displays great colours” in their Asus VS229 review. Andrew Durber said on Amazon “I can choose how vibrant I want the colours which is useful since I use my PC for everything” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Andrewg said in their Asus VS229 review three years ago “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back”.
Fourteen Asus VS229 reviewers who purchased it mentioned that it had good picture quality. Two years ago Appox gave the Asus VS229 a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff”. Also two years ago Danflorinbaicu said “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.” in their review. David wrote on Amazon “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set” in his review of this PC monitor.
A few customers concluded that the product had a wide viewing angle. Alex Hunt mentioned “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into” and gave this PC monitor an excellent review. L. A. Ward mentioned on Amazon “Colours are good and viewing angle superb” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars. M mentioned on Amazon “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels” in their review of this PC monitor.
A number of customers who purchased it mentioned that it had clear images. Archie mentioned on Amazon four years ago “With the led background it produced a super clear image” and gave the Asus VS229 an excellent review. Cate H. wrote in their review of this PC monitor “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good”. Daniel said in his review on Amazon last year “The clarity is awesome, very bright”.
One Asus VS229 reviewer who reviewed the product said that it had a good contrast ratio. Hayden Whelan said “Very clear, High contrast ratio and very quick response time” and scored the Asus VS229 very highly.
A number of Asus VS229 owners who reviewed the Asus VS229 reckoned that it was thin. Amazon Customer mentioned two years ago “The monitor looks great and is very thin” in their Asus VS229 review. Helen T mentioned in her review of the Asus VS229 “Unusable for slim fit wall mount”. Helen T also wrote “I have my pc at a slim narrow desk - space is premium”.
A number of Asus VS229 owners who bought it mentioned that it was lightweight. Carrigeen04 mentioned on Amazon in January last year “Quite lightweight” in their review of this PC monitor. Kindle Customer scored the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?”. Kindle Customer also wrote “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.
Several Asus VS229 reviewers who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was a good weight. Carrigeen04 mentioned “Good small light weight monitor” in their review but despite that they scored it 60 out of 100. S.wil mentioned on Amazon “Incredible how light in weight the unit is” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the product as excellent.
One customer who reviewed the Asus VS229 thought it was easy to carry around. Jonathan Mccrum mentioned “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around” in his review of this PC monitor. One Asus VS229 reviewer who bought it thought it was heavy and bulky. R De Bulat rated the product as excellent and mentioned in their review “It is elegant and not at all bulky”.
Good Product Quality
Several people who bought it considered that it was good quality. Alastair gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “The picture quality is superb”. In January last year Angela rated it 80 out of 100 and she wrote on Amazon “Good value and excellent visual quality” in her Asus VS229 review. Angela also wrote “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.
Easy to Use
Several people who bought it agreed that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer scored this PC monitor 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working”. Bobbyuk94 mentioned in their review “The menu buttons are easy to use” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Everythingpc mentioned on Amazon “Found this as a handy addition as many monitors at this price point decide to omit this” and scored the product very highly.
A few Asus VS229 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Asus VS229 was easy to setup. Bobbyuk94 said on Amazon “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast” in their review of this PC monitor. Elizabeth J. Moore gave the Asus VS229 a very good review score and she said on Amazon “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it”. Elizabeth J. Moore also said “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.
Several Asus VS229 reviewers thought this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. Linda rated it 5 stars and she mentioned “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen”. Mark Humphreys scored the product 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon in January last year “Text is clear at normal windows settings although my wife needs to make text bigger so this could be a personal thing” in his review of this PC monitor. Mr. James A. Carter said on Amazon two years ago “Have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear”.
Four customers concluded that this PC monitor was easy to assemble. Gabriel Gauci Maistre gave the product a score of 4 stars and he wrote “Monitors are normally a hassle to assemble out of the box”. Gabriel Gauci Maistre also said “This was was great and really quick to assemble”. Linda said on Amazon “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga” in her review of this PC monitor and gave the product an excellent rating.
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A number of Asus VS229 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Two years ago Amy said in her review of the Asus VS229 “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products”. Amy Laz wrote last year “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers” in her review of this PC monitor and rated it 5 stars. In the same month Em_ks wrote on Amazon “The quality of the build seems good” in their review of the Asus VS229 and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.
Several Asus VS229 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Three years ago Linda rated it as excellent and she said “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand” in her review of the Asus VS229. Miss Roscoe scored this PC monitor very highly and she said in her Asus VS229 review “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem”. Nabibi said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor”.
One Asus VS229 owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to damage or scratch. Paul2250 said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Only thing I can complain about is some damage to the paintwork on the side of the screen, not sure how it happened”.
A number of Asus VS229 owners who purchased this PC monitor said that it was good value for money. Two years ago Alastair mentioned on Amazon “Great price for what you get”. Alf Bennett mentioned on Amazon also two years ago “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” in their review. Amy mentioned “Awesome monitor for the price” .
A few Asus VS229 owners who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was a bargain for the price. Abshaef wrote “This has been an excellent monitor for me providing a great deal of screen real estate, easy setup, easy adjustments” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Andrew Durber mentioned on Amazon “They are very cheap for the quality of the product” in his Asus VS229 review. Anthony Gray mentioned “Was not expecting much from a relatively cheap monitor” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.
One Asus VS229 owner who reviewed the product considered that it was cheap. Mr. M. Lyne said “While this is a decent budget monitor there are some limitations” in their Asus VS229 review.
A Top Selling Flatpanel Monitor
The VS229 is a popular choice of PC screen according to Amazon sales data.
A number of people who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer wrote “Cheap screen though picture seems ok, just wanted HDMI” yet they only scored the Asus VS229 2 stars. Ann mentioned “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box”. Daniel gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen”.
One Asus VS229 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Guy mentioned in his Asus VS229 review on Amazon “Great connectivity, fast response”. One person who reviewed it thought it was able to connect to the internet. Mark Humphreys said on Amazon “A quick search on the internet remedied that”.
Asus medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC screens Asus is one of the superior brands.
Good Technical Features
A few Asus VS229 owners who reviewed it thought it had good features. Alex Hunt rated it 5 stars and he wrote “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.”. Everythingpc mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here” and scored the product 5 stars. Jonathan Mccrum said in his Asus VS229 review “It has features such as tilt”.
Good Sound Quality
Several customers wrote that it had good sound quality. Chelseafan said “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before” . Radiolite scored it 5 stars and wrote “Sound quality from the speakers is not great (I have yet to hear of a monitor that does have incredible audio quality”.
Good Environmental Credentials
One person wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of recycling. Dogbone said in their review “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!” yet they only scored it 2 stars.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Acer G237HL[plb_2266292_price] which has better reviews.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This flatpanel monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that were released more than a year ago.
Has Two Cables Includeds
The Asus VS229 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. This Asus flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays that have been available for more than a year. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.
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One customer who reviewed it thought it did not have good technical guidance. Mik wrote on Amazon “I didn't expect any being it's a ASUS, shame there isn't a manual for it to aid in set-up” in their review of this PC monitor nonetheless they scored it very highly.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year have a built-in speaker(s), however the Asus VS229 does not have a built-in speaker(s).
We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Benq GL2250HM[plb_3402589_price], the Hanns.G HS225[plb_2791434_price], or the V7 L21500WDS-9K[plb_3244152_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Asus VS229 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.
The Asus VS229 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the VS229 are also not 3D.
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Asus VS229 does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the VS229 also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays that are a similar age to it.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)
Across all the medium monitors that came out more than a year ago the display diagonal (metric)s range from 48cm to 89cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VS229 has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s amongst PC displays of this age.
Quite High Power Consumption (off)
Across all the PC displays of a comparable age and type to the VS229 the power consumption (off)s range from 0.005W to 350W, and the average power consumption (off) is 1.6W. At 0.5 Watts, the Asus VS229 has a quite high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the VS229.
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Running Costs Are OK
The VS229 is typical compared to the other 486 flatpanel monitors of this age and spec that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VS229 is £52.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this medium monitor was released.
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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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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