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Asus VS238NR

75

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Asus VS238NR

£130.80
Asus VS238NR
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An economical to run and good spec 23" PC monitor, but representing only middle of the road value for money
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 50000000:1 No Nov 2013
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Asus VS238NR Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Asus VS238NR as follows:
62
Value for Money
Good
77
Features
Good Features
63
Age
4 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 86%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of £59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
The VS238NR has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very fast response time
Wall mountable
Superior image quality meets classic elegant design
True-to-life pictures powered by LED
50,000,000:1 ASUS smart contrast ratio
Full HD with HDMI
Versatile viewing positions with smart view technology
Aspect control function
Splendid video intelligence technology
Stylish and user-friendly design for modern sophistication
Complete after-sale service
Green in mind
Greener materials
Energy and planet saving
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Asus VS238NR In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Asus Has Very Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 42,619 expert and user reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Asus LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 72% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £130.80 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VS238NR has an average running cost of £59 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Asus PC screen has been on the market since November 2013.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus VS238NR of only 23" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the smallest 34% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Very Fast Response Time

The Asus VS238NR's response time of only 2ms is faster than 87% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The response times of PC displays range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VS238NR does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus VS238NR's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 66% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The VS238NR's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 71% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Wall Mountable

The VS238NR is wall mountable, which is unusual. 92% of PC monitors are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

90lme1001t02231c, asus vs238hp7001, asus fbavs238hp, asus 1920x1080, asus vs238hpa1, asus vs238nr

Barcodes:

00682017416564, 00886227575350, 04716659575351, 07426700176143

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