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Asus VS278H PC Monitor

£164.94
27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £115.37 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are good
Reasonably priced
Good picture quality
173 Reviews
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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

The average owner rating of this flatpanel monitor is 88 out of 100 based on 201 owner reviews. 114 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars.

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Based on 17,144 owner and expert reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases), Asus has good reviews for its LCD screens. 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.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Some Asus VS278H owners who bought this PC monitor thought it was good value for money. Alastair said “Great price for what you get” in their review of the Asus VS278H. Alf Bennett said on Amazon 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 and gave it a very good rating. Amy wrote in the same month “Awesome monitor for the price”.

Some people said in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Abshaef rated the product as excellent and wrote on Amazon “This has been an excellent monitor for me providing a great deal of screen real estate, easy setup, easy adjustments”. Amazon Customer mentioned “Cheap screen though picture seems ok, just wanted HDMI”. Andrew Durber wrote in his review of the Asus VS278H on Amazon “They are very cheap for the quality of the product”.

One customer said in their reviews that the product was cheap. Two years ago Mr. M. Lyne mentioned on Amazon “While this is a decent budget monitor there are some limitations” in their review of the Asus VS278H.

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Good Picture Quality

Several people reckoned that the Asus VS278H had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It displays great colours” in their Asus VS278H 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” in his review. Andrewg mentioned “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back” in their Asus VS278H review.

Several customers said in their reviews that the Asus VS278H had good picture quality. Appox gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff” in their Asus VS278H review. Danflorinbaicu rated it 5 stars and said on Amazon “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.” in their review of this PC monitor. Three years ago David said on Amazon “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set” in his Asus VS278H review.

A number of Asus VS278H owners concluded that the Asus VS278H had a wide viewing angle. Alex Hunt said in his review of the Asus VS278H “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into”. L. A. Ward gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Colours are good and viewing angle superb”. M mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels”.

Some people wrote in their reviews that it had clear images. Archie wrote in his review on Amazon four years ago “With the led background it produced a super clear image”. Cate H. mentioned in their review of the Asus VS278H “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good”. Daniel said “The clarity is awesome, very bright”.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Hayden Whelan he wrote on Amazon “Very clear, High contrast ratio and very quick response time” in his review of this PC monitor. One customer who reviewed it thought it had a sharp image. Mr Freeze mentioned on Amazon “Very good quality screen, good viewing angles, sharpness and colour” in his review and scored it very highly.

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Good Sound Quality

Two customers reckoned that this PC monitor had good sound quality. Chelseafan said “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before” in their Asus VS278H review and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Radiolite mentioned 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.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Six Asus VS278H owners who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was thin. Two years ago Amazon Customer said “The monitor looks great and is very thin” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 4 stars. Helen T wrote in her Asus VS278H review on Amazon “Unusable for slim fit wall mount”. Helen T also said “I have my pc at a slim narrow desk - space is premium”.

A few Asus VS278H owners wrote in their reviews that the Asus VS278H was lightweight. Carrigeen04 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Quite lightweight”. Kindle Customer wrote in their review of the Asus VS278H “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?” . Kindle Customer also wrote “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.

Two Asus VS278H owners who reviewed the product considered that it was a good weight. Carrigeen04 wrote in their review of the Asus VS278H on Amazon “Good small light weight monitor” but despite that they only gave the Asus VS278H a score of 3 stars. S.wil mentioned in their Asus VS278H review “Incredible how light in weight the unit is”.

One person said in their reviews that the Asus VS278H was easy to carry around. Jonathan Mccrum wrote on Amazon “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around” but he only gave the Asus VS278H a rating of 3 stars.

One Asus VS278H owner wrote in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. R De Bulat gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “It is elegant and not at all bulky” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Fourty-two Asus VS278H reviewers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Alastair mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is superb” in their review. Angela said on Amazon “Good value and excellent visual quality” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Angela also mentioned “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.

Easy to Use

Nine customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Amazon Customer scored the product 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Asus VS278H on Amazon “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working”. Last year Bobbyuk94 said in their review on Amazon “The menu buttons are easy to use”. In February last year Everythingpc mentioned on Amazon “Found this as a handy addition as many monitors at this price point decide to omit this”.

Several people said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Bobbyuk94 wrote in February last year “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast” in their review of this PC monitor. Elizabeth J. Moore said in her review of the Asus VS278H on Amazon “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it” and scored the product very highly. Elizabeth J. Moore also said “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.

Several people said that the product was easy to use the menus. Three years ago Linda said “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen”. Mark Humphreys wrote in his review “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” in his review of this PC monitor but in spite of that he only gave the Asus VS278H a score of 60 out of 100.

Several Asus VS278H owners concluded that this PC monitor was easy to assemble. Gabriel Gauci Maistre wrote in his Asus VS278H review “Monitors are normally a hassle to assemble out of the box” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Gabriel Gauci Maistre also mentioned “This was was great and really quick to assemble”. Linda she wrote on Amazon “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga” in her Asus VS278H review.

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Nice Design

A few Asus VS278H reviewers who bought this PC monitor considered that it was good looking. Amy Laz wrote “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either” in her review. Andrew Durber wrote on Amazon “Gorgeous monitors” in his review of the Asus VS278H. Andrew Durber also wrote “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.

One person who purchased the Asus VS278H reckoned that it had a good case. Daniel wrote “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 customer who reviewed the product thought it was a good design. M mentioned on Amazon “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design”.

One Asus VS278H owner who reviewed the Asus VS278H concluded that it was neat. M. G. Chisholm mentioned “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run”.

One person who purchased the product thought it was smooth. Mark Humphreys said in his review “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail”.

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Robust

Some people who bought the product concluded that it was well made. Two years ago Amy said on Amazon “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products” in her review of this PC monitor. Amy Laz said on Amazon “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers”. Em_ks gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review “The quality of the build seems good”.

A number of customers who reviewed the Asus VS278H wrote that it was strong and durable. Linda wrote in her review of the Asus VS278H on Amazon “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand”. Miss Roscoe said “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem” in her review of the Asus VS278H and scored this PC monitor 5 stars. Nabibi mentioned “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor” and rated this PC monitor 4 stars.

One Asus VS278H owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Paul2250 gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Only thing I can complain about is some damage to the paintwork on the side of the screen, not sure how it happened” in their review.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

A number of Asus VS278H owners who purchased the Asus VS278H thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ann wrote “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box” in her Asus VS278H review. In February last year Daniel gave the Asus VS278H a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Asus VS278H “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen”. M. G. Chisholm said on Amazon “Most of all though it has an HDMI port” in their Asus VS278H review.

One customer considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Guy scored it very highly and he mentioned “Great connectivity, fast response”. One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. Mark Humphreys mentioned in his review in February last year “A quick search on the internet remedied that” .

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Other

Popular Choice

The VS278H is one the most popular PC display currently on sale according to Amazon sales data.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since April 2017.


Features

Good Technical Features

Some Asus VS278H reviewers who purchased this PC monitor thought it had good features. Alex Hunt mentioned “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.”. Everythingpc said last year “Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here”. Jonathan Mccrum mentioned two years ago “It has features such as tilt” in his review yet he only rated it 3 stars.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One Asus VS278H owner considered that this PC monitor was good in terms of recycling. Dogbone mentioned three years ago “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!” in their review of the Asus VS278H.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VS278H has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

It is worth considering alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Wortmann AG Terra 2230W, Greenline Plus (£168.21), the LG 24MB37PM-W, or the Philips 241S6QYMB (£168.50).

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The Asus VS278H is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Display

Has an HDCP

The Asus VS278H has an HDCP, as do most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the PC screens of this spec and age the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. At only 1 millisecond, the Asus VS278H has a very fast response time compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the Asus VS278H has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to this PC monitor. The average viewing angle, horizontal of comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor is 170°.

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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 PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus VS278H has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VS278H is more than most PC displays of this spec and age. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One Asus VS278H owner 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” yet they still gave it a score of 5 stars.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

The VS278H is in the most expensive 18% of all 1,088 flatpanel monitors of this age and spec that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the VS278H is £116.


Price

Price Has Gone Up by £14.94 (9%)

There was a cheaper price of £150 on eBay 54 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 53% chance that the price will go back down. However the future is never certain and there remains a 47% chance that the price will actually go up further. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.

Product Identifiers

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