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Asus VX278
VX278Q

£186.67
(389 reviews)
Asus VX278
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Our Verdict:
An excellently reviewed and cheap 27" PC display, with alright running costs and very good features
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Asus VX278 Review

With outstanding reviews and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Asus VX278 number 161 in medium monitors, number 162 across all PC monitors and number 843 in best selling monitors.
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Reviews
388 Reviews
87
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Age
3 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has marvellous user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others. Looking across the entire iiyama PC monitor range, the average reviews for all iiyama PC monitors are also excellent.
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 PC displays 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,525 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, design and it is easy to use.
The VX278 has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
ASUS blue light filter
Green in mind
Complete after-sale service
Stylish and user-friendly design for modern sophistication
Exclusive gameplus function (patent pending)
QuickFit virtual scale
VX series with vividpixel
Monitor without vividpixel
ASUS-exclusive vividpixel technology
ASUS flicker free technology
Very fast response time
Robust connectivity for multimedia enjoyment
Aspect control function
1ms response time
Full HD 1080p support
True-to-life pictures powered by LED
1ms fast response time meets ultra-slim elegant design
Has a game mode
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Greener materials

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Asus VX278 Video Reviews

Asus VX278 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

On average, people who bought this flatpanel monitor rated it as exceptional. Over 80% of reviewers gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

32 owners who bought it thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Nine customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking and three people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was neat.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

76 people considered that it was easy to use, two people who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use the menus and two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup.

Users Report Helpful Technical Guidance

24 customers who reviewed it concluded that it had good technical guidance.

Users Report Good Product Quality

10 customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality.

  • Well made product with easy to follow instructions…
    Npidz (Tesco.com) - March 2017
  • Wasn't impressed with the quality of bread…
  • Excellent quality…
    Water18 (Tesco.com) - February 2015
  • We bought this bread machine because of the dire quality of supermarket bread…
  • It is well worth the money and a truly excellent, well made product [This review was collected as part of a promotion.
  • It looks well made and we feel its good value…
    Benji (Tesco.com) - February 2016
  • You can even set it before you go to bed and have fresh bread waiting for you when you wake up! The smells are amazing and the quality is so much better than what you would buy at the store…
  • Well worth the money very easy to use Great features Well made and very reliable Highly recommend this item 10/10 [This review was collected as part of a promotion.
    Jay c (Tesco.com) - March 2017
  • This one is with good quality and low price…
    Isabel21 (Tesco.com) - September 2014
  • It is easy to clean and turns out different breads and jams to an excellent quality every time…

Asus Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 28,746 user and expert reviews (including 5,848 verified purchases) for Asus PC displays and found that on average Asus has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Asus PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers who reviewed the Asus VX278 mentioned that it was compact.

  • The instructions and recipes are very easy to follow and the end result is great fresh bread which tastes even better than shop bought fresh bread because you know exactly what has gone in (how much sugar, salt etc.) Quite compact so ideal in kitchen or utility work surface…
  • The pan is a good size and the bread releases well…
  • Very pleased - versatile range of breads, very simple controls, compact…
  • It comes with a slim instruction manual with a wide range of recipes; so far we have only tried the basic recipe.
  • It is a compact size, fits neatly on the worktop next to the cooker…

Users Report Great Technical Features

Nine people said that the product had good features.

  • Very easy to use and with great features - highly recommended, very good results…
  • Great features like the time setting to plan ahead…
    Kratix (Tesco.com) - September 2017
  • He's been impressed with all the features & settings for a lower priced bread maker…
    Ktwee (Tesco.com) - November 2016
  • Otherwise pleased with the features offered…
  • It's very well constructed, has all the features we need…
    SallyB4 (Tesco.com) - September 2017
  • Excellent features…
    Bread (Tesco.com) - November 2016
  • Has a lot of features however can't comment on the as have only used the regular bake programme [This review was collected as part of a promotion.
    Archie77 (Tesco.com) - January 2017
  • Great features, easy to follow instructions makes a good range on different breads, cakes…
  • Well worth the money very easy to use Great features Well made and very reliable Highly recommend this item 10/10 [This review was collected as part of a promotion.
    Jay c (Tesco.com) - March 2017
  • Great features…

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Seven owners who purchased the product agreed that it was quiet.

Users Report That it is Robust

Six owners who purchased the product thought it was well made and four people mentioned in their reviews that the product was reliable.

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus VX278 and the United Kingdom price of £186.67 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $333.01 (£465.02).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VX278 is typical compared to the other 2,525 PC screens that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VX278 is £77.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in May 2015.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Asus VX278's display diagonal of 27" is in the biggest 25% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. LCD screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Very Fast Response Time

The Asus VX278's response time of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is faster than 93% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. PC displays have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms.

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1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio

This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on LCD screens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other PC displays, the Asus VX278 does not have a built-in USB hub. 78% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

LCD screens have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The vertical viewing angle of the Asus VX278 of only 160° is narrower than 79% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus VX278 of only 170° is narrower than 80% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VX278 has a built-in speaker(s). 50% of LCD screens also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only Has AC and VGA

The number of cables included found on the Asus VX278 is more than most LCD screens. The most commonly found cables included is MHL, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included VGA and AC are also found on this PC screen.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus VX278 has a game mode, which is unusual. 91% of LCD screens do not have a game mode.

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80000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio

The highest contrast ratio of the Asus VX278 is 80000000:1. That's over six times the contrast ratio of the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 12000000:1. Across all LCD screens the worst contrast ratio is 000:1 and the best is 1000000000:1.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Asus VX278 which has two HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

90lm01i5b01170 1920x10801msvgahdmidisplayport, 90lm01i5b01170 90lm01i5b01170, asus 1msvgahdmidisplayp, 90lm01i5b01170 vx278q, pumps 90lm01i5b01170, info 90lm01i0b01170, asus 90lm01i5b01170, info 90lm01i5b01170, info 1920x10801ms2, generic vx278qeye, asus tnslim1ms, contact vx278q, asus 1920x1080, asus bjwhzs00, asus p241613p, asus bjwhza00, pumps vx278q, asus 300cdm2, info vx278q, asus vx278h, asus vx278q, info vx278h, asus 1080p

Barcodes:

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