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Asus VX278H

72

Overall Score

Asus VX278H

£188.16
Asus VX278H
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A fully featured but 3 year old 27" PC screen, with moderate running costs but representing only moderate value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 80000000:1 No May 2015
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Asus VX278H Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Asus VX278H as follows:
55
Value for Money
Average
84
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Very fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Two HDMI ports
1ms fast response time meets ultra-slim elegant design
True-to-life pictures powered by LED
Full HD 1080p support
1ms response time
Aspect control function
Robust connectivity for multimedia enjoyment
ASUS flicker free technology
ASUS blue light filter
ASUS-exclusive vividpixel technology
Monitor without vividpixel
VX series with vividpixel
QuickFit virtual scale

Asus VX278H Video Reviews

Asus VX278H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Asus PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 42,619 user and expert reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases), Asus has very good reviews for its PC screens. 95% of those that bought a Asus LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £188.16 it is in the most expensive 48% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VX278H is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VX278H will cost £77 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the VX278H in May 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus VX278H of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 85% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor 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 response time of the Asus VX278H of only 1ms is in the fastest 6% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. PC screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VX278H has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Asus VX278H's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 89% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of LCD screens range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Asus VX278H's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is narrower than 79% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Asus VX278H of 1,000 is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 73% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus VX278H is a two HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

90lm01i5b01170 1920x10801msvgahdmidisplayport, 90lm01i5b01170 90lm01i5b01170, 90lm01i5b01170 vx278q, asus 90lm01i0b01170, info 90lm01i0b01170, info 1920x10801ms2, asus 1920x1080, asus 300cdm2, asus vx278h, info vx278h

Barcodes:

00889349024645, 00889349035566, 04053162863248, 04053162869530, 04712900024647, 04712900035568

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