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Asus VX278Q PC Monitor

£179.63
27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 Jun 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £77.17 Electricity cost over 5 years
Asus PC monitors have good reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not have a built-in USB hub
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Reviews

Asus PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 17,105 expert and owner reviews (including 2,837 verified purchases), Asus has good reviews for its PC screens. Asus also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the VX278Q is £78, which is typical compared to the other 648 PC displays of a similar age and spec.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was June 2015 when Asus released the VX278Q.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus VX278Q does not have a built-in USB hub. Most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Asus VX278Q which has one HDMI port.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VX278Q has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of their better review scores, the iiyama GE2788HS (£177.95), and the Philips 221P6 (£184.74) are also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Hannspree HP246PJB (£182.09).

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus VX278Q has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC displays of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that came out around the same time as this flatpanel monitor is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the Asus VX278Q has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens that were released one year ago.

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Quite Fast Response Time

When compared to other PC screens of this type and age that we have assessed, the response time of the Asus VX278Q of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest. LCD screens that were released one year ago have response times of between 1ms and 25ms.

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Packaging Content

Has Six Cables Included

The Asus VX278Q has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a similar age and type to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC monitor. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "HDMI", "HDMI-DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 90lm01i5b01170 1920x10801msvgahdmidisplayport, 90lm01i5b01170 90lm01i5b01170, 90lm01i5b01170 vx278q, info 90lm01i5b01170, asus 90lm01i5b01170, info 1920x10801ms, asus 1920x1080, contact vx278q, asus p241613p, pumps vx278q, asus vx278q, info vx278q
Barcodes 00889349035566, 04712900035568

Asus VX278Q Review Sources

To prepare this Asus VX278Q review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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