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Asus VX279Q

£234.72
thepcenthusiast.com Highly Recommended
An award winning and 2 year old 1920 x 1080 PC monitor
27" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 80000000:1 LED Jul 2015
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Asus VX279Q Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old,
85
129 Reviews + 1 Award
25
Poor
12
Missing Some Features
62
2 Years Old
44
£78 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 84%, based on 129 reviews. This PC monitor has received a "Highly Recommended" award from Thepcenthusiast.com. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this Asus PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
The VX279Q has running costs of £78 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 PC displays that we have compared it to.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is robust and it is reasonably priced. However they also report that it is difficult to use.
It is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port

Should You Buy it Now?

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Asus VX279Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This Asus PC display received a "Highly Recommended" award from review website Thepcenthusiast.com who decided that this Asus PC monitor was very good.

Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this flatpanel monitor rated this LCD screen 84 out of 100 on average. Over 83% of reviewers gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Difficult to Use

Four owners reckoned that the Asus VX279Q was not easy to use and three owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was not easy to setup.

  • Difficult to set up and calibrate…
    N. Nam (Amazon) - January 2016
  • The controls are painful to use as other people mentioned too, other then that fantastic monitor, worth every penny…
  • Buttons under the screen for power and adjustments are an absolute joke as difficult to use and very fiddly…
    N. Nam (Amazon) - January 2016
  • There are a variety of settings accessible…
  • Configuring it is a real pain as the interface makes no sense at all to what buttons are available…
    K Smith (Amazon) - August 2015
  • This monitor is sadly let down by the totally useless controls to set up the display…
    D. P (Amazon) - August 2015
  • This monitor is sadly let down by the totally useless controls to set up the display, need accurate colour rendition for photo editing…
    D. P (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Nice monitor stupid control system…
  • It is not recommendable to use it this way…
    Neri (Amazon) - June 2014
  • Excellent product, very easy to set up…

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it had good picture quality and two owners reckoned that the product had good colour saturation.

Asus Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 23,266 user and expert reviews (including 4,205 verified purchases) for Asus PC screens and found that on average Asus has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Asus LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Robust

Three customers who purchased the Asus VX279Q reckoned that it was well made.

  • There are built in speakers.
    Sim S K (Amazon) - December 2015
  • On the plus side the built in sound driver means you can plug speakers directly into the monitor (meaning when using a console you don't need to plug speakers into the console which gets quite awkward…
    Sim S K (Amazon) - December 2015
  • It comes with built in speakers…

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Seven people who bought it concluded that it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin.

Users Report Nice Design

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Six owners said in their reviews that it was good quality.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 3 years old but has mediocre features, and at £234.72 it is more expensive than 66% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Up by £28 (12%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus VX279Q and the United Kingdom price of £234.72 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $283.00 (£367.76).

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Features

Only One HDMI Port

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Asus VX279Q which has one HDMI port.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC screens.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

LCD screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus VX279Q of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 2% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Asus VX279Q has a headphone out, which is unusual. 90% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VX279Q has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an AC Cables Included

The Asus VX279Q has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC are also found on this LCD screen.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since July 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VX279Q will cost £78 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus vx279q
Barcodes 04053162878440

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