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Asus VX279Q PC Monitor

£225.82
27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Jul 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £77.17 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Difficult to use
Poor sound quality
63 Reviews + 1 Award
thepcenthusiast.com Highly Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that this PC display was very good. Thepcenthusiast.com gave this LCD screen a "Highly Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This Asus PC screen received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review site pcforalla.idg.se.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 130 owner reviews the average owner rating of this LCD screen is 84%. 35 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Asus PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Based on 17,144 expert and user reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases), Asus has good ratings for its PC screens. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Price Has Gone Up by £26.09 (12%)

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Reasonably Priced

Thirteen people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good value for money. S. Braybrooke mentioned in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “The main difference between this display and indeed others in similar price bracket is the resolution”. S. Braybrooke also wrote “It does not wobble at all as it is so lightweight! Overall I am very happy with the purchase of this monitor and consider it good value for money” in their review. Sim S K wrote two years ago “Great screen for the price, speakers aren't brilliant”.


Poor Sound Quality

One person who bought the Asus VX279Q concluded that it did not have good sound quality. Judith Conn said in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Great Screen - terrible sound quality”.

Good Picture Quality

Five customers concluded that it had good colour saturation. Sim S K wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The colours are spot on (when using sRGB mode”. Tadas mentioned in their review of the Asus VX279Q on Amazon “Lovely monitor! Love the vibrant colours”. Tired Techie wrote on Amazon “IPS panels are currently regarded as the thing to get if you're after a screen capable of displaying rich crisp colours with a wide angle of view” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 8 stars.

Four owners said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Sky said in their review of the Asus VX279Q on Amazon “It looks great and has a nice image quality”. Mah... mentioned “Stunning graphics!” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two customers said in their reviews that the product had clear images. Sim S K wrote “Needed a budget screen to edit on, so for me colours are more important than clarity (I have my Mac screen for that” in their review of the Asus VX279Q. Ulrik wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Viewing angles and colour clarity is great.”.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had a flickering image. K Smith wrote in their review of this PC monitor “This monitor's selection buttons are over sensitive to the touch and has a weird flicker to it that makes me feel weird”.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was quiet. Sky gave it a score of 8 stars and said two years ago “The built-in speakers are quiet, even at max volume.”.


Design

Difficult to Use

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was not easy to use. Three years ago Neri said “It is not recommendable to use it this way” in their review of the Asus VX279Q. Stephen Morrison said two years ago “The controls are painful to use as other people mentioned too, other then that fantastic monitor, worth every penny” in his Asus VX279Q review. A. Chiu said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Nice monitor stupid control system”.

Three people who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was not easy to setup. D. P mentioned “This monitor is sadly let down by the totally useless controls to set up the display, need accurate colour rendition for photo editing”. N. Nam mentioned last year “Difficult to set up and calibrate” .

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Good Looking

Nine customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Beautiful Picture” in their review of the Asus VX279Q. Expert website Unbox.ph gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said “We've been pretty happy with it” in their Asus VX279Q review. Richard O. said in his Asus VX279Q review “Beautiful screen, great picture really good value for money”.

One customer said that this PC monitor had a thin frame. One owner who reviewed it concluded that it was well designed.

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Robust

Three owners agreed that it was well made. Sim S K wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “There are built in speakers.”.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Two years ago James_t gave the product a rating of 7 stars and wrote on Amazon “It is sturdy and I would definitely recommend this monitor to anybody looking for a simple”.

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Good Product Quality

Eight customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Sedov mentioned in their review of the Asus VX279Q on Amazon “Brilliant screen just the right size and the quality is outstanding - delivered as promised - well packaged”. Urk gave the product a score of 8 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “Superb visual quality.”. Urk also mentioned “I researched monitors for a while before purchasing, full HD picture quality, HDMI connectivity” in their review.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The VX279Q is typical compared to the other 621 PC monitors of this age and type that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the VX279Q is £78.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this medium monitor was released.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three people who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was thin. Four years ago S. Braybrooke said on Amazon “The screen itself is very attractive with a thin bezel”. Tired Techie mentioned in their Asus VX279Q review “The speakers are good considering the thinness of the screen (not as good as an iMac” and gave it a rating of 6 stars. Stephen Morrison said “Fantastic monitor, very very nice colour production, nice slim sleek look” .

One customer who reviewed the product wrote that it was heavy and bulky. Thepcenthusiast.com mentioned “Desktop monitors have greatly evolved and improved over the years; from the ancient bulky and heavy CRT monitor, to the almost bezel-free super bright IPS display”.

One owner said in their reviews that it was lightweight. S. Braybrooke said in their Asus VX279Q review on Amazon “The monitor is extremely lightweight and I have been able to stand it on a tall speaker stand behind my mixing desk”.

One person reckoned that it was compact.

One owner who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was a good size. Ilyass Karouach wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “In a nutshell, been using this monitor for few months now, no problem whatsoever, great value for your money, good size, colors are bright” and scored the product 8 stars.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VX279Q has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to this PC monitor also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq GW2265HM.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus VX279Q has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this LCD screen also have an HDCP.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Out

The Asus VX279Q has a headphone out, as do most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than a year.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus VX279Q has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The Asus VX279Q has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens of this spec and age. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" is also found on this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04053162878440

Asus VX279Q Review Sources

To prepare this Asus VX279Q review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 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 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 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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