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A Top Selling LCD Screen
The MG28UQ is one the best selling PC monitor currently on sale.
On average Asus medium monitors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all PC screens produced by Asus.
Just Released Eight Months Ago
This LCD screen was released just eight months ago.
Has a Built-In Camera
The Asus MG28UQ has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other PC displays that were launched in the last 12 months which do not have a built-in camera.
Other LCD screens with a built-in camera currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic VSD224, or the Philips 272B7QPTKEB.
100000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.
We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC monitors that have a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and we think the B346C ($449.99), the XZ271, and the B296CL all from Acer which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus MG28UQ has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other latest medium monitors.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus MG24UQ ($339.99), the LG 29UC88-B ($450.95), and the Acer B346C ($449.99) is also worth considering.
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Three HDMI Ports
The Asus MG28UQ is a three HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the MG28UQ have between one and three HDMI ports.
Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment
The Asus MG28UQ has a fairly high maximum height adjustment (150 millimeters) compared to most of the other latest similar spec PC monitors. The maximum height adjustments of newly released medium monitors range from 20mm to 1,200mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 140mm.
3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the Asus MG28UQ is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).
A 3840 x 2160 graphics resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the MG28UQ.
The worst resolution amongst comparable types of PC display is 720 x 400.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the MG28UQ the screen sizes range from 52cm to 690cm. At 71.12 centimeters, the Asus MG28UQ has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MG28UQ.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The Asus MG28UQ has a fairly bright display brightness (330 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the MG28UQ. The average display brightness of new similar spec PC screens is 280 cd/m².
Very Fast Response Time
With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Asus MG28UQ has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out in the last year. The response times of recently released medium monitors range from 1ms to 20ms.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Asus MG28UQ does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last year also do not have an integrated card reader.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader to this PC display and we think the Viewsonic VSD224 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the MG28UQ, the Asus MG28UQ is not 3D compatible.
The Asus MG28UQ has an LCD display type which is better than most medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it. Most recently released similar spec PC monitors have an LED display type.
An LCD display type is actually the worst display type amongst all medium monitors that came out in the last year.
An LED display type is the best display type across comparable types of PC screen.
We compared all the other PC screens that have an LCD Display to this PC display and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC Q2781PQ, the Acer XZ271, and the Viewsonic VSD224 is also worth considering.
This PC display has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year.
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Only Has Three Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Asus MG28UQ is more than most PC screens that came out in the last 12 months. This LCD screen has a USB cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on recently released comparable spec PC displays. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
Medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MG28UQ have vertical viewing angles of between 65° and 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Asus MG28UQ has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays that have been available for the last year is 89°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Asus MG28UQ has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst PC monitors of this age.
Across all the PC screens that were launched in the last 12 months the weights range from 2.6g to 33kg. With a weight of 8 kilograms, the Asus MG28UQ is quite heavy compared to most of the other new medium monitors.
Quite High Power Consumption When Off
With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the Asus MG28UQ has a very high power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the MG28UQ. The lowest power consumption when off of newly released medium monitors is 0.005W, the highest is 4.3W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.4W.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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