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10 Reasons For
Across all LCD screens, the MG28UQ is one the top selling products currently on the market.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors
Asus has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range.
Has a Built-In Camera
The Asus MG28UQ has a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months do not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors with a built-in camera currently available including the Philips 272B7QPTKEB[plb_3731183_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus MG28UQ has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MG28UQ also have a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the Predator XB271HU[pl_3406684_price], and the XZ321Q[pl_3758589_price] both from Acer or the NEC EX241UN[plb_3931880_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Three HDMI Ports
The Asus MG28UQ is a three HDMI port PC screen.
3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The Asus MG28UQ has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution.
This LCD screen's resolution (3840 x 2160) is actually the best resolution across all latest medium monitors.
Across similar types of LCD screen the worst resolution is 640 x 350.
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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment
The lowest maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MG28UQ is 4.3mm, the highest is 510mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. At 150 millimeters, the Asus MG28UQ has a quite high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the MG28UQ.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
At 71.12 centimeters, the Asus MG28UQ has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other latest medium monitors. Medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MG28UQ have screen sizes of between 49cm and 690cm, and the average display diagonal is 67cm.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 330 candellas per square meter, the Asus MG28UQ has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the MG28UQ the display brightness range from 200 cd/m² to 800 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 new medium monitors. The average response time of recently released LCD screens is 5.2ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 20ms.
6 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other latest medium monitors, the Asus MG28UQ is not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Acer Predator XB271HU[plb_3406684_price], the Asus PG248Q[plb_3700649_price], or the Benq ZOWIE XL2720[plb_3761444_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Asus MG28UQ does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for the last year also do not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The narrowest vertical viewing angle of recently released medium monitors is 50° and the widest is 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Asus MG28UQ has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other latest medium monitors.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the Asus MG28UQ has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other new PC monitors. The horizontal viewing angles of similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the MG28UQ range from 65° to 180°.
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The Asus MG28UQ is quite heavy (8 kilograms) compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors. The weights of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the MG28UQ range from 2.6g to 21kg, and the average weight is 4.7kg.
Quite High Power Consumption When Off
The power consumptions when off of medium monitors that have been available for the last year range from 0.005W to 350W. At 0.5 Watts, the Asus MG28UQ has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the MG28UQ.
2 Other reasons to consider the Asus MG28UQ
Released Eleven Months Ago
Asus released the MG28UQ eleven months ago.
LCD Display Type
The Asus MG28UQ has an LCD display type which is better than most medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months. Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it have an LED display type.
Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to look at include the Acer XG270HU[plb_2846714_price], the AOC Q2775PQU[plb_3301606_price], or the Asus MG24UQ[plb_3387526_price] which has better reviews.
If the display type of this flatpanel monitor is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Samsung U28E850R[plb_2868817_price] (LED), the Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD[plb_3627684_price] (LED), or the Asus VA32AQ[plb_3878710_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.
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