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Asus PB258Q PC Monitor

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25" 100000000:1 LED Mar 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
- Impeccable lifelike visuals with 25 16:9 2560 x 1440 with 100% sRGB and 178 wide-viewing angle in an edge-to-edge frameless design.- Extensive connectivity features DisplayPort1.2, HDMI/MHL2.0... More
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Asus PB258Q Unboxing and Review
Quick Unboxing - NOWO??! ASUS PB258Q WQHD AH-IPS LCD Monitor | 03.2015 - McSzakalTV

11 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The editor of Pcper.com thought that this Asus PC display was outstanding and gave it their "Gold" award.

The reviewer at one more expert review site wrote that this PC screen was good. Xfastest.com gave this LCD screen a "Fastest Media" award.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this flatpanel monitor rated it as 90 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

Several Asus PB258Q owners considered that it had good colour saturation. Nathan mentioned on Amazon “I am happy with the colours (came from a TN pannel to IPS)” in his Asus PB258Q review and gave it a score of 4 stars. R. Mcconaghie mentioned on Amazon “Stunning pictures thanks to the IPS panel - good natural colours and it appears to have a well balanced setup out of the box”. Sh gave it an excellent review score and said “The colours are amazing” in their Asus PB258Q review.

One Asus PB258Q reviewer said in their reviews that the product had a wide viewing angle. L gave the product a very good review and said in November “It has a wide viewing angle, excellent backlight that can go from really dim to very bright”.

One customer thought the Asus PB258Q had good picture quality. Sh said on Amazon “Unfortunately the laptop has intel 3000 graphics and over hdmi would only support 1920 x 1080 resolution with 60hz refresh rate” in their Asus PB258Q review and rated it 5 stars.

One Asus PB258Q owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a flickering image.

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Good Size

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. One Asus PB258Q reviewer thought the product was a good height.

One Asus PB258Q owner who purchased the Asus PB258Q reckoned that it was compact. R. Mcconaghie gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Quite compact too, considering the screen size” in their Asus PB258Q review.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good size. Sh wrote on Amazon “Monitor is 25 inch, good size for a desk monitor” in their review of the Asus PB258Q.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Based on 12,930 expert and user reviews, Asus has good ratings for its PC displays. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.

Nice Design

One Asus PB258Q owner mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good design. In November Nathan wrote in his review of the Asus PB258Q “Firstly the monitor design (for me) is great”. One Asus PB258Q reviewer said in their reviews that it was smooth. Sh wrote in their Asus PB258Q review on Amazon “It made it more smooth somehow”.

One person thought this PC monitor was good looking.

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Easy to Use

One Asus PB258Q owner who bought the product said that it was easy to use the menus. In November this year L wrote “It has plenty of menu options” in their Asus PB258Q review.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this type and age.

Other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to consider include the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price], the Eizo FlexScan EV2450W[plb_3026917_price], or the Samsung S24E500C[plb_3062184_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus PB258Q has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the PB258Q also have a built-in speaker.

Alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung LS27D590CS[plb_3828352_price], the Eizo Foris bl 23,8, 1920 x 1080, IPS[plb_3698806_price], or the Acer H257HU[plb_2712612_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PB258Q is 280 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². The Asus PB258Q has a fairly bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the PB258Q.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The Asus PB258Q has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The worst resolution of all PC screens of a comparable type and age to the PB258Q is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Robust

One Asus PB258Q owner who reviewed the Asus PB258Q concluded that it was not strong and durable. Nathan mentioned on Amazon “The stand doesn't wobble and it's very sturdy, you can easily adjust the height of the monitor”.

One Asus PB258Q owner who purchased the Asus PB258Q reckoned that it was not well made. Sh said in their Asus PB258Q review on Amazon “It's the only part that is, I wouldnt be not well built or flimsy.” but they rated the product as very good.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched more than a year ago, the Asus PB258Q does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the Philips 241P6[plb_2518920_price], or the Lenovo T2424z[plb_3008864_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus PB258Q is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the PB258Q are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price], the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price], or the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus PB258Q does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC displays of this age and type also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

The maximum height adjustments of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age range from 20mm to 180mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. At only 120 millimeters, the Asus PB258Q has a quite low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the PB258Q.

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Only Has Five Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PB258Q is more than most PC screens of this age and type. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included Audio (3.5mm), DVI, DisplayPort, HDMI and VGA are also found on this PC screen.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most PC screens that came out around the same time as the PB258Q have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Asus PB258Q which has one HDMI port.

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Heavy

With a weight of 7.5 kilograms, the Asus PB258Q is quite heavy compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age. Medium monitors that were released one year ago have weights of between 2.3g and 79kg, and the average weight is 5kg.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

At 0.5 Watts, the Asus PB258Q has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the PB258Q. The average power consumption when off of comparable spec LCD screens that were released one year ago is 1.6W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus PB258Q

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen was released over a year ago.

Average Width

The Asus PB258Q has a pretty typical width (570.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the PB258Q.

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2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

21 August 2015

Advertised as a frameless monitor, the design of the PB258Q is actually more impressive-looking when the display is off. The LCD panel actually resides about 1/4? inside the edges, making the...

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20 July 2015

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 2 August 2015 by Rainer
Rainer would recommend the Asus PB258Q (Verified Purchase)

I thought the font might be to small with that resolution but it works well. Just like my apple laptop and my iPad screen. Installation is a non event. Quality and color is great as well. The... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I don't really have anything negative to say about the monitor really, for the price you get a lot for your money. I was a little sceptical at first due to the lack of reviews on Amazon and other... Read more…

Reviewed 30 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor is banging...

Reviewed 30 July 2016 by Pandafirebird
(Verified Purchase)

I love it!

Reviewed 29 July 2016 by L
(Verified Purchase)

I really like this monitor. I don't have any problems with it, it has a wide viewing angle, excellent backlight that can go from really dim to very bright. It has plenty of menu options, and the... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $34.75
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Total running cost over 5 years $34.75
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00886227951574, 00886227951581, 04716659918097, 04716659951582

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