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Asus Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews
Based on 12,930 expert and user reviews, Asus has good reviews for its PC displays. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its small monitors.
One Asus VB199 owner said in their reviews that it was well made. Ernest Learner gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and he wrote last year “A nice solid monitor”.
Easy to Use
One Asus VB199 owner who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was easy to use. Ernest Learner mentioned on Amazon “The control buttons are conveniently placed on the face of the surround” and gave the Asus VB199 a rating of 5 stars.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many small monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at include the Philips 19B4[plb_1395263_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung SMT-1930[plb_3212883_price] which is cheaper.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus VB199 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VB199 do not have a built-in speaker.
Alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper PC screens such as the Edge10 C185k[plb_1972331_price], or the Acer B196[plb_1552685_price].
There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider including the NEC MultiSync E171[plb_2301048_price].
1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on small monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The narrowest vertical viewing angle of similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the VB199 is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 140°. The Asus VB199 has a very wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
Across all the PC monitors of this age and spec the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Asus VB199 has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the VB199.
Very Low Power Consumption When Off
With a power consumption when off of only 0.2 Watts, the Asus VB199 has a fairly low power consumption when off compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago. Small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VB199 have power consumptions when off of between 0.1W and 5W.
1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Graphics Resolution
This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), which is typical of many LCD screens that were launched around the same time as it.
Has Four Cables Included
The Asus VB199 has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to it. This Asus PC monitor has a VGA cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VB199. The cables included "AC", "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DVI" are also found on this Asus PC display.
Not Supported HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Not supported HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the VB199, the Asus VB199 does not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
The Asus VB199 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the VB199 are also not 3D compatible.
PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price].
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the VB199, the Asus VB199 does not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
At only 100 millimeters, the Asus VB199 has a quite low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VB199. Across all the small monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VB199 the maximum height adjustments range from 50mm to 350mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 120mm.
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The Asus VB199 is quite heavy (4.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the VB199. The weights of PC monitors of a similar type and age to the VB199 range from 3.3g to 19kg.
2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VB199
Released Over Two Years Ago
Asus released the VB199 over two years ago.
The Asus VB199 has a fairly average width (413 millimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VB199.
Alternative LCD screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the iiyama P1905S[plb_2014649_price] (414.5mm), the Fujitsu E19-7[plb_2051006_price] (414mm), or the Samsung SMT-1934[plb_1414675_price] (412mm).
A good monitor, but the pictures illustrating it are misleading. It can not be rotated 90 degrees from landscape to portrait mode. Perhaps the design was changed at some point. The base can only... Read more…
A nice solid monitor. The control buttons are conveniently placed on the face of the surround. The monitor can be tilted through a reasonable range and produces a well balanced image, bright... Read more…
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