Several people mentioned that the Asus VE198 was easy to setup. Jm wrote in their review “Very good Monitor, clear & easy to setup”. Zakk said in their review of the Asus VE198 on Amazon “Easy to set up and plenty of options for customising the colour, brightness etc”.
Some Asus VE198 owners said that this PC monitors was easy to use. Jeremy Kn Ight said on Amazon “Easy to use and it is good” in his review of this PC monitors and scored it 99 out of 100.
Good Product Quality
Three customers who reviewed this PC monitors considered that it was good quality. Jongarf said on Amazon “Works very well, very good quality at a fair price”. Jp said “Very pleased with the sharp crisp quality” in their Asus VE198 review and scored the Asus VE198 99 out of 100.
Owner Reviews Are Excellent
People who bought this small monitor rated this PC screen as terrific on average. Owners think this Asus flatpanel monitor is one of the better PC displays of a comparable age and spec.
Asus PC Displays Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all Asus PC screens and specifically for Asus small monitors and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews compared to other brands.
Good Picture Quality
One customer who purchased this PC monitors thought it had good colour saturation. In August this year A. M. Roberts said in their Asus VE198 review on Amazon “The display is crisp and clear, colours are great”.
50000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The Asus VE198 has a maximum contrast ratio of 50000000:1. That's over two times the contrast ratio of a 20000000:1 PC monitor, which is the most common contrast ratio. The worst contrast ratio of all small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VE198 is Mega Contrast and the best is 100000000:1.
Alternative flatpanel monitors that have a 50000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available which you might also want to look at include the AOC E2060[plb_1528489_price] which has a better Rating.
If you want a PC screen with a higher contrast ratio then you might also want to look at the Asus VS207[plb_1631884_price] (80000000:1) which is also cheaper.
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Has a Built-In Speaker
Unlike most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VE198 which do not have a built-in speaker, the Asus VE198 has a built-in speaker.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the AOC E719[plb_2329258_price] or you might consider a higher rated flatpanel monitor such as the Philips 200S4[plb_2083761_price].
There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to consider including the iiyama B1980SD[plb_1464513_price].
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the Asus VE198 is more than most LCD screens of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently found cable included is VGA, but this cable included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC|Audio (3.5mm)|DVI|VGA are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Very Low Power Consumption When Off
The Asus VE198 has one of the lower power consumptions when off (only 0.2 Watts) amongst small monitors of this age. The power consumptions when off of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years range from 0.1W to 5W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.51W.
1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), which is typical of many LCD screens of this age and type.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the VE198 range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 150°. At 170 degrees, the Asus VE198 has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to the VE198.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Asus VE198 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the Asus VK207[plb_1488454_price].
Not 3D Compatible
The Asus VE198 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the VE198 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most small monitors that are a similar age to the VE198 do not have an integrated card reader. The Asus VE198 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Low RMS Rated Audio Power
At only 2 Watts, the Asus VE198 has a quite low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to the VE198. The average RMS rated audio power of PC screens of this age and type is 2.7W.
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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus VE198
Released Over Three Years Ago
This PC display has been on the market for over three years.
LCD Display Type
The Asus VE198 has an LCD display type which is better than most LCD screens of this age and spec. Most PC screens that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC monitors that have an LCD Display and we think a cheaper PC screen such as the Benq VL2040[plb_2126870_price] or you might consider a higher Rating PC screen such as the Philips 200S4[plb_2083761_price] are also worth considering.
If the display type of this PC monitor is too bad for you then you might want to look at the DELL E2014[plb_1978785_price] (LED and cheaper) or the Edge10 C192[plb_1972332_price] (LED and higher rated).
1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar type and age to it.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels to this PC display and we think the DELL E1913[plb_1429213_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.
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With a width of 445 millimeters, the Asus VE198 has a relatively average width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the VE198.
If you are not bothered about having a wider width then you might want to consider the E1913[pl_1429213_price] (411.9mm), or the P1911[pl_1448032_price] (442.8mm) both from DELL or the Benq GL2023[plb_1561830_price] (477mm) which is also cheaper.
I bought this monitor as it matches the aspect ratio of my Sony Vaio. Easy to set up and plenty of options for customising the colour, brightness etc... Good volume from the speakers, far... Read more…
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