Embedded dual HDMI ports, stereo speakers and 2ms quick response time, VE278H delivers high quality and smooth visual / audio enjoyment. Dynamically enhances the display's contrast by adjusting...
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User Reviews Are Excellent
On average, people who bought this medium monitor rated it as marvellous.
Acceptable Noise Level
A few Asus VE278 owners who reviewed it said that it was quiet. Five years ago John mentioned “It's connected via HDMI to my silent HD6450 graphics card (which may be upgraded later) so it will just be playing DVD”. Mr. I. J. Turner said on Amazon “SoundFar too quiet” in their review. Rachel rated the Asus VE278 80 out of 100 and she wrote in her Asus VE278 review three years ago “Very quiet speakers”.
One person said in their reviews that this PC monitor was noisy. Four years ago Pippa London mentioned “I've not experianced any flickering or irritating humming noise (like my last monitor!” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.
Good Picture Quality
A number of customers who reviewed it agreed that it had good picture quality. Cameron mentioned in his Asus VE278 review on Amazon “The picture quality is also fantastic; it easily matches that of much more expensive monitors, as everything is very bright”. Clockstruckduck scored it very highly and mentioned in their review of the Asus VE278 “The picture quality is also great”. Desert Orchid gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Asus VE278 on Amazon “It has excellent picture quality with no ghosting or delay when gaming”.
Thirteen customers wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Foxtrot Oscar rated it 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the Asus VE278 “An excellent gaming monitor - colours and textures are far better defined than on my old LCD monitor”. Ianscardiff said in their review of this PC monitor “Great unit! Bought this as a repackaged/return item from Amazon - and cannot tell the difference from new! Graphics / picture is sharp and colours great”. James mentioned two years ago “Really good colours” in his review of the Asus VE278.
A few Asus VE278 owners considered that the Asus VE278 had a wide viewing angle. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon four years ago “One further thing I've noticed is that viewing angle is fairly critical - more so than I expected” in their review but in spite of that they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. Reuben said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Viewing angle could be better”. Last year Sam he said “Viewing angle is excellent and the base allows tilting in any direction” in his review of this PC monitor.
A number of customers who bought this PC monitor concluded that it had clear images. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Asus VE278 “The picture clarity is awesome, easily the best I have had”. Ms S D Brown wrote “Excellent clarity” in their review of this PC monitor.
A few Asus VE278 owners who purchased the product concluded that it had a sharp image. Guy said three years ago “I've had zero ghosting in bf4 and the colours and sharpness look very good” in his review. Four years ago Hmgkt mentioned on Amazon “Thankfully same crispness in display quality” in their review of this PC monitor.
Easy to Use
Several people considered that the Asus VE278 was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “In terms of the picture, you will have to mess around with the various 'splendid' settings and then fine-tune contrast, brightness etc yourself from there” in their Asus VE278 review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Incorporated in the advanced display settings were further adjustments for the monitor display, which was correctly identified”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Leaving the monitor itself on the best settings I had been able to find, I tweaked the advanced display management controls”.
Some people mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VE278 was easy to use. A John wrote “The screen controls are easy to use if you need to switch between inputs to connect a console over HDMI” in their review and rated this PC monitor as excellent. Clockstruckduck wrote “It makes it so much easier to use with the Xbox” in their Asus VE278 review. Clockstruckduck also mentioned “It's easy to use and ASUS are a solid brand”.
A few people said in their reviews that the Asus VE278 was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said “Setting up was easy although the base is a bit flimsy which makes it wobble if you knock your desk” in their Asus VE278 review. Four years ago D "d" wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Easy to set up (plug and play, selecting in the MacBook's System Preferences)”. Fandango mentioned “It was quick to set up” in their review of the Asus VE278.
A number of customers said that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Kieran J. wrote on Amazon last year “Quality at a Comfortable Price” in their review and scored the Asus VE278 very highly. Kieran J. also wrote “It's at a really nice and comfortable price”.
A few Asus VE278 owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. D "d" wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Easy to assemble”.
Some Asus VE278 owners who reviewed it said that it was well made. A John wrote on Amazon “There are 5 built in preset modes for Scenery, Theater, Game, Night View” in their review of the Asus VE278. Brian C. wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “For the price i think it's a solid buy”. Cameron he said in his review of this PC monitor four years ago “The overall build quality is fantastic - the monitor itself is very sleek”.
Several Asus VE278 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was strong and durable. James Roberts wrote in his review of the Asus VE278 on Amazon “The overall build quality is good - the monitor feels sturdy and of high quality”. Two years ago Mac said on Amazon “Sturdy monitor” in his review of this PC monitor however despite that he rated this PC monitor 60 out of 100. Mimu wrote “Stand is reasonably sturdy”.
Fifteen Asus VE278 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Dave Lee mentioned on Amazon in November last year “The fact that it has 2 HDMI inputs is really useful as well”. G. Wright wrote in their review on Amazon “The other is when viewing the HDMI from the free view box the picture looks a bit soft although I might just be sitting a little close”. Hmgkt mentioned in their Asus VE278 review on Amazon “Multiple HDMI ports are useful to connect multiple devices-- so for me XBOX360, PC”.
Some people said in their reviews that the Asus VE278 was good in terms of connectivity. One person who reviewed the product considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Guy J. Martin gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said “Has a built-in USB hub if you need it”.
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Some Asus VE278 owners considered that this PC monitor was good looking. John said in his review “For desktop computing the pre-programmed display "themes" are handy to get a (one button press) subtle change in appearance to your preferred colour / brightness / gamma setting”. Mr. G. Mangham gave it a very good review score and wrote “The colours from this screen when gamng is beautiful and I HAVE NOT EXPERIENCED ANY GHOSTING WHILE GAMING! So i am happy with this screen for my needs”. Mr. I. J. Turner said on Amazon “Fired up Skyrim and its looks beautiful” in their review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
A number of people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good design. Chris M-C gave the Asus VE278 a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Asus VE278 in November last year “It's also got a nice firm design.”. Gonçalo said on Amazon “Great, with good colors ans external design”. Hmgkt said “Sleek design”.
Two customers wrote that it was neat. Five years ago John mentioned in his review of the Asus VE278 on Amazon “It was purchased to tidy up my desk, for the minimalistic styling, HDMI connectivity, built in speakers”. One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was ergonomic.
One customer said that the product was aesthetic. Matthew wrote on Amazon “Well-lit, which combined with the sleek aesthetic appearence of the monitor, makes the viewer feel the need to break into spontaneous applause” in his Asus VE278 review.
One Asus VE278 owner considered that this PC monitor was smooth. Scott Robertson gave it a very good review score and he said in his review of the Asus VE278 on Amazon four years ago “In fact the Xbox screen is so smooth I almost thought it was 120Hz as apposed to 60Hz”.
Good Product Quality
Several customers concluded that it was good quality. Admirer wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Good quality”. Bernie/richard wrote on Amazon three years ago “High quality - makes all the difference” in their Asus VE278 review and gave it an excellent review score. Bernie/richard also said “A high quality productworth every penny”.
Good Technical Features
Four customers who bought it agreed that it had good features. Fat Chris mentioned in their Asus VE278 review “It packs a wealth of features that just a few years back would have set us back at least four times the asking price” . Mr the Beard said in his review on Amazon “ASUS make some mointors with excellent quality and features and the VE248H is one of these”. Mr. I. J. Turner gave the product a very good review score and wrote in November last year “The StandPerhaps one of the best features”.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens
Based on 12,930 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its LCD screens. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands.
Good Sound Quality
A number of Asus VE278 owners concluded that this PC monitor had good sound quality. Dave Lee said in November last year “The only thing I'm knocking it on really is the sound quality but, if you want decent sound they buy some good speakers or headphones (which is what I do” in his review of the Asus VE278. Three years ago Stewart Speirs gave the Asus VE278 a score of 5 stars and he mentioned “Have some idea of what you want to achieve this is superb and good general sound quality from internal speakers, used for mainly for Photography, work”.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC displays of a comparable age and spec to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus VE278 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the VE278 do not have a built-in speaker.
Two HDMI Ports
Most PC screens of a similar age and spec to the VE278 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Asus VE278 which has two HDMI ports.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VE278 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the VE278. LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the VE278 have screen sizes of between 50cm and 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the VE278 have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the Asus VE278 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VE278.
Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power
Across all the medium monitors that have been available for more than two years the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.3W. The Asus VE278 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (6 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar age and type to it.
Very Fast Response Time
At only 2 milliseconds, the Asus VE278 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the VE278. PC displays of this type and age have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.
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Some Asus VE278 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Four years ago Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 60 out of 100 and said on Amazon “I can't help feeling, though, that the controls on the monitor itself should be rather better” in their review of this PC monitor. Catherine Evans mentioned on Amazon “Having said that, this is likely to be down to me, not having read the instructions and doing it wrong”. P. Haynes wrote “And the 'instructions' are absolutely pathetic”.
Not Good in Terms of Size
Some people who reviewed the Asus VE278 concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Chris M-C mentioned in his review last year “A little bit on the heavy side.”. Mr. Smith mentioned in their review of the Asus VE278 on Amazon “The screen is a bit bulky, granted it's a 24inch.” nonetheless they gave the Asus VE278 a very good rating. Mr. Smith also said “It's a bit chunky in the back, having said that it's still fairly light”.
A few customers who reviewed it concluded that it was not a good height. Mr. I. J. Turner wrote “You can also tilt it either forward or backwards compensating for the lack of a height adjustment feature”.
One Asus VE278 reviewer thought this PC monitor was not thin. Ronnie wrote in his review on Amazon two years ago “I would advise you to buy your own sound device as built-in monitor speakers tend to sound thin and just frankly bad”.
One Asus VE278 reviewer thought the Asus VE278 was not heavy. Kaio mentioned four years ago “At reasonable cost, so factor in about a tenner to the price of this monitor for a riser (unless you opt for using that hefty encyclopaedia book or someth” in their Asus VE278 review but in spite of that they still gave it a very good review score.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VE278, the Asus VE278 is not 3D compatible.
LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the AOC D2769[plb_1563236_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC screens that have been around for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VE278 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the 272P4QPJKEB[pl_2997140_price], or the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price] both from Philips which is also higher rated.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Asus VE278 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC monitors that have been available for more than two years also do not have an integrated card reader.
We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with an integrated card reader and we think the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.
The Asus VE278 is one of the heavier LCD screens that were released more than two years ago (6 kilograms) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The weights of PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VE278 range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.
Quite High Power Consumption When Off
With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the Asus VE278 has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age. The power consumptions when off of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VE278 range from 0.005W to 21W.
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Released Over Four Years Ago
This Asus PC screen has been on the market for over four years.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it.
Andy would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)
I bought this to be a monitor for my MacBook pro. Picture quality is great! Speakers are as good as you could expect for built in. Solid construction. Dedicated buttons for volume/ brightness.... Read more…
Bucksr would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)
No problem out of the box works and looks great the buttons could be designed better other than that no problem I do not use the speakers I have a good video card and the monitor works great with... Read more…