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Asus VE278Q PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Oct 2014
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The big 27" 16:9 widescreen with Full HD quality (resolution: 1920x1080) delivers the best details of the high definition content to bring more pleasure while playing games or watching movies. Its... More
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11 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 6 owner reviews this PC screen has a brilliant average owner rating.

Top Seller

According to sales data from Amazon, the VE278 is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased flatpanel monitors in the last 3 months.

Asus PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Medium monitors built by Asus have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

Easy to Use

One Asus VE278 owner who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to use. Kindle Customer gave the Asus VE278 a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Overall, is a pleasure to use”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago Kindle Customer said in their review on Amazon “The display is crystal clear, with sharp colours and precise controls”.

Good Support

One Asus VE278 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VE278 had good technical guidance. Two years ago Kindle Customer scored it very highly and wrote in their Asus VE278 review “The asus display arrived in a good package, with easy to follow setting-to-work instructions”.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC monitors of a similar type and age to it.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display and we think a cheaper LCD screen such as the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price], and the LG 22MP55[plb_2203110_price] or you might consider a higher rated LCD screen such as the Asus PB238[plb_2368528_price] are also worth considering.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VE278 is 66cm, and the screen sizes range from 50cm to 770cm. The Asus VE278 has one of the bigger screen sizes (68.6 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on PC displays of a similar age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VE278 is more than most similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC,DVI,VGA are also found on this PC display.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VE278 does not have a built-in speaker, although this is within the context that most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker including the iiyama X2483HSU[plb_1605035_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the VE278 are not 3D compatible. The Asus VE278 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price]; or the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VE278 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other PC monitors of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VE278 does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays of a similar type and age to the VE278 range from 60° to 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the Asus VE278 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the VE278.

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Heavy

The lightest PC monitor that is a comparable age to the VE278 is 3g weight, the heaviest is 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of 6 kilograms, the Asus VE278 is one of the heavier PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the VE278 amongst medium monitors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VE278

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the VE278.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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Bluetooth
Ergonomics
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VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
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Expert Reviews

14 January 2013

Der Asus VE278H ist ein gelungener multimediatauglicher Allround-Monitor mit einem hellen und reaktionsschnellen Display. Der Leistungsaufnahme ist mit mittleren 29 Watt recht moderat. ...

User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 December 2013 by Tmbb
Tmbb would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)

This monitor is great for the price. Sharp picture with a fast refresh rate. The only complaint is the menu buttons, which I see they redesigned on new model...

Reviewed 18 March 2014 by Cardking5150
Cardking5150 would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)

The monitor is great.good value.the only draw back is the speakers suck they work but i suggest a headset...

Reviewed 6 October 2014 by Andy
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…

Easy To Set Up
Vivid Colors
Lightweight
Sharp Image
Value
Speakers
Can't think of a thing
Speaker Sound Rather Dull
Poor Adjustability
Menu Buttons
Reviewed 23 March 2014 by Bucksr
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…

Reviewed 13 March 2014 by TimeFreedom
TimeFreedom would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)

I'm impressed withe the response time of this monitor and of course the quality. I play video games on this monitor and noticed the response is a lot faster than my previous monitor...

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Electricity cost when switched on $36.87
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $39.21
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00012300422000, 00012303194393, 00012305080151, 00074718430770, 00088021510395, 00112840000901, 00191120079479, 00610839326983, 00721993010349, 00734911326187, 00763616017649, 00777781881936, 00803982812933, 00807030490104, 00809186265599, 00809385660577, 00809385677674, 00886227160136, 04716659160137, 04719543326930, 05053106672911, 05055860554021, 05055860573664, 05055860585070, 06108393269838

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