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Asus VK228HCSM PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LCD Jun 2012
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Owner Reviews Are Good

VK228H owners on average rated this PC display 84%.

Good Picture Quality

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. G. N. Howells rated the product 4 stars and said on Amazon “The response times are good and the graphics clear” in their review. Knrill mentioned on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent for graphics”. Three years ago Peter Lloyd scored this PC monitor 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It has a quick response time and the picture quality is very good” in his review.

Some Asus VK228H reviewers concluded that it had good colour saturation. Five years ago Shake mentioned on Amazon “The colours are so rich and definately an improvement from the Samsung” in their review and scored it 5 stars. Shake also wrote “Once again these are crystal clear with vibrant colours”.

One Asus VK228H reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product had image ghosting. Five years ago Shake wrote “The monitor was excellent, no ghosting or blurring” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Easy to Use

Some Asus VK228H reviewers who purchased it mentioned that it was easy to use. Gotolondon mentioned “You are able to switch the speaker output quite easily via the control panel” in their Asus VK228H review. Max wrote in his review of this PC monitor “The monitor itself is lightweight, easy to set up and very simple to use” and gave this PC monitor a very good rating. Sospanite37 said “I bought this item to use the built in camera” however they rated the Asus VK228H 40 out of 100.

Some Asus VK228H reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Charlie said on Amazon “Nice and easy to set up and had it working” in his review. Mr Alan G Turner said “It was very easy to set up and get working with”.

Some Asus VK228H owners who bought it thought it performed as expected. John Murray wrote “All I can say is 'it does what it says on the box' and I, m completely satisfied”. Joseph wrote “Only have good things to say about this screen, does exactly what it says on the tin” in his Asus VK228H review.

One person who bought it considered that it was easy to assemble. Oldfella said in their review of the Asus VK228H on Amazon “Stand was easy to assemble, attached the DVI cable to monitor & computer & searched for the on/off button which is hidden under the monitor at the bottom”.

One Asus VK228H owner who reviewed the Asus VK228H reckoned that it had a good experience. Jt wrote “I was initially looking for dell monitors as I have had some good experience with them” in their review of the Asus VK228H and scored it very highly.

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Robust

Some Asus VK228H reviewers who bought the Asus VK228H concluded that it was well made. Three years ago G. N. Howells wrote in their Asus VK228H review on Amazon “This is a good product with the benefit of a built in web cam”. In the same month Gotolondon wrote on Amazon “*Please note - If you have a newer Asus laptop that has the same camera built in as this monitor does they share the same driver”. Jean Bell mentioned “Perhaps you could consider adding a built in mic in future models”.

Good Product Quality

A few customers concluded that this PC monitor was good quality. Edvards Dubrovs mentioned in their review of the Asus VK228H two years ago “Fast delivery, great quality” and gave the product a very good review score. Grant Owen said “Amazing quality all round brilliant monitor” in his review. Jean Bell mentioned in his Asus VK228H review on Amazon in October last year “Just purchased this monitor, picture quality is good, one of the reasons I chose it, was for the built in webcam, thought it would have a microphone also built in”.

Good Webcam

A few Asus VK228H reviewers who reviewed it thought it had a good webcam. Don Rovin wrote on Amazon “The webcam works fine and setup was easy” in his Asus VK228H review nonetheless he only gave the Asus VK228H a score of 60 out of 100. Jean Bell wrote in his review of the Asus VK228H on Amazon “My last computer had built in webcam and mic and was excellent.”. Krishan Jamal rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Asus VK228H “The webcam is very good”.

Good Connectivity

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Finlay Cottle said on Amazon “Pros - Great monitor - HDMI VGA DVI Very pleasing aesthetics 1080p” in their review. Gotolondon gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Asus VK228H “I found the DP was the best, followed by HDMI”. Jt said in their Asus VK228H review “The screen is sharp and takes VGA, DVI and HDMI and produces a decent quality output” and scored it 5 stars.

Good Size

A few Asus VK228H owners said in their reviews that the product was thin. S. Jameson mentioned on Amazon “Mounted on a slim vesa bracket as a second screen for a macbook this monitor is perfect” in their review of this PC monitor. S. Jameson also wrote “Another option I looked at was the acer slim serie”.

A number of people who purchased it thought it was good physically. Beryl said on Amazon “I did! Its physically light, runs quite cool” in her review and rated the product 80 out of 100. One Asus VK228H owner mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good size. Sekou Keita said on Amazon in October last year “Very good size monitor and picture quality”.

One Asus VK228H owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was lightweight.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

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

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Nice Design

Several Asus VK228H reviewers concluded that the product was good looking. Emteq wrote on Amazon “Pretty good” in their Asus VK228H review and gave the Asus VK228H a score of 80 out of 100. S. Jameson mentioned on Amazon “The design aspects of the stand are functional rather beautiful”.

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 spec and age to it.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price], or the Acer G237HL[plb_2266292_price] which has better reviews; or the LG 22MP55[plb_2203110_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Asus VK228H has a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VK228H do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the Asus Vk248h[plb_2395629_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VK228H has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age which do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at including the Philips 221S6QYMB[plb_3027870_price], or the Viewsonic VG2239M[plb_1513601_price] which is cheaper.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the iiyama B2483HS[plb_2194227_price].

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1080p Video Mode

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has Five Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VK228H is more than most PC displays of a comparable age and spec to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VK228H. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this Asus LCD screen.

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Narrow

The average width of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the VK228H is 580mm, and the widths range from 50mm to 6,500mm. At only 514.1 millimeters, the Asus VK228H is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VK228H.

PC screens with a wider width that might be worth looking at include the iiyama B2280WSD-B1[plb_1378652_price] (512.5mm).

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Light

With a weight of only 3.1 kilograms, the Asus VK228H is fairly light compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. The weights of PC displays of a similar type and age to the VK228H range from 3g to 39kg.

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Very Shallow

At only 48.4 millimeters, the Asus VK228H is quite shallow compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago. The average depth of comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VK228H is 110mm, and the depths range from 6.1mm to 810mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two Asus VK228H reviewers reckoned that this PC monitor was not noisy. Three years ago Anony Mouse mentioned “Headphone socket) are handy, although the volume is not particularly loud” in their Asus VK228H review but despite that they still scored it 4 stars. Also three years ago Peter Burton mentioned on Amazon “The next gripe I think this is pore volume can not turn up loud enough”.

Poor Support

One Asus VK228H reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. L. Garner rated the product 60 out of 100 and said in their review of the Asus VK228H three years ago “The start up instructions were not clear enough either”.

Inferior Technical Features

One person who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it did not have good features. Two years ago Shell wrote in their review on Amazon “I've not really had the time to utilise all features unfortunately” however they rated the product 5 stars.

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

Most medium monitors that came out more than two years ago have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Asus VK228H which has one USB Type-A downstream port.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VK228H is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VK228H do not have an integrated card reader. The Asus VK228H is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Small Megapixel Count

PC displays that are a comparable age to the VK228H have megapixel count of between 0.3MP and 3MP, and the average megapixel count is 1.9MP. The Asus VK228H has one of the smaller megapixel count (only 1 megapixel) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Asus VK228H is a one USB 2.0 port flatpanel monitor.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VK228H has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the VK228H. Comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 50cm and 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

At only 2 Watts, the Asus VK228H has a quite low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VK228H have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 49W.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Asus VK228H has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VK228H. PC screens of a similar type and age to the VK228H have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VK228H

Released Over Four Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over four years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Specification

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Display Resolution
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3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
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Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Diagonal
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Megapixel Count
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Electromagnetic Compatibility
Safety Certification
Compliance Industry Standard
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
Product Included
Screen Format Adjustments

User Reviews

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Reviewed 25 January 2016 by Always optimistic | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Disappointingly the camera still refuses to work after hours and hours of technical wizardry. Blogs note (found post purchase sadly) this is a known issue ... why don't manufacturers fix 'known... Read more…

Reviewed 26 December 2015 by Damien M.

The item is listed wrong, paid for a monitor I expected to be 2ms, instead got a 5ms monitor, otherwise great i suppose.

Reviewed 25 November 2015 by Waheed Qaisar
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality and fast delivery. A++++++++...

Reviewed 9 November 2015 by Orion the Hunter
Orion the Hunter would recommend the Asus VK228H-CSM (Verified Purchase)

I have the Asus 27 and its a great monitor so when my second monitor died, I went with the Asus 22. For the price you really can't go wrong. A bit difficult to adjust to the proper brightness &... Read more…

Reviewed 22 October 2015 by Dm

Monitor is good. No complainants other than Asus does not reveal that this monitor web cam is not compatible (there are no drivers) for Mac IOS. Bought it online and it came right on time. Have to... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2015 by Brenny
(Verified Purchase)

Seems all good, not used camera so can not comment...

Reviewed 1 October 2015 by Sospanite37
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this item to use the built in camera but then find out that it will not work on an apple mac computer which was very disappointing other than that I am very pleased with the item.

Reviewed 17 September 2015 by K c barrett
(Verified Purchase)

Ok...

(Verified Purchase)

Very Pleased with this purchase good piece of kit Delivery was on time no Problems at all would buy from this retailer again...

Reviewed 11 August 2015 by Grant Owen
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing quality all round brilliant monitor...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vk228h, vk228hc, vk228hcs, vk228hcsm, asus vk228, asus vk228h, asus 1920x1080, 90lmf9101q03241c, asus 90lmf9101q03241, asus 90lmf9101q03241c
Barcodes 00024294126918, 00191120098456, 00886227096565, 00886227096572, 00886227211975, 04053162935280, 04716659096566, 08862270965722

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