The ASUS VN series features compact dimensions- this 27 display has a super narrow bezel of just 0.8cm, bringing a broader and better vision without compromising on style and comfort. Its pedestal...
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19 Reasons For
Expert Reviews Are Excellent
Expert review website prad.de scored this PC display 100%. This means that experts think this medium monitor is one of the very best PC monitors of this age and type.
Owner Reviews Are Good
The average owner rating of this Asus PC screen is 84% based on 55 owner reviews.
A number of customers wrote that the Asus VN279 was good looking. Dv gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and said “So big yet so beautiful”. Stvo mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Absolutely Beautiful bit of kit!” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
Asus Has Good PC Monitor Reviews
Medium monitors produced 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.
Good Picture Quality
One Asus VN279 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had clear images. Wood Cutter rated it 5 stars and said on Amazon last year “Outstanding monitors, I am very impressed with the clarity and the colours which are vibrant” in their review.
Easy to Use
One person concluded that it was easy to use.
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One Asus VN279 reviewer who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. Mr. Vince Marsh scored the Asus VN279 80 out of 100 and he said “Two USB inputs which is handy”.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar age and type to it.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the AOC I2757F[plb_1402268_price], or the LG 29UM65[plb_3356557_price] which has better reviews; or the iiyama GB2773HS[plb_2014648_price] which is cheaper.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Unlike most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago which do not have a built-in speaker, the Asus VN279 has a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker to this PC screen and we think the iiyama GB2773HS[plb_2014648_price] which is cheaper; or the iiyama XB2485WSU[plb_1448731_price], and the Asus MX279H[plb_1460434_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The Asus VN279 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. Across all the PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the VN279 the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VN279 is 60° and the widest is 180°. At 178 degrees, the Asus VN279 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the VN279.
Quite Low Power Consumption When Off
Across all the PC monitors of this spec and age the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 21W. The Asus VN279 has one of the lower power consumptions when off (only 0.3 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
At 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VN279 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type. PC displays that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 50cm and 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that are a similar age to the VN279 is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Asus VN279 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VN279.
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on PC monitors of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite Fast Response Time
With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the Asus VN279 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The response times of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.
Has Seven Cables Included
The Asus VN279 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VN279. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "HDMI", "HDMI-DVI", "MHL" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
Supports One Placement
The Asus VN279 has a greater number of placements than most medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly supported placement is Horizontal, but this placement is not supported by this PC screen. The placements Horizontal/Vertical are also supported by this Asus flatpanel monitor.
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The Asus VN279 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the VN279 are also not 3D compatible.
If you want an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the 278G4DHSD[pl_1499355_price], or the 272G5DYEB[pl_3175233_price] both from Philips or the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Asus VN279 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the VN279 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Asus VN279 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the VN279 also do not have an integrated card reader.
Other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the DELL U2713H[plb_1518815_price]; or the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price].
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
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At 6.1 kilograms, the Asus VN279 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VN279. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the VN279 the weights range from 3g to 39kg.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This Asus PC monitor has been on the market for over three years.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
With a width of 619.2 millimeters, the Asus VN279 has a pretty average width compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the VN279.
Asus definiert mit seiner VN-Serie Slimline-Monitore neu. Der von uns getestete Asus VN279QLB weist bei einer Diagonale von 27 Zoll einen nur 8 mm breiten Displayrahmen auf und eignet sich damit... Read more…
I bought mine as "open box" from newegg, note that on open box items some things may not be in the package that you will be receiving.
However I got lucky and the only thing that is actually... Read more…
Over all I have 99% good things to say about these panels, I watch a ton of movies and play my PC games deep into the night, Very pleased with these monitors. Buy this or the VN27Q model when they... Read more…
I bought this monitor as a student for windows 8.1 and for Microsoft Office. I have also used this to play various indie games. Overall I am very pleased with this monitor. I recommend it as a... Read more…
This monitor has a sleek design that can be used for very effective multi monitor support. Adjustable support is a huge plus if you plan on turning the monitor vertical. Lastly the package comes with
Swivel, Tilt, adjustable stand
This monitor has just about every feature you can ask for as a serious daily driver
This screen is just beautiful. Gaming and other daily tasks has been a joy with this monitor. The matte finish helps with glare that typical monitors tend to give. The color and contrast is superb. Yo
The monitor has a great picture and the thin bezel looks great in the multi-monitor setup I am using. The stand is awesome
Slight (and I mean slight) light bleed in the corners. It is unnoticeable during the day when in standby but at night you can tell it is there
This monitor has the worst persistent high-pitch noise emitting from it. The pitch and intensity changes based on the black levels on the screen. I have tried every option imaginable on the menu as we
I find myself driving 15 miles to work to use my thunderbolt display instead of using this. The only way I can stand to be around this thing is if I have earbuds in that will block out the high pitch
I seriously regret buying this. Issue likely comes from VERY shoddy capacitors
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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