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Asus VP278Q

Asus VP278QP PC Monitor

$209.99
$189.99 $20.00 cheaper than 43 days ago
27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Oct 2015
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VP278Q 27 Full HD monitor with 100,000,000:1 high contrast ratio, ASUS-exclusive SplendidPlus and VivdPixel technologies is optimized for the finest image and color quality. This approach extends... More
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6 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

On average Asus medium monitors have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all PC screens built by Asus.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as it.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price], or the Samsung S27E370D[plb_3021417_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VP278Q has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VP278Q also have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 29UM57-P[plb_2782303_price], and the Benq EW2750ZL[plb_2885077_price] is also worth considering.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the Samsung S24E650XW[plb_2980503_price] is also worth considering.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus VP278Q is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the VP278Q have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

At 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VP278Q has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VP278Q. The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the VP278Q is 48cm, the biggest is 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Asus VP278Q has one of the fastest response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst medium monitors of this age. The fastest response time of PC screens of this spec and age is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VP278Q does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the VP278Q also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider including the HP EliteDisplay E221c[plb_2895033_price] or the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price], or the Viewsonic VG2437[plb_2780335_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VP278Q is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC displays of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price]; or the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VP278Q does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the VP278Q also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were released more than a year ago.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Asus VP278Q has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that are a similar age to the VP278Q is 10° and the widest is 180°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Asus VP278Q has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VP278Q. Comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VP278Q have horizontal viewing angles of between 18° and 180°.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus VP278Q

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released over a year ago.

Specification

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Electricity cost when switched on $35.96
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $38.31
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Asus VP278Quses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.25T
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

Manufacturer Part Numbers code vp278, asus vp278, asus 100m1, code vp278q, asus vp278q, asus 300cdm2, asus 1920x1080, asus 90lm01m0b03170, asrockasusantecarcticb vp278, asrockasusantecarcticb vp278q
Barcodes 00889349098998, 04058154127339, 04712900098990, 05054629968659

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LG 27UD68-W vs Asus VP278Q

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$ 339.99 $189.99
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1,056.93M More Display Colour Count
Newer by Four Months
33.2mm Shallower Depth With Stand
4ms Slower Response Time
11.2mm Taller Height With Stand

Asus VC279H-W vs Asus VP278Q

Asus VC279H-W vs Asus VP278Q
Asus VC279H-W Asus VP278Q
$ 394.00 $189.99
Shallower
Wider Vertical Viewing Angle
Shallower Depth With Stand
10% Lighter
Only One HDMI Port
80% Slower Response Time

Eizo FlexScan EV2450 vs Asus VP278Q

Eizo FlexScan EV2450 vs Asus VP278Q
Eizo FlexScan EV2450 Asus VP278Q
$ 379.99 $189.99
Cheaper to Run by $23.50
Lighter
Shorter
20% Narrower Width With Stand
Lower RMS Rated Audio Power
Only One HDMI Port
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