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12 Reasons For
Excellent User Reviews
On average, VS228 owners rated this PC display as superb.
Good Product Quality
Ten customers agreed that the product was good quality. Two years ago Aaron Beales wrote in his review on Amazon “Great quality”. Aimee mentioned in her review of the Asus VS228 on Amazon “The picture quality is great, whether it's a Word document, Netflix or a video game”. Alex Hyde wrote on Amazon “Could be better, picture quality didn't do it for me”.
Good Picture Quality
Some Asus VS228 owners considered that the product had good picture quality. Mike wrote “The fantastic picture quality”. Murray mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Everything about this monitor, other than the image quality, is excellent”.
One Asus VS228 owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Two years ago Jordan wrote on Amazon “The image is very clear and the colours are very vibrant, very good screen for a 1080p resolution, excellent for PC gaming with” in his review of this PC monitor.
One person thought the product had clear images. J. Blaney said in their review “Excellent Clarity, Colours and Definition! Winner!”.
Asus is one of the superior PC display manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Asus also has good reviews for its medium monitors.
Easy to Use
One customer who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. Wayne wrote in his review on Amazon “A good all purpose screen, easy to set up” and scored the product 80 out of 100. One person who reviewed the Asus VS228 concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Murray wrote on Amazon “No amount of fiddling with the settings (believe me, I tried) could make a difference” in his Asus VS228 review.
One person considered that the Asus VS228 was easy to use. Keithb said “Nice clear Great picture, good value would recommend to anybody who wanted a led monitor easy to use very good” in their review.
Several people who purchased the product thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Bogswimmer said in their review of the Asus VS228 on Amazon two years ago “Great monitor, connected with HDMI for wonderful crisp image”. Oak D mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “It is very good value for a HDMI monitor”.
One Asus VS228 owner thought the product was good in terms of connectivity. Last year Murray wrote “Unfortunately, I didn't buy the monitor to stare at it's excellent connectivity all day”.
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A few people concluded that the product was good looking. Jordan mentioned in his review on Amazon “Plugged in quickly and works beautifully”. Simon Morris mentioned on Amazon “Great picture resolution, nice styling, easy set up” in his Asus VS228 review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
One Asus VS228 owner reckoned that the product was well made. Chris wrote in his review of the Asus VS228 “Good could have built in speakers quality is great” and rated it 4 stars.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
1080p Video Mode
This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
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 similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as it.
With a width of only 514.1 millimeters, the Asus VS228 is quite narrow compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VS228. The narrowest flatpanel monitor of this age and spec is 50mm wide, the widest is 6,500mm, and the average width is 580mm.
Other PC screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the AOC E2260[plb_1452591_price] (511mm), or the Asus VE228TR[plb_1444816_price] (512.84mm) which is also cheaper.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Asus VS228 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the VS228 also do not have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price], or the Benq GL2450[plb_1550159_price] or the Asus VE228TR[plb_1444816_price].
Not 3D Compatible
The Asus VS228 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the VS228 do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VS228 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Asus VS228 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC monitors of this age and type 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 flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
Very Small Display Diagonal
LCD screens of this age and type have screen sizes of between 50cm and 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm. The Asus VS228 has a quite small display diagonal (only 54.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released around the same time as the VS228.
2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VS228
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when Asus released the VS228.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on LCD screens that came out around the same time as it.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
55 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80
Vertical Scan Range
55 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80
0.248 x 0.248
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
Audio Output Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Integrated Card Reader
Windows Operating System
Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
...They all dont mention the poor monitor quality. The panel is subpar and gives you a very bad headache during use. I noticed it the second I plugged it in and 2 months+ later I can still feel... Read more…
Everything about this monitor, other than the image quality, is excellent. Unfortunately, I didn't buy the monitor to stare at it's excellent connectivity all day. Viewing angle(s) are awful,... Read more…
Good quality picture and excellent value. Only one gripe- it was supplied with a euro mains lead rather than a fused mains lead with a standard UK 3pin plug. I believe supplying electrical... Read more…
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