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Asus VS228DE PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Jan 2016
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VS228DE Full HD LED monitor, with 50,000,000:1 high contrast ratio, is optimized for the finest image and color quality. This approach extends to the sturdy stand and slim profile without... More
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ASUS VS228DE Monitor Review - Infinite Loop
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Owner Reviews Are Good

This PC screen has an average owner rating of 88 out of 100 based on 402 owner reviews.

Good Product Quality

Some Asus VS228DE reviewers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Alastair mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The picture quality is superb” . Angela said “Good value and excellent visual quality”. Angela also mentioned “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.

Good Picture Quality

A few people who reviewed the Asus VS228DE thought it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote in November last year “It displays great colours” in their review of the Asus VS228DE. Two years ago Andrew Durber wrote in his review “I can choose how vibrant I want the colours which is useful since I use my PC for everything”. Andrewg mentioned “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back” in their Asus VS228DE review and rated the product 4 stars.

A few Asus VS228DE owners who purchased the product agreed that it had good picture quality. Appox gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said on Amazon “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff” in their Asus VS228DE review. Danflorinbaicu mentioned in their review of the Asus VS228DE on Amazon “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.”. David wrote “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set” .

A number of people wrote that this PC monitor had clear images. Archie said on Amazon “With the led background it produced a super clear image” in his review of the Asus VS228DE. Cate H. wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon in November this year “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good”. Daniel scored the product 5 stars and he wrote “The clarity is awesome, very bright”.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the product had a wide viewing angle. In November last year Alex Hunt mentioned in his review of the Asus VS228DE “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into”. L. A. Ward said last year “Colours are good and viewing angle superb”. M said in their review in the same month “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels” and rated the product as very good.

One person who reviewed the Asus VS228DE mentioned that it had a good refresh rate. Razak mentioned in their review on Amazon “60fps is still the ideal gaming refresh rate which is fine”.

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Good Size

Seven Asus VS228DE reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was thin. Amazon Customer mentioned “The monitor looks great and is very thin” and scored the Asus VS228DE 4 stars. Helen T wrote “Unusable for slim fit wall mount” in her review. Helen T also said “I have my pc at a slim narrow desk - space is premium”.

Four customers who reviewed the Asus VS228DE said that it was lightweight. A few weeks ago Carrigeen04 said “Quite lightweight” nonetheless they only rated it 3 stars. Two years ago Kindle Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?”. Kindle Customer also mentioned “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.

A few people considered that it was a good weight. Carrigeen04 said in November “Good small light weight monitor” in their review. S.wil wrote “Incredible how light in weight the unit is” in their review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

One customer concluded that it was heavy and bulky. R De Bulat scored the product very highly and said on Amazon “It is elegant and not at all bulky” in their review of this PC monitor. One customer who purchased it concluded that it was a good size. Hillymountain said two years ago “Ideal size for my work” in their review of the Asus VS228DE and scored this PC monitor very highly.

One Asus VS228DE owner wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to carry around. Jonathan Mccrum mentioned “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around” in his review of this PC monitor however despite that he only rated it 60 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

Several Asus VS228DE owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working”. Bobbyuk94 said in their review of this PC monitor “The menu buttons are easy to use”. Two years ago Christine Pointer mentioned “Finds it great to use with”.

Several Asus VS228DE reviewers said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Linda said in her review of the Asus VS228DE on Amazon “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen” and rated the product 5 stars. This month Mark Humphreys said in his review of the Asus VS228DE on Amazon “Text is clear at normal windows settings although my wife needs to make text bigger so this could be a personal thing”. Mr. James A. Carter mentioned on Amazon last year “Have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear” in his review of this PC monitor.

Seven Asus VS228DE reviewers agreed that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Bobbyuk94 wrote “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast” in their review and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Last year Elizabeth J. Moore said “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it”. Elizabeth J. Moore also said “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.

A number of customers wrote that this PC monitor was easy to assemble. Three years ago Gabriel Gauci Maistre mentioned on Amazon “Monitors are normally a hassle to assemble out of the box” in his review of this PC monitor. Gabriel Gauci Maistre also said “This was was great and really quick to assemble”. Linda wrote “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga” and gave the product a very good review score.

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Robust

Thirteen customers who bought it said that it was well made. Amy wrote on Amazon last year “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products” in her review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Amy Laz wrote in her Asus VS228DE review on Amazon in November this year “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars. A few weeks ago Em_ks wrote “The quality of the build seems good” in their review of the Asus VS228DE and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Some customers reckoned that it was strong and durable. Linda mentioned on Amazon “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand” in her review. Miss Roscoe rated it 5 stars and she mentioned “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem” in her review of this PC monitor. Nabibi mentioned on Amazon “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor”.

One Asus VS228DE reviewer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to damage or scratch. Paul2250 gave the Asus VS228DE an excellent review and mentioned on Amazon “Only thing I can complain about is some damage to the paintwork on the side of the screen, not sure how it happened” in their review of the Asus VS228DE.

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Nice Design

Some customers who purchased it considered that it was good looking. This month Amy Laz said in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either”. Andrew Durber rated it 5 stars and he mentioned two years ago “Gorgeous monitors”. Andrew Durber also wrote “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.

One Asus VS228DE reviewer who bought it reckoned that it was smooth. Mark Humphreys said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon in November “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail” and gave the Asus VS228DE a rating of 80 out of 100.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was neat. M. G. Chisholm mentioned in their review of this PC monitor a few weeks ago “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run” and rated the product 5 stars.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a thick frame. Dub mentioned in their review “Slim profile, thin bezel”.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor said that it had a good case. Daniel rated this PC monitor as excellent and he wrote in his Asus VS228DE review “Very good quality casing and not at all cheap looking or feel as you often find on some of these - more reasonably priced - monitors”.

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Popular Choice

The VS228DE is one the best selling PC monitor currently on the market according to sales data from Amazon.

Good Connectivity

Several people considered that this PC monitor was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ann wrote in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon in November last year “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box”. Daniel mentioned in his review on Amazon this month “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen”. M. G. Chisholm said on Amazon in November “Most of all though it has an HDMI port”.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Mark Humphreys wrote in his review of this PC monitor a few weeks ago “A quick search on the internet remedied that” . One Asus VS228DE owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Guy wrote in his review of the Asus VS228DE “Great connectivity, fast response”.

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Asus LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus LCD screens and also specifically for Asus medium monitors and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings.

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Good Technical Features

Several customers who reviewed the Asus VS228DE agreed that it had good features. Alex Hunt said on Amazon “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.” in his review of this PC monitor. Everythingpc scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here” in their review of this PC monitor. Jonathan Mccrum wrote in his Asus VS228DE review on Amazon “It has features such as tilt” however he rated it 60 out of 100.

Good Sound Quality

A few people wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Chelseafan said two years ago “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before”. Radiolite said in their review on Amazon “Sound quality from the speakers is not great (I have yet to hear of a monitor that does have incredible audio quality” and gave the Asus VS228DE a very good review.

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer said in their reviews that it was good in terms of recycling. Dogbone wrote in their Asus VS228DE review two years ago “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!” but even so they only scored the product 2 stars.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the DELL P2213 which is cheaper.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on recently released comparable spec PC screens.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the VS228DE is more than most PC monitors that have been available for the last year. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on latest similar spec PC displays. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this LCD screen.

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Narrow

With a width of only 514.1 millimeters, the Asus VS228DE is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VS228DE. The narrowest medium monitor that has been around for the last year is 370mm wide, the widest is 900mm, and the average width is 590mm.

PC displays with a wider width that might be worth considering include the Samsung S22F350FHU (508.6mm), or the Hannspree HP225PJB (511mm).

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One Asus VS228DE reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance. Mik wrote on Amazon “I didn't expect any being it's a ASUS, shame there isn't a manual for it to aid in set-up” in their Asus VS228DE review yet they rated the product 5 stars.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VS228DE does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other new medium monitors do have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the V7 L215DS-2E which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D Compatible

The VS228DE is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that came out in the last year are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VS228DE does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most recently released PC screens do not have an integrated card reader. The VS228DE is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

When compared to other new medium monitors, the Asus VS228DE's vertical viewing angle of only 65 degrees is one of the narrowest. The average vertical viewing angle of latest similar spec PC monitors is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VS228DE have horizontal viewing angles of between 65° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus VS228DE of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest amongst medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VS228DE.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of PC displays that are a comparable age to the VS228DE is 280 cd/m². The VS228DE has a fairly dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VS228DE.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

Medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months have screen sizes of between 49cm and 690cm, and the average display diagonal is 67cm. With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the VS228DE has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus VS228DE

Released Eleven Months Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market for eleven months.

Specification

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User Reviews

(226)
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my Annke cctv system. At £49.99 it's a steal and works perfectly. A vga cable is included which was what was needed to connect to my cctv base unit. Picture quality is fine and... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2016 by BobbyUK94
(Verified Purchase)

Received and packaged perfectly. Excellent monitor for someone starting out with a gaming PC, or just as a casual use monitor. It is a beautiful screen with sharp image. It is easy to tilt and... Read more…

Reviewed 3 August 2016 by Julia Todosjeva | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I did not expected excellent quality, but I can't get a proper focus on the letters at all. If there is issue with resolution why somebody is making D-Sub version at all? The only reason why I am... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Why waste money on more expensive screens? I bought a couple of Dell screens as they had the best reviews. They are for my main office. I needed a screen abroad for a time so I bought and had... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this screen primarily for use with my work laptop to provide more working area. However, I have had far more use out of this than just that. The screen size is just perfect for the... Read more…

Reviewed 10 July 2016 by Peter
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor fills the limited space that I have available. I have had it quite a long time now and I have had no cause to find fault with it. Given the need to buy another monitor of the same... Read more…

Reviewed 6 July 2016 by Helen T
(Verified Purchase)

Unusable. Didn't even switch it on. No thought has been given to the cable sockets at the back. My previous 2 monitors have had cables that went in parallel to the screen so I can use a flush fit... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2016 by Daniel
(Verified Purchase)

It is truly unbelievable how good these screens are for such a bargain price. This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen. The clarity is awesome, very... Read more…

Reviewed 14 June 2016 by Cate H.
(Verified Purchase)

I believe that my monitor is refurbished, but that is fine with me as I believe I got it at a very good price point. I had some problems at first with resolution as I was using my same VGA cable... Read more…

Reviewed 9 June 2016 by Carrigeen04
(Verified Purchase)

Disappointing, as it was not as we expected, and to be fair, not quite what we needed for our use. Quite lightweight, and good for a younger person, or infrequent use, but we also found it hard to... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $26.07
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $28.42
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00886227478002, 04053162744912, 05054629709276

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