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Asus VS229HP PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Jan 2015
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178 Ultra Wide View Meets Classic Elegant Design Delicate touches make a monitor truly great, VS229HA Full HD LED monitor, with 80,000,000:1 high contrast ratio and full HDMI, is optimized for the... More
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Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this PC display is 88% based on 206 owner reviews.

Good Product Quality

Fourty-three customers said in their reviews that the product was good quality. In November last year Alastair said “The picture quality is superb” in their review of this PC monitor. This year Angela mentioned in her review “Good value and excellent visual quality” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Angela also mentioned “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people who bought it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon in November last year “It displays great colours” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the Asus VS229 a score of 80 out of 100. Andrew Durber mentioned two years ago “I can choose how vibrant I want the colours which is useful since I use my PC for everything”. Andrewg said “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back” in their review of this PC monitor.

A number of customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Appox mentioned on Amazon “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the product 80 out of 100. Danflorinbaicu rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their Asus VS229 review on Amazon “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.”. David said “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set”.

A few Asus VS229 owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Alex Hunt rated the Asus VS229 as excellent and he mentioned in his review on Amazon “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into”. L. A. Ward gave it an excellent review and mentioned on Amazon last year “Colours are good and viewing angle superb” in their Asus VS229 review. M gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their Asus VS229 review on Amazon “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels”.

Some customers wrote that this PC monitor had clear images. Archie rated it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “With the led background it produced a super clear image” in his review of the Asus VS229. Cate H. said in their review on Amazon this month “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good”. Daniel mentioned this year “The clarity is awesome, very bright”.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor said that it had a good contrast ratio. Hayden Whelan mentioned on Amazon “Very clear, High contrast ratio and very quick response time”.

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Easy to Use

Ten people who bought this PC monitor agreed that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working” in their review of the Asus VS229. A few weeks ago Bobbyuk94 wrote in their Asus VS229 review on Amazon “The menu buttons are easy to use”. This year Everythingpc rated the Asus VS229 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Found this as a handy addition as many monitors at this price point decide to omit this” in their review of this PC monitor.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Bobbyuk94 mentioned in their review “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast”. Last year Elizabeth J. Moore wrote “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it”. Elizabeth J. Moore also wrote “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.

Some Asus VS229 owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Linda scored the Asus VS229 5 stars and she said in her review of the Asus VS229 on Amazon “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen”. Mark Humphreys gave the product a score of 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon in November this year “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 said “Have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear” but even so he scored it 60 out of 100.

A number of Asus VS229 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to assemble. Gabriel Gauci Maistre mentioned on Amazon “Monitors are normally a hassle to assemble out of the box”. Gabriel Gauci Maistre also said “This was was great and really quick to assemble”. Linda wrote on Amazon “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga” in her review.

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Robust

Fifteen Asus VS229 owners who bought the Asus VS229 considered that it was well made. Amy mentioned “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products” and scored the Asus VS229 very highly. In November Amy Laz wrote in her review of the Asus VS229 “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers”. In November this year Em_ks wrote on Amazon “The quality of the build seems good”.

Some people who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was strong and durable. Linda wrote on Amazon “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand” and scored the product 5 stars. In November last year Miss Roscoe said “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem”. Nabibi wrote in their Asus VS229 review “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor”.

One customer concluded that this PC monitor was easy to damage or scratch. Paul2250 said 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”.

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Nice Design

Some Asus VS229 owners said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Amy Laz wrote “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either” in her review. Andrew Durber wrote “Gorgeous monitors”. Andrew Durber also said “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.

Several Asus VS229 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was neat. J. Pettifer rated it as very good and said on Amazon two years ago “This is a neat computer screen”. M. G. Chisholm rated the Asus VS229 5 stars and said in their Asus VS229 review on Amazon “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run”.

One customer who bought it wrote that it had a good case. In November this year Daniel mentioned on Amazon “Very good quality casing and not at all cheap looking or feel as you often find on some of these - more reasonably priced - monitors” in his review of the Asus VS229.

One Asus VS229 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. M mentioned “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design” in their review of this PC monitor.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was smooth. A few weeks ago Mark Humphreys said in his review “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail” and rated the Asus VS229 4 stars.

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Good Size

Six Asus VS229 owners who reviewed the Asus VS229 reckoned that it was thin. Amazon Customer wrote “The monitor looks great and is very thin” . Helen T wrote in her review on Amazon “Unusable for slim fit wall mount”. Helen T also said “I have my pc at a slim narrow desk - space is premium”.

Some Asus VS229 owners who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was lightweight. Carrigeen04 mentioned in their review of the Asus VS229 on Amazon “Quite lightweight”. Kindle Customer wrote two years ago “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?” in their Asus VS229 review and rated this PC monitor as excellent. Kindle Customer also mentioned “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.

Several people who purchased it reckoned that it was a good weight. Carrigeen04 mentioned on Amazon “Good small light weight monitor”. S.wil wrote in their review two years ago “Incredible how light in weight the unit is” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One Asus VS229 reviewer who reviewed the Asus VS229 thought it was easy to carry around. Last year Jonathan Mccrum said on Amazon “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around”. One customer who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was heavy and bulky. R De Bulat wrote last year “It is elegant and not at all bulky” in their Asus VS229 review and rated the product 5 stars.

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Popular Choice

According to sales data from Amazon, the VS229 is one the top selling PC display currently on the market.

Good Connectivity

Several people agreed that this PC monitor was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ann gave it a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box” in her review of this PC monitor. A few weeks ago Daniel said in his review “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen”. M. G. Chisholm wrote this month “Most of all though it has an HDMI port” in their Asus VS229 review.

One Asus VS229 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Guy wrote “Great connectivity, fast response”. One Asus VS229 owner considered that it was able to connect to the internet. This year Mark Humphreys mentioned “A quick search on the internet remedied that” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Asus Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

Asus is one of the better rated flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Asus also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

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Good Technical Features

Some people who purchased this PC monitor thought it had good features. Alex Hunt gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Asus VS229 “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.”. Everythingpc wrote in their Asus VS229 review on Amazon “Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here” and rated it as very good. Jonathan Mccrum said in his Asus VS229 review in November last year “It has features such as tilt” but he gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

Good Sound Quality

Two people who purchased the product considered that it had good sound quality. Two years ago Chelseafan wrote on Amazon “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before” in their review of the Asus VS229. Radiolite mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “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 product a rating of 5 stars.

Good Environmental Credentials

One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good in terms of recycling. Two years ago Dogbone wrote on Amazon “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!”.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer CB240HY.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VS229 is more than most PC displays that came out around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VS229. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC screen.

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Narrow

With a width of only 514.1 millimeters, the Asus VS229 is one of the narrower medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VS229 amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VS229 the widths range from 340mm to 960mm, and the average width is 590mm.

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Short

The Asus VS229 is one of the shorter medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year (only 315.18 millimeters) amongst PC screens of this age. The shortest PC display of this spec and age is 28mm tall, the tallest is 930mm, and the average height is 360mm.

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Very Shallow

The Asus VS229 is fairly shallow (only 48.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VS229. The depths of LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the VS229 range from 32mm to 650mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One Asus VS229 owner who reviewed the product wrote that it did not have good technical guidance. Mik said “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 review although they still gave the Asus VS229 a rating of 5 stars.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VS229 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the VS229 which have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker including the AOC e2470Swh ($133.99); or the HP ProDisplay P202 ($100.97), or the Philips 221S6QYKMB.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to the VS229, the Asus VS229 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 221S6QYKMB.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VS229 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VS229 do not have an integrated card reader. The Asus VS229 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays of a comparable type and age to it.

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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 PC monitors of this age and type.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

Across all the medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. The Asus VS229 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 54.6 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the VS229 have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 1.6W. At 0.5 Watts, the Asus VS229 has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus VS229

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

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Expert Reviews

20 November 2014

Przedmiotem mojej pierwszej (mini) recenzji jest monitor LED ? Asus VS229HV , oparty na matrycy IPS. Szuka?em czego? uniwersalnego za ok. 5 stówek, co by zast?pi?o leciw? Beline? (17`). Wst?pnie... Read more…

11 November 2013

I. T?ng quan: VS229HH s? h?u màn hình r?ng 21.5 inches. Nhìn s? qua chi?c màn hình này thì không có gì ??c bi?t, v?n là thi?t k? d?ng c? ?i?n. Theo thông s? c?a nhà s?n xu?t, màn... Read more…

User Reviews

(179)
(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…

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Electricity cost when switched on $37.00
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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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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Barcodes 00886227814886, 00886227979066, 04053162744936, 04053162744950, 04712900113990, 04716659556749, 04716659814887, 04716659979067, 04716659979074

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