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Asus VS229HA

Asus VS229HA PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 3000:1 LCD Jun 2016
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ASUS VP229HA Ultra-low Blue Light Monitor - 21.5" FHD (1920x1080), 178 Wide Viewing Angle, Speakers, Flicker free 21.5 Full HD (1920x1080) LED backlight display with 178wide viewing angle... More
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User Reviews Are Good

Based on 198 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has an average user rating of 87 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

A few Asus VS229HA owners who bought it considered that it was good quality. Alastair scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “The picture quality is superb” in their review of this PC monitor. This month Angela she wrote on Amazon “Good value and excellent visual quality”. Angela also said “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.

Nice Design

Several Asus VS229HA reviewers who bought the product agreed that it was good looking. This month Amy Laz wrote “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either” in her review and scored the Asus VS229HA very highly. Andrew Durber gave it an excellent rating and he said “Gorgeous monitors” in his review. Andrew Durber also mentioned “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.

One customer reckoned that it had a good case. Daniel mentioned on Amazon in November this year “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 and scored the Asus VS229HA 5 stars.

One Asus VS229HA owner said in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good design. M rated this PC monitor 5 stars and mentioned in their Asus VS229HA review “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design”. One Asus VS229HA reviewer said that the Asus VS229HA was neat. M. G. Chisholm said “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

One Asus VS229HA owner wrote in their reviews that the product was smooth. Mark Humphreys he mentioned on Amazon this year “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail” in his review.

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Good Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this PC monitor “It displays great colours” . Andrew Durber he wrote “I can choose how vibrant I want the colours which is useful since I use my PC for everything” in his Asus VS229HA review. Two years ago Andrewg wrote on Amazon “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back”.

Several people who purchased the Asus VS229HA said that it had good picture quality. Appox gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff”. Danflorinbaicu mentioned on Amazon last year “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.” in their review of the Asus VS229HA. David wrote on Amazon “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set”.

Three people who purchased it concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. Alex Hunt said “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into” in his review of this PC monitor. L. A. Ward mentioned on Amazon “Colours are good and viewing angle superb” in their review. M rated it 5 stars and mentioned “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels” in their Asus VS229HA review.

A number of Asus VS229HA owners who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had clear images. Three years ago Archie said “With the led background it produced a super clear image” in his review of this PC monitor. Cate H. scored it very highly and said in their review on Amazon a few weeks ago “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good”. Daniel mentioned in his review “The clarity is awesome, very bright”.

One customer said that it had a good contrast ratio. Hayden Whelan said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Very clear, High contrast ratio and very quick response time”. One Asus VS229HA reviewer who bought this PC monitor wrote that it had a sharp image. Mr Freeze mentioned two years ago “Very good quality screen, good viewing angles, sharpness and colour” in his review.

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Easy to Use

Several customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote in their review “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working”. Bobbyuk94 wrote “The menu buttons are easy to use”. Everythingpc wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Found this as a handy addition as many monitors at this price point decide to omit this” in their Asus VS229HA review.

Several Asus VS229HA reviewers agreed that the Asus VS229HA was easy to setup. Bobbyuk94 gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast”. Elizabeth J. Moore scored it very highly and she wrote “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it” in her review of the Asus VS229HA. Elizabeth J. Moore also mentioned “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Linda gave the product an excellent review score and she wrote on Amazon “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen”. This month Mark Humphreys said 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 said “Have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear”.

Four Asus VS229HA owners thought the product was easy to assemble. Gabriel Gauci Maistre wrote “Monitors are normally a hassle to assemble out of the box” in his review. Gabriel Gauci Maistre also wrote “This was was great and really quick to assemble”. Two years ago Linda mentioned in her Asus VS229HA review on Amazon “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga”.

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Robust

A few Asus VS229HA reviewers said in their reviews that it was well made. Amy wrote in her review on Amazon “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products”. Amy Laz mentioned in her review a few weeks ago “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers”. Em_ks said on Amazon “The quality of the build seems good” and scored the Asus VS229HA 80 out of 100.

Four Asus VS229HA reviewers concluded that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Two years ago Linda mentioned “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand”. Miss Roscoe said on Amazon “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem”. Nabibi wrote “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor” in their review.

One customer concluded that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Paul2250 scored the product very highly and wrote on Amazon this year “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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Good Size

Some customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was thin. Amazon Customer mentioned last year “The monitor looks great and is very thin” in their review of the Asus VS229HA and gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100. This month Helen T mentioned on Amazon “Unusable for slim fit wall mount” in her review of the Asus VS229HA. Helen T also wrote “I have my pc at a slim narrow desk - space is premium”.

Some people who bought the product wrote that it was lightweight. Carrigeen04 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon this month “Quite lightweight” nonetheless they gave it a score of 3 stars. Kindle Customer said in their Asus VS229HA review “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?”. Kindle Customer also wrote “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.

Several Asus VS229HA reviewers considered that the product was a good weight. Carrigeen04 said in their Asus VS229HA review “Good small light weight monitor”. S.wil mentioned “Incredible how light in weight the unit is” .

One person said that the product was easy to carry around. Last year Jonathan Mccrum wrote “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around” however despite that he gave this PC monitor a rating of 3 stars. One person thought this PC monitor was heavy and bulky. R De Bulat mentioned on Amazon “It is elegant and not at all bulky”.

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Good Connectivity

A few people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ann said in her review on Amazon “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box”. This year Daniel mentioned in his Asus VS229HA review on Amazon “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen” and scored it very highly. M. G. Chisholm scored it 5 stars and wrote in their Asus VS229HA review “Most of all though it has an HDMI port”.

One Asus VS229HA owner who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Guy wrote on Amazon “Great connectivity, fast response” in his review of this PC monitor.

One person reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. A few weeks ago Mark Humphreys mentioned “A quick search on the internet remedied that” in his review of the Asus VS229HA and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

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Good Brand

Medium monitors produced by Asus have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Asus also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Good Technical Features

Three Asus VS229HA owners who reviewed it said that it had good features. Alex Hunt said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.”. Everythingpc said on Amazon this year “Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here”. Jonathan Mccrum wrote on Amazon “It has features such as tilt” in his review of this PC monitor but even so he only scored the product 60 out of 100.

Good Sound Quality

Several Asus VS229HA reviewers agreed that it had good sound quality. Two years ago Chelseafan gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before”. Radiolite wrote 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 this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.

Good Environmental Credentials

One person thought the Asus VS229HA was good in terms of recycling. Dogbone mentioned “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!” in their review.

Just Released Six Months Ago

This PC monitor was only released six months ago. Newer PC displays like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VS229HA has a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the VS229HA also have a built-in speaker.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the VS229HA is more than most new medium monitors. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on recently released comparable spec PC displays. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.

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Narrow

Flatpanel monitors that have been available for the last year have widths of between 370mm and 900mm, and the average width is 590mm. At only 513 millimeters, the Asus VS229HA is fairly narrow compared to most of the other new medium monitors.

If you are not bothered about having a wider width then you might want to look at the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price] (512.9mm), the Wortmann AG TERRA LED 2255W[plb_3696537_price] (513mm), or the Asus VP229[plb_3706923_price] (513mm).

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Mik wrote “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 VS229HA review nonetheless they still gave this PC monitor a very good rating.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VS229HA, the VS229HA is not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Acer GN276HL[plb_3495354_price], or the Benq Zowie XL2430[plb_3761443_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC screens that were released in the last year do not have a built-in camera. The VS229HA is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the Lenovo X1[plb_3755263_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The VS229HA does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VS229HA also do not have an integrated card reader.

Other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the 2407WFP[pl_3247392_price], or the 2408WFP[pl_3249739_price] both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Audio Power

With an RMS rated audio power of only 1.5 Watts, the VS229HA has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the similar spec LCD screens that were released in the last year the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 20W.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that were launched in the last year.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VS229HA has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for the last year. Recently released medium monitors have screen sizes of between 49cm and 690cm.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus VS229HA

LCD Display Type

The VS229HA has a better display type than most comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This PC display has an LCD display type, whereas most new medium monitors have an LED display type.

Flatpanel monitors with a better display type that might also be worth looking at include the DELL U2412M[plb_1448037_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Specification

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Electricity cost when switched on $26.07
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Total running cost over 5 years $26.07
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 1920x1080, asus vs229, asus bg781, info vs229, asus vs229h, asus 250cd5, asus bg781a, info vs229h, asus vs229ha, asus 100x100, asus hdmi178, asus 250cd5m, asus bg781as, info vs229ha, asus valed169, asus hdmi178u, asus 250cd5ms, asus valed169f, asus hdmi178ul, asus 1920x1080, asus valed169fu, asus hdmi178ult, 90lme9001q02231, info 1920x10805, 90lme9001q02231c, info 1920x10805m, asus hd1080p5ms5, asus valed169ful, asus hdmi178ultr, info 1920x10805ms
Barcodes 00886227565979, 04053162744943, 04712900367638, 04716659565970, 05052183864752, 05054484999430, 05054533999435, 05054629616345

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