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Asus VS278H PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Mar 2015
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Your eyes are drawn to its unprecedented design a fusion between the contrasts of gloss black and mat texture. Sleek texture with expressly designed vortex pattern on the pedestal and... More
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User Reviews Are Good

VS278H owners on average rated this LCD screen 88%.

Easy to Use

Several customers who purchased the Asus VS278H thought it was easy to use. This month Amazon Customer rated this PC monitor 5 stars and said on Amazon “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working” in their review. Also this month Bobbyuk94 said “The menu buttons are easy to use” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Everythingpc said in their review this year “Found this as a handy addition as many monitors at this price point decide to omit this” and scored this PC monitor very highly.

A number of customers who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Linda said on Amazon “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen” in her review of this PC monitor. Mark Humphreys said a few weeks ago “Text is clear at normal windows settings although my wife needs to make text bigger so this could be a personal thing” in his Asus VS278H review and gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars. Mr. James A. Carter he wrote in his Asus VS278H review on Amazon “Have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear”.

A number of people who bought the product considered that it was easy to setup. Bobbyuk94 wrote in their review on Amazon in November this year “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast”. Elizabeth J. Moore wrote on Amazon “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it” in her review of this PC monitor and gave it an excellent review score. Elizabeth J. Moore also mentioned “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.

Several Asus VS278H reviewers agreed that the product was easy to assemble. Gabriel Gauci Maistre gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of the Asus VS278H 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 said “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga”.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of Asus VS278H reviewers who bought the Asus VS278H concluded that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It displays great colours” in their review of this PC monitor. Andrew Durber said “I can choose how vibrant I want the colours which is useful since I use my PC for everything” in his review of the Asus VS278H. Two years ago Andrewg scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back”.

A few Asus VS278H owners considered that it had good picture quality. Appox wrote “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff” in their review of this PC monitor. Danflorinbaicu wrote in their review on Amazon “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.”. David scored the product very highly and he wrote “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set” in his review of the Asus VS278H.

Three Asus VS278H owners who purchased it agreed that it had clear images. Archie mentioned on Amazon “With the led background it produced a super clear image” and gave the Asus VS278H an excellent review score. Cate H. wrote in their Asus VS278H review a few weeks ago “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good”. Daniel mentioned on Amazon “The clarity is awesome, very bright”.

Three Asus VS278H reviewers said that this PC monitor had a wide viewing angle. Alex Hunt said in his Asus VS278H review “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into” . L. A. Ward wrote on Amazon “Colours are good and viewing angle superb” in their Asus VS278H review. M mentioned on Amazon “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels” in their Asus VS278H review.

One Asus VS278H reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Razak wrote on Amazon “60fps is still the ideal gaming refresh rate which is fine”. One person reckoned that it had a good contrast ratio. Hayden Whelan mentioned “Very clear, High contrast ratio and very quick response time”.

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Robust

Several Asus VS278H owners who reviewed the Asus VS278H concluded that it was well made. Amy wrote on Amazon “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products” and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars. Amy Laz wrote “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers” in her review of this PC monitor. A few weeks ago Em_ks gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said on Amazon “The quality of the build seems good”.

Some people who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was strong and durable. Linda gave the Asus VS278H a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand”. Miss Roscoe mentioned “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 of this PC monitor.

One Asus VS278H reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. This year Paul2250 wrote “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

Eighteen Asus VS278H owners who bought the Asus VS278H thought it was good looking. Amy Laz said “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Andrew Durber wrote on Amazon “Gorgeous monitors” in his Asus VS278H review. Andrew Durber also said “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.

One Asus VS278H owner reckoned that it was smooth. Mark Humphreys mentioned in his review of the Asus VS278H “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

One Asus VS278H owner wrote in their reviews that the Asus VS278H was neat. M. G. Chisholm wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run”. One Asus VS278H owner who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design. M wrote last year “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design”.

One Asus VS278H owner who bought it concluded that it had a good case. Daniel wrote on Amazon in November “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 this PC monitor.

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Good Size

Six Asus VS278H reviewers reckoned that the product was thin. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 4 stars and said last year “The monitor looks great and is very thin” in their review. Helen T mentioned on Amazon in November this year “Unusable for slim fit wall mount” in her review. Helen T also mentioned “I have my pc at a slim narrow desk - space is premium”.

Some Asus VS278H reviewers who reviewed the Asus VS278H agreed that it was lightweight. This year Carrigeen04 mentioned in their review “Quite lightweight”. Kindle Customer mentioned in their review “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?” . Kindle Customer also mentioned “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.

Some Asus VS278H owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good weight. Carrigeen04 mentioned on Amazon this year “Good small light weight monitor” in their Asus VS278H review. S.wil said “Incredible how light in weight the unit is” and rated it 5 stars.

One customer who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was heavy and bulky. R De Bulat wrote in their review of the Asus VS278H on Amazon “It is elegant and not at all bulky”. One person mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Jonathan Mccrum mentioned in his review last year “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around” .

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Good Product Quality

Several Asus VS278H owners who purchased the product agreed that it was good quality. Alastair wrote in their Asus VS278H review on Amazon “The picture quality is superb” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Angela mentioned on Amazon “Good value and excellent visual quality” in her review of this PC monitor. Angela also mentioned “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.

Good Connectivity

Several Asus VS278H owners who purchased the product concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. In November last year Ann mentioned “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box” in her Asus VS278H review. Daniel wrote a few weeks ago “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen”. M. G. Chisholm mentioned “Most of all though it has an HDMI port” in their review.

One Asus VS278H owner who bought the Asus VS278H reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Mark Humphreys said “A quick search on the internet remedied that”. One Asus VS278H owner concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Guy wrote “Great connectivity, fast response” in his review of the Asus VS278H.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 12,930 user and expert reviews for Asus PC screens and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

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Good Technical Features

Three customers who reviewed the Asus VS278H agreed that it had good features. In November last year Alex Hunt mentioned in his Asus VS278H review “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.”. A few weeks ago Everythingpc mentioned 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 said “It has features such as tilt”.

Good Sound Quality

A number of Asus VS278H reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good sound quality. Two years ago Chelseafan rated the product 80 out of 100 and said “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before” in their review of this PC monitor. Three years ago Radiolite mentioned “Sound quality from the speakers is not great (I have yet to hear of a monitor that does have incredible audio quality” in their Asus VS278H review and scored the Asus VS278H very highly.

Good Environmental Credentials

One Asus VS278H reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Asus VS278H was good in terms of recycling. Dogbone mentioned “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!” in their review.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on LCD screens of a similar age and spec to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Asus VN247[plb_1473074_price] which has better reviews; or the S24E370DL[pl_3021431_price], or the S23E650K[pl_3062083_price] both from Samsung which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VS278H has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year.

There are a number of alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at including the Benq GW2760H[plb_3402570_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung S23E650K[plb_3062083_price] which is cheaper.

Other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the Acer B246HQL[plb_3150873_price].

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus VS278H is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched more than a year ago have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VS278H has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VS278H. Flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VS278H have screen sizes of between 48cm and 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VS278H is more than most PC screens of this age and spec. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC,Audio (3.5mm),VGA are also found on this PC display.

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Very Shallow

With a depth of only 50 millimeters, the Asus VS278H is one of the shallower medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VS278H amongst medium monitors of this age. The depths of PC screens of this age and type range from 32mm to 650mm, and the average depth is 92mm.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been around for more than a year is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The Asus VS278H has a fairly fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the VS278H.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One person who reviewed the product thought it did not have good technical guidance. In November last year Mik wrote in their review of this PC monitor 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”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VS278H does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the VS278H also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the Asus VK248H[plb_2969185_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VS278H, the Asus VS278H is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VS278H does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VS278H also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of this spec and age.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC screens of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the VS278H have RMS rated audio powers of between 1W and 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.5W. The Asus VS278H has a fairly low RMS rated audio power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VS278H.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

At only 160 degrees, the Asus VS278H has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VS278H. Across all the PC screens of a comparable age and type to the VS278H the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens that came out more than a year ago range from 18° to 180°. At only 170 degrees, the Asus VS278H has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus VS278H

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.

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User Reviews

(173)
(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 14 June 2016 by Tinley
(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…

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Electricity cost when switched on $55.80
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Barcodes 00886227722792, 04716659192480, 04716659722793, 05054533706187

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