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Asus VX228 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 8000000:1 LED Nov 2013
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Delicate touches make a monitor truly great, VX228H Full HD LED monitor, with extremely quick 1ms response time, 80,000,000:1 high contrast ratio and HDMI interfaces, is optimized for the finest... More
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22 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This PC display received an "Outstanding" award from Chip.com.my.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 530 owner reviews the average owner rating of this LCD screen is superb.

Good Picture Quality

Several Asus VX228 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it had good colour saturation. B. Taylor scored it 5 stars and said in their Asus VX228 review on Amazon “+ Very good image quality and vivid colours due to the IPS panel”. Connor Macdonald rated this PC monitor as excellent and said “The image is also very sharp and the colours are vivid and detailed, this monitor is much better compared to an LG one I bought around a year ago” in their review of the Asus VX228. Darksteel said in their Asus VX228 review on Amazon “Beautiful colours and basically frame less”.

Nine customers who reviewed the product considered that it had good picture quality. B. Taylor wrote on Amazon this month “Best monitor at this price point - great image quality, style and features” in their Asus VX228 review. James Grimshaw scored the product 5 stars and he said in his review of the Asus VX228 on Amazon two years ago “The picture quality is simply outstanding”. Jordanlee Jones said “Good, clear picture quality” in their review and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

A number of Asus VX228 reviewers who reviewed it mentioned that it had clear images. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “Love the clarity of this screen”. Two years ago B. Zabavnik mentioned in their review “This size of screen is more than adequate and for the price this monitor is good value and the clarity superb”.

One Asus VX228 reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it had a wide viewing angle. Connor Macdonald mentioned on Amazon “The viewing angle is perfect as well” in their Asus VX228 review and scored this PC monitor very highly.

One Asus VX228 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VX228 had a good contrast ratio. Two years ago Jawaad Hussain mentioned on Amazon “The Image menu is where ASUS’s VividPixel and ASCR (Dynamic Contrast Ratio) are found” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Easy to Use

Some Asus VX228 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. Aitch said on Amazon “I love this monitor! Image sharp enough to cut your finger on, very minimalist surround (in white) and very easy to use” in their Asus VX228 review. Apat mentioned in their review of the Asus VX228 on Amazon last year “The touch sensitive buttons are easy to use”. Barryp mentioned in their review “OK until "proper" sound system put to use”.

A few Asus VX228 reviewers considered that it was easy to use the menus. Connor Macdonald scored it very highly and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon last year “The amount of modes and settings astonished me especially for the price, when I was searching for other monitors for in my price range most were only 21"”. Jawaad Hussain said in their review “The display’s menu has five default settings and it looks like it’s not that hard to use or navigate (or is it?”. Jawaad Hussain also wrote “First thing that will greet you here is the Splendid sub menu that should help you set the display’s settings with minimal user intervention through presets”.

Several Asus VX228 reviewers considered that the product had a touch sensitive screen. Nik Oliver wrote in their review on Amazon two years ago “The underside of the bezel also has touch sensitive controls for your menu settings as it doesn't come with a remote”.

One Asus VX228 owner who reviewed it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Last year J. Child mentioned on Amazon “Can pown noobs on battlefront and enjoy comfortable, crisp viewing of elegant” in their review of the Asus VX228.

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Robust

A few Asus VX228 reviewers thought the Asus VX228 was well made. Andrew May-Coates scored the product 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “Solid stand”. Chris D said “The built in speakers are nothing special.” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. James Grimshaw rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Overall this monitor is absolutely beautiful, very well built and I highly recommend it”.

A few customers who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Anthony Tang wrote on Amazon “Great monitor, good for gaming, very sturdy! Only problem I would say is that the colour can lack some times” in his Asus VX228 review. J. Child wrote in November last year “The stand is relatively sturdy.” . Kelvin Yin Zheng Dao said in his review also in November last year “Excellent monitor with a really stable stand (expected since it's quite sturdy and is of a circular shape” and gave it an excellent review score.

One Asus VX228 reviewer who reviewed the product said that it was reliable. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer mentioned “The TN version I got has been very reliable since I got it last year”.

One Asus VX228 reviewer who purchased it said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Richard mentioned in his review of the Asus VX228 on Amazon “Of course in the long term that might be a design flaw as connection pins etc might get more easily damaged”.

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Good Connectivity

A few Asus VX228 reviewers who bought it considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. In November last year Apat gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and mentioned “The 2x HDMI ports are a bonus so can hook up any other hdmi enabled devices”. Farmer Bob wrote in their review on Amazon this month “The latest spec is HDMI 2 which will also handle 4k video which this screen of course isn't”. J. Child wrote in their review “It has two HDMI ports on the back”.

One Asus VX228 reviewer who bought the Asus VX228 mentioned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Jawaad Hussain gave it an excellent review and wrote “Overall, connectivity is looking good” in their Asus VX228 review.

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Nice Design

A number of Asus VX228 owners said in their reviews that the Asus VX228 was good looking. . wrote in their review of the Asus VX228 last year “Very good looking monitor, great for all uses, love the almost unnoticeable bezel”. Amazon Customer wrote “Stylish & super crisp!” in their review. Amazon Customer also said “The white is a really stylish change to the normal hoards of black monitors”.

A number of Asus VX228 owners who reviewed it thought it was a good design. In November Amazon Customer mentioned “Smart design and brilliant quality for a low price, highly recommend”. Apat mentioned “Design and picture quality brilliant - Movies” in their Asus VX228 review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Chris D mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon a few weeks ago “It's still a waste of an excellent design feature”.

One customer reckoned that it was neat. One Asus VX228 owner who bought the product considered that it had a thick frame.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was ergonomic. Jawaad Hussain mentioned on Amazon “That is the panel’s limited amount of ergonomic adjustments” in their Asus VX228 review and rated the product as excellent.

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Good Size

A number of Asus VX228 owners considered that it was thin. Aaron King wrote “They work really nicely in a multi-monitor setup as well (The bezels are very thin.” in his Asus VX228 review. Chris D wrote on Amazon this year “The bezels are very thin, which is good.”. Farmer Bob gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “I have always preferred thin bezel screens and this one does not disappoint”.

One Asus VX228 owner concluded that the Asus VX228 was a good size. Amazon Customer rated the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “A good size for a high pixel density”. One person who reviewed it considered that it was good physically. B. Taylor said in November “The physical design was very appealing” in their review of this PC monitor.

One Asus VX228 owner said in their reviews that it was heavy. Luke rated the product as excellent and he said in his Asus VX228 review last year “This was the opposite, feels solid and high quality, weighty and grippy stand makes for a worry free product”.

One Asus VX228 reviewer who bought the product considered that it was thick. Nik Oliver gave the product a very good review and said in their review of the Asus VX228 “I believe it's about 0.4mm thick”.

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Good Product Quality

Some Asus VX228 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote in November this year “High quality, 5 stars!” in their Asus VX228 review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Picture quality is top notch”. Amazon Customer also said “The 2 speakers in the tv give a decent amount of volume and good quality”.

Good Technical Features

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Audio - jacks; it has useful features (1ms response for example” in their review and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars. Connor Macdonald wrote “There are also some extra features which I probably won't use- that includes a crosshair which can be placed on the centre of your screens”. In November this year Damien Wake scored it very highly and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Best for gaming! Even has built in game features! Thank You!”.

Asus Has Good PC Display Reviews

Asus medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC displays Asus is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Good Sound Quality

Several Asus VX228 owners who bought the product thought it had good sound quality. Richard Baca wrote in his Asus VX228 review on Amazon “People who are looking for sound quality will not rely on build in audio anyway.I recommend this product”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it was quiet. Zee said in November last year “The speakers are 1 watt theyre so quiet”. Expert website Chip.com.my said in their Asus VX228 review “They've been relatively quiet on that front, with the company busy launching a bevy of notebooks”.

Good Support

One Asus VX228 owner who reviewed the Asus VX228 concluded that it had good technical guidance. Jordanlee Jones mentioned in their Asus VX228 review this year “Plug and play, although I recommend finding a guide to tuning your colour, brightness” .

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC displays of a comparable age and type to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the e2250Swdnk[pl_1364842_price], or the e2260Swhu[pl_1364850_price] both from AOC or the Barco MDRC-2224[plb_2264118_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VX228 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago which do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the AOC e2260Swhu[plb_1364850_price], the Samsung T27B551EW[plb_1528328_price], or the iiyama E2080HSD[plb_1520161_price].

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus VX228 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the VX228 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to it.

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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 medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VX228 is more than most LCD screens of a similar age and type to it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens that came out more than two years ago. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this Asus PC monitor.

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Light

The Asus VX228 is one of the lightest flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VX228 (only 2.4 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The weights of comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Asus VX228 has a very fast response time compared to most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the VX228. Similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the VX228 have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC monitors that were released more than two years ago, the Asus VX228 is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the LG 27MT93V[plb_1569059_price], the Edge10 ES240d Slim[plb_1904863_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC displays of a similar age and type to the VX228 do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VX228 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera to this PC display and we think the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1715481_price], the Asus MK241[plb_2332619_price], or the Philips C272P4[plb_2159253_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VX228 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also do not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The Asus VX228 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 54.6 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 50cm and the biggest is 770cm.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The average RMS rated audio power of similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the VX228 is 5.3W. At only 2 Watts, the Asus VX228 has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus VX228 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles (only 160 degrees) amongst similar spec PC displays of this age. The average vertical viewing angle of similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VX228 is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Asus VX228 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VX228. The display brightness of PC displays of a similar age and spec to the VX228 range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VX228

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Specification

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Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Diagonal
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Packaging Content
Cable Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $25.13
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $27.49
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
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 vx228h, code vx228, asus vx228, code vx228h, asus vx228h, warranty vx228, asus 1920x1080, asus vx228h215, warranty vx228h, asus 90lm00l0b01670
Barcodes 00807320218326, 00886227550517, 00886227550524, 00886227757404, 04053162744714, 04716659550525

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