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Asus VX229 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 8000000:1 LED Aug 2013
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- Full HD AH-IPS LED display with 178 wide-view angle in frameless design for edge-to-edge brilliance- Extensive connectivity includes dual HDMI and D-sub plus built-in stereo speakers for... More
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23 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this LCD screen is 88% based on 168 owner reviews.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had good colour saturation. B. Taylor gave it a very good review score and wrote in their review of the Asus VX229 on Amazon a few weeks ago “+ Very good image quality and vivid colours due to the IPS panel”. Connor Macdonald said on Amazon in October last year “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 this PC monitor. Two years ago Darksteel scored it very highly and said “Beautiful colours and basically frame less” in their review.

A few people who bought it reckoned that it had good picture quality. B. Taylor said in their Asus VX229 review on Amazon “Best monitor at this price point - great image quality, style and features”. James Grimshaw gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review “The picture quality is simply outstanding”. In October Jordanlee Jones gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned “Good, clear picture quality” in their Asus VX229 review.

A number of people who purchased it concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Jawaad Hussain rated it as excellent and wrote on Amazon “The Image menu is where ASUS’ s VividPixel and ASCR (Dynamic Contrast Ratio) are found”.

Several Asus VX229 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had clear images. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon in October “Love the clarity of this screen”. B. Zabavnik mentioned in their review of the Asus VX229 on Amazon “This size of screen is more than adequate and for the price this monitor is good value and the clarity superb”.

One Asus VX229 owner who reviewed the Asus VX229 considered that it had a good refresh rate. Mr Mahesh R Kerai wrote in his Asus VX229 review on Amazon “Bought this for my son as he wanted a bigger screen for playing PC games and a faster refresh rate”.

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Good Size

A few customers reckoned that it was thin. Aaron King wrote in his Asus VX229 review “They work really nicely in a multi-monitor setup as well (The bezels are very thin.” but despite that he only scored it 60 out of 100. Chris D he mentioned in his Asus VX229 review in October “The bezels are very thin, which is good.”. Jawaad Hussain wrote in their Asus VX229 review on Amazon “The ASUS VX239H came in a tall yet slim eco- friendly packaging with a carrying handle”.

One Asus VX229 reviewer reckoned that the Asus VX229 was thick. Nik Oliver mentioned on Amazon “I believe it's about 0.4mm thick”. One Asus VX229 owner who reviewed it thought it was heavy. Luke said on Amazon last year “This was the opposite, feels solid and high quality, weighty and grippy stand makes for a worry free product”.

One customer who purchased the Asus VX229 said that it was good physically.

One customer reckoned that this PC monitor was a good size. Amazon Customer said this year “A good size for a high pixel density” and scored it 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

A number of Asus VX229 owners agreed that it was easy to use. Aitch mentioned in October “I love this monitor! Image sharp enough to cut your finger on, very minimalist surround (in white) and very easy to use”. Apat said “The touch sensitive buttons are easy to use”. This month Barryp scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “OK until "proper" sound system put to use”.

A few customers who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Connor Macdonald wrote in their review “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"”. Two years ago Jawaad Hussain wrote on Amazon “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 said “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 customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a touch sensitive screen. Two years ago Nik Oliver said “The underside of the bezel also has touch sensitive controls for your menu settings as it doesn't come with a remote” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Asus VX229 reviewer who reviewed the Asus VX229 thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. J. Child wrote in their Asus VX229 review on Amazon “Can pown noobs on battlefront and enjoy comfortable, crisp viewing of elegant” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

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Robust

Some customers concluded that it was well made. In October last year Andrew May-Coates wrote “Solid stand” in his review and gave this PC monitor a rating of 4 stars. This month Chris D he mentioned “The built in speakers are nothing special.” in his review of the Asus VX229. In October Damien Wake mentioned on Amazon “Best for gaming! Even has built in game features! Thank You!” in his review of this PC monitor.

Three customers who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable. In October last year Anthony Tang mentioned “Great monitor, good for gaming, very sturdy! Only problem I would say is that the colour can lack some times” in his Asus VX229 review. In the same month J. Child gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “The stand is relatively sturdy.”. Last year Kelvin Yin Zheng Dao said on Amazon “Excellent monitor with a really stable stand (expected since it's quite sturdy and is of a circular shape” and scored the product 5 stars.

One Asus VX229 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Richard wrote in his review of the Asus VX229 “Of course in the long term that might be a design flaw as connection pins etc might get more easily damaged”.

One customer considered that the Asus VX229 was reliable. Amazon Customer gave this PC monitor an excellent review and said “The TN version I got has been very reliable since I got it last year” in their review of the Asus VX229.

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Good Connectivity

A few people who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer rated the product as very good and wrote in their Asus VX229 review “Has 2 HDMI ports, VGA and audio - jacks; it has useful features (1ms response for example”. Apat wrote on Amazon “The 2x HDMI ports are a bonus so can hook up any other hdmi enabled devices”. Farmer Bob wrote in October “The latest spec is HDMI 2 which will also handle 4k video which this screen of course isn't” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

One Asus VX229 reviewer who purchased the Asus VX229 considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Jawaad Hussain said in their review of this PC monitor “Overall, connectivity is looking good” and scored it very highly.

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Nice Design

Thirty Asus VX229 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. . said in their review of this PC monitor “Very good looking monitor, great for all uses, love the almost unnoticeable bezel” . A few weeks ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their Asus VX229 review “Stylish & super crisp!”. Amazon Customer also wrote “The white is a really stylish change to the normal hoards of black monitors”.

Several Asus VX229 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good design. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this PC monitor this year “Smart design and brilliant quality for a low price, highly recommend”. Apat wrote “Design and picture quality brilliant - Movies” in their Asus VX229 review. B. Taylor scored it 5 stars and said in October this year “The physical design was very appealing”.

A number of Asus VX229 owners who reviewed the Asus VX229 thought it was ergonomic. Jawaad Hussain gave the product an excellent review score and mentioned “That is the panel’ s limited amount of ergonomic adjustments” in their review of this PC monitor.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was neat. One Asus VX229 owner who bought the Asus VX229 thought it had a thick frame. Farmer Bob wrote this month “I have always preferred thin bezel screens and this one does not disappoint”.

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Good Product Quality

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VX229 was good quality. In October Amazon Customer said in their review of the Asus VX229 “High quality, 5 stars!”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Picture quality is top notch”. Amazon Customer also wrote “The 2 speakers in the tv give a decent amount of volume and good quality”.

Good Technical Features

Several Asus VX229 owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good features. Connor Macdonald mentioned in their Asus VX229 review last year “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” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars. Nik Oliver said in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “It also features Vivid Picture which adds the monitors own sharpening to whatever you're viewing”.

A Best Selling Product

The VX229 is a popular choice amongst people who bought PC monitors in the last 3 months.

Good Brand

Asus medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC monitors Asus is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Good Sound Quality

A number of Asus VX229 owners said in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Richard Baca said in his review of the Asus VX229 “People who are looking for sound quality will not rely on build in audio anyway.I recommend this product” .

Good Support

One Asus VX229 reviewer who bought this PC monitor said that it had good technical guidance. In October Jordanlee Jones said “Plug and play, although I recommend finding a guide to tuning your colour, brightness” in their review of this PC monitor.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the AOC i2476[plb_2279049_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VX229 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to the VX229 which do not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq BL2201[plb_2333127_price], or the AOC I2369[plb_2035475_price].

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker to this PC screen and we think the iiyama GE2488HS[plb_2365276_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC screens of this spec and age the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Asus VX229 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Asus VX229 has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type. Across all the PC screens that were released more than two years ago the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus VX229 is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the Asus VX229 has one of the faster response times amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The average response time of PC displays that were launched around the same time as the VX229 is 6.1ms.

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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 comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Three Cables Included

The Asus VX229 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC screens of a similar age and type to the VX229. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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Light

The lightest PC monitor of this age and spec is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg. The Asus VX229 is quite light (only 3.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VX229.

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Narrow

The Asus VX229 is one of the narrower medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VX229 (only 499.8 millimeters) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age. The narrowest PC display of this age and type is 50mm wide and the widest is 6,500mm.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might want to consider the Philips 220S4L[plb_1399349_price] (504mm).

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9 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

A number of Asus VX229 owners who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was not noisy. Andrew May-Coates wrote “Sound is not particularly loud.” in his review of this PC monitor. Katie said on Amazon “Sound is basic and isn't that loud.”.

Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VX229 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VX229 are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VX229 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the VX229 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in camera and we think the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VX229 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also do 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 frequently found HD type on PC screens of this spec and age.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

PC monitors of this age and type have screen sizes of between 50cm and 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm. The Asus VX229 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 54.6 centimeters) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The Asus VX229 has a fairly low RMS rated audio power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago. PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the VX229 have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 49W.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Asus VX229 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VX229. The average display brightness of PC monitors of this spec and age is 290 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

Across all the PC screens of this type and age the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 21W. At 0.5 Watts, the Asus VX229 has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VX229

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
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 Technology
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
Performance
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Cable Lock Slot
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
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

User Reviews

(124)
Reviewed 17 January 2014 by Zac C.
(Verified Purchase)

The monitor controls are touch sensitive (not a physical button) so they can be a bit finiky but work fine once you know how they work. Also, there wasnt really a user manual included...just a... Read more…

Reviewed 3 January 2014 by Edward M.
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great monitor at a very reasonable price. It has a nice matte finish display with excellent image quality and a nice wide viewing angle. Even the audio quality is pleasing for voice... Read more…

Reviewed 5 May 2014 by Jeffrey C.
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor blows away my 2nd monitor. I wish I had bought one of these sooner...

Reviewed 23 January 2014 by Victor T.

It was $160 when I bought it. The other monitor I was looking at was $200 and had a built in webcam/microphone combo. This monitor has a better panel, and I was able to buy an external webcam/mic... Read more…

Reviewed 21 August 2016 by Katie
(Verified Purchase)

Pretty happy with these, have used for about 3 and a half months with a dual monitor set-up. Generally pretty good colour and speed with no problems running between them. Sound is basic and isn't... Read more…

Reviewed 7 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing monitor. Running it with a gtx 970. Gaming at 1440p is outstanding. Picture quality is top notch. The 2 speakers in the tv give a decent amount of volume and good quality. I would highly... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Has built-in speakers which was what I wanted. I can now remove desktop speakers and de-clutter my work top. Nice product. Good sized screen for what I want. A good buy for the price.

(Verified Purchase)

I love this monitor! image sharp enough to cut your finger on, very minimalist surround (in white) and very easy to use. I tried quite a few monitors before selecting this one based on trial and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Absolutely amazing for the price range, nothing for me to say that hasn't been said better by others, if you are looking for a 1080p monitor, buy this. My only complaint is that in order to tilt... Read more…

Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Damien Wake
(Verified Purchase)

Best for gaming! Even has built in game features! Thank You!!!

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Electricity cost when switched on $32.24
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vx229h, info vx229, info vx229h, asus p173233, asus 9tpmzs00, asus p173233p, asus 9tpmza00, info 1920x1080, info 90lm00k0b01670, 90lm00k0b01670 vx229, 90lm00k0b01670 vx229h, 90lm00k0b01670 1920x10805ms2, asrockasusantecarcticb vx229, asrockasusantecarcticb vx229h, 90lm00k0b01670 90lm00k0b01670, 90lm00k0b01670 1920x10805ms2x, 90lm00k0b01670 1920x10805ms2xh, 90lm00k0b01670 1920x10805ms2xhd, 90lm00k0b01670 1920x10805ms2xhdm, 90lm00k0b01670 1920x10805ms2xhdmi, 90lm00k0b01670 1920x10805ms2xhdmiv, 90lm00k0b01670 1920x10805ms2xhdmivg, 90lm00k0b01670 1920x10805ms2xhdmivga
Barcodes 00886227522606, 00886227530953, 04053162744707, 04056572597147, 04716659530954, 04716659540519, 05054484598466, 05054565522557

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