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Two experts from sites including prad.de and moddingmx.com have rated this Asus PC monitor on average 70%.
Two Industry Awards
Two expert review sites endorsed this LCD screen. The expert at Computerdiy.com.tw conluded that they would recommend this flatpanel monitor and gave it a "Recommended" award and it received a "Silver" award from Moddingmx.com who thought it was very good.
Good Product Quality
A number of Asus VX238 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It's really good quality” in their Asus VX238 review. J said in their Asus VX238 review three years ago “Quality of monitor is excellent, definitely worth the money” and gave this PC monitors a score of 80 out of 100. Matthew Boxall wrote on Amazon “Delivery, price and quality are all excellent”.
Three customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. This month Amazon Customer rated the product 5 stars and mentioned “Beautiful screen”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Great Display, beautiful vibrant colours”. Sam Jenkins wrote “The refresh rate is pretty dam good as well! Overall great buy for the bargain price !” in his Asus VX238 review.
One customer said in their reviews that this PC monitors was a good design. Richard said in his Asus VX238 review on Amazon “Monitor arrived on time, took minutes to set up! The screen quality is epic and its design is slick! I strongly recommend”.
We checked 12,492 owner and expert reviews for Asus LCD 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.
Good Picture Quality
Some customers who purchased it reckoned that it had a good refresh rate. Sam rated it 5 stars and he said “Very good refresh rate and response time for the price, going to buy a 2nd one”. Three years ago Sam Jenkins wrote “The refresh rate is pretty dam good as well! Overall great buy for the bargain price !” in his review of this PC monitors and gave it a score of 5 stars.
One person who reviewed the Asus VX238 reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon in August “Great Display, beautiful vibrant colours” in their review of this PC monitors.
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Several Asus VX238 reviewers who reviewed it said that it was a good size. Amazon Customer said “It's a really good size” in their review of this PC monitors and rated it 80 out of 100. Amazon Customer also mentioned “It's a nice size and it's really good as a gaming monitor”.
Good Owner Reviews
On average, VX238 owners rated this PC monitor 84 out of 100.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC displays of a comparable type and age to it.
Other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider include a cheaper LCD screen such as the Benq GW2320 or you might consider a better rated LCD screen such as the NEC MultiSync EA274 ($749.00).
80000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the Asus VX238 is 80000000:1. That's over four times the contrast ratio of a 20000000:1 PC display, which is the most common contrast ratio. PC displays of this spec and age dynamic contrast ratios range from Mega Contrast (worst) to 100000000:1 (best).
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays that have an 80000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and we think cheaper PC displays such as the Hanns.G HS241, and the Asus VS238 ($110.99) is also worth considering.
PC screens with a higher contrast ratio that might be worth looking at include the Asus VN279 ($172.99) (100000000:1 and higher rated) or the Packard Bell Viseo 243D (100000000:1 and cheaper).
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus VX238 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.
We compared all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the Benq GW2450HM which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker including the iiyama E2482HS, or the Philips 221P3.
Supports One Placement
The number of placements supported by the Asus VX238 is more than most comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as it. This LCD screen supports a Horizontal placement, which is the most frequently supported placement supported by PC displays of a comparable type and age to the VX238.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the Asus VX238 is more than most PC screens of this type and age. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC|Audio (3.5mm)|HDMI-DVI|VGA are also found on this Asus flatpanel monitor.
Two HDMI Ports
Most flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the VX238 have between one and two HDMI ports, including the Asus VX238 which has two HDMI ports.
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on LCD screens of this age and type.
The average weight of PC monitors of this type and age is 5.1kg. With a weight of only 2.6 kilograms, the Asus VX238 is one of the lighter medium monitors that were released more than two years ago amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Fast Response Time
With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Asus VX238's response time is one of the fastest amongst LCD screens of this spec and age. Across all the similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago the response times range from 1ms to 69ms.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Asus VX238 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the VX238 are also not 3D compatible.
Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Edge10 ES240d Slim which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC displays that were launched around the same time as the VX238, the Asus VX238 does not have a built-in camera.
The Asus VX238 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens that came out more than two years ago also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as it.
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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The average vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors of this type and age is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Asus VX238 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
Across all the PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the VX238 the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². The Asus VX238 has one of the dimmer display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Fairly High Power Consumption When Off
The Asus VX238 has one of the higher power consumptions when off (0.5 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. The lowest power consumption when off of comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VX238 is 0.1W, the highest is 21W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.51W.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this PC display was released.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels to this flatpanel monitor and we think the AOC E2370, and the Asus VS238 ($110.99) which is cheaper is also worth considering.
If the display resolution of this PC screen is not many enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus VS24 ($149.00) (1920 x 1200) which is also higher rated.
With a width of 548.2 millimeters, the Asus VX238 has a pretty average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VX238.
If you would consider a PC display with a wider width then you might want to look at the AOC E2360 (548.5mm), the Acer 236HL ($144.98) (548.5mm), or the Viewsonic VA2342 (548mm).
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1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80
0.2652 x 0.2652
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio in
Audio Input Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Thin Client Installed
Ethernet LAN Port
-5 - 20
Cable Lock Slot
On Screen Menu Display
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
100 - 240, 24
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
Energy Star Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Quick Start Guide
HDMI, DVI, VGA
AC Adapter Included
1920 x 1080
Screen Saving Functions
Screen Format Adjustments
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