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Asus VX278H
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Asus VX278H PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LCD Jun 2015
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Delicate touches make a monitor truly great, VX278H 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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User Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this PC display rated it as 82%.

Good Picture Quality

Several customers who purchased the Asus VX278H thought it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer scored this PC monitor 5 stars and said this month “Very good monitor, i use it for movies and gaming, relaxing colours and smoth gaming” in their review of this PC monitor. Faizan gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon a few weeks ago “Monitor has great colours, better than my last one”. Jamie Hutton said on Amazon this year “Strong colours or better clarity”.

One Asus VX278H reviewer who purchased the Asus VX278H concluded that it had good picture quality.

One customer said in their reviews that this PC monitor had a flickering image. Dylan19987 rated it 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Only issue i have is when tabbing out a full screen video the screen has a slight flicker”.

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Easy to Use

A number of customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. David Chandler said “Adjusting it for your personal settings yields some marvellous results” in his review of this PC monitor. Jamie Hutton said on Amazon “Full HD 1080 output so using it on the "best" settings” in his review.

One person thought it had a good experience. This month Ashedj mentioned in their review “It will be a better experience”.

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Asus Has Good PC Display Reviews

Medium monitors produced by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

Nice Design

A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. This year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “It's absolute gorgeous”. Mike wrote in his review of the Asus VX278H on Amazon in November this year “Pretty Fast for human eyes”. Robert Allen wrote in his review of the Asus VX278H “Has a button on bottom to cycle screen settings which is pretty good”.

One Asus VX278H owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good design. Amazon Customer wrote in their review this month “Great design and good image quality with lots of settings” .

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Good Connectivity

A number of people who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. In November Arthur mentioned “Love this monitor so much! Wished it came with a HDMI cable Overall great” in his Asus VX278H review.

Good Product Quality

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Ashedj wrote on Amazon “Very good quality LCD 1080p screen with multiple settings” and gave the Asus VX278H a score of 5 stars. Robert Allen wrote “Very good quality at a good price” and rated it 4 stars.

Robust

One person wrote in their reviews that the Asus VX278H was well made. Dylan19987 wrote “A very well built and overall great product”.

Good Size

One Asus VX278H owner who reviewed it considered that it was lightweight. John Honkerton mentioned on Amazon “Lightweight, big and clear monitor”.

Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VX278H have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Asus VX278H which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

PC displays of this type and age have screen sizes of between 48cm and 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. The Asus VX278H has one of the bigger screen sizes (68.6 centimeters) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Shallow

The Asus VX278H is fairly shallow (only 41.97 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX278H. Across all the comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago the depths range from 32mm to 650mm, and the average depth is 92mm.

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Very Fast Response Time

At only 1 millisecond, the Asus VX278H has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the VX278H. The fastest response time of PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the VX278H is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor Sound Quality

Some Asus VX278H owners who reviewed the Asus VX278H mentioned that it did not have good sound quality. Paul J. wrote on Amazon “I was wrong the sound quality is terrible and the monitor itself sits uneven that's a design” in his review of the Asus VX278H and rated the product 40 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VX278H does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC screens of this type and age which have a built-in speaker.

Alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the DELL S2715H[plb_3871204_price], the iiyama XB2783HSU-B1DP[plb_2729280_price], or the Acer H277H[plb_2905291_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VX278H does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago, the Asus VX278H is not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] or the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VX278H does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the VX278H also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the VX278H range from 18° to 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Asus VX278H's horizontal viewing angle is one of the narrowest amongst medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VX278H.

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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 LCD screens of this type 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 typical of many PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VX278H is more than most LCD screens of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DisplayPort, HDMI, HDMI-DVI and VGA are also found on this PC screen.

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Very Small Color Gamut

The color gamuts of LCD screens that are a comparable age to the VX278H range from 68% to 120%. The Asus VX278H has one of the smaller color gamuts (only 72 percent) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

The lowest power consumption when off of flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the VX278H is 0.005W and the highest is 350W. With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the Asus VX278H has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VX278H.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus VX278H

LCD Display Type

The Asus VX278H has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC screens of a similar spec and age to it.

It may also be worth considering one of the other LCD screens that have an LCD Display currently available including the AOC Q2778[plb_2770550_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 277E6LDAD[plb_3104069_price] which is cheaper.

If the display type of this LCD screen is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the LG 24MB37PM[plb_3053493_price] (LED and cheaper); or the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] (LED and higher rated), or the Samsung S27E650D[plb_3018889_price] (LED and higher rated).

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 by John Honkerton
(Verified Purchase)

Lightweight, big and clear monitor. Uses external power adapter/supply which can be con or pro. The stand is very basic and inadequate.

Reviewed 24 August 2016 by Mandy Roberts
(Verified Purchase)

Birthday present for a serious gaming Daughter! She was over the moon with it and has taken her gaming up to a new level...

Reviewed 23 August 2016 by G. Hill
(Verified Purchase)

Useless on my Mac, blocky fonts, images blurry. Tried everything and contacted ASUS. Amazon service great as ASUS suggested it was faulty. Amazon swapped it over without question but the... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2016 by David McGinley
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor is excellent value for the price and features two HDMI ports which is an excellent feature. The only gripe I have and it's a big one is that the actual monitor wobbles immensely on my... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2016 by J. W. Mclachlan
(Verified Purchase)

Super monitor with quite a bit of tweakability. Suits me and at that price, great value.

Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Robert Allen | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Great, nice large, bright monitor. Has a button on bottom to cycle screen settings which is pretty good. All my games look great on it. Menus are like other monitors, bearable for calibration but... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

A very well built and overall great product. Only issue i have is when tabbing out a full screen video the screen has a slight flicker but goes in a few seconds...

Reviewed 11 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I use it on my Xbox. It's absolute gorgeous. The details and colors are really great. The trace free is very good, although I don't know why it performs better at 80 than at 100, but at 80 is... Read more…

Reviewed 3 August 2016 by Amazon Customer | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

The monitor is absolutely amazing! Great value for money! ...but i didnt get my Doom voucher :/...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by Faizan
(Verified Purchase)

Monitor has great colours, better than my last one. I've got it setup to my apple TV and PS4. I've not seen any ghosting as of yet. Speakers do the job but of course aren't the best. I'll be using... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $35.86
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus vx278, pumps vx278, asus vx278h, pumps vx278h, 1920x10801ms2, 1920x10801ms2x, 1920x10801ms2xh, 1920x10801ms2xhd, 1920x10801ms2xhdm, 1920x10801ms2xhdmi, asus 90lm01i0b01170, 1920x10801ms2xhdmiv, 1920x10801ms2xhdmivg, 1920x10801ms2xhdmivga
Barcodes 04712900024647, 04712900035520
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