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Asus MG28UQ PC Monitor

28" 100000000:1 LCD Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
28-inch 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) monitor for stunning photo-realistic visualsLightning-fast 1ms rapid response time and Adaptive-Sync technology for incredibly-smooth and fast gaming... More
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10 Reasons For

A Best Selling PC Screen

The MG28UQ is a popular choice of LCD screen.

Asus Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

On average Asus medium monitors have good ratings as do all PC monitors built by Asus.

Has a Built-In Camera

Unlike most of the other similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the MG28UQ which do not have a built-in camera, the Asus MG28UQ has a built-in camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other LCD screens with a built-in camera currently available including the Philips 272B7QPTKEB which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for the last year, the Asus MG28UQ has a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Acer Predator XB271HU ($649.99), the NEC EX241UN ($391.48), or the Asus MG24UQ ($339.99).

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Three HDMI Ports

The Asus MG28UQ is a three HDMI port PC screen.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Asus MG28UQ is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

A 3840 x 2160 graphics resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all latest medium monitors.

A 640 x 350 graphics resolution is the worst resolution across similar types of PC screen.

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Asus MG28UQ has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst PC displays of this age. The lowest maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the MG28UQ is 10mm and the highest is 510mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Asus MG28UQ has one of the bigger screen sizes (71.12 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display diagonal of similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the MG28UQ is 68cm.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The Asus MG28UQ has one of the brighter display brightness (330 candellas per square meter) amongst PC screens of this age. The display brightness of new comparable spec LCD screens range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of PC monitors that were released in the last 12 months is 5.2ms. With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Asus MG28UQ has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other latest PC monitors.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the MG28UQ are not 3D compatible. The Asus MG28UQ is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Acer Predator XB271HU ($649.99), the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 ($379.00), or the Asus PG248Q ($449.99).

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the MG28UQ, the Asus MG28UQ does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only Has Three Cables Included

The Asus MG28UQ has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors that are a comparable 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 and USB are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors that came out in the last 12 months is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 15° to 180°. The Asus MG28UQ has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other latest PC monitors.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of latest medium monitors is -5° and the widest is 180°. At only 170 degrees, the Asus MG28UQ has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the MG28UQ.

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Heavy

The average weight of flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the MG28UQ is 4.7kg, and the weights range from 2.6g to 21kg. The Asus MG28UQ is one of the heavier PC screens that are a comparable age to the MG28UQ (8 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

The power consumptions when off of new medium monitors range from 0.005W to 350W. At 0.5 Watts, the Asus MG28UQ has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other new medium monitors.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus MG28UQ

Released Eleven Months Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market for eleven months.

LCD Display Type

The Asus MG28UQ has a better display type than most comparable spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as it. This PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as it have an LED display type.

We compared all the other PC displays that have an LCD Display to this flatpanel monitor and we think the PB277Q ($300.00), and the MG24UQ ($339.99) both from Asus or the AOC Q2775PQU which has better reviews is also worth considering.

PC displays with a better display type that might be worth looking at include the Acer XG270HU ($459.00) (LED), the Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD ($369.99) (LED), or the Asus VA32AQ ($346.09) (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
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3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Display SRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
USB Version
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Number of Upstream Ports
Built-In USB Hub
USB Upstream Port Type
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Technical Details
ECO Mode
Number of Colours

User Reviews

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Reviewed 17 March 2016 by Anonymous
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NEVER buy ASUS LCD again. TBH, this is the FIRST time I have to return an item bought from Newegg...

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Electricity cost when switched on $75.69
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