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Two Industry Awards
Two expert review sites endorsed this LCD screen. The expert at Hardwaremx.com said that this flatpanel monitor was fantastic and gave it a "Gold Award" and it received a "Design Award" from Maxit.com.my.
On average, based on 360 user reviews the average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is outstanding.
Good Picture Quality
Several Asus MX239H reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. A. Shiell mentioned “Contrast, colours etc all brilliant” in their Asus MX239H review. Allphil scored it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Vibrant colours, great speakers”. Amazon Customer wrote three years ago “Beautiful colours”.
Nineteen Asus MX239H owners wrote in their reviews that the Asus MX239H had good picture quality. Two years ago Brian Ellis mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “This screen is so lovely been watching some 4k hd Videos and the picture quality colour etc is amazing” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Three years ago Buster wrote on Amazon “Great image quality and great audio for the size plus it looks gorgeous either on or off” in his Asus MX239H review. Camazon Wustomer mentioned in the same month “PSU is rated at 64.98 watts, so I imagine this panels improved image quality/technology requires a little more power” in their review of this PC monitor.
A number of customers said in their reviews that the product had a wide viewing angle. Stef Geerits said “I don't have any problems with the viewing angle without this mode either” in their review of this PC monitor. Yavanna said “The viewing angle is great whilst with the Sammy I had to sit square on” in their review of the Asus MX239H. Expert website Pcmag.com scored it 4 stars and wrote in their Asus MX239H review “The Asus MX239H offers solid IPS color and viewing angle performance in a sleek 23-inch desktop monitor”.
Some Asus MX239H reviewers considered that this PC monitor had image ghosting. Amazon Customer wrote “OK monitor with color ghosting issues” in their review of this PC monitor. Ashleyu said in their Asus MX239H review “Also i read a review online stating this monitor produced massive amounts of ghosting however i have not experienced any so far”. Techguy said in their review of the Asus MX239H “This is better for your eyes in the long run!Refresh rate is fast, very little ghosting so it's good for gaming” .
Some people considered that it had clear images. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon two years ago “Bright clear image”. Tanyrallt gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “The picture has such great clarity especially for gaming”.
A number of Asus MX239H reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Adam rated it 5 stars and he mentioned “Fantastic looking monitor with a slim bezel”. Anthony Hold gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review on Amazon “The screen itself is thin, sleek and sophisticated in its design”. Chris said three years ago “Punch from such a slim monitor! Regarding reviews that complain about the sound” in his review.
A number of Asus MX239H owners said in their reviews that it was a good size. Jake wrote in his review of the Asus MX239H “I'd rather spend that little bit extra to have everything working smoothly.- Good size and resolution”. Simw wrote on Amazon “Is a good size for working on documents as well as for watching films” in their Asus MX239H review. Three years ago Thomas Coote wrote “27 inches is a good size for any desk, although you definitely shouldn't be setting with your eyes inches from this thing” in his review.
Four customers who reviewed it concluded that it was a good height. Magpie rated the product as excellent and wrote on Amazon “Lovely - although no height adjustment”. Magpie also said “I have mine on a shelf so the height is perfect.”. Magpie also wrote “It has height adjustment”.
Two Asus MX239H owners who reviewed the Asus MX239H thought it was tight. Buster mentioned in his review of the Asus MX239H on Amazon “I chose this unit for it's looks and claimed audio abilities to partner a 2012 Mac Mini (tight space and preferred to avoid external speakers)Not the cheapest”.
One Asus MX239H reviewer who reviewed the Asus MX239H considered that it was a good depth. In October last year Adam said “Colour depth looks great particularly in games, makes such a difference to viewing images compared to my old Hanns-G monitor” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
Easy to Use
Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Brian Ellis wrote on Amazon “Handy that I had one laying around” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Camazon Wustomer mentioned on Amazon “You'll likely make mistakes if you are looking to use it solely for this purpose.(Above 400 Pixel/sec LtoR pan, convergence suffers)For everyday full HD multimedia use” in their review of this PC monitor. Chris wrote in his review on Amazon “It has a wide range of connections on the back with a handy 2 hdmi slots, which allow for an extended desktop setup or plugging in a game console”.
A few people thought this PC monitor had a touch sensitive screen. Buster gave the Asus MX239H a score of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “SSD in future)Ony slight negative is the touch sensitive controls are fiddly”. Two years ago James K wrote on Amazon “They're sort of touch sensitive and work fine once you get used to them” and rated it 80 out of 100. Martin Macdonald gave it a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review “Lovely touch sensitive buttons -takes up little space cons -not height adjustable all in all”.
Several people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Easy to set up” in their Asus MX239H review and scored the Asus MX239H very highly.
Several people wrote in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Luke wrote “No Vesa mount or Height adjust, (Monitor does stand at fairly comfortable height though”. Thomas Coote rated the product 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Sound levels are good too, I usually have it on around 70/100 as I find this a comfortable volume to listen at”.
Some customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good experience. Haitao Mo mentioned on Amazon three years ago “The whole experience is just exciting, as if I had bought a new computer” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr Peter W Lascelles wrote on Amazon “Great widescreen experience, bought this to run pc” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. W. Park wrote in their review on Amazon “Have been using it every day since, so I think I have enough experience with it now to write what I think about it”.
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A number of Asus MX239H owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made. Ashleyu wrote on Amazon “The base is quite heavy and feels solid when attached to the monitor” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Bryan Watt mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The speakers were somewhat disappointing, although may be on par with other built in speakers, so would recommend using externals for home” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Charles Edwards he wrote “This monitor is everything Asus claims it to be and even the built in speakers are good.I have connected it to my PC with an HDMI cable” in his review of the Asus MX239H.
A few people who bought the product mentioned that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Ashleyu wrote “The monitor is screwed onto the base by a single screw and seems sturdy especially when compared to other brands i have experienced in the past” in their review. Musicman said on Amazon last year “The stand is sturdy enough for me”. Three years ago Roshan said in their review of this PC monitor “Beautiful display, sturdy and sleek design”.
Two Asus MX239H owners thought this PC monitor was reliable. Concept Filming mentioned “Love Asus stuff, they seem to make slightly more reliable technology compared to the bigger brands” and rated the product as very good. In October last year Musicman gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Asus MX239H “An excellent monitor which has proven very reliable”.
One customer said in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. T Taylor said “It was as advertised quite damaged packaging, this in no way affected the quality of the product” in their review.
A number of people who purchased it said that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Two years ago Amazon Customer gave it a very good rating and wrote “HD vidoes at 1080 are just superb with very comfortable viewing angles.3) 2 HDMI ports” in their review of the Asus MX239H. Brigadier99 wrote on Amazon “At 23" its operating at the best resolution for HDMI at 1920x1080P”. C. Q. wrote in their Asus MX239H review two years ago “Because it has it's own speakers and 2 HDMI ports it is perfectly suited to switch between the PS3” and gave the Asus MX239H an excellent rating.
Two Asus MX239H owners who bought the product wrote that it was able to connect to the internet.
One person who reviewed the Asus MX239H thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Dj Snap mentioned on Amazon “Bright, has a very slim edge and has great connectivity options round the back” in their review of this PC monitor.
One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had email functionality. Garyt said “I could clearly see my Outlook email client burned into the screen” in their review.
Some Asus MX239H owners who reviewed the Asus MX239H agreed that it was good looking. Adam rated it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon in October last year “In fact, I'm tempted to say this product looks as sexy when turned off as it does when turned on” in his review of the Asus MX239H. Three years ago Amazon Customer rated the Asus MX239H as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “Beautifully large clear screen with no dead or stuck pixels as yet” in their review of the Asus MX239H. Amazon Customer also wrote “Very slim and looks really trendy”.
Several Asus MX239H reviewers considered that this PC monitor was a good design. Adam mentioned on Amazon “The sun dial stand design is sturdy and easy to assemble, even by yourself” in his review. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Pros1) Excellent design” and rated it as very good. Anthony Hold gave it a very good review score and he mentioned on Amazon “The design itself is absolutely stunning”.
Some Asus MX239H reviewers said in their reviews that it had a thick frame. Three years ago Mr Peter W Lascelles said “Ps3 have to say I have not been disappointed, looks very cool with thin bezel and image quality is amazing”. R. Jenkins wrote on Amazon “The monitor looks fantastic, with a very thin bezel and shiny silver stand”. Two years ago Ryan mentioned in his review “Great screen, nice size, thin bezel”.
A number of Asus MX239H owners who reviewed it wrote that it was aesthetic. Andy Kumar said in his review of the Asus MX239H “The monitor itself is built to a high finish and aesthetically pleasing”. Deep21 wrote “Although I've seen better displays, aesthetically this is a great looking monitor, although I would say that the B&O sound is over-hyped” in their review. Two years ago Mr. M. Howe said in their review on Amazon “Pros Superb picture Decent sound quality (used for PC's Internet radio) Good build quality Aesthetically pleasing”.
One Asus MX239H owner wrote in their reviews that the product was smooth. Adam mentioned on Amazon “The smooth bezel really is worth a few extra pounds” in his review of the Asus MX239H and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. One Asus MX239H owner wrote in their reviews that it was neat. A few weeks ago Mr C Tovey said in his review of the Asus MX239H on Amazon “Good sound in a neatly designed frame”.
Good Product Quality
A number of Asus MX239H reviewers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Alex rated it 4 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Sound quality is also excellent and having 2 HDMI ports is fantastic”. Two years ago Amazon Customer said “Looks really trendy.2) Amazing picture quality” in their review of the Asus MX239H. Amazon Customer also said “1 W when in standby.6) Excellent sound quality”.
Good Sound Quality
Seventeen people said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Andreas Evans scored the product 5 stars and he said in his Asus MX239H review “BUY THIS you will be very impressed by the quality of the sound & vision.I should get a job with ASUS marketing”. Ashleyu said on Amazon “As far as the sound goes Bang & Olufsen and Asus have done a brilliant job with this monitor the audio quality is really good”. Three years ago Camazon Wustomer wrote in their review of the Asus MX239H “The resultant quality of the audio is adequate”.
Acceptable Noise Level
Eight people who purchased it concluded that it was noisy. A. Shiell said “Its only loud enough for a small room” in their review. Camazon Wustomer said in their review of the Asus MX239H on Amazon “The Bang & Olufsen ICEpower internal amplifier and internal speakers are very much louder than any monitor I've had” and rated it 4 stars. Jess wrote in his Asus MX239H review two years ago “Are actually fairly loud when you need them to be”.
The MX239H is one the fastest selling PC monitor currently available for sale.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens
Asus has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other brands.
Good Environmental Credentials
Two Asus MX239H reviewers who reviewed it mentioned that it was good in terms of power usage. Martin Macdonald mentioned in his review “Energy efficient -range of inputs”. Ps4veteran rated the Asus MX239H 5 stars and said “The power usage is brilliant, with brightness all the way down it only uses 9w”.
Good Technical Features
A few Asus MX239H reviewers reckoned that it had good features. Mr. C. N. Watson said on Amazon “Great monitor with excellent picture and features” in their Asus MX239H review. Vladimir R. wrote on Amazon two years ago “This guy does the job really well.+1) Very bright colours2) Very stylish3) Great features (easy to tilt, clean, small bezel” in their review of the Asus MX239H.
One customer wrote that it had good technical guidance. Brownwood said “When one compares it with the sound delivered by other monitors it is quite outstanding The instructions supplied are useless”.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an led display type, which is the most commonly found display type on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus MX239H has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC screens of this age and type which do not have a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think the Samsung S23C650[plb_1726515_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq BL2410[plb_1463501_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker and we think the Asus PB238[plb_2368528_price] is also worth considering.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
At 178 degrees, the Asus MX239H has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the MX239H. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago is 60° and the widest is 1,800°.
Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
When compared to other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than two years that we have checked the vertical viewing angle of, the Asus MX239H's vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. Across all the medium monitors that were released around the same time as the MX239H the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
Two HDMI Ports
Most PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the MX239H have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Asus MX239H which has two HDMI ports.
1080p Video Mode
This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it.
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 similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years.
Has Three Cables Included
The Asus MX239H has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the MX239H. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this Asus LCD screen.
4 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years, the Asus MX239H is not 3D compatible.
If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC screens that are a similar age to the MX239H do not have a built-in camera. The Asus MX239H is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Asus MX239H does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the MX239H 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 medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus MX239H
Released Over Four Years Ago
Asus released the MX239H over four years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar age and type to it.
At 522.2 millimeters, the Asus MX239H has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the MX239H.
Alternative PC monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the DELL U2212HM[plb_1449856_price] (513mm).
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Andrew would recommend the Asus MX239H (Verified Purchase)
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