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Asus PA249Q PC Monitor

$499.00
24.1" 1920 X 1200 80000000:1 LED May 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $144.79 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Good technical features
Wide viewing angle
150 Reviews + 5 Awards
overclock3d.net Gold Award eteknix.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice xfastest.com Editor's Choice
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Experts in LCD screens really like this PC screen and have given it five awards.

The experts at websites PC Mag, Eteknix.com and Xfastest.com all wrote that this PC display was excellent and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Furthermore, the expert at website Ixbt.com conluded that they would definitely endorse this PC screen and gave it an "Excellent Package" award and it received a "Gold Award" from website Overclock3d.net who concluded it was fantastic.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on eleven expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, zeden.net, chinese.vr-zone.com and erenumerique.fr this PC display has an average expert rating of 77%.

Good Owner Reviews

People who bought this flatpanel monitor rated this PC display 89 out of 100 on average. 81 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Asus PC Displays Have Good Reviews

We checked 17,144 expert and owner reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Five people said in their reviews that it had good features. Pcmag.com said “This 24-inch model is loaded with features and offers excellent color ac”. Rgomezphotos said three years ago “Great monitor! All kinds of great features and flexible setup”. Two years ago Anthony said “Asus 24.1 inch PA249Q LED Backlit LCD Monitor features a 24.1 inch Full HD display with 1920 x 1200 pixels resolution which delivers you an amazing picture clarity”.


Wide Viewing Angle

Nine people who bought it concluded that it had good picture quality. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “The Asus PA249Q delivers the rich, accurate colors that graphics professionals require”. Three years ago Mike S. gave the product a score of 7 stars and he said “Graphics are crisp and clear” in his Asus PA249Q review. Stephen mentioned “The image quality it wonderful”.

Four people wrote in their reviews that it had clear images. Ron wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “This monitor greatly improved the image quality, clarity” in his Asus PA249Q review. Jeffwired wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “This monitor performed as specified and has brilliant contrast and clarity”.

Four people concluded that it had good colour saturation. Moopig gave it a score of 6 stars and mentioned “The emulation mode for the standard sRGB colours looks good”. Moopig also wrote “The colours were indeed good.” in their review. Sp scored it 6 stars and wrote in their review of the Asus PA249Q “Great colours and great consistency”.

Two people said in their reviews that this PC monitor had a flickering image. One person who reviewed it considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Viewing Angle”.

One person who bought this PC monitor concluded that it had a sharp image. Fava4l wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “I primarily use this for photography and it has great sharpness and color reproduction” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Sound Quality

One owner concluded that the product had good sound quality. Photographer in Montana said in their review of the Asus PA249Q “The sound quality is certainly not going to wow anyone” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed the product wrote that it was noisy. Moopig said four years ago “I usually wear circumaural headphones which provide a good amount of sound isolation when I'm using my computer and I can't hear this noise” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person wrote that this PC monitor was quiet.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it was a good size. Three years ago Peter wrote “The various display parameters and dimensions were perfect right out of the box” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Four years ago Marco Polo mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The monitor is a good size for desk work”. Three years ago Ry-Guy said “Good size, Great Colours, Sleek design” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

One person thought the Asus PA249Q was tight. One person mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Richard mentioned three years ago “When I visit it will be used for heavy editing with Photoshop CC” in his review of this PC monitor and rated it 7 stars.

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Design

Well Made

Seven people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was well made. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of the Asus PA249Q “Tight seams, flawless screen, solid feel to the buttons, plus a clean modern look” yet they only gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. Sprari scored the product 6 stars and said on Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “The base is solid and sturdy”. Bobo mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “It is a well build nice looking unit, menu is easy to navigate”.

Three owners reckoned that it was strong and durable. The Stoccanovista (a Workaholic) mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “The stand is sturdy and the swivel function terrific”. Allison wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “I'm putting all my trust in the pre-calibration for color accuracy! Stand is sturdy; adjusting and switching color profiles is super easy” in her review of this PC monitor. Adam scored it 8 stars and he said on Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “Very sturdy, with ever adjustment you could want” in his review of the Asus PA249Q.

One owner who reviewed it thought it was reliable. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Reliable Performance”.

One owner who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Four years ago Sp said on Amazon “Damaged packaging and a faulty monitor (very uneven colours” in their Asus PA249Q review and rated it 5 stars.

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Myriad Customization and Ergonomic Options

Fourteen customers who bought this PC monitor thought it was good looking. Four years ago expert website Overclock3d.net mentioned in their Asus PA249Q review “We spend hundreds, if not thousands, of pounds to have the fastest, smoothest, most gorgeous media and gaming experience available”. Three years ago Stucklogan mentioned “The display is beautiful” and scored it 8 stars. The Stoccanovista (a Workaholic) wrote “Packaged beautifully” in their review of the Asus PA249Q.

Three customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was smooth. Michaeld rated it 8 stars and said on Bhphotovideo.com “The swivel & tilt are very smooth and hold their position”. Tom said on Bhphotovideo.com “Deep blacks and smooth gradations” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 7 stars. Black Master wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Swivel, tilt, rotate, everything works smooth” in their review of this PC monitor.

Three customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was well designed. Photographer in Montana said “The colors are beautiful, I love the ergonomic design of it” . Em said in their review of this PC monitor “Design wise could be slightly better” and scored it 7 stars.

One owner considered that the product was ergonomic. Techradar.com/au/ said five years ago “Myriad customization and ergonomic options” although they only rated the product 1 stars.

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Easy to Use

Fourteen people said in their reviews that the Asus PA249Q was easy to use the menus. Peter mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “One of the controls is like a "micro-joystick" which makes navigating the menu very easy”. Pete the Marketing Director mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Menu and controls are perfectly placed” and gave this PC monitor a score of 7 stars. Lp said on Bhphotovideo.com “I have worked with the PA27Q's user settings extensively” in their Asus PA249Q review.

Nine people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to use. Three years ago Peter gave it a score of 6 stars and he wrote “They are easy to operate and are very intuitive” in his review of this PC monitor. Michaeld gave it a score of 7 stars and said on Bhphotovideo.com “It has a good number of hook-up options and the 4 USB ports have been handy”. Mcfreebird Photography said “It's fast and easy to use” and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

Five owners considered that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Peter gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “So, you don't have to attach the stand before setting up; just swivel the monitor into the horizontal” in his review of this PC monitor. Four years ago Jr Photo Art gave the product a rating of 8 stars and said “It is easy to set up and is ready to go right out of the box”. Dan wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “It is extremely simple to set up (with minor caveats)”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was comfortable and easy to hold. Cameron mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “It has made my process much more comfortable” in his Asus PA249Q review and gave the product a rating of 7 stars.

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Good Quality

Sixteen owners who bought the product reckoned that it was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com said “It has a solid feel to it with all the outward indicators of a quality build”. Bhphotovideo.com also wrote “Great picture quality” in their review. Louiseiskool mentioned in their review of the Asus PA249Q “The quality is very clear”.


Display

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Asus PA249Q is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common display resolution. Across all PC screens of a similar age and spec to this LCD screen the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Asus PA249Q has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC display. PC screens that were released more than two years ago have viewing angles, horizontal of between 18° and 1,800°.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus PA249Q has an HDCP. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC display also have an HDCP.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 6 milliseconds, the Asus PA249Q has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen. The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Asus PA249Q features Picture-in-Picture support. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age also feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Other Features

Has an HDMI

The Asus PA249Q has an HDMI, as do most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this LCD screen.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Output

The Asus PA249Q has an audio output, as do most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to this PC display.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus PA249Q has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC display.

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Packaging Content

Has Five Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PA249Q is more than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This Asus PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays that are a comparable age to this LCD screen. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Five customers who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said “Buying guide 20 best mobile phones in the world today With the Padfone 2, Asus has created a compelling smartphone-tablet hybrid, though it's something of an uneven partnership”. Michaeld wrote in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “I change the tilt to help with direct sunlight or high glare off the snow” and rated it 7 stars. T Cook said in their Asus PA249Q review on Bhphotovideo.com “The instruction manual could be improved” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PA249Q does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as this LCD screen do have a built-in speaker(s).

Other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Philips 288P6 ($427.75) or the AOC G2770 ($309.99).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00014444456385, 00044128632316, 00886227384082, 00886227384099, 04053162935150, 04716659384083, 08862273840996

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