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Expert Reviews Are Good
This flatpanel monitor received an expert rating of 83 out of 100 from Chip.de.
Asus medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC screens Asus is one of the better rated manufacturers.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider include the Philips 231P4Q[plb_1394858_price], or the AOC I2460[plb_2045326_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung S24D390HL[plb_3841990_price] which is cheaper.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus PB238 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the PB238 do not have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available including the Benq BL2410[plb_1463501_price], or the AOC i2769Vm[plb_1554512_price] which has better reviews; or the Asus MX239H[plb_1525468_price] which is cheaper.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Has Five Cables Included
The Asus PB238 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC monitors of this type and age. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this Asus PC monitor.
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The Asus PB238 is fairly short (only 323.7 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the PB238. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the PB238 have heights of between 41mm and 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm.
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The Asus PB238 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the PB238 are also not 3D compatible.
If you want an LCD screen 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
The Asus PB238 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared this PC display to all the other PC monitors with a built-in camera and we think the Philips 272C4QPJKAB/00[plb_1532812_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Asus PB238 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age 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 have been available for a similar time to it.
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The Asus PB238 is one of the heavier PC displays of this age and type (5.9 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average weight of LCD screens of this type and age is 4.9kg.
3 Other reasons to consider the Asus PB238
Released Over Three Years Ago
This LCD screen was released over three years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays of this age and type.
At 549 millimeters, the Asus PB238 has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.
Other PC monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the AOC I2473[plb_2254441_price] (547.1mm and cheaper).
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1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 83
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 83
0.2652 x 0.2652
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio in
USB 2.0 Port
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
AC (power) in
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Colour of Product
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64
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