- Impeccable lifelike visuals with 25 16:9 2560 x 1440 with 100% sRGB and 178 wide-viewing angle in an edge-to-edge frameless design.- Extensive connectivity features DisplayPort1.2, HDMI/MHL2.0...
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Two Industry Awards
This PC display received a "Gold" from Pcper.com who said that this LCD screen was outstanding.
The editor of one other expert review site decided that this flatpanel monitor was good. This LCD screen received a "Fastest Media" award from Xfastest.com.
Excellent User Reviews
On average, based on 14 user reviews the average user rating of this PC screen is 90 out of 100.
Good Picture Quality
A few Asus PB258Q owners mentioned in their reviews that the Asus PB258Q had good colour saturation. In December Nathan mentioned in his review of the Asus PB258Q on Amazon “I am happy with the colours (came from a TN pannel to IPS)”. Last year R. Mcconaghie wrote on Amazon “Stunning pictures thanks to the IPS panel - good natural colours and it appears to have a well balanced setup out of the box” in their review. Sh wrote in their review in December last year “The colours are amazing” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.
One Asus PB258Q owner said that it had a wide viewing angle. In December this year L rated the Asus PB258Q as very good and said “It has a wide viewing angle, excellent backlight that can go from really dim to very bright” in their Asus PB258Q review.
One Asus PB258Q owner mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. In December last year Sh said on Amazon “Unfortunately the laptop has intel 3000 graphics and over hdmi would only support 1920 x 1080 resolution with 60hz refresh rate” in their review of the Asus PB258Q.
One Asus PB258Q owner who reviewed the Asus PB258Q considered that it had a flickering image.
One Asus PB258Q owner who bought it said that it was thin. One Asus PB258Q owner who reviewed it wrote that it was a good height. Nathan mentioned in his review of the Asus PB258Q “It's very sturdy, you can easily adjust the height of the monitor”.
One person who bought it said that it was compact. R. Mcconaghie mentioned “Quite compact too, considering the screen size” in their Asus PB258Q review and gave it a rating of 4 stars.
One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good size. Sh wrote “Monitor is 25 inch, good size for a desk monitor” in their review of the Asus PB258Q and scored the Asus PB258Q 5 stars.
Asus Has Good LCD Screen Reviews
Asus is one of the superior PC monitor brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Asus also has good reviews for its medium monitors.
One person who bought the Asus PB258Q reckoned that it was a good design. A few weeks ago Nathan said in his review of the Asus PB258Q “Firstly the monitor design (for me) is great” and scored the product 80 out of 100. One Asus PB258Q owner who bought the product mentioned that it was smooth. Last year Sh said on Amazon “It made it more smooth somehow”.
One Asus PB258Q reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.
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Easy to Use
One customer who bought it wrote that it was easy to use the menus. L mentioned on Amazon “It has plenty of menu options” in their review and scored it very highly.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens of this age and spec.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Fujitsu B27T-7[plb_1632444_price], or the Eizo FlexScan EV2450W[plb_3026917_price] which has better reviews; or the DELL UltraSharp 25[plb_3059269_price] which is cheaper.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the PB258Q, the Asus PB258Q has a built-in speaker.
The Asus PB258Q has one of the brightest display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the PB258Q the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the Asus PB258Q is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. PC screens of a similar age and spec to the PB258Q graphics resolutions range from 720 x 400 to 4096 x 2160.
8 Reasons Against
One customer who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was not strong and durable. One customer who bought it considered that it was not well made. Sh wrote in their Asus PB258Q review “It's the only part that is, I wouldnt be not well built or flimsy.”.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the PB258Q do not have a built-in camera. The Asus PB258Q is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
It is worth considering other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 241P6[plb_2518920_price] which also has a higher rating.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the PB258Q, the Asus PB258Q is not 3D compatible.
PC displays which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price], or the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Asus PB258Q does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the PB258Q also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
The average maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the PB258Q is 130mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 17mm to 510mm. At only 120 millimeters, the Asus PB258Q has a fairly low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the PB258Q.
Only One HDMI Port
The Asus PB258Q is a one HDMI port PC display.
With a weight of 7.5 kilograms, the Asus PB258Q is fairly heavy compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type. The lightest medium monitor that was launched around the same time as the PB258Q is 2.3g weight and the heaviest is 79kg.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This PC screen has been on the market for over a year.
At 570.8 millimeters, the Asus PB258Q has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age.
Rainer would recommend the Asus PB258Q (Verified Purchase)
I thought the font might be to small with that resolution but it works well. Just like my apple laptop and my iPad screen. Installation is a non event. Quality and color is great as well. The... Read more…
I don't really have anything negative to say about the monitor really, for the price you get a lot for your money. I was a little sceptical at first due to the lack of reviews on Amazon and other... Read more…
I really like this monitor. I don't have any problems with it, it has a wide viewing angle, excellent backlight that can go from really dim to very bright. It has plenty of menu options, and the... Read more…
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