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Good User Reviews
Based on 10 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has an average user rating of 84 out of 100.
Asus Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews
Based on 13,047 expert and user reviews, Asus has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Asus PB277Q has one of the brighter display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age. Flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the PB277Q have display brightness of between 200 cd/m² and 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the Asus PB277Q is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) (which is also found on this LCD screen). Across all medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the PB277Q the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.
Quite Fast Response Time
The response times of latest medium monitors range from 1ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms. When compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PB277Q that we have assessed, the Asus PB277Q's response time of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest.
10 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Asus PB277Q does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the PB277Q.
There are a number of other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to look at including the Acer XZ271[plb_3627462_price], or the LG 24MT58DF[plb_3372678_price] or the Philips 258B6QUEB[plb_3444440_price].
Not 3D Compatible
The Asus PB277Q is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the PB277Q are also not 3D compatible.
LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Acer GN276HL[plb_3495354_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that came out around the same time as the PB277Q do not have a built-in camera. The Asus PB277Q is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most medium monitors that were released in the last year do not have an integrated card reader. The Asus PB277Q is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
With a maximum height adjustment of only 120 millimeters, the Asus PB277Q has one of the lower maximum height adjustments amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The lowest maximum height adjustment of recently released medium monitors is 10mm, the highest is 510mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.
Only Has Two Cables Included
The Asus PB277Q has a greater number of cables included than most new medium monitors. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this Asus PC screen. The cables included DisplayPort and HDMI are also found on this LCD screen.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The Asus PB277Q has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors. The average vertical viewing angle of latest similar spec PC displays is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 15° to 180°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Asus PB277Q has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst PC screens of this age. Medium monitors that were released around the same time as the PB277Q have horizontal viewing angles of between -5° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
The Asus PB277Q is one of the heavier similar spec PC displays that were launched in the last year (7.3 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The weights of flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PB277Q range from 2.6g to 21kg, and the average weight is 4.7kg.
Quite High Power Consumption When Off
At 0.5 Watts, the Asus PB277Q has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other latest medium monitors. The average power consumption when off of latest PC displays is 2W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W.
3 Other reasons to consider the Asus PB277Q
Released Eleven Months Ago
Asus released the PB277Q eleven months ago.
LCD Display Type
The Asus PB277Q has a better display type than most new medium monitors. This PC display has an LCD display type, whereas most medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an LED display type.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display to this PC display and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq XL2720Z[plb_3406736_price], and the AOC Q2781PQ[plb_3623698_price] is also worth considering.
PC screens with a better display type that might also be worth considering include the Asus BE24AQLB[plb_3194464_price] (LED), the Benq GW2765HE[plb_3831331_price] (LED), or the Philips 240B7QPTEB[plb_3757125_price] (LED) which is also cheaper.
The Asus PB277Q has a pretty standard width (625 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the PB277Q.
Flatpanel monitors with a wider width that might be worth looking at include the Acer B276HUL[plb_3309140_price] (640mm and cheaper).
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