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Asus PB298Q PC Monitor

$399.00
$361.07 $37.93 cheaper than 44 days ago
29" 2560 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Aug 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $63.75 Electricity cost over 5 years
Seven industry awards
Nice design
£70.00 price increase
135 Reviews + 7 Awards
digitallife.se Recommended hwa.com.tr Functionality Award hardwareheaven.com Gold Award xfastest.com Fastest Media
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Price Has Gone Down by $37.93 (10%)

The price has dropped from $399 to $361.07 in the last 44 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 63% chance that the price will go down further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 37% chance that the price will actually go back up.

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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Amongst medium monitors that have been available for more than two years, this PC monitor is one of the most awarded by experts in PC displays.

The writers at review sites Digitallife.se, 3dnews.ru, Gagadget.com and Vido.com.ua all concluded that concluded that they would recommend this PC display and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Gold" award from review sites Hardwareheaven.com who concluded that this LCD screen was fantastic.

Hwa.com.tr gave this Asus LCD screen a "Functionality Award" and it received a "Fastest Media" award from Xfastest.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, pckoloji.com.tr, pcforalla.idg.se and digitallife.se this PC display has an overall expert rating of 85%.

Good User Reviews

People who bought this PC display rated this LCD screen 83 out of 100 on average. Over 76% of reviewers gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We checked 17,144 user and expert reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases) for Asus LCD screens and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Nice Design

Sixteen customers who reviewed the Asus PB298Q concluded that it was good looking. Mark F G Goring said “This is a nice looking monitor with a great picture in 4k” . Midnightz wrote in their review of the Asus PB298Q “A beautiful flexible display that is great for productivity”. Midnightz also wrote “The IPS display is beautiful and I love the matt finish; reflections are a thing of the past” in their review.

Three people said in their reviews that it was smooth. Andy gave it a rating of 7 stars and he said on Amazon “A paradox because our eyes are supposed to smooth out frame rates in the dark (hence hollywood film shot at 24-25Hz”. Andy also mentioned “Just a silent smooth movement with good friction in all axes” in his review. Two years ago Emteq gave it a rating of 8 stars and wrote in their Asus PB298Q review on Amazon “The rise and fall stand/tilt is very smooth”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was well designed. Mr Rowan Lonsdale mentioned in his review of the Asus PB298Q on Amazon “Only gripe is the design of the cable management”. Three years ago Hawkersyddeley mentioned “The screen is WELL MADE and SOBER in DESIGN” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person who purchased the product thought it was neat. Jason Morley he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Comes with some neat features (Not needed Picture-in-Picture”. One owner wrote in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Two years ago Arron Walker said on Amazon “Solid build and great ergonomics” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Good Product Quality

Sixteen people thought this PC monitor was good quality. Mr Rowan Lonsdale gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote “Picture and build quality seem absolutely brilliant”. Mr A. said in his review of the Asus PB298Q “Superb quality, stand is excellent” and gave it a rating of 9 stars. J. Ritmeijer mentioned in their Asus PB298Q review “Brilliant quality” and rated it 7 stars.

Robust

Thirteen people who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was well made. John scored it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The edges look a different colour, as though there is a much weaker backlighting there and any solid black screens look totally washed out” in his Asus PB298Q review. Scott Reilly said on Amazon “Solid base and stand; everything clicks” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 6 stars. R. Court said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The cabling (I've tried the Lenovo and Startech cables available on this site), or the screen itself.I can get 50 Hz at 1920 * 1080 rock solid and stable.”.

Five owners who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was strong and durable. Midnightz wrote on Amazon “The stand is very sturdy and allows for easy height, swivel” in their review of this PC monitor. Rj said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Stand and base are sturdy, rotating works well enough”. Andy he wrote “Once the stand connected (don't overtighten by hand, use a driver for final tightening) the monitor feels sturdy enough”.

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was reliable. Andrew Wilkinson gave it a rating of 7 stars and he wrote in his Asus PB298Q review on Amazon “Wow the games come to life on this screen, I thought I was imaging it, So I compared against my old trusty 1080p screen, like night”.

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Easy to Use

Seven customers considered that the Asus PB298Q was easy to use. Three years ago Bhphotovideo.com said “Easy To Use”. Two years ago Simon mentioned “The 4k display is nice to use and on Windows 8 setting up display scaling works well”. Pig_thomas wrote on Amazon “On the graphics options, in my case Catalyst Control Center "make sure you download the latest drivers"” in their review of this PC monitor yet they only scored it 3 stars.

Five owners who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use the menus. J. Ritmeijer mentioned in their Asus PB298Q review “Then there is the menu system / button positioning, what were they thinking” . Two years ago Scott Reilly said in his review of the Asus PB298Q “After a little bit of playing around with settings it was set up”. Smilewithjason mentioned in their Asus PB298Q review “I have been playing BF4 on ultra settings this past week” and gave the product a score of 6 stars.

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Jay Em mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon two years ago “This one sat within my comfortable price brackets and now that I've got it I can honestly say that it's worth the money, especially as it came with those cables” and gave this PC monitor a score of 7 stars. Andy wrote on Amazon in the same month “Scrolling web pages and pdfs is still comfortable owing to the quick response of this monitor although I doubt it is a genuine 1ms” and rated it 7 stars.

Two people who purchased it thought it was easy to assemble. Jay Em gave the product a score of 9 stars and he mentioned “It was really easy to put together and feels solidly positioned on my desk”. In April last year Alexander Robins wrote on Amazon “It is really easy to assemble, 5 screws to tighten (four are loose”.

One person considered that this PC monitor was easy to setup.

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Good Picture Quality

Twelve customers mentioned in their reviews that the Asus PB298Q had good colour saturation. Les Oxford mentioned on Amazon “My previous setup was Mac Book Air to an Apple Cinema display and the colours seem richer.”. Mr Bj Wilson said two years ago “As the screen is great and the colours are amazing” in his review of this PC monitor. Mike said three years ago “Have watched on it so far and the colours like so much better than any other monitor I have” in his Asus PB298Q review.

Seven owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had good picture quality. Shak said on Amazon “The image quality really does look fantastic out of the box with no adjustments.”. Three years ago Hawkersyddeley wrote “ANGLE OF VISION is FINE, if not somewhat sensitive/narrow for precision touching up work” and scored it 7 stars. Dr T. S. Hall said in their Asus PB298Q review on Amazon “Picture quality is great”.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it had clear images. In April last year Michael rated the product 8 stars and he mentioned “Colour depth and image clarity is the best iv come across with this style of monitor”. One person mentioned in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Eyeglass mentioned “My understanding is it is used in a clever way to allow such a high resolution and refresh rate”.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers mentioned that the Asus PB298Q was quiet. Geoff Barnett wrote on Amazon last year “Only gripe is the built in speakers are very quiet when taking audio over HDMI”.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had good features. Mr D G Taylor mentioned “It`s a shame as otherwise this is a great picture with some good features like Vivid Pixel, so I may have just got unlucky”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two owners concluded that it had good technical guidance. In April last year James Pullen wrote on Amazon “Being able to side-by-side documents is a massive help and I can see the benefits for gaming too now” in his review of this PC monitor. Hawkersyddeley wrote in their review of the Asus PB298Q on Amazon “I have added the Zoom (+/-) in the toolbar, to help facilitate viewing certain websites at the click of a button”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB298Q has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC display.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Acer XB270H ($60.00), or the LG 29UB65 which is cheaper; or the Eizo Foris FS2434 ($399.00) which has better reviews.

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Display

2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Asus PB298Q is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common display resolution. Across all PC monitors of this age and spec the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 3440 x 1440 pixels (best).

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of PC displays of a similar spec and age to this PC display is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Asus PB298Q has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus PB298Q has an HDCP. Most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen also have an HDCP.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Asus PB298Q has a quite fast response time (only 5 milliseconds) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to this flatpanel monitor. LCD screens that were released more than two years ago have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The Asus PB298Q is wall mountable, as are most of the other PC screens that were launched around the same time as this LCD screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus PB298Q has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also have an Energy Star certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who bought this PC monitor wrote that it was a good size. Amazon Customer said “The unit itself seemed lovely - was a good size and the finish was good”. One owner who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Hiker-Ed mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The stand is good and heavy and keeps the display well anchored” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

One owner said in their reviews that this PC monitor was thin. Emteq mentioned on Amazon “Out the box, my 1st impression was it was too wide and thin, having been used to a 1920x1080 panel which was about 5cm deeper”.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Asus PC monitor was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00102930780141, 00132018196519, 00886227479603, 00886227479634, 04053162744646, 04056572597321, 04716659479611, 04716659479635, 08862274796032

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