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Asus VB198T

86

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Asus VB198T

$475.95
$284.95 $191 cheaper than 21 days ago
Asus VB198T
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A sensationally cheap and excellently reviewed 19" PC screen, with low running costs and great features
19" 1280 X 1024 Pixels 50000000:1 No Jun 2015
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ASUS VB198T-P 19" LED Monitor, 5ms Response Time, 1280x1024 Resolution, Smart Contrast Ratio Technology, D-Sub/ DVI/ HDCP Supported
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$134.99
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ASUS VB198T-P 19" SXGA 1280x1024 DVI VGA Back-lit LED Monitor
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ASUS VB198T-P 19" Black computer monitor (Brand new, unopened)
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Asus VB198T Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Asus VB198T number 135 across all PC monitors.
97
Reviews
4 Reviews
95
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Running Costs
$57 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 95%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of $57 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
The VB198T has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
True-to-life pictures powered by LED
Excellent video performance
Narrow frame design with great visual performance
Splendid video intelligence technology
User-Friendly designs
Complete after-sale service
Green in mind
Greener materials
Energy and planet saving

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $325.99 to $284.95 in the last 21 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 66% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Asus VB198T In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Marvellous Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 60% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $284.95 it seems like great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by $191 (40%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Asus VB198T of £152.40 ($152.40) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $132.55.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VB198T is $57, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus VB198T of only 19" is smaller than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is smaller than 90% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC displays is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The Asus VB198T has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all PC displays the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus VB198T of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other PC monitors. It is slower than 32% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VB198T has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Asus VB198T's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the narrowest 21% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The vertical viewing angle of the Asus VB198T of only 160° is narrower than 80% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Asus VB198T's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 40% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vb198tl bk vb198tl, asus vb198t

Barcodes:

04716659003021, 04716659282327, 04719543370650

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