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Asus VB198TL

82

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Asus VB198TL

$99.99
Asus VB198TL
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A fully featured and affordable 19" flatpanel monitor, with lots of positive recommendations and low running costs
19" 1440 X 900 Pixels 100000000:1 No Dec 2012
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Asus VB198TL Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Asus VB198TL number 389 across all PC monitors.
97
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Running Costs
$53 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
It has running costs of $53 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
This Asus PC monitor has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
VE198N
True-to-life pictures powered by LED
10,000,000:1 ASUS smart contrast ratio
Excellent visual performance
Splendid video intelligence technology
Stylish and user-friendly design for modern sophistication
Complete after-sale service
Green in mind
Greener materials
Energy and planet saving

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Asus VB198TL In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $99.99 it is in the cheapest 11% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by $3 (3%)

There was a cheaper price of $96.99 at Newegg UK 75 days ago.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VB198TL is typical compared to the other 3,257 PC screens that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the VB198TL will cost $53 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1440 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The VB198TL has a maximum display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 38% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus VB198TL of only 19" is smaller than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is smaller than 92% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The response time of the VB198TL of 5ms is fairly standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 64% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VB198TL 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 Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the VB198TL of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the narrowest 31% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The VB198TL's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 28% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vb198tl bk vb198tl, asus 170deg160deg, asus 1280x1024, asus 1440x900, asus ve198tl, ve198n

Barcodes:

00014444456187, 00021111180740, 00088020692702, 00163120654703, 00163120658176, 00163120797141, 00610839329175, 00641354000010, 00803982838148, 00886227274390, 00886227301065, 04056572597109, 04716659282327, 08862272743908, 08862273010658

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