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11 Reasons For
Excellent Owner Reviews
On average, VE278 owners rated this LCD screen as outstanding.
A Best Selling LCD Screen
The VE278 is one the fastest selling LCD screen currently available for purchase according to sales data from Amazon.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors
Asus medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all LCD screens Asus is one of the superior manufacturers.
Easy to Use
One Asus VE278 reviewer who purchased the Asus VE278 reckoned that it was easy to use. Kindle Customer said “Overall, is a pleasure to use”.
Good Picture Quality
One customer said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Kindle Customer scored it very highly and mentioned “The display is crystal clear, with sharp colours and precise controls” in their Asus VE278 review.
One Asus VE278 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Kindle Customer wrote in their review “The asus display arrived in a good package, with easy to follow setting-to-work instructions” and rated this PC monitor as excellent.
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LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens that came out around the same time as it.
There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Asus VS239 ($131.02), or the Samsung S24D391.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of PC displays that were released around the same time as the VE278 is 65cm. The Asus VE278 has a fairly big display diagonal (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the VE278.
1080p Video Mode
This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on PC displays of a similar age and spec to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Has Three Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Asus VE278 is more than most medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays of this type and age. The cables included "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.
7 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Asus VE278 does not have a built-in speaker, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VE278 also do not have a built-in speaker.
The Asus VE278 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VE278 are also not 3D compatible.
If you would prefer a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the HP LP2065; or the AOC i2367 ($109.99).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec, the Asus VE278 does not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in camera to this PC screen and we think the Asus VK228H ($128.99) is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the VE278, the Asus VE278 does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and type to it.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the Asus VE278 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. PC displays of a similar age and type to the VE278 have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
The average weight of PC monitors of this type and age is 4.9kg. At 6 kilograms, the Asus VE278 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the VE278.
2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VE278
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this medium monitor was released.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of this type and age.
Andy would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)
I bought this to be a monitor for my MacBook pro. Picture quality is great! Speakers are as good as you could expect for built in. Solid construction. Dedicated buttons for volume/ brightness.... Read more…
Bucksr would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)
No problem out of the box works and looks great the buttons could be designed better other than that no problem I do not use the speakers I have a good video card and the monitor works great with... Read more…
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