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16 Reasons For
Good Owner Reviews
Based on 138 owner reviews this PC screen has an average owner rating of 84%.
Good Product Quality
A few customers concluded that this PC monitor was good quality. Edvards Dubrovs mentioned in their review of the Asus VK228H two years ago “Fast delivery, great quality” and gave the product a very good review score. Grant Owen said “Amazing quality all round brilliant monitor” in his review. Jean Bell mentioned in his Asus VK228H review on Amazon in October last year “Just purchased this monitor, picture quality is good, one of the reasons I chose it, was for the built in webcam, thought it would have a microphone also built in”.
Good Picture Quality
A few people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. G. N. Howells rated the product 4 stars and said on Amazon “The response times are good and the graphics clear” in their review. Knrill mentioned on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent for graphics”. Three years ago Peter Lloyd scored this PC monitor 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It has a quick response time and the picture quality is very good” in his review.
Some Asus VK228H reviewers concluded that it had good colour saturation. Five years ago Shake mentioned on Amazon “The colours are so rich and definately an improvement from the Samsung” in their review and scored it 5 stars. Shake also wrote “Once again these are crystal clear with vibrant colours”.
One Asus VK228H reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product had image ghosting. Five years ago Shake wrote “The monitor was excellent, no ghosting or blurring” in their review of this PC monitor.
Easy to Use
Some Asus VK228H reviewers who purchased it mentioned that it was easy to use. Gotolondon mentioned “You are able to switch the speaker output quite easily via the control panel” in their Asus VK228H review. Max wrote in his review of this PC monitor “The monitor itself is lightweight, easy to set up and very simple to use” and gave this PC monitor a very good rating. Sospanite37 said “I bought this item to use the built in camera” however they rated the Asus VK228H 40 out of 100.
Some Asus VK228H reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Charlie said on Amazon “Nice and easy to set up and had it working” in his review. Mr Alan G Turner said “It was very easy to set up and get working with”.
Some Asus VK228H owners who bought it thought it performed as expected. John Murray wrote “All I can say is 'it does what it says on the box' and I, m completely satisfied”. Joseph wrote “Only have good things to say about this screen, does exactly what it says on the tin” in his Asus VK228H review.
One person who bought it considered that it was easy to assemble. Oldfella said in their review of the Asus VK228H on Amazon “Stand was easy to assemble, attached the DVI cable to monitor & computer & searched for the on/off button which is hidden under the monitor at the bottom”.
One Asus VK228H owner who reviewed the Asus VK228H reckoned that it had a good experience. Jt wrote “I was initially looking for dell monitors as I have had some good experience with them” in their review of the Asus VK228H and scored it very highly.
Some Asus VK228H reviewers who bought the Asus VK228H concluded that it was well made. Three years ago G. N. Howells wrote in their Asus VK228H review on Amazon “This is a good product with the benefit of a built in web cam”. In the same month Gotolondon wrote on Amazon “*Please note - If you have a newer Asus laptop that has the same camera built in as this monitor does they share the same driver”. Jean Bell mentioned “Perhaps you could consider adding a built in mic in future models”.
A few Asus VK228H reviewers who reviewed it thought it had a good webcam. Don Rovin wrote on Amazon “The webcam works fine and setup was easy” in his Asus VK228H review nonetheless he only gave the Asus VK228H a score of 60 out of 100. Jean Bell wrote in his review of the Asus VK228H on Amazon “My last computer had built in webcam and mic and was excellent.”. Krishan Jamal rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Asus VK228H “The webcam is very good”.
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Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Finlay Cottle said on Amazon “Pros - Great monitor - HDMI VGA DVI Very pleasing aesthetics 1080p” in their review. Gotolondon gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Asus VK228H “I found the DP was the best, followed by HDMI”. Jt said in their Asus VK228H review “The screen is sharp and takes VGA, DVI and HDMI and produces a decent quality output” and scored it 5 stars.
A few Asus VK228H owners said in their reviews that the product was thin. S. Jameson mentioned on Amazon “Mounted on a slim vesa bracket as a second screen for a macbook this monitor is perfect” in their review of this PC monitor. S. Jameson also wrote “Another option I looked at was the acer slim serie”.
A number of people who purchased it thought it was good physically. Beryl said on Amazon “I did! Its physically light, runs quite cool” in her review and rated the product 80 out of 100. One Asus VK228H owner mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good size. Sekou Keita said on Amazon in October last year “Very good size monitor and picture quality”.
One Asus VK228H owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was lightweight.
Asus LCD Screens Have Good Reviews
On average Asus medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC monitors built by Asus.
Several Asus VK228H reviewers concluded that the product was good looking. Emteq wrote on Amazon “Pretty good” in their Asus VK228H review and gave the Asus VK228H a score of 80 out of 100. S. Jameson mentioned on Amazon “The design aspects of the stand are functional rather beautiful”.
Has a Built-In Camera
The Asus VK228H has a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens that were launched more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus VK228H has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the VK228H do not have a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think cheaper LCD screens such as the NEC AccuSync AS222 ($167.32) is also worth considering.
This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it.
Has Five Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Asus VK228H is more than most PC displays of this type and age. This Asus flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the VK228H have weights of between 3g and 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of only 3.1 kilograms, the Asus VK228H is one of the lighter PC monitors that were released more than two years ago amongst medium monitors of this age.
11 Reasons Against
Unacceptable Noise Level
Two Asus VK228H reviewers reckoned that this PC monitor was not noisy. Three years ago Anony Mouse mentioned “Headphone socket) are handy, although the volume is not particularly loud” in their Asus VK228H review but despite that they still scored it 4 stars. Also three years ago Peter Burton mentioned on Amazon “The next gripe I think this is pore volume can not turn up loud enough”.
One Asus VK228H reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. L. Garner rated the product 60 out of 100 and said in their review of the Asus VK228H three years ago “The start up instructions were not clear enough either”.
Inferior Technical Features
One person who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it did not have good features. Two years ago Shell wrote in their review on Amazon “I've not really had the time to utilise all features unfortunately” however they rated the product 5 stars.
Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port
Most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Asus VK228H which has one USB Type-A downstream port.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Asus VK228H is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors that came out around the same time as the VK228H are also not 3D compatible.
LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the HP LP2065 which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the VK228H do not have an integrated card reader. The Asus VK228H is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Very Small Megapixel Count
The smallest megapixel count of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VK228H is 0.3MP, the biggest is 3MP, and the average megapixel count is 1.9MP. With a megapixel count of only 1 megapixel, the Asus VK228H has one of the smaller megapixel count amongst medium monitors of this age.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the VK228H have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the Asus VK228H which has one USB 2.0 port.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of PC monitors of this age and spec is 65cm. With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VK228H has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VK228H.
Fairly High Power Consumption When Off
With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the Asus VK228H has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VK228H. The power consumptions when off of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VK228H range from 0.005W to 45W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.57W.
4 Other reasons to consider the Asus VK228H
Released Over Four Years Ago
This LCD screen was released over four years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
LCD Display Type
The Asus VK228H has an LCD display type which is better than most medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. Most similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other LCD screens that have an LCD Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq BL2211TM, or the HP ProDisplay P221.
PC displays with a better display type that might be worth considering include the Asus VS239 ($134.99) (LED and higher rated); or the LG 22MP65 (LED and cheaper).
+2 Other reasons
At 514.1 millimeters, the Asus VK228H has a pretty average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VK228H.
Other flatpanel monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the iiyama B2280WSD-B1 (512.5mm).
Reviewed 25 January 2016 by Always optimistic | 11 Comments
Disappointingly the camera still refuses to work after hours and hours of technical wizardry. Blogs note (found post purchase sadly) this is a known issue ... why don't manufacturers fix 'known... Read more…
Orion the Hunter would recommend the Asus VK228H-CSM (Verified Purchase)
I have the Asus 27 and its a great monitor so when my second monitor died, I went with the Asus 22. For the price you really can't go wrong. A bit difficult to adjust to the proper brightness &... Read more…
Monitor is good. No complainants other than Asus does not reveal that this monitor web cam is not compatible (there are no drivers) for Mac IOS. Bought it online and it came right on time. Have to... Read more…
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