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Asus VN279
VN279Q

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Asus VN279
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Fully-Featured
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Very Good
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15 Months Old
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£100 Over 5 Years
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Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and fully featured 27" LCD screen, with low running costs and a reasonable price. Has a good screen, it has [a very] thin frame and it's very good-looking.
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 5ms Sep 2017
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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 (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from $192.99 to $169.99 in the last 34 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.

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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Asus VN279 number 41 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
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Reviews
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Features
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Popularity
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Value for Money
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Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has terrific expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer flatpanel monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,891 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in speaker
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Amazing visuals for work and play
Splendid video intelligence technology
MHL (mobile high-definition link) for enhanced viewing from mobile to monitor
Smart contrast ratio for lifelike visuals

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each PC monitor by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.8 stars (101 reviews)

69%

of Customers Would Recommend
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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in speaker
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Ultra High typical contrast ratio
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a stand included
Two HDMI ports
Has a game mode
Ultra High dynamic contrast ratio
Average response time
Only 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
Only has AC, DisplayPort and 1 more cables included
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the Asus VN279 of 27" is in the biggest 29% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of LCD screens is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus VN279 of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 68% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Speaker
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The Asus VN279 has a built-in speaker, unlike 54% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle
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The Asus VN279's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 20% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
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The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Asus VN279's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 81% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Ultra High Typical Contrast Ratio

The Asus VN279 has a maximum typical contrast ratio of Ultra High. That's over three times the typical contrast ratio of the most common typical contrast ratio of Low and is in fact the best typical contrast ratio amongst all LCD screens.

Amongst similar types of PC monitor the worst typical contrast ratio is Very Low. A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

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Has a Built-in USB Hub
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The Asus VN279 has a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Stand Included

The Asus VN279 has a stand included, unlike 79% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a stand included.

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Only Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VN279 is more than most PC screens. This Asus PC screen has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC screens. The cables included "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Asus VN279 which has two HDMI ports.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus VN279 has a game mode, which is unusual. 93% of LCD screens do not have a game mode.

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Ultra High Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC screen has a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on LCD screens. A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Asus VN279 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 41 out of 1,652 PC monitors.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

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Age

Release Date

This Asus PC display was released in September 2017.

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How Fast Do Asus PC Display Prices Drop After Release?

Asus PC monitors tend to depreciate faster than most flatpanel monitors. Most flatpanel monitors drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release. On average Asus PC screens drop in price by 7% in the first 6 months after release. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of $31 on a typical $432 new Asus LCD screen by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VN279 has an average running cost of £100 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,891 LCD screens.

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Electricity cost when switched on $79.82
Electricity cost when on standby $1.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $81.19
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Asus VN279 Specification

Key Features
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
3D
Response Time
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Native Aspect Ratio
Colours
Display Brightness (Min)
Panel Type
Display Brightness (Typical)
Response Time (Fast)
Display Brightness (Peak)
Ports & Interfaces
Built-in USB Hub
HDMI Port
PC Audio in
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
DisplayPort
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Upstream Port
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Built-in Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Built-in Subwoofer
Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Colour
Market Positioning
Performance
NVIDIA G-Sync
AMD FreeSync
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Pivot
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Power Consumption (Off)
Power Consumption (Average)
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Certification
Compliance Industry Standards
Weight & Dimensions
Weight (With Stand)
Weight With Stand
Height (With Stand)
Depth (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Stand Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Other Features
Display Technology
Technical Details
Game Mode
No Flickering

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

asus 1920x1080, asus asvn279ql, asus tvn279qlb, asus vn279qlb, asus bg870as, asus vn279h, asus 100m1, asus 5ms

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00012300309905, 00012300421980, 00012304313069, 00014445256106, 00014445256113, 00021111542968, 00042111365036, 00073412792313, 00088021474925, 00112840350907, 00132017929002, 00145536226958, 00168141496196, 00168141500145, 00172302716146, 00649238501790, 00801038394105, 00803982824868, 00803982835543, 00806293511878, 00807030509998, 00809185327908, 00809185829167, 00809186285825, 00809385645413, 00809385680612, 00886227456772, 00886227456819, 00886227469437, 00886227549016

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