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Asus VN279QL PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Sep 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $72.40 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent expert reviews
Not easy to use
Does not have good technical guidance
46 Reviews

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Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

This medium monitor received an expert rating of 100% from prad.de. If all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago are ranked by average expert review score then this flatpanel monitor is in the top 2%.

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this PC display is 85% based on 55 owner reviews. Over 81% of reviewers gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Asus Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

We checked 17,144 user and expert reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases) for Asus PC screens and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Noisy

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Newegg.com mentioned “This monitor has the worst persistent high-pitch noise emitting from it”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Newegg.com mentioned “This monitor has the worst persistent high-pitch noise emitting from it”.


Design

Good Quality

Four owners who purchased it considered that it was good quality. Newegg.com said “Quality Construction”. Newegg.com also mentioned “The construction is typical ASUS high quality” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “One last comment is that I think Asus monitors seem to be of very nice quality I have these 3 27 inch panels” in their review.

Robust

Six customers who bought it mentioned that it was well made. Mm mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “I think you would have to spend a bit more to get a solid image in a monitor this size” . Mm also said “Built in speakers are fair, even for simply listening to audio in instructional video” in their review. Mm also wrote “Was also looking for built in speakers to avoid the extra clutter” in their review.

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Newegg.com said “No damage when I opened the box” however they only gave it a score of 20 out of 100.

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Good Looking

Nine customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good looking. Newegg.com mentioned “This screen is just beautiful”. Newegg.com also wrote “Beautiful looking display” in their review. Stvo wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Absolutely Beautiful bit of kit!”.

Six owners who bought the product mentioned that it had a thin frame. Newegg.com wrote “Super thin bezel” but in spite of that they only scored it 1 stars. Newegg.com also said “Thin bezel, Built-in Speakers, Height Pivot Adjustable, Comes with all types of cables, 3 Year Warranty” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Thin bezel, minimalistic, good adjustable stand, easy to assemble, nice variety of input ports” in their review.

One customer who bought this PC monitor considered that it was well designed. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “This monitor has a sleek design that can be used for very effective multi monitor support”.

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Not Easy to Use

Five owners who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was not easy to use. Newegg.com said in their review of the Asus VN279QL “I never planned to use the build-in speakers.” . Newegg.com also wrote “It will be hard to figure out how to use the monitor since it only includes a quick startup guide” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Adjustment controls are a bit dicey to use.” in their review.

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was not easy to use the menus. Four years ago Newegg.com mentioned “On screen settings menu is right dead smack in the middle of the screen.” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com also wrote “Menu Is Difficult” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “I have tried every option imaginable on the menu as we” in their review.

One person wrote that this PC monitor was not easy to setup. Newegg.com said “Hard To Set Up”.

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Easy to Damage or Scratch

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Newegg.com said “No damage when I opened the box” however they only gave it a score of 20 out of 100.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VN279QL has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC display also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Display

Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Asus VN279QL has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen. The average viewing angle, horizontal of comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Has an HDCP

The VN279QL has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to this PC display.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC monitors of this spec and age.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The VN279QL has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC screens of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has Seven Cables Included

The VN279QL has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec PC screens that have been around for more than two years. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens of this type and age. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "HDMI", "HDMI-DVI", "MHL" and "VGA" are also found on this Asus PC screen.

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Wide Viewing Angle

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it had a wide viewing angle. Newegg.com said “The viewing angle is awesome”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product had a good refresh rate. Newegg.com said in their review of the Asus VN279QL four years ago “GO and notice no issues with the 60hz refresh rate or 5ms response time” however despite that they only scored it 20 out of 100.

One owner who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it had clear images. Wood Cutter mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Outstanding monitors, I am very impressed with the clarity and the colours which are vibrant” and scored it 8 stars.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Three people who bought this PC monitor considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Newegg.com mentioned four years ago “Well you get a piece of paper, their quick start guide” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com also wrote “I'm knocking an egg off for the poor instructions and the hard to read button labels” in their review.


Weight & Dimensions

Tight

One person reckoned that it was tight. Newegg.com mentioned “Small border around screen enables larger display in tight quarters than other similar sized monitors” in their review of the Asus VN279QL.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 1920x1080, asus vn279ql, vn279qlb
Barcodes 00012300309905, 00012304313069, 00014445256106, 00021111542968, 00042111365036, 00073412792313, 00115971057165, 00145536226958, 00168141500145, 00172302716146, 00649238501790, 00768268018952, 00801038394105, 00803982824868, 00803982835543, 00806293511878, 00807030509998, 00809185327908, 00809385645413, 00886227456772, 00886227456819, 00886227469437, 00886227549016, 04053162744677, 04053162935198, 04056572597376, 04712900384246, 04716659456773, 04716659456810, 05054533511675

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