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Asus VP278QP

70

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Asus VP278QP

$268.45
$229.99 $38 cheaper than 22 days ago
Asus VP278Q
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A good spec and very economical to run 27" PC screen, but representing only moderate value for money
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ASUS VP278Q-P 27" 1080p 1ms Display HDMI VGA Back-Lit LED Eye Care Monitor
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ASUS VP278Q-P 27" 1080p 1ms Display HDMI VGA Back-Lit LED Eye Care Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
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ASUS VP278Q-P 27" 1080p 1ms Display HDMI VGA Back-Lit LED Eye Care Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
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Asus VP278Q Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Asus VP278Q as follows:
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$37 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $37 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Superior image quality meets classic elegant design
100,000,000:1 ASUS smart contrast ratio
1ms quick response time
ASUS-exclusive gameplus technology
ASUS-exclusive splendidplus technologies
VividPixel technology for best picture quality
Protect your eyes with ASUS eye care technology
Flicker-free technology
ASUS blue light filter
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

Should You Buy it Now?

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 has dropped from $268.45 to $229.99 in the last 22 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Asus VP278Q In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $229.99 it is more expensive than 57% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by $38 (14%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Asus VP278Q of £193.48 ($193.48) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $36.51.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VP278Q is $37, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus VP278Q of 27" is bigger than 80% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the Asus VP278Q of only 1ms is in the fastest 1% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VP278Q has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The Asus VP278Q's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 79% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus VP278Q's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than 86% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus VP278Q has a game mode, which is unusual. 92% of PC displays do not have a game mode.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus VP278Q is a two HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 1920x1080, vp278q vp278q, asus 300cdm2, asus vp278q, asus 100m1

Barcodes:

04058154127339, 04712900098990, 05054629968659

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