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Asus VS228HP PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Oct 2014
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12 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this Asus PC display rated this PC display as superb on average.

Good Product Quality

Some customers mentioned that the product was good quality. Aaron Beales wrote on Amazon “Great quality”. Aimee wrote in her Asus VS228 review on Amazon last year “The picture quality is great, whether it's a Word document, Netflix or a video game”. Alex Hyde scored the Asus VS228 4 stars and he wrote “Could be better, picture quality didn't do it for me”.

Good Picture Quality

Five Asus VS228 reviewers who reviewed the Asus VS228 agreed that it had good picture quality. Mike rated the Asus VS228 5 stars and he said “The fantastic picture quality” in his review of the Asus VS228. Murray said “Everything about this monitor, other than the image quality, is excellent” in his Asus VS228 review but even so he only scored the product 20 out of 100.

One Asus VS228 reviewer said in their reviews that it had clear images. J. Blaney wrote on Amazon “Excellent Clarity, Colours and Definition! Winner!” in their review and rated the product 5 stars.

One person reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Jordan scored it very highly and he wrote “The image is very clear and the colours are very vibrant, very good screen for a 1080p resolution, excellent for PC gaming with” in his review.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We calculated the average reviews for all Asus PC screens and also specifically for Asus medium monitors and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews.

Easy to Use

One person considered that the product was easy to use. Keithb rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review “Nice clear Great picture, good value would recommend to anybody who wanted a led monitor easy to use very good”. One person who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Murray wrote in November last year “No amount of fiddling with the settings (believe me, I tried) could make a difference” .

One Asus VS228 reviewer reckoned that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Two years ago Wayne mentioned in his Asus VS228 review on Amazon “A good all purpose screen, easy to set up”.

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Good Connectivity

Some Asus VS228 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Bogswimmer said on Amazon “Great monitor, connected with HDMI for wonderful crisp image”. Oak D said in their review “It is very good value for a HDMI monitor” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 4 stars.

One Asus VS228 owner thought this PC monitor was good in terms of connectivity. Murray mentioned on Amazon “Unfortunately, I didn't buy the monitor to stare at it's excellent connectivity all day” in his review although he only scored the product 20 out of 100.

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Nice Design

A number of customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Jordan said two years ago “Plugged in quickly and works beautifully” in his Asus VS228 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Simon Morris mentioned on Amazon also two years ago “Great picture resolution, nice styling, easy set up” in his review and rated it as excellent.

Robust

One person who reviewed it thought it was well made. Chris said in his Asus VS228 review on Amazon “Good could have built in speakers quality is great”.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC monitors of this type and age.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips 226V4[plb_1394891_price] is also worth considering.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many PC screens that are a comparable age to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VS228 is more than most PC displays of this type and age. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the VS228. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this Asus LCD screen.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age, the Asus VS228 does not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to look at including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price], or the Philips 226V4[plb_1394891_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VS228 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VS228 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VS228 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the VS228 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in camera and we think the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type, the Asus VS228 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VS228 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. The average display diagonal of similar spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the VS228 is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus VS228

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen was released over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Width

The Asus VS228 has a pretty standard width (514.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age.

Other PC screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Benq GW2260[plb_1436727_price] (510mm).

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Specification

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HDCP
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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Response Time
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Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio in
Audio Output
Audio Input
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 by Orett Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Sofar so good.

Reviewed 26 May 2016 by Amazon Customer

...They all dont mention the poor monitor quality. The panel is subpar and gives you a very bad headache during use. I noticed it the second I plugged it in and 2 months+ later I can still feel... Read more…

Reviewed 5 February 2016 by N Doirado
(Verified Purchase)

No complains, works nicely...

Reviewed 14 January 2016 by Richard Cleave
(Verified Purchase)

Awesome monitors, work flawless, well packaged, arrived early, Would defo buy again in future!

Reviewed 21 December 2015 by Murray
(Verified Purchase)

Everything about this monitor, other than the image quality, is excellent. Unfortunately, I didn't buy the monitor to stare at it's excellent connectivity all day. Viewing angle(s) are awful,... Read more…

Reviewed 18 May 2015 by Alex Hyde
(Verified Purchase)

Could be better, picture quality didn't do it for me.

Reviewed 9 May 2015 by Napier Nimbus
(Verified Purchase)

Very good monitor, no need to fuss around with the settings because the default settings work very well. Sharp easy to view screen that auto compensates for bright sunlight very effectively.

Reviewed 21 March 2015 by Paul Browne
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality picture and excellent value. Only one gripe- it was supplied with a euro mains lead rather than a fused mains lead with a standard UK 3pin plug. I believe supplying electrical... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2015 by Ronnie
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing! So clear and looks great, perfect for films and gaming! I've even gone and ordered another!

Reviewed 10 March 2015 by Mike O.
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent for the money.

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Electricity cost when switched on $36.29
Electricity cost when on standby $2.30
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Total running cost over 5 years $38.59
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vs228t, 200cdm2, vs228tp, info vs228, home vs228, vs228de215, asus vs228, asus bg721, 1920x1080p, home vs228d, asus vs228t, asus vs228n, asus vs228d, pumps vs228, asus bg721a, info vs228d, asus p173885, asus bg721as, info vs228de, asus 200cdm2, asus p173886, home vs228de, asus vs228tp, asus vs228ne, asus 100x100, asus vs228de, asus p172625, pumps vs228d, asus p173886p
Barcodes 00786878478003, 00886227478002, 00886227480234, 00886227502424, 00886227845279, 04053162744905, 04053162744912, 04053162862418, 04056572591176, 04716659104513, 04716659104537, 04716659328513, 04716659478003, 04716659480235, 04716659502425, 05052183620884, 05052183683339, 05052916720898, 05053973051536, 05053973117270, 05054063134412, 05054531209864, 05054533684270, 05054629709276, 07432301331300, 09154403595937

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