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Asus VS228DE PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Jan 2016
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VS228DE Full HD LED monitor, with 50,000,000:1 high contrast ratio, is optimized for the finest image and color quality. This approach extends to the sturdy stand and slim profile without... More
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ASUS VS228DE Monitor - Unboxing, tesztelés
ASUS VS228DE Monitor Review - Infinite Loop
ASUS VS228DE Monitor Unboxing - Infinite Loop

17 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 402 owner reviews this PC display has an overall owner rating of 88%.

Robust

Some Asus VS228DE owners who purchased it wrote that it was well made. Amy said in her review on Amazon last year “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products”. A few weeks ago Amy Laz mentioned “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers” in her review of this PC monitor. Em_ks gave the Asus VS228DE a score of 4 stars and wrote in November this year “The quality of the build seems good” in their review of the Asus VS228DE.

Several people said that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Linda wrote in her review of this PC monitor “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand”. Miss Roscoe wrote in her Asus VS228DE review on Amazon “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem”. Nabibi wrote “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person considered that the Asus VS228DE was easy to damage or scratch. Paul2250 said in their review a few weeks ago “Only thing I can complain about is some damage to the paintwork on the side of the screen, not sure how it happened” and scored it 5 stars.

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Good Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. In November last year Amazon Customer mentioned in their review “It displays great colours” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Andrew Durber he mentioned “I can choose how vibrant I want the colours which is useful since I use my PC for everything”. Andrewg gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars and said in their review of the Asus VS228DE on Amazon two years ago “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back”.

Fifteen Asus VS228DE owners mentioned that the product had good picture quality. Appox said in their review “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff”. Danflorinbaicu said “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.”. Two years ago David mentioned on Amazon “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set” and rated it as very good.

A number of people who reviewed the product agreed that it had clear images. Archie wrote “With the led background it produced a super clear image”. Cate H. wrote on Amazon this year “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good” in their review of the Asus VS228DE and rated the product as very good. A few weeks ago Daniel wrote in his review of the Asus VS228DE on Amazon “The clarity is awesome, very bright”.

A number of customers who reviewed the product thought it had a wide viewing angle. Alex Hunt said “Lovely viewing angle – much better than the laptop I have it plugged into”. L. A. Ward gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned last year “Colours are good and viewing angle superb” in their review of this PC monitor. M wrote in their review on Amazon in November last year “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels”.

One Asus VS228DE reviewer thought it had a good contrast ratio. Hayden Whelan said on Amazon last year “Very clear, High contrast ratio and very quick response time”. One Asus VS228DE owner who bought this PC monitor said that it had a sharp image. Mr Freeze scored the Asus VS228DE 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Very good quality screen, good viewing angles, sharpness and colour”.

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Good Size

Seven Asus VS228DE reviewers said in their reviews that it was thin. Amazon Customer wrote “The monitor looks great and is very thin” in their review of the Asus VS228DE. Helen T mentioned in November this year “Unusable for slim fit wall mount”. Helen T also mentioned “I have my pc at a slim narrow desk - space is premium”.

Some people who bought it thought it was lightweight. Carrigeen04 mentioned in their Asus VS228DE review “Quite lightweight”. Kindle Customer mentioned “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?” and rated the Asus VS228DE as very good. Kindle Customer also said “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.

A number of Asus VS228DE owners who bought this PC monitor agreed that it was a good weight. Carrigeen04 wrote on Amazon in November “Good small light weight monitor” nonetheless they only scored the Asus VS228DE 3 stars. S.wil mentioned two years ago “Incredible how light in weight the unit is” in their review.

One Asus VS228DE owner said in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good size. Hillymountain wrote two years ago “Ideal size for my work”. One customer concluded that this PC monitor was easy to carry around. Jonathan Mccrum said in November last year “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around” nonetheless he gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

One Asus VS228DE owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. R De Bulat said “It is elegant and not at all bulky” in their review of the Asus VS228DE.

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Good Product Quality

A few Asus VS228DE owners who purchased the Asus VS228DE reckoned that it was good quality. Last year Alastair said in their Asus VS228DE review on Amazon “The picture quality is superb”. This month Angela gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and she mentioned in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Good value and excellent visual quality”. Angela also said “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.

Easy to Use

Some Asus VS228DE reviewers concluded that this PC monitor was easy to use. Amazon Customer gave it a very good review and mentioned in November “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working”. Bobbyuk94 mentioned on Amazon this month “The menu buttons are easy to use” in their review of this PC monitor. Christine Pointer mentioned on Amazon “Finds it great to use with” in her review of this PC monitor.

Some people who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was easy to setup. In November Bobbyuk94 said “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast”. Elizabeth J. Moore gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it”. Elizabeth J. Moore also mentioned “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.

Several Asus VS228DE owners who bought the Asus VS228DE concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Linda wrote two years ago “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen” and gave the Asus VS228DE a rating of 5 stars. Mark Humphreys mentioned in his Asus VS228DE review on Amazon “Text is clear at normal windows settings although my wife needs to make text bigger so this could be a personal thing”. Mr. James A. Carter mentioned “Have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear” in his review.

Several customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Gabriel Gauci Maistre wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Monitors are normally a hassle to assemble out of the box”. Gabriel Gauci Maistre also mentioned “This was was great and really quick to assemble”. Linda wrote in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga”.

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Nice Design

A number of Asus VS228DE owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was good looking. In November this year Amy Laz said on Amazon “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either”. Andrew Durber said two years ago “Gorgeous monitors” in his review of this PC monitor and scored it 5 stars. Andrew Durber also mentioned “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.

One person who bought it reckoned that it had a good case. In November Daniel said on Amazon “Very good quality casing and not at all cheap looking or feel as you often find on some of these - more reasonably priced - monitors” in his review.

One Asus VS228DE owner who bought the Asus VS228DE wrote that it had a thick frame. Dub mentioned “Slim profile, thin bezel”. One customer who purchased it considered that it was a good design. M mentioned in their Asus VS228DE review in November last year “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design” and gave it a very good rating.

One Asus VS228DE owner wrote in their reviews that the Asus VS228DE was neat. M. G. Chisholm wrote on Amazon in November this year “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run” in their review and rated this PC monitor 5 stars.

One customer who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was smooth. Mark Humphreys said in his Asus VS228DE review “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail”.

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Popular Choice

The VS228DE is a popular choice of flatpanel monitor.

Good Connectivity

Some customers considered that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ann said on Amazon last year “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box” in her review of this PC monitor. Daniel wrote on Amazon “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen” in his review. M. G. Chisholm wrote in their review of the Asus VS228DE “Most of all though it has an HDMI port”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Guy scored the Asus VS228DE very highly and he wrote on Amazon “Great connectivity, fast response”.

One Asus VS228DE owner who purchased the Asus VS228DE thought it was able to connect to the internet. Mark Humphreys gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of the Asus VS228DE “A quick search on the internet remedied that”.

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Asus Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Medium monitors manufactured by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all PC screens (not just medium monitors) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good Technical Features

A number of customers reckoned that this PC monitor had good features. Alex Hunt rated the Asus VS228DE as very good and he wrote in his Asus VS228DE review on Amazon “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.”. Everythingpc wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here” and gave the Asus VS228DE a score of 5 stars. Jonathan Mccrum wrote on Amazon “It has features such as tilt” but in spite of that he gave the Asus VS228DE a rating of 3 stars.

Good Sound Quality

Several Asus VS228DE reviewers who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good sound quality. Chelseafan scored the Asus VS228DE 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon two years ago “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before”. Radiolite said “Sound quality from the speakers is not great (I have yet to hear of a monitor that does have incredible audio quality” and gave the Asus VS228DE a very good review score.

Good Environmental Credentials

One Asus VS228DE owner reckoned that this PC monitor was good in terms of recycling. Dogbone mentioned “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!” in their review of this PC monitor.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on new comparable spec flatpanel monitors.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think the P2217[pl_3437610_price], and the P2213[pl_3871534_price] both from DELL which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that were launched in the last year.

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Has Two Cables Included

The VS228DE has a greater number of cables included than most latest PC displays. This Asus flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the VS228DE. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC monitor.

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Narrow

The narrowest medium monitor that has been available for around the same time as the VS228DE is 370mm wide and the widest is 900mm. With a width of only 514.1 millimeters, the Asus VS228DE is fairly narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the VS228DE.

Alternative flatpanel monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Samsung S22F350FHU[plb_3414071_price] (508.6mm), or the Hannspree HP225PJB[plb_3338307_price] (511mm).

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11 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One Asus VS228DE owner mentioned in their reviews that the Asus VS228DE did not have good technical guidance. Mik wrote on Amazon “I didn't expect any being it's a ASUS, shame there isn't a manual for it to aid in set-up” although they still rated the Asus VS228DE as excellent.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VS228DE does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other comparable spec PC displays that came out in the last year.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to look at including the V7 L215DS-2E[plb_3537114_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The VS228DE is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the VS228DE are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VS228DE does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other latest LCD screens also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The VS228DE does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other new similar spec LCD screens also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of medium monitors that were launched in the last year range from 15° to 180°. The VS228DE has one of the narrowest vertical viewing angles (only 65 degrees) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

When compared to other PC screens that came out in the last year that we have checked, the VS228DE's horizontal viewing angle of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest. Similar spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the VS228DE have horizontal viewing angles of between -5° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

When compared to other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the VS228DE that we have assessed the display brightness of, the Asus VS228DE's display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest. The display brightness of newly released medium monitors range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Only 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 flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of recently released medium monitors is 68cm, and the screen sizes range from 49cm to 690cm. With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Asus VS228DE has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released around the same time as the VS228DE.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

Across all the comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the VS228DE the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 2W. With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the VS228DE has one of the higher power consumptions when off amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus VS228DE

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when Asus released the VS228DE.

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User Reviews

(226)
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my Annke cctv system. At £49.99 it's a steal and works perfectly. A vga cable is included which was what was needed to connect to my cctv base unit. Picture quality is fine and... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2016 by BobbyUK94
(Verified Purchase)

Received and packaged perfectly. Excellent monitor for someone starting out with a gaming PC, or just as a casual use monitor. It is a beautiful screen with sharp image. It is easy to tilt and... Read more…

Reviewed 3 August 2016 by Julia Todosjeva | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I did not expected excellent quality, but I can't get a proper focus on the letters at all. If there is issue with resolution why somebody is making D-Sub version at all? The only reason why I am... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Why waste money on more expensive screens? I bought a couple of Dell screens as they had the best reviews. They are for my main office. I needed a screen abroad for a time so I bought and had... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this screen primarily for use with my work laptop to provide more working area. However, I have had far more use out of this than just that. The screen size is just perfect for the... Read more…

Reviewed 10 July 2016 by Peter
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor fills the limited space that I have available. I have had it quite a long time now and I have had no cause to find fault with it. Given the need to buy another monitor of the same... Read more…

Reviewed 6 July 2016 by Helen T
(Verified Purchase)

Unusable. Didn't even switch it on. No thought has been given to the cable sockets at the back. My previous 2 monitors have had cables that went in parallel to the screen so I can use a flush fit... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2016 by Daniel
(Verified Purchase)

It is truly unbelievable how good these screens are for such a bargain price. This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen. The clarity is awesome, very... Read more…

Reviewed 14 June 2016 by Cate H.
(Verified Purchase)

I believe that my monitor is refurbished, but that is fine with me as I believe I got it at a very good price point. I had some problems at first with resolution as I was using my same VGA cable... Read more…

Reviewed 9 June 2016 by Carrigeen04
(Verified Purchase)

Disappointing, as it was not as we expected, and to be fair, not quite what we needed for our use. Quite lightweight, and good for a younger person, or infrequent use, but we also found it hard to... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $25.67
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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