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Asus VS229HA

Asus VS229HA PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 3000:1 LCD Jun 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
ASUS VP229HA Ultra-low Blue Light Monitor - 21.5" FHD (1920x1080), 178 Wide Viewing Angle, Speakers, Flicker free 21.5 Full HD (1920x1080) LED backlight display with 178wide viewing angle... More
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User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 198 user reviews the average user rating of this PC screen is 87 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

Sixteen Asus VS229HA owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer rated the product 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It displays great colours”. Andrew Durber said on Amazon two years ago “I can choose how vibrant I want the colours which is useful since I use my PC for everything” and scored the product 5 stars. Andrewg scored the Asus VS229HA 4 stars and said on Amazon “Very nice monitor, with vivid colours and has suitable VESA-100 mount holes on the back” in their review of the Asus VS229HA.

Some people said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Appox wrote on Amazon “It fulfilled all my needs, great resolution great refresh time, great image quality and stuff” in their review of the Asus VS229HA. In November last year Danflorinbaicu scored this PC monitor very highly and wrote on Amazon “The image quality is really good, no dead pixels, haven't checked for light bleeding.” in their review. David mentioned two years ago “Good clean clear picture quality with some nifty pre set” in his review of this PC monitor and rated it 5 stars.

Some Asus VS229HA reviewers who bought the product wrote that 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 wrote “Colours are good and viewing angle superb”. M wrote in their review of the Asus VS229HA on Amazon “Viewing angle is really good with no apparent dead pixels”.

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had clear images. Three years ago Archie wrote in his Asus VS229HA review “With the led background it produced a super clear image”. In November this year Cate H. said “However now I'm running smoothly and the clarity is very good”. This year Daniel said “The clarity is awesome, very bright” in his Asus VS229HA review and gave the Asus VS229HA a rating of 5 stars.

One Asus VS229HA owner who bought the product considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Hayden Whelan wrote on Amazon “Very clear, High contrast ratio and very quick response time”. One Asus VS229HA owner thought the product had a sharp image. Mr Freeze wrote in his Asus VS229HA review “Very good quality screen, good viewing angles, sharpness and colour” .

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Easy to Use

A few Asus VS229HA reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer said in November this year “The brightness is fantastic, making it very easy and clear to use for working” . This year Bobbyuk94 rated it 4 stars and wrote in their Asus VS229HA review “The menu buttons are easy to use”. Also this year Everythingpc said in their review of the Asus VS229HA “Found this as a handy addition as many monitors at this price point decide to omit this” and rated the product as very good.

Some customers reckoned that it was easy to setup. A few weeks ago Bobbyuk94 scored it 4 stars and said in their review of the Asus VS229HA on Amazon “Setting up was super easy and the screen turns on very fast”. Elizabeth J. Moore said “Easy to set up - even a TOG like me managed it” and rated it 5 stars. Elizabeth J. Moore also mentioned “Came quickly well packaged just what I needed easy to set up and working just fine”.

Seven customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Linda said in her review of the Asus VS229HA on Amazon “Lovely menu system with buttons under screen”. Mark Humphreys rated the Asus VS229HA 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon this year “Text is clear at normal windows settings although my wife needs to make text bigger so this could be a personal thing” in his Asus VS229HA review. In November last year Mr. James A. Carter said in his review of the Asus VS229HA “Have a good choice of Menu to select how colors on screen appear” but despite that he only rated it 3 stars.

Some people thought this PC monitor was easy to assemble. Three years ago Gabriel Gauci Maistre scored the product 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Monitors are normally a hassle to assemble out of the box”. Gabriel Gauci Maistre also said “This was was great and really quick to assemble”. Linda scored this PC monitor 5 stars and she wrote “Easy to assemble just twist base on, plug in vga” in her Asus VS229HA review.

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Robust

A number of Asus VS229HA owners wrote that the Asus VS229HA was well made. Amy mentioned “Gotta give it to Asus, they do make solid products”. Amy Laz mentioned in November this year “A stereo audio in cable for the built in speakers” . Em_ks gave the Asus VS229HA a score of 4 stars and said a few weeks ago “The quality of the build seems good” in their review.

A few customers agreed that it was strong and durable. Linda wrote in her Asus VS229HA review on Amazon “FULL TILT on a very sturdy stand”. Miss Roscoe wrote on Amazon in November last year “If it were on something more sturdy it probably wouldn't have this problem” in her review of this PC monitor. Nabibi wrote in their Asus VS229HA review on Amazon “All in all its a sturdy 27 inch monitor” and gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was easy to damage or scratch. Paul2250 said on Amazon this month “Only thing I can complain about is some damage to the paintwork on the side of the screen, not sure how it happened”.

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Nice Design

Eighteen Asus VS229HA owners who purchased the Asus VS229HA concluded that it was good looking. Amy Laz said in her Asus VS229HA review on Amazon “Beautiful screen, full HD resolution 1920x1080 with no problems at all (no dead pixels either”. Andrew Durber mentioned in his review of the Asus VS229HA on Amazon two years ago “Gorgeous monitors”. Andrew Durber also mentioned “They're gorgeous with a beautiful display”.

One Asus VS229HA owner said in their reviews that it had a good case. Daniel said this year “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 and gave the product a very good review.

One customer who purchased it said that it was a good design. M wrote on Amazon “The monitor looks great - lovely gloss finish and slim design” in their Asus VS229HA review. One person who reviewed it thought it was neat. M. G. Chisholm wrote on Amazon this year “Keep my study looking tidy and HDMI is the best way to get a longer length of run”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was smooth. In November this year Mark Humphreys mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Playing Fallout 4 the action is very smooth and very clear with loads of detail”.

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Good Product Quality

A few Asus VS229HA reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Last year Alastair wrote “The picture quality is superb”. Angela said in her review “Good value and excellent visual quality”. Angela also said “I think this is a good value monitor with an excellent visual quality”.

Good Size

Six people wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 4 stars and said in their Asus VS229HA review on Amazon “The monitor looks great and is very thin”. Helen T wrote “Unusable for slim fit wall mount” in her review of this PC monitor but despite that she only gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. Helen T also mentioned “I have my pc at a slim narrow desk - space is premium”.

A number of people who reviewed the Asus VS229HA agreed that it was lightweight. Carrigeen04 mentioned on Amazon “Quite lightweight”. Kindle Customer said on Amazon “Very lightweight and was a bit worried when I opened it (2 boxes?” and scored the Asus VS229HA very highly. Kindle Customer also mentioned “It's a very lightweight plastic base”.

A number of Asus VS229HA reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good weight. Carrigeen04 said on Amazon in November “Good small light weight monitor” in their review but they only gave it a rating of 3 stars. S.wil said on Amazon “Incredible how light in weight the unit is” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One person reckoned that it was easy to carry around. Jonathan Mccrum mentioned on Amazon “The monitor is actually incredibly light and easy to carry around” but in spite of that he only scored this PC monitor 60 out of 100. One person who bought it considered that it was heavy and bulky. In November last year R De Bulat mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It is elegant and not at all bulky”.

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Best Seller

The VS229HA is a popular choice of PC screen.

Good Connectivity

A number of Asus VS229HA owners concluded that this PC monitor was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ann scored the Asus VS229HA 5 stars and she wrote on Amazon “The DVI to HDMI cable was nice to see in the box”. Daniel gave this PC monitor a very good review score and he mentioned in November this year “This was bought because it has the HDMI port to connect to a Macbook as a second screen”. M. G. Chisholm wrote “Most of all though it has an HDMI port”.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Guy wrote on Amazon “Great connectivity, fast response” in his review of the Asus VS229HA. One customer concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. This month Mark Humphreys he said on Amazon “A quick search on the internet remedied that”.

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Asus Has Good Flatpanel Monitor 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

Some customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features. Alex Hunt wrote on Amazon “Overall, it’s clearly missing some features and build quality that more expensive monitors have.” and scored the product very highly. Everythingpc gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Asus VS229HA on Amazon “Smart View are some the flagship features that Asus decide to cram in here”. Last year Jonathan Mccrum wrote in his Asus VS229HA review “It has features such as tilt”.

Good Sound Quality

A few Asus VS229HA owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good sound quality. Chelseafan mentioned two years ago “That is to say I did not really care of headphones or good sound quality before”. Radiolite gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote “Sound quality from the speakers is not great (I have yet to hear of a monitor that does have incredible audio quality”.

Good Environmental Credentials

One person thought the product was good in terms of recycling. Dogbone said on Amazon “Foolishly assuming the quality would be good, I recycled the packaging too soon!” in their Asus VS229HA review.

Just Released Seven Months Ago

This Asus LCD screen has only been on the market for seven months.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The VS229HA has a built-in speaker. Most of the other latest comparable spec flatpanel monitors also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper PC monitors such as the Hannspree HP225PJB[plb_3338307_price].

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to consider including the Acer R221Q[plb_3439464_price], or the Samsung S24C650PL[plb_3814142_price].

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Has Four Cables Included

The Asus VS229HA has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been around for the last year. This Asus PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

The average power consumption when in PowerSave mode of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VS229HA is 6.8W, and the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.21W to 52W. At only 0.5 Watts, the VS229HA has a quite low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec flatpanel monitors.

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Narrow

The VS229HA is one of the narrower new PC screens (only 513 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The narrowest medium monitor that was launched in the last year is 370mm wide and the widest is 900mm.

PC monitors with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the Hannspree HP225PJB[plb_3338307_price] (511mm and cheaper).

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One Asus VS229HA owner who reviewed it wrote that it did not have good technical guidance. Mik mentioned in their review on Amazon last year “I didn't expect any being it's a ASUS, shame there isn't a manual for it to aid in set-up”.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VS229HA, the Asus VS229HA is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VS229HA does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the VS229HA also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VS229HA, the VS229HA does not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

At only 1.5 Watts, the VS229HA has a quite low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the VS229HA. The RMS rated audio powers of recently released medium monitors range from 0.5W to 20W.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The VS229HA has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 54.6 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VS229HA is 49cm and the biggest is 690cm.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Asus VS229HA is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other latest medium monitors have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

At 0.5 Watts, the Asus VS229HA has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other latest medium monitors. The lowest power consumption when off of newly released PC screens is 0.005W and the highest is 350W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus VS229HA

LCD Display Type

The Asus VS229HA has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

If you are looking for a PC monitor with a better display type then you might also want to consider the HP 22es[plb_3755260_price] (LED and cheaper).

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Specification

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Supported Graphics Resolutions
HDCP
Display SRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
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PC Audio in
Audio Input
HDMI Ports Quantity
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Technical Details
Game Mode
PC in (D-Sub)
No Flickering

User Reviews

(171)
(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 14 June 2016 by Tinley
(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…

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 1920x1080, info vs229, asus vs229, asus bg781, asus vs229h, asus bg781a, info vs229h, asus bg781as, asus hdmi178, info vs229ha, asus 100x100, asus vs229ha, asus valed169, asus hdmi178u, asus 1920x1080, asus valed169f, asus hdmi178ul, asus valed169fu, asus hdmi178ult, 90lme9001q02231, info 1920x10805, info 1920x10805m, asus hd1080p5ms5, asus valed169ful, asus hdmi178ultr, 90lme9001q02231c, info 1920x10805ms, asus hd1080p5ms5m, asus valed169full, asus hdmi178ultra
Barcodes 00886227565979, 04058154140260, 04712900367638, 04716659565970

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