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Asus XG49VQ

Asus XG49VQ
84
Reviews
7 Reviews + 1 Award
79
Features
Good Features
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
61
Value for Money
Good
74
Running Costs
$110 Over 5 Years
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
An award winning and display diagonal PC display, with low running costs and a good spec.
Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (49")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Built-in USB hub
Built-in speaker
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)
HEXUS.net Approved
3840 X 1080
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
49"
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$109
OVER 5 YEARS
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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have scored the Asus XG49VQ as follows:

72

72
Kagoo Score
85
Reviews
79
Features
61
Value for Money
74
Running Costs

72

72
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 72?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has great expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 64%.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Asus, this LCD screen features some of the latest LCD screen technology.
This PC monitor has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,000+ PC screens that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Big display diagonal
Faster than average response time
The super ultra-wide
FAST 144hz REFRESH RATE
RADEON FREESYNC 2 HDR FOR SMOOTH GAMEPLAY
HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE (hdr) WITH dci-p3 90% AND DISPLAYHDR 400
Picture-by-picture
Picture by picture hotkeys

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85
Reviews

Average Review Score

3.2 stars (7 reviews)

14%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Asus XG49VQ?

Robustness
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Ease of Use
1
0
Size and Weight
0
1
One Person Thought it Was Robust
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One Person Thought the Asus XG49VQ Was Not Good in Terms of Size
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One Owner Thought the Asus XG49VQ Was Easy to Use
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One Person Thought it Produced a Good Quality Picture
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How Good Are Asus Flatpanel Monitors?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Big display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a built-in speaker
High typical contrast ratio
Has a headphone out
Has an HDCP
Has an HDMI
Has ac, displayport and 2 more cables included
Two HDMI ports
ok vertical viewing angle
ok horizontal viewing angle
Big Display Diagonal
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The Asus XG49VQ's display diagonal of 49" is bigger than 98% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
Faster Than Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus XG49VQ of only 4ms is faster than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 18% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The fastest response time of PC screens is 0.1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
Has a Built-in USB Hub
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The Asus XG49VQ has a built-in USB hub. 80% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

What is a built-in USB hub? Less Edit
Has a Built-in Speaker
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The Asus XG49VQ has a built-in speaker, unlike 52% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker.

What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
High Typical Contrast Ratio

The highest typical contrast ratio of the Asus XG49VQ is high. That's over two times the typical contrast ratio of the most common typical contrast ratio of . Across all PC monitors the typical contrast ratio ranges from 750:1 and lower (worst) to ultra high (best). A contrast ratio of between 2,500 and 5,000:1.

A contrast ratio of between 2,500 and 5,000:1.

What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
ok Vertical Viewing Angle
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The Asus XG49VQ's vertical viewing angle of 178° is ok compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 55% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

What does "vertical viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
ok Horizontal Viewing Angle
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The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus XG49VQ of 178° is ok compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 38% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

What does "horizontal viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
Has a Headphone Out
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The Asus XG49VQ has a headphone out. 81% of PC monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Has an HDCP
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The Asus XG49VQ has an HDCP. 54% of PC screens do not have an HDCP.

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Has an HDMI
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The Asus XG49VQ has an HDMI, which is unusual. 73% of PC displays do not have an HDMI.

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Has Ac, Displayport and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus XG49VQ is more than most PC displays. The most frequently found cables included is vga, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included ac, displayport, hdmi and usb are also found on this PC display.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Asus XG49VQ which has two HDMI ports.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A PC monitor with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Asus XG49VQ, and ranked it:

Budget Choice
This PC monitor has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

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High End Good Value for Money

Asus XG49VQ
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,529.38 it is in the most expensive 3% of LCD screens.

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Running Costs

Asus XG49VQ Running Costs

The XG49VQ has an average 5 year running cost of $110 based on typical energy prices, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,000+ PC displays that we checked.

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Electricity cost when switched on $107
Electricity cost when on standby $2
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Asus XG49VQ

QWhat is the display diagonal of the Asus XG49VQ?
AThe Asus XG49VQ is a 49 inches PC monitor.
QWhat is the display resolution of the Asus XG49VQ?
AThe Asus XG49VQ has a display resolution of 3840 x 1080.
QIs the Asus XG49VQ 3D?
ANo, the Asus XG49VQ is not 3D.
QWhat is the response time of the Asus XG49VQ?
AThe Asus XG49VQ has a response time of 4 milliseconds.
QWhat is the vertical viewing angle of the Asus XG49VQ?
AThe Asus XG49VQ has a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees.
QWhat is the horizontal viewing angle of the Asus XG49VQ?
AThe Asus XG49VQ has a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees.
QWhat is the typical contrast ratio of the Asus XG49VQ?
AThe Asus XG49VQ has a high typical contrast ratio.
QWhat is the aspect ratio of the Asus XG49VQ?
AThe Asus XG49VQ has an ultra-widescreen (32:9,2.35:1) aspect ratio.
QWhat screen shapes does the Asus XG49VQ have?
AThe Asus XG49VQ is a curved PC monitor.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ have an HDMI?
AYes, the Asus XG49VQ has an HDMI.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ have a built-in USB hub?
AYes, the Asus XG49VQ is a PC monitor with a built-in USB hub.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ have a headphone out?
AYes, the Asus XG49VQ has a headphone out.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ have an HDCP?
AYes, the Asus XG49VQ has an HDCP.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ have a built-in speaker?
AYes, the Asus XG49VQ has a built-in speaker.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ have a built-in camera?
ANo, the Asus XG49VQ does not have a built-in camera.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ have a TV tuner integrated?
ANo, the Asus XG49VQ does not have a TV tuner integrated.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ support NVIDIA G-Sync?
ANo, the Asus XG49VQ is a PC monitor which does not support NVIDIA G-Sync.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ have a height adjustment?
AYes, the Asus XG49VQ has a height adjustment.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ support VESA mounting?
AYes, the Asus XG49VQ is a PC monitor which supports VESA mounting.
QDoes the Asus XG49VQ have a USB port?
AYes, the Asus XG49VQ has a USB port.
3.2 Stars

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14% of Customers Would Recommend
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Asus XG49VQ Specification

Key Features
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
3D
Response Time
Vertical Viewing Angle
High Dynamic Range (HDR) Supported
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Size Diagonal
Vertical Viewable Size
Horizontal Viewable Size
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Display Technology
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Colours
Maximum Refresh Rate
Panel Type
Display Brightness (Typical)
Screen Curvature
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Built-in USB Hub
Headphone Out
HDCP
HDMI Port
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
DisplayPort
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Upstream Port
USB Upstream Port Type
DisplayPort Version
HDMI Version
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Built-in Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Design
Certification
Feet Colour
Colour
Market Positioning
RoHS Compliance
Performance
NVIDIA G-Sync
AMD FreeSync
Flicker Free Technology
Low Blue Light Technology
Ergonomics
Picture-by-Picture (PbP)
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Pivot
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (Off)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Cables Included
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Quick Start Guide
AC Adapter Included
Weight & Dimensions
Height (With Stand)
Depth (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Maximum Resolution
USB Port

Product Identifiers

Barcodes

 00000000000471,  04718017169349

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