Asus VE278Q 27 Inch Monitor Review

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A growing number of people are gradually learning about the benefits of using a higher resolution screen. Long gone are the days of 1024×768 resolution as the latest Steam survey in December 2011 has highlighted. 17.59% of gamers are using a 1680×1050 panel now, with 7.77% using 1920×1080. Only 4 percent use 1024×748.

If you are upgrading in 2012, then the review product today might interest you, The Asus VE278 is a 27 inch LED backlit screen with true HD 1080p resolution and a 2MS response time, ideal for gaming.

Specifications

Display Panel Size: Wide Screen 27.0″(68.6cm) 16:9
True Resolution : 1920×1080
Pixel Pitch : 0.311mm
Brightness(Max) : 300 cd/㎡
ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR) : 10000000:1
Viewing Angle (CR≧10) : 170°(H)/160°(V)
Response Time : 2ms (Gray to Gray)
Display Colors : 16.7M
Video Feature Trace Free Technology
SPLENDID Video Intelligence Technology
SPLENDID Video Preset Modes : 6 Modes
Skin-Tone Selection : 3 Modes
Color Temperature Selection : 4 Modes
Picture-in-Picture
HDCP support
Audio Features Stereo Speakers : 3W x 2 Stereo RMS
Convenient Hotkey SPLENDID Video Preset Mode Selection
Auto. Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Volume Adjustment
Input Selection
Picture-in-Picture
I/O Ports Signal Input : HDMI , D-Sub, DisplayPort, DVI-D
PC Audio Input : 3.5mm Mini-Jack
AV Audio Input : HDMI
Earphone jack : 3.5mm Mini-Jack
Signal Frequency Analog Signal Frequency : 24~92 KHz(H)/ 50~85 Hz(V)
Digital Signal Frequency : 24~92 KHz(H)/ 50~85 Hz(V)
Power Consumption Power Consumption < 45 W
Power Saving Mode < 2 W
Mechanical Design Chassis Colors : Black
Tilt : +20°~-5°
VESA Wall Mounting : 100x100mm
Security Kensington lock
Dimensions Phys.Dimension(WxHxD): 643×445.6x220mm
Box Dimension(WxHxD): 732x560x176mm
Weight Net Weight (Esti.): 6.5 kg
Gross Weight (Esti.): 9.8 kg
Accessories DVI cable
VGA cable
Audio cable
Power cord
Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Regulation Approval Energy Star®, UL/cUL, CB, CE, EuP, FCC, CCC, BSMI, Gost-R, C-Tick, VCCI, PSB, EK, J-MOSS, RoHS, WEEE, Windows 7 & Vista WHQL
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Asus VE278Q 27 Inch Monitor Review, 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating
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  • ET
    January 13, 2012
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    Only 1080p for this display? I found that disappointing. I like high resolutions, but don’t need the extra size. At 27″ I’d expect 2560×1440. Obviously that’d cost more, but if I went to 27″ I’d expect that. Let’s hope the trend of ultra high resolution panels coming soon to tablets will extend to desktops in the future. Otherwise it would look rather silly to have 2048×1536 or whatever at 10″ and 1920×1080 at 27″.

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  • Zardon
    January 13, 2012
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    The Sony Z series has a 1920×1080 option on the 13 inch screen, thats pretty impressive, although it actually might to ‘too high’ for ease of reading unless you have eagle eye vision.

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  • Bertie
    January 13, 2012
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    Looks ok, I prefer a 23-24 inch at this resolution as I think the screen is too big for the resolution and you can actually see the scanlines sometimes.

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