Asus - 27" Widescreen Flat-Panel IPS LED HD Monitor - Black

View your favorite movies and games in high-definition with this Asus PB278Q 27" widescreen flat-panel monitor, which features an 80,000,000:1 ASCR (Asus Smart Contrast Ratio) to deliver optimal image and color quality.

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What's Included

  • Asus 27" Widescreen Flat-Panel IPS LED HD Monitor
  • Dual-link DVI cable, VGA cable, audio cable, DisplayPort cable, HDMI cable, power cord
  • Owner's manual

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars.
95% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (66 out of 70)


Ultrafast 5 ms response time

Allows pixels to change colors quickly to avoid streaking, blurring and ghosting in fast-moving scenes and video games.

27" flat-panel LED screen

With IPS technology offers stunning, lifelike visuals for enhanced entertainment.

80,000,000:1 ASCR (Asus Smart Contrast Ratio)

Enables accurate color reproduction when displaying images with extreme differences between light and dark for excellent picture quality.

300 cd/m² brightness

For a highly visible display and clear on-screen images.

2560 x 1440 maximum resolution

Creates a high level of picture detail for a bold, vibrant display. The 16:9 aspect ratio enables borderless, full-screen HD video display for your movies and games.

178° horizontal and vertical viewing angles

Let you clearly see the screen from multiple vantage points.

HDMI, dual-link DVI-D, DisplayPort 1.2 and VGA inputs

Enable you to connect both digital and analog devices.

Splendid video intelligence technology

Offers video preset and 4 color temperature selection modes and auto, brightness and volume adjustments for customized entertainment.

Adjustable height

Along with +20° to -5° tilt, swivel and pivot options for ideal positioning.

Wall-mountable design

With optional mounting kit (not included). A slim 2.7" profile without the base makes the monitor ideal for placement on most walls. VESA 100mm x 100mm compliant.

Two 3W built-in speakers

For enhanced audio.

PC and Mac compatible

For use with your existing computer.

What Experts are Saying

Rating, 4 out of 5 with 3 reviews

Overall Customer Rating

Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews

95%of customers recommend this product.



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What Experts are Saying

Rating, 4 out of 5 with 3 reviews
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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about design, size, usability and price. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 88/100 = Very good quality.
  • CNETRating, 4 out of 5Eric Franklin on December 11, 2012
    Asus PB278Q review
    In the world of extreme-definition monitors, the Asus PB278Q almost perfectly hits a happy medium between features and value. I reviewed the HP ZR2740w earlier in 2012, and while that monitor offered great performance at a reasonable price, asideFull Review
  • AnandTechChris Heinonen on November 19, 2012
    ASUS PB278Q Review: An IPS Competitor Emerges
    Every 27” panel that I have reviewed this year has had two things in common: the panel was IPS based, and it was made by LG. The vast majority of IPS panels are made by LG, and so most high-end monitors use the same panels but have majorFull Review
  • PCMagRating, 4 out of 5John R. Delaney on November 19, 2012
    Asus PB278Q
    The Asus PB278Q is a well-equipped 27-inch monitor based on Plane to Line Switching (PLS) panel technology. You'll pay more for this technology but receive awesome performance and a rich feature set in return.Full Review
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