Asus - 27" Widescreen LED HD Monitor - Black

Watch movies and more in stunning high-definition with this Asus VK278Q 27" widescreen LED HD monitor that features an ultrafast 2 ms response time and 1920 x 1080 resolution to ensure crisp, richly detailed images.

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Overview

What's Included


  • Asus 27" Widescreen LED HD Monitor
  • DVI cable, VGA cable, audio cable, USB cable, power cord
  • Support CD-ROM
  • Owner's manual

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (18 out of 18)

Features


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Ultrafast 2 ms response time

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

27" widescreen LED monitor

To ensure crisp, vivid images.

10,000,000:1 Asus Smart Contrast Ratio

Provides a high number of shades between black and white. This range enables accurate color reproduction when displaying images with extreme differences between light and dark.

300 cd/m² brightness

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

1920 x 1080 maximum resolution

Offers the highest number of pixels available for a full high-definition display.

170° horizontal and 160° vertical viewing angles

Let you clearly see the screen from multiple vantage points.

Interfaces

Include HDMI, D-sub, DisplayPort, DVI-D, PC audio (3.5mm) and headphone.

Splendid Video Intelligence technology

Optimizes video performance and image fidelity by enhancing color, brightness, contrast and sharpness. Six preset video modes (scenery, theater, game, night view, sRGB and standard) for easy viewing.

2.0MP webcam

With 2.0 aperture and auto image control functions makes it easy to video chat with family and friends.

Picture-in-picture mode

View a small inset box overlaid on the full screen to watch 2 programs at once.

Wall-mountable design

With optional mounting kit (not included). VESA 100mm x 100mm compliant.

Two 3W speakers

Provide a lush soundscape.

PC compatible

For use at home or in the office.


Overall customer rating

Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews

100%of customers would recommend this to a friend

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent display for the price!

    Posted
    DocCaliban

    I recently sold my 30" 2560x1600 LCD because it was too large to travel with me on my last move. (Moving between countries via commercial airlines has it's limitations.) Not being willing to spend well in excess of $1,000 to replace it, I opted for a much lower resolution 1080p display in the 23"-24" range and was looking for one when I found this 27". The resolution still seems limiting for computer work, but it's still great, and of course it works perfectly for watching HD TV, movies, and gaming. Response time is great, black levels are perfectly fine for this type of a panel (I sold my 50" Panasonic plasma as well, so I do know about good black levels), and the text is good enough though a bit chunky simply due to the panel size versus resolution ... a 27" running only 1920x1080 is not going to be as sharp as a 30" panel, but it's not really all that bad. The only things lacking are a USB hub, OS X driver support for the web camera, the speakers are about what you'd expect, and the stand is a bit flimsy. Other than that, and again, especially considering the price, I'm very happy with my purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great screen for the price

    Posted
    Brandan
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I love this screen, I use it in a multipurpose environment ranging from games, to Netflix, to picture editing, it performs phenomenally. Like any other screen the settings needed a good tweaking before picture quality was to my liking, but as long as your good with playing with the setting I'm confident anyone could get the picture they're looking for. Also, the speakers built in are usable, but for anything other than close personal use I would get a set of full range speakers. I haven't tried the built in camera yet, but I use a separate HD cam so I probably won't ever use it. I'm sure the quality is acceptable for a built in cam though. For the month I've had it, I love it. Does everything I need it to.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent for the Visually Challenged.

    Posted
    malice40
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I purchased an on-line magazine subscription service recently, and I found that I was having a lot of difficulty reading the magazine pages on my then current monitor.. The screen was not bright enough, and I was unable to adjust the resolution in order to "unfuzz" the copy I was attempting to read. I am very happy with this new Asus monitor. It is larger than my previous monitor, and is much brighter. The resolution has been set so that it is very easy to read magazine copy without straining my eyes and squinting.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great large screen monitor

    Posted
    hogman99
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver MemberElite Plus Member

    Already had an Asus 26" LCD display with a 16:10 ratio and needed to run two monitors for a new job. My previous Asus had been discontinued so I went with this 27" 16:9 ratio monitor and I'm as pleased with this one as much as my first one. Wish they still made a display with the taller 16:10 ratio but that's a small nitpick. I use this monitor via DVI from my work laptop and via HDMI from my personal laptop and both work equally well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great monitor!

    Posted
    HomeRentalPro
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver MemberElite Plus Member

    I did not want to have two monitors and wanted a single 27" monitor. I have an Asus laptop, so I know the brand is quality and I find that this HD monitor is just the same. It has an integrated 2 MP webcam as well. Very nice unit.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic!

    Posted
    maya
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Was a bit leery after reading reviews and checking complaints on line. I ordered anyway. 1st one had "the frozen arm" on back of monitor that others had complained about. I sent it back. 2nd one was perfect! Size is great, had no problems with picture adjustments. Primary use is for home office.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Can not complain

    Posted
    jajajajajajajajajajajajaj

    I bought this because my old monitor got damaged during a move. Not only was this monitor cheaper than replacing the old one, it was better. Normally I would complain about having to replace a damaged monitor, but this time it honestly came out ok.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent monitor for my laptop

    Posted
    CLANCYDUBH
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I missed having a widescreen when I switched to a laptop computer. This monitor solved the issue at a very reasonable price. Let,s hope it lives up to the reviews I read before purchase. So far I am very satisfied.

    I would recommend this to a friend



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