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Quick OverviewAsus VZ229HE 21.5 Inch IPS Borderless Slim Monitor (1xHDMI, 1xVGA)
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Exquisite ultra-slim, frameless design
ASUS VZ229HE has a space-saving design with an ultra-slim profile that measures a mere 7mm at its thinnest point. Its frameless design makes it perfect for almost-seamless multi-display setups that give you an even greater degree of immersion. An advanced high-performance IPS panel gives you an astonishing 80,000,000:1 contrast ratio and wide 178° viewing angles. In addition, ASUS Eye Care technology ensures a comfortable viewing experience.
Ultra-slim 7mm profile
VZ229HE takes up very little desktop space and fits well in any setting, its ultra-slim profile measures just 7mm at its thinnest point.
Perfect for multi-display setups
Whether you're playing games, watching a movie, or getting some work done, VZ229HE's frameless design means two or three monitor setups are virtually seamless, giving you a panoramic display for an even greater degree of immersion.
Protect your eyes with ASUS Eye Care technology
Ultra-low Blue Light Monitor
The TÜV Rheinland-certified ASUS Blue Light Filter protects you from harmful blue light, and you can easily access its four different filter settings via a hotkey. VZ229HE has undergone stringent performance tests and has been certified by TÜV Rheinland laboratories, a global provider of technical, safety, and certification services, to be flicker-free and to emit low blue light levels.
Level 1 is ideal for normal web browsing, and gives you excellent color reproduction for lifelike visuals, minimal color shift.
Level 2 is ideal when you're viewing photos and videos, giving you a perfect balance of high image quality.
Level 3 gives you the look of real paper, making it ideal for long hours of reading or word processing.
Level 4 is ideal for environments with dim ambient light.
It's time to say goodbye to those tired, strained eyes. VZ229HE features TÜV Rheinland-certified ASUS Flicker-Free technology to reduce flicker for a comfortable viewing experience. This technology helps minimize instances of eyestrain and other damaging ailments, especially when you spend long, countless hours in front of a display watching favorite videos.
Wide 178° viewing angles
VZ229HE has an advanced high-performance IPS panel that provides an astonishing 80,000,000:1 contrast ratio and wide 178°viewing angles. This LED-backlit display covers the entire sRGB color space — ensuring extremely accurate color reproduction for professional-grade photo and video editing, or for home entertainment.
Model - Asus VZ229HE, Series - Regular, Shape - Widescreen, Display Size (Inch) - 21.5 Inch, Display Type - FHD IPS Borderless Slim Display, Panel Type - IPS, Touch Screen - No, Display Resolution - 1920 x 1080, Aspect Ratio - 16:9, Display Surface - Non-Glare, Maximum Brightness (cd/m2) - 250 cd/m2, Contrast Ratio - 1000:1 (Max), 80000000:1 (ASCR), Refresh Rate (Hz) - 48 - 76 Hz, Bit Depth / Color Support - 8-bit (16.7 Million), Response Time (ms) - 5ms (Gray to Gray), Horizontal Viewing Angle - 178 degree, Vertical Viewing Angle - 178 degree, Dot Pitch - 0.248 mm, VGA Port - 1, HDMI Port - 1, Power Consumption - < 15.23 Watts, Certifications - Energy Star, BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, CEL level 1, C-Tick, CU, ErP, FCC, RoHS, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL, TUV Flicker-free, TUV Low Blue Light, Operating System Compatibility - Windows 7, 8.1, 10, Tilt Adjustment - +22 degree - -5 degree, Lock Slot - Kensington Lock, Body Color - Black, Weight - 2.5Kg, Dimensions - 498 x 380 x 210mm (with Stand), Specialty - Eye Care Monitor, Full HD, IPS, Ultra-slim, Frameless, Flicker Free, Blue Light Filter, sRGB Mode, Scenery Mode, Theater Mode, Standard Mode, Night View Mode, Game Mode, Reading Mode, Darkroom Mode, Others - Color Saturation: 72%(NTSC), Panel Type: In-Plane Switching, Display Surface: Non-glare, Pixel Pitch: 0.248mm, Display Colors: 16.7M, SPLENDID Video Preset Modes: 8 Modes, Skin-Tone Selection: 3 Modes, Color Temperature Selection: 4 Modes, QuickFit (modes) : Yes (Alignment Grid/Photo Modes), GamePlus(modes) : Yes (Crosshair/Timer), Low Blue Light : Yes, HDCP support : Yes, VividPixel : Yes, USP: 7mm thin, Contrast Ratio 1000:1, 8 Bit Panel, suitable for multi-display use, Key Feature: Full HD, IPS, 5ms, 16.7M, HDMI, D-Sub, Frameless, Part No - VZ229HE, Accessories - Power adapter, Quick start guide, Warranty Card, Warranty - 3 Year, Country of Origin - Taiwan, Made in/ Assemble - China
Since you will spend a huge chunk of your day looking at the screen, it is crucial to find a monitor best fits your needs. Without a good display, whatever you do on your PC will seem dull, whether you’re into gaming or any other stuff of your choice. There are tons of features and options to look out for when buying a monitor, so a close look is required beforehand.
Quick buying tips
Choose as per your need. If you are a gamer, you should look for a fast refresh rate and low response time. Professionals should seek color accuracy and for general use, users with less specific needs often opt for a monitor with high contrast VA panel.
Higher resolution for better picture quality. Resolution refers to the monitor's pixel density in length x width format. 1920x1080, also known as 1080p or full HD (FHD), is the baseline for a modern PC build. You’ll experience sharper images on a QHD or 4K monitor.
Required resolution for gaming: More pixels produce better pictures. But if you’re into gaming, those pixels can slow you down unless you have a beefy enough graphics card. Most video interfaces don’t support refresh rates faster than 60 Hz for 4K/UHD or 5K signals. Video interfaces are just beginning to support higher refresh rates at 4K resolution, but you still need a very expensive graphics card play at 4K resolution and push past 60 frames per second (fps).
The current sweet spot seems to be QHD/2K (2560x1440) resolution. With monitors up to 32 inches, you see the good density and a detailed image that isn’t too difficult for mid-priced graphics cards to handle.
If you want ultimate speed, FHD (1920x1080) delivers the highest frame rates (you won't find gaming monitors today with lower resolution). But avoid stretching that resolution past 27 inches, as you may notice a dip in image quality, with pesky individual pixels being visible.
Bigger is better. The refresh rate is described as a number in Hz, where the number is how many times your monitor refreshes per second. In other words, it's the frame rate of the monitor: the higher the number the smoother things will look. If you’re a gamer, the refresh rate is especially important, and you’ll want a monitor with at least 75Hz (most monitors designed for gaming offer at least 144Hz), combined with the lowest response time you can find. If you’re not into gaming, a 60Hz refresh rate should do.
Shorter is better. If you are a gamer, response time is a crucial feature for you. Longer response times can mean motion blur when gaming or watching fast-paced videos. The highest response time you’ll likely see is 5ms, while the fastest gaming monitors can have a 0.5ms response time.
Today’s LCD panels use three major technologies: twisted nematic (TN panel), vertical alignment (VA panel) and in-plane switching (IPS panel). Each has several variations with different advantages. TN monitors are the fastest but cheapest due to poorer viewing angles. IPS monitors have slightly faster response times and show color better than VA panels, but VA monitors have the best contrast out of all three-panel types.
G-Sync or FreeSync
Gaming monitors usually have Nvidia G-Sync (for PCs with Nvidia graphics cards) and /or AMD FreeSync (for the right running AMD graphics). Both reduce tearing and stuttering, although G-Sync monitors usually cost more than FreeSync ones.
G-Sync monitors operate from a 30 Hz refresh rate up to the monitor’s maximum. FreeSync displays are not as consistent. FreeSync monitors usually support adaptive refresh up to a monitor’s maximum refresh rate. But it’s the lower limit you must consider.
Regardless, if your budget only has room for a low-to-mid speed graphics card, you’ll want a monitor with either G-Sync or FreeSync with a low minimum refresh rate.