ASUS MX279H 27" Widescreen LED Backlit LCD Monitor

Model #MX279H

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Specifications

Video Features

SPLENDID Video Preset Modes 6 modes
QuickFit (modes) Yes (Letter/A4/Alignment Grid/Photo Modes) HDCP support
Color Temperature Selection 4 modes
Skin-Tone Selection 3 modes

Packaging Info

Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 27.9 x 21.4 x 4.8"
Package Weight 16.25 lb

Other Specifications

Signal Frequency Analog Signal Frequency: 30~80 KHz(H)/ 56~76 Hz(V) Digital Signal Frequency: 30~80 KHz(H)/ 56~76 Hz(V)
Power Consumption Power Consumption(Typical): Power Saving Mode: Power Off Mode: Voltage: 100-240V/50-60Hz
Mechanical Design Chassis Colors: Silver+Black Tilt : +20°~-5°
Security Kensington lock
Dimensions (W x H x D) 24.5 x 17.4 x 8.9 / 622.6 x 441.3 x 225.2 mm
Weight 11.5 lb / 5.2 kg
Audio Stereo Speakers: 3W x 2 Stereo RMS with Bang & Olufsen ICEpower
Convenient Hotkey SPLENDID Video Preset Mode Selection Auto. Adjustment Brightness Adjustment Volume Adjustment Input Selection QuickFit
I/O Ports Signal Input: HDMI x 2, VGA, DVI-D (via HDMI-to-DVI cable) PC Audio Input: 3.5mm Mini-Jack AV Audio Input: HDMI Earphone jack: 3.5mm Mini-Jack

Display

Contrast Ratio 80,000,000:1
Display Colors 16.7M
Brightness 250cd/m²
Pixel Pitch 0.311 mm
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Panel Size Wide Screen 27.0"(68.6cm)
Response Time 5ms (Gray to Gray)
Expert Reviews
5 July 2014

Aesthetically eye pleasing 27 inch monitor that comes with a pair of Bang and Olufsen ICEpower speakers, the ASUS MX279H is a badass on the desk. We enjoyed the ASUS MX279H throughout these few weeks and we find that most of the features offered will benefit users more as a workstation display...

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    Good overall build quality, Stylish design, Easy to setup, Lots of color preset for various viewing purposes, QuickFit feature for quick and easy document and photo display, Impressive sound quality from the built-in Bang and Olufsen ICEpower speakers

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    Glossy are more prone to scratches and fingerprints that will ruin the overall appearance, Enabling Trace Free feature will ruin the color of most games, Despite of having 2 HDMI ports, it doesn't comes with even a single piece of HDMI cable

Hardware luxx.34754055
13 June 2013

Neverending beauty - the advertising slogan for MX279H. In the development of the monitor, high value was placed on the appearance. Inspired by the look of a sundial, ASUS created a precision design that has a convincing elegance in every aspect.

  • +

    good processing quality, thin frame around the panel, stable, 2x HDMI port with additional HDMI-to-DVI adapter, high color fastness, low input lag

  • -

    lack of ergonomic functions, small amount of settings in the OSD, relatively low brightness, low contrast ratio

Hardware info.32834476
11 December 2012

The ASUS MX279H is an outstanding monitor, that much is clear. It has a stylish design and quality materials, giving it a deluxe feel. That is likely the reason for the relatively high price.

Tbreak.32832305
11 May 2013

The ASUS MX279H is certainly one sexy display, and it showcased some of the most brilliant reproduction seen at a very affordable price tag. It would have been nicer to have a bit more screen real estate squeezed into the 27” display, but this isn’t a total loss.

Techradar uk.32817471
20 February 2013
6.0/10

As ASUS continues to branch out into the sexier world of phones, tablets and hybrid PCs, there is still a place on computer store shelves the good old stand alone PC monitor. Perhaps aware that this isn't the most desirable vertical it is in, ASUS tries to spruce up the MX279 with splash of design.

Expertreviews co uk.33706088
11 February 2013
8.0/10

We’d prefer a higher maximum resolution, but this is a beautifully designed monitor with great image quality

User Reviews
Cnet.33586669
18 February 2014
10/10

I love this Monitor. I will admit that upon initial turn on I did not like it. Coming from 23-24" LED screens @ 1920x1080, it was a total shock as far as text size. When I first turned it on I thought the resolution was off at like 1024X768 or something.

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    3 year warranty, awesome sturdy base, outstanding colors for gaming, dual HDMi + comes with an HDMi to DVi cord, looks awesome when its off, frameless design.

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    getting used to the menu buttons took a few minutes

Newegg.34207442
29 November 2016
2.0/10

I'd spend a little more on the non-refurb model, and make sure you get insurance on your monitor if/when you have to send it back. Not happy I have to mess with warranty work a 2nd time.

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    Sleek looking monitor, great picture, great features

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    This one has/had issues where it acted like the front panel buttons would randomly be pressed. I'd be playing a game and the picture resize menu would pop up, or the monitor would just turn off. Sent back for RMA, and they shipped me back a monitor with the upper left corner cracked!

B h photo.32817553
22 February 2017
10/10

After investigating reviews of monitors for graphic designers, I settled on this one. I was wowed by the resolution and clarity and am 100% pleased. Beautiful color and the added surprise of built in speakers at a very affordable price.

Amazon.32817384
29 July 2017
10/10

I bought this as a gift for one of my fellow gamers. The quality is beautiful, and the design is aesthetically pleasing. It works well in both a well lit room and complete darkness.

Ncix com.34769895
2 July 2015
8.0/10

this monitor has a very good picture out of the box. The color are great. I don't play game, so i can not comment on that. I compare this monitor with the monitor Benq GW2760HS side by side playing an animation movie(Tinkerbell).

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    -good picture, -pleasant design

  • -

    -price too high, -speakers too weak

Overstock.32817770
21 April 2017
10/10

This user earned $1.00 Club O Rewards for writing this review. Learn More The clarity of this screen is amazing! The 27" size is perfect for using split screen viewing. The thin border gives it a very stream lined look.

Ebay.33759263
17 June 2016
10/10

Received the display and right out of the box was a good performer with good quality color tones. I do photography as well so i needed a monitor that gives me good natural looking skin tones and this unit was right on.

Office depot.34444728
26 August 2015
10/10

This monitor is like a TV screen! Big and beautiful. Its graphics display capabilities are enormous and, although I've only had it a few weeks, the settings are seemingly endless. It's tailored to your specific preferences and enjoyment, and it's beautiful to behold. VERY satisfied.

Tigerdirect.34862960
17 June 2015
9.6/10

I have two of these monitors and they work great. Fantastic picture, I have a set of speakers so I can't review the built in speakers since I have never used them. The only detail that was left out is there is no Vesa mount holes, so if your looking for something with them you will need to keep...

Dabs.34750736
9 May 2015
10/10

I bought this monitor because I do a lot of photographic editing and was finding my old 22 inch HP monitor hard to work with and one or two pixels had blown. Dabs delivered the MX279H earlier than expected (no complaints there).

Product Highlights
  • HDMI + VGA
  • 1920 x 1080 Resolution
  • 80,000,000:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 250cd/m² Brightness
  • 178°/178° Viewing Angles
  • 5ms Response Time (Gray to Gray)
  • 16.7 Million Colors
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Average Expert Score
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Average User Score
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