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Asus PB287Q

alaTest has collected and analyzed 698 reviews of Asus PB287Q. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and design are generally positive. The size and price also get good feedback, whereas views are divided on the usability.

price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus PB287Q is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus PB287Q

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 93 user reviews of Asus PB287Q from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and reliability. The price and usability also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the size.

usability, price, reliability, design

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus PB287Q 28 inch Widescreen Ultra HD 4K LED Monitor (100M:1, 300 cd/m2, 3840 x 2160, 1ms, DP/HDMI/MHL)Asus PB287Q 28 inch Widescreen Ultra HD 4K LED Monitor (100M:1, 300 cd/m2, 3840 x 2160, 1ms, DP/HDMI/MHL)

2018-08

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Andy Vandervell (trustedreviews.com)

Asus PB287Q

 

A 4K gaming monitor for £600. Is there a catch?

Good features for price ; Low input lag ; 60Hz over DisplayPort ; Good basic image quality

Poor vertical viewing angles ; Fussy OSD and controls ; There are cheaper 4K monitors

To the PB287Q’s credit, however, aside from ‘VividText’ the default settings look pretty good. It’s also very easily to assemble and disassemble, with a single screw to fasten the base to the monitor’s arm.

2014-05

Expert review by : Engadget (engadget.com)

華碩 28 吋 4K 螢幕 PB287Q 登陸台灣,售價 NT$21,900

 
2014-05

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Asus PB287Q

 

The Asus PB287Q is a 28-inch Ultra High-Definition (UHD) monitor that delivers stunning 4K imagery and handles fast motion with aplomb, all for a reasonable price.

Relatively affordable. Outstanding Ultra High-Definition (UHD) image quality. Solid performance and feature set. Fast pixel response.

So-so viewing angle performance. Slightly skewed greens. No USB ports.

Conclusion The Asus PB287Q does a remarkable job of displaying crystal-clear UHD content and can handle fast-action gaming smoothly and cleanly. Its viewing angle performance is noticeably better than what I've seen from most TN panels, though it still...

2014-05

Expert review by : Juan Martinez (techradar.com)

Asus PB287Q review

 

An affordable, powerful 4K monitor

Stunning images ; Price ; Versatility

Navigation ; Blindspots ; Boring design

This machine isn't perfect, but it produces perfect images, especially if you're nowhere near sunlight. Photographers, designers and videographers will love this unit.

2014-11

Expert review by (notebookcheck.net)

Asus PB287Q Monitor Review

 

Generation 4K. Notebookcheck tries something new and reviews the high-resolution 28-inch display Asus PB287Q. Read our review to find out whether the Ultra HD model is worth its price.

The main issue is still the enormous performance requirements. Notebook GPUs in particular have problems with the frame rates in complex titles. Even high-end chips like the GeForce GTX 980M or GTX 970M quickly drop below 30 fps in higher settings....

Expert review by : expertreviews.co.uk (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asus PB287Q Review

 

The Asus PB287Q isn't cheap, but this Ultra HD monitor is great if you want a very high-resolution monitor for gaming

2014-07

Expert review by : Sasha Muller (alphr.com)

Asus PB287Q review

 

Asus delivers a giant-sized 4K monitor with good image quality and a solid fist of features for a bargain price

At first, we feared an affordable 4K monitor would be a disappointment, but the PB287Q has defied all our expectations. It offers the kind of balanced, all-round performance that makes it suitable for everything from everyday use to dabbling with photo...

2014-06

Expert review by : Kelly M (4k.com)

Asus PB287Q 28-Inch Screen LED-Lit 4k Monitor Review

 

The Asus PB287Q 4K UHD monitor is something close to a work-horse model in the slightly rarified world of ultra HD PC displays. Featuring both the superior visual clarity and sharpness of 4K resolution and a rather utilitarian design and some pared...

Affordable ; great brightness ; flexible design ; 1 ms GTG fast response time ; 10-bit color ; Great contrast

No USB ports ; Menu buttons are oddly done ; Very limited on viewing angle ; Problems with PiP audio sources. ; 4K content could look sharper

While the Asus PB287Q offers a decent package for its price and would make a very reliable office 4K monitor for basic work use and web browsing, it's not a great choice for either 4K gaming or any serious graphic design work. Furthermore, there are...

2015-02

Expert review by : Overclock3D (overclock3d.net)

ASUS PB287Q True 4K Monitor Review

 
2014-06

Expert review by : Simon Cohen (canadianreviewer.com)

Review: ASUS PB287 4K monitor

 

Going on sale this month for $699, the ASUS PB287Q welcomes us to the 4K-resolution revolution, where photos and videos look incredible… but you're going to need your prescription updated for reading.

But if you’re looking to add 4K to your desktop, and you don’t want to take out that second mortgage or stop paying for daycare, the ASUS PB287Q makes a fine and reasonably priced option.

2014-06

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SonicMaster
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:3200
Battery capacity (Watt hours):32 / 38
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:2 / 4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes

Certificates

Certification:BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, CEL level 1, C-Tick, CU, ErP, FCC, ISO-9241-307, RoHS, TCO6.0, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL / Energy Star®, BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, CEL level 1, C-Tick, CU, ErP, FCC, ISO-9241-307, RoHS, TCO6.0, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL (Windows 8, Windows 7) / UL, TUV, MIC, CE Marking Compliance, BSMI, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick Compliance, CCC, GOST-R, CB, EPEAT, EU Flower, Energy star, CECP, WEEE, Erp 2013, RoHS, JATE
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Blue / Grey, Stainless steel
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Home & Office
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):100000000:1
Digital horizontal frequency:24 - 99
Digital vertical frequency:30 - 75
Display:LED
Display brightness:300 / 330
Display brightness (typical):300 / 330
Display diagonal:39.6 / 43.9 / 71.1
Display number of colours:1.073 billion colours / 1073.7
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
Display Surface:Matt
Display Technology:LED / TN
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD / HD
HDCP:Y / Yes
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): Yes
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Pixel pitch:0.16 x 0.16
Response Time:1
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Touchscreen:N / No
Viewing angle, horizontal:170
Viewing angle, vertical:160

Ergonomics

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Height adjustment:Y / Yes
LED indicators: Yes
On/off switch: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Pivot:Y / Yes
Pivot angle:0 - 90
Plug and Play: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes
Swivel angle range:-60 - 60
Swivelling:Y / Yes
Tilt adjustment:Y / Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 20 / 20 - -5
Tilt angle range:-5 - 20 / 20 - -5
VESA mounting:Y / Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:16
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300 / 350 / 400
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:700
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191B / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 520 / Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1600 / 2133
Memory form factor:On-board / SO-DIMM
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in Camera:N / No
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:4
TV tuner integrated: No

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:No / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:No / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / DVD Super Multi DL / N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC, Audio (3.5mm)
Quick start guide: Yes
Stand included: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:224
Package height:465
Package weight:10.6
Package width:764

Performance

AMD FreeSync:N
NVIDIA G-SYNC:N

Ports & interfaces

Built-in USB hub: No
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Headphone Out: Yes
Microphone in:N
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
Number of SATA III connectors:2
PC Audio in: Yes
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 110 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42 / 4.74
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:120 / 33 / 90
AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (off):0.5
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.5
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):30.45 / 60

Processor

Bus type:DMI3 / OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12 / 16 / 4
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM170
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x2, 1x4, 2x2, 2x1, 4x1 / 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.4 / 3.1 / 3.5
Processor cache:2 / 4 / 6
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Braswell / Skylake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel Core i7-6xxx / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6 / 2.5 / 2.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I7-6500U / I7-6700HQ / N3700
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6700 Mobile series / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA1170 / FCBGA1440 / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Stepping:C0 / D1 / R0
System bus rate:2.5 / 4 / 8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 45 / 6
Tjunction:100 / 90

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N
Intel Secure Boot:Y
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:0.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI: Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:N / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): Yes
Intel® OS Guard:N / Yes
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Yes
Processor ARK ID:87261 / 88194 / 88967
Processor code:SR29E / SR2EZ / SR2FQ
Processor package size:25 / 42
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1256 / 128

Technical Details

No flickering: Yes

Thin Client

Thin client installed:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:258 / 260 / 27.4 / 6.36 / 63.5
Depth (with stand):22 / 220.1
Height :22.1 / 29.9 / 3.74 / 38.1 / 380.7
Height (with stand):41.4 / 414
Package depth:22.4
Package height:46.5
Package weight:10.6
Package width:76.4
Weight:1.86 / 2.53 / 2.69 / 7.9
Width:383 / 41.5 / 66 / 660.3
Width (with stand):66 / 660