The ASUS ZenScreen MB249C is a portable 24-inch mobile monitor featuring a FHD 1920 x 1080 resolution IPS panel with a frameless 23.8-inch FHD IPS display. Its anti-glare surface coating ensures a seamless multi-monitor setup and enhances overall viewing experiences.
Designed for professionals on-the-go, this monitor impresses with its sleek, ultraslim profile and lightweight build of just 2.8 kg, making it effortlessly portable. Its USB Type-C port supports up to 60W power pass-through, offering versatile connectivity and the ability to charge your notebook while using the monitor for uninterrupted performance.
Moreover, the ASUS ZenScreen MB249C incorporates Flicker-Free technology and Ultra-Low Blue Light technology, reducing eye strain and fatigue during extended usage. A perfect companion for those who seek a high-quality display with convenience and comfort in mind.
|23.8-inch 1920 x 1080
|2x 1W Speakers
|1x USB-C (DP Alt Mode) 60W PD 1x HDMI(v1.4) 1x Earphone Jack
|Tilt : Yes (+20° ~ -5°) with arm Swivel : Yes (+90° ~ -90°) with arm Pivot : Yes (0° ~ 90° Clockwise) with arm Height Adjustment : 0~180mm with arm Z-axis Adjust.:Extend / Retract 0~144mm VESA Wall Mounting : 100x100mm Kensington Lock : Yes
|Phys. Dimension with Stand (W x H x D) : 539.34 x (531.36~711.36) x 302.18 mm Phys. Dimension without Stand (W x H x D) : 539.34 x 346.3 x 23.6 mm Net Weight with Stand : 4.84 kg Net Weight without Stand : 2.85 kg
|Energy Star TÜV Flicker-free TÜV Low Blue Light AMD FreeSync FSC Mixed
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The ASUS ZenScreen MB249C arrives in a brown cardboard box. Inside are the monitor, charging adapter and manuals. Included in the package are:
- C-Clamp Arm
- HDMI cable
- L-shaped Screwdriver
- Partition hook
- Power adapter
- Power cord
- Quick start guide
- USB-C cable
- Warranty Card
The ASUS ZenScreen MB249C comes equipped with a range of convenient ports and controls for enhanced usability. Positioned on the left side of the base, you’ll find the menu button, navigation buttons, power button, and a Kensington cable lock notch. On the right side, there’s a USB-C (DP Alt Mode) port with 60W PD, a HDMI v1.4 port, and an earphone jack.
The MB249C seamlessly connects to laptops using the USB-C port and offers power pass-through of up to 60W. Notably, it can also connect to Android smartphones with USB-C ports, supporting both DisplayPort over USB Alternate Mode and USB power delivery.
This USB power delivery feature allows users to power or charge a laptop connected to the monitor while the monitor itself is plugged into a wall outlet. This versatility makes it a highly practical choice for users seeking seamless connectivity options.
The OSD menu provides easy access to various display settings, including brightness, contrast, and display mode adjustments.
Setup & Design
The ASUS ZenScreen MB249C boasts a sleek and slim 3-sided bezels 23.8-inch FHD IPS display with an anti-glare surface coating for an enhanced multi-monitor setup and improved viewing experience. Constructed entirely of hard plastic, its lightweight 2.8 kg design ensures effortless portability.
This monitor offers remarkable versatility with an integrated carrying handle that doubles as a kickstand, allowing you to prop it at various angles for comfortable viewing. The partition hook kit provides even more options, freeing up desktop space by hanging the ZenScreen MB249C from cubicle partitions or dividers. With 150 mm of height adjustment, you can easily set the screen to eye level for perfect viewing.
The included ergonomic C-clamp arm and partition hook kit further enhance adaptability, catering to various viewing preferences and maximizing desktop space in confined areas. The C-clamp arm offers tilt, swivel, pivot, and extension/retraction adjustments, while the VESA-mount compatibility adds even more flexibility to your setup.
The C-clamp arm offers versatile adjustments, such as tilt (5° to 23°), pivot (up to 90°), swivel (90° to either side), Z-axis adjustment (0~144mm), and height adjustment (up to 180mm), provide a comfortable and customizable viewing experience.
While the monitor includes embedded 1-watt speakers for audio output, they may not be suitable for bass-heavy content and can distort at higher volumes. Nevertheless, they suffice for communication and collaboration purposes.
In conclusion, the ASUS ZenScreen MB249C excels in its design features, ensuring a portable, comfortable, and personalized viewing experience for users seeking a high-quality mobile monitor.
The ZenScreen MB249C features a 23.4-inch LED-backlit IPS display with a crisp FHD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and a 16:9 aspect ratio. While not HDR certified, this monitor is purpose-built for professional use rather than gaming or entertainment. With a 75Hz refresh rate, Adaptive Sync support, and a peak brightness of 250 nits, it delivers good performance for indoor usage.
The anti-glare panel ensures a comfortable viewing experience by minimizing reflections and glare, making it suitable for working near windows or presenting content.
Additionally, the ZenScreen MB249C incorporates proprietary ASUS technologies:
With a swift 5ms response time and an expansive 178-degree horizontal and vertical viewing angle, colors and contrast remain consistent from various positions. Visuals are bright, with good colors and contrast, making it well-suited for office productivity, even in moderately lit environments.
- Flicker-Free technology reduces flickering, reducing eyestrain and enhancing comfort during extended usage or gaming sessions.
- Ultra-Low Blue Light technology diminishes potentially harmful blue light emissions, offering four different filter settings to control the level of reduction and safeguarding your eyes during prolonged use.
The ASUS ZenScreen MB249C is a versatile portable monitor designed for home and office productivity, though not ideal for frequent travel. Its 24-inch screen is complemented by various mounting options, including a kickstand, ensuring convenience and adaptability.
While it may not suit everyone’s needs, the monitor excels for users seeking a mobile solution that easily transitions between different usage scenarios within an office setting. With good image quality, sufficient brightness, and impressive color performance, the ASUS ZenScreen MB249C proves to be a reliable companion for professionals on the move.
With its USB Type-C port supporting power pass-through and various connectivity options, including laptop and Android smartphone compatibility, this monitor offers impressive versatility for uninterrupted performance. The array of adjustments, from tilt and pivot to height and swivel, provide customizable viewing angles to suit any preference or environment.
Overall, the ASUS ZenScreen MB249C impresses with its functionality and performance, making it an excellent choice for professionals seeking a high-quality, portable monitor for office productivity and beyond. However, users seeking gaming or entertainment-specific features might need to explore alternative options.