Acer XB280HK vs Samsung U24E850R

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Acer XB280HK
Samsung U24E850R

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
4.5" bigger screen size Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a screen size of 28"", whereas the Samsung U24E850R is only a 23.5"" PC monitor (4.5" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

12.1cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a display diagonal of 71.1cmcm, whereas the Samsung U24E850R is only a 59cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (12.1cm smaller).
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 1msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the Samsung U24E850R (4msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Five USB 3.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 3.0 ports on the Acer XB280HK is five, but the Samsung U24E850R only has four USB 3.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

17% higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 155mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 25mm higher than the Samsung U24E850R (130mmmm).
Expert reviews are significantly better
Based on 27 expert reviews, the Acer XB280HK has an average review score of 81%, whereas the Samsung U24E850R has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 61 user reviews, the Acer XB280HK has an average review score of 80%, whereas the Samsung U24E850R has an average rating of 77% (based on 23 reviews).
5 Reasons For
11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Acer XB280HK (178°°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°°, however the Acer XB280HK is only a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
Three more USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has four USB 2.0 ports, however the Acer XB280HK only has one USB 2.0 port. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Four USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the Acer XB280HK only has one USB Type-A downstream port.
0.12W lower power consumption when off Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a power consumption when off of 0.3WW, but the Acer XB280HK is a 0.42WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.12W higher).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 160°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Samsung U24E850R (178°°).
A little narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°°, whereas the Samsung U24E850R is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Three less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a one USB 2.0 port PC monitor, whereas the Samsung U24E850R only has four USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Only one USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the Acer XB280HK is one, but the Samsung U24E850R only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
A lot higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a power consumption when off of 0.42WW, however the Samsung U24E850R is a 0.3WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.12W lower).
Four months older
The Acer XB280HK is older than the Samsung U24E850R by four months.
9 Reasons Against
20% smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a screen size of 23.5"", however the Acer XB280HK is a 28"" PC monitor (4.5" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

21% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a display diagonal of 59cmcm, however the Acer XB280HK is a 71.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (12.1cm bigger).
75% slower response time Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 4msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Acer XB280HK (4msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only four USB 3.0 ports Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a four USB 3.0 port PC monitor, whereas the Acer XB280HK only has five USB 3.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Only DVI ports Edit
The number of DVI ports on the Samsung U24E850R is , but the Acer XB280HK only has one DVI port.
Lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 130mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 25mm lower than the Acer XB280HK (130mmmm).
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Vastly Lower expert review Score
The Samsung U24E850R's average expert rating is only 60%, however the Acer XB280HK's is 81% (based on 27 reviews).
A bit Lower user review Score
The Samsung U24E850R's average user rating is only 77%, however the Acer XB280HK's is 80% (based on 61 reviews).

Awards

12 Awards
benchmark.pl: Good Product
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
hardware.info: Great Value
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
insidehardware.it: Gold
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
nordichardware.se: Best Product
pcper.com: Gold
SweClockers.com: Good Product
thg.ru: Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
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Date Released

26 months Ago 21 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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Display

Screen Size
28"
BEST
23.5"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.22mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.16 x 0.16 0.4525 x 0.13575
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
71.1cm
BEST
59cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 98%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 250
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 4
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
5
BEST
4
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1
BEST
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Type-A Downstream Port
1 4
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 -1.5 - 91.5
Maximum Height Adjustment
155mm
BEST
130mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 22
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 25

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption When Off
0.42W 0.3W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
42.5W 41W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.48W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 59kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Electromagnetic Compatibility
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.6kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 497mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 320mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 634mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7kg
Height With Stand
558.55mm 397.2mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
244.6mm
BEST
260.6mm
Width With Stand
658.6mm 561mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.2kg
Height
381mm 336.1mm
Depth
63.5mm 59.3mm
Width
657.8mm 561mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort

Technical Details

Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicRotation Auto
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28 x 293.22
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