Acer CB240HY vs Acer XB280HK

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Acer CB240HY
Acer XB280HK

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Acer XB280HK (160°°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°°, however the Acer XB280HK is only a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
Lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a power consumption when off of 0.35WW, but the Acer XB280HK is a 0.42WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.07W higher).
49.5mm shorter Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 331.5mmmm tall PC monitor, whereas the Acer XB280HK is a 381mmmm tall PC monitor (49.5mm taller).
23% shallower Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a depth of 52mmmm. That's 11.5mm shallower than the Acer XB280HK (63.5mmmm).
103.4mm narrower Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 554.4mmmm wide PC monitor, whereas the Acer XB280HK is a 657.8mmmm wide PC monitor (103.4mm wider).
User reviews are a lot better
The Acer CB240HY has an average user review score of 90% based on 4 reviews, however the Acer XB280HK has an average rating of 80% (based on 61 reviews).
5 Reasons For
15% bigger screen size Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a screen size of 28"", however the Acer CB240HY is only a 23.8"" PC monitor (4.2" 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.

16% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a display diagonal of 71.1cmcm, however the Acer CB240HY is only a 60cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (11.1cm smaller).
17% brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m², however the Acer CB240HY is only a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Five times faster response time Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 1msms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms faster than the Acer CB240HY (1msms). 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.

Higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 155mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 5mm higher than the Acer CB240HY (155mmmm).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
18% smaller screen size Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a screen size of 23.8"", however the Acer XB280HK is a 28"" PC monitor (4.2" 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.

19% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a display diagonal of 60cmcm, however the Acer XB280HK is a 71.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (11.1cm bigger).
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m², however the Acer XB280HK is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
84% slower response time Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 6msms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms slower than the Acer XB280HK (1msms). 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.

4% lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 150mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 5mm lower than the Acer XB280HK (155mmmm).
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8 Reasons Against
12% narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 160°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Acer CB240HY (160°°).
Slightly narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°°, however the Acer CB240HY is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a power consumption when off of 0.42WW, but the Acer CB240HY is a 0.35WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.07W lower).
49.5mm taller Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 381mmmm tall PC monitor, whereas the Acer CB240HY is a 331.5mmmm tall PC monitor (49.5mm shorter).
19% deeper Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a depth of 63.5mmmm. That's 11.5mm deeper than the Acer CB240HY (63.5mmmm).
103.4mm wider Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 657.8mmmm wide PC monitor, whereas the Acer CB240HY is a 554.4mmmm wide PC monitor (103.4mm narrower).
Five months older
The Acer XB280HK is older than the Acer CB240HY by five months.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The Acer XB280HK's average user rating is 80%, however the Acer CB240HY's is 90% (based on 4 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 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

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 26 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

No data No data

Display

Screen Size
23.8" 28"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.16 x 0.16
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
60cm 71.1cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms 1ms
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm 155mm
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 35
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption When Off
0.35W
BEST
0.42W
Typical Power Consumption
23W
BEST
42.5W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W
BEST
0.48W
Annual Energy Consumption
38kWh Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
6.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
530.1mm
BEST
558.55mm
Depth With Stand
244.8mm 244.6mm
BEST
Width With Stand
554.4mm
BEST
658.6mm
Weight
3.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
331.5mm
BEST
381mm
Depth
52mm
BEST
63.5mm
Width
554.4mm
BEST
657.8mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
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