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Acer S277HK PC Monitor

PC Mag Editor's Choice kitguru.net Worth Considering Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product altomdata.dk Recommended ljudochbild.se Best Buy
27" 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
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19 Reasons For

Seven Industry Awards

Experts rave about this LCD screen and have given it seven awards.

The writers at Digitaltrends.com, Altomdata.dk and Hispazone.com all decided that concluded that they would recommend this PC display and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This medium monitor was given a "Best Buy" award by both Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se, both of which concluded that this LCD screen was good.

One more expert review site concluded that this PC display was outstanding and gave it their highest award. PC Mag gave this LCD screen an "Editor's Choice" award.

The editor of one other expert review site thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. Kitguru.net gave this PC screen a "Worth Considering" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

This PC display has an average expert rating of 78 out of 100 based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Mag, PC Advisor.co.uk and Digitaltrends.com.

Nice Design

A number of Acer S277HK owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Bournemouth Pete mentioned “A beautifully made monitor with incredibly fine resolution”. Christopher mentioned on Amazon last year “It looks gorgeous” in his review of this PC monitor. Dr. J. Morgan wrote in their review “The lack of bezels significantly reduces its overall footprint and beautifully compliments the design language giving it a truly clean, pure”.

Some customers considered that the Acer S277HK was a good design. H a Lowson mentioned “Great design and overall fairly pleased with picture” in their Acer S277HK review although they gave the product a score of 2 stars. Last year expert website Maclife.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Acer's 27-inch display has a Mac-like design with an aluminum frame”. Maclife.com also said “Sleek, polished design”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few Acer S277HK reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Bournemouth Pete said “If you're a graphic designer with very good eyesight and a top-notch graphics card that can drive a 4k monitor”. Expert website Kitguru.net mentioned “The Acer S277HK is a 4K display with great picture quality” in their Acer S277HK review. Maclife.com mentioned in their review of the Acer S277HK “Great image quality”.

A number of Acer S277HK reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good contrast ratio. A few weeks ago Omgitsjezy said on Amazon “The picture quality is insane thanks to it's super hi resolution screen and it's high native contrast ratio giving it crystal clear images” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Last year Maclife.com wrote in their review of the Acer S277HK “Contrast ratio could be improved”.

One Acer S277HK reviewer who bought the Acer S277HK reckoned that it had a good refresh rate.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was good quality. A few weeks ago C. G. Whitaker wrote “Scree quality is good” in their review. This year Frasjam mentioned “Not a great product - although the picture quality is excellent” but in spite of that they scored it 60 out of 100. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “Offers good image quality that's only clouded a little by the applied anti-reflective film” and scored the product 4 stars.

Robust

A number of customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made. Expert website Pcmag.com said “The Acer S277HK is a smart-looking 27-inch Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) monitor that delivers a crisp 4K picture and solid color and gray-scale performance”. In October last year Maclife.com said “Solid performance” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Technical Features

One Acer S277HK reviewer said in their reviews that it had good features. Expert website Techradar.com wrote “The S277HK features a high resolution output, fast refresh rate” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Connectivity

A few customers concluded that this PC monitor was good in terms of connectivity. Matthew said in his review of this PC monitor this year “Will not switch on when you ask it too it also has connectivity issues and various other faults” nonetheless he rated the product 1 stars. Tevets wrote a few weeks ago “Fabulous monitor, display is excellent, decent connectivity” in their review however they rated it 3 stars.

Good Brand

On average Acer medium monitors have good ratings as do all flatpanel monitors built by Acer.

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LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

There are a number of other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider including the Samsung LS29E790CNS[plb_3828481_price] which is cheaper; or the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price], or the DELL U3415W[plb_2678877_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age, the Acer S277HK has a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think the NEC EA275WMi[plb_3242943_price] which is cheaper; or the Philips BDM3270QP[plb_2997136_price], and the Asus MG278Q[plb_3037824_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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2160p Video Mode

The most resolution of the Acer S277HK is 2160p. That's over two times the resolution of a 1080p PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution.

This PC display's resolution (2160p) is actually the best resolution across all LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the S277HK.

The worst resolution amongst comparable types of PC display is 480p.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for more than a year is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the Acer S277HK has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the S277HK.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the Acer S277HK has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S277HK. The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays that were released one year ago range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

The display colour counts of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S277HK range from 16M to 1,100M. With a display colour count of 1,070 million, the Acer S277HK has one of the more display colour counts amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The Acer S277HK has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC screens of this spec and age the worst resolution is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the S277HK range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. The Acer S277HK has a quite big display diagonal (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the S277HK.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The Acer S277HK has one of the brighter display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age. The dimmest display brightness of PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the S277HK is 25 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the S277HK is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms. At only 4 milliseconds, the Acer S277HK has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the S277HK.

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10 Reasons Against

Owner Reviews Are Poor

Based on 23 owner reviews the average owner rating of this LCD screen is 50%. It seems that users really don't rate this Acer PC screen very highly.

Difficult to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was not easy to setup. Ivo Nikolov said in their review on Amazon in October “Blue-Ray AKA 1080p also looks Very Good My Major Criticism is that I did find it Not Very Easy to Set Up” but they still gave it a score of 4 stars.

One Acer S277HK owner concluded that the product was not easy to handle. In October this year Frasjam gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100 and wrote in their Acer S277HK review on Amazon “It's power handling is shocking”.

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Not Good in Terms of Size

Several Acer S277HK reviewers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was not a good height. Techradar.com said on expert website Techradar in October last year “If you don't mind the rear port placement and lack of vertical height adjustment, there is plenty to like” in their review. Maclife.com wrote in their review of the Acer S277HK “Height isn't adjustable”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the S277HK, the Acer S277HK does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer S277HK is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S277HK are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer S277HK does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the S277HK also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a 4k ultra hd HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the Acer S277HK has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers amongst medium monitors of this age. The average RMS rated audio power of PC displays of this age and type is 5.5W, and the RMS rated audio powers range from 1W to 32W.

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Only Has Four Cables Included

The Acer S277HK has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been available for around the same time as it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens that are a similar age to the S277HK. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "HDMI" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The Acer S277HK has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (75 kilowatt hours) amongst medium monitors of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S277HK is 22kWh, the highest is 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 47kWh.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer S277HK

Average Width

At 614.7 millimeters, the Acer S277HK has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the S277HK.

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Specification

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HD Type
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Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
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Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
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Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
Mini DisplayPort
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
VESA Mounting
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Cable Included

7 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice kitguru.net Worth Considering Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product altomdata.dk Recommended ljudochbild.se Best Buy hispazone.com Recommended Product Lydogbilde.no Best Buy 5 Star

Expert Reviews

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13 August 2015

Acer's 27-inch display has a Mac-like design with an aluminum frame and brushed-metal finish. The panel measures 20mm thick, while the border round the screen is a mere 6mm, so your desktop almost... Read more…

Highquality 4K display
HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2
Excellent sRGB coverage
Great viewing angles
Great image quality
Height isn't adjustable
No USB ports
Contrast ratio could be improved
No pivot or height adjustment
Poor OSD controls
4 August 2015

It's clear Acer has put a lot of work into delivering a polished, sleek and beautifully monitor with the S277HK. While the design might be attractive, for me, its behavior is far more interesting....

31 July 2015

The Acer S277HK makes an impact with its angular white and silver design, and offers good image quality that's only clouded a little by the applied anti-reflective film. An adjustable height stand...

10 June 2015

The Acer S277HK is a 4K display with great picture quality. The uncalibrated colour accuracy results are superb, the brightness and contrast levels are good and the gamma and white point results...

Kitguru.net

The DT Accessory Pack Up your game and the get the most out of your gear with the following extras, hand-picked by our editors: 3M Adjustable monitor stand ($28) 3M's stand is an option for...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 July 2015 by Ataoli
Ataoli would recommend the Acer S277HK (Verified Purchase)

Easier out of the box, works beautifully with my iMac 5k and PC. The PIP function is really neat when I am monitoring my work on PC. the thin frames is a nice touch. I appreciate that the monitor... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Hdmi 20 Compatible
Powerful
No Hdcp 22 Support
Reviewed 24 August 2016 by Gavin J Stirrat
(Verified Purchase)

Although these monitors look great, and have a great picture, I'm now having to deal directly with Acer to return 5 of these. All started well, then exhibited issues waking and required being... Read more…

Reviewed 4 August 2016 by Amazon Customer

Stopped turning on after a few months of use. Seems like a common problem judging from the reviews.

Reviewed 2 August 2016 by NEIL VANCE

AVOID!! Just like most of the reviews, This model does NOT display again after your computer sleeps the monitor. ALSO the LCD panel is more like a TN instead of a IPS. This viewing angles of this... Read more…

To be clear, I didn't buy this product from Amazon but from another retailer but like other people have already reported, I too experienced the problem of not being able to turn the monitor on... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $61.62
Electricity cost when on standby $2.21
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Total running cost over 5 years $63.83
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s277hk, acer 4k2, acer s277, acer 4k2k, acer bg055, acer 100m1, pumps s277, acer s277h, umhs7aa001, umhs7ee001, pumps s277h, acer s277hk, acer bg055a, acer p215438, acer bg055ac, pumps s277hk, acer s277hkw, acer 300cdm2, acer s277hkwm, warranty s277, acer p215438p, acer s277hkwmi, warranty s277h, acer 3840x2160, acer umhs7ee001, acer s277hkwmid, warranty s277hk, acer s277hkwmidp
Barcodes 00887899962042, 04713147754076, 04713147758319, 08878999620422

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