Acer XB280HK vs Samsung U24E850R

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Acer XB280HK
Samsung U24E850R

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
4.5" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a display diagonal 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.

Vastly faster response time Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the Samsung U24E850R (4ms). 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.

17% higher height adjustment Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a height adjustment of 155mm. That's 25mm higher than the Samsung U24E850R (130mm).
$118 cheaper
The Acer XB280HK is $117.99 cheaper than the Samsung U24E850R.
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More popular
The Acer XB280HK is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 10720 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the Samsung U24E850R ranks No. 35314.
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 better
Based on 39 user reviews, the Acer XB280HK has an average review score of 83%, whereas the Samsung U24E850R has an average rating of 77% (based on 23 reviews).
2 Reasons For
11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°. That's 18° wider than the Acer XB280HK (178°).
Four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a four USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Acer XB280HK only has one USB Type-A downstream ports quantity.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Samsung U24E850R (178°).
Only one USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the Acer XB280HK is one, but the Samsung U24E850R only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Four months older
The Acer XB280HK is older than the Samsung U24E850R by four months.
8 Reasons Against
20% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a display diagonal 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.

75% slower response time Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Acer XB280HK (4ms). 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.

Lower height adjustment Edit
Samsung U24E850R is only 130mm maximum height adjustment. That's 25mm lower than the Acer XB280HK (130mm).
$118 more expensive
The Samsung U24E850R is more expensive than the Acer XB280HK by $117.99.
Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Samsung U24E850R, whereas 3 retailers sell the Acer XB280HK. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Worse selling
The Samsung U24E850R ranks No. 35314 by sales volume, however the Acer XB280HK ranks No. 10720.
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).
Lower user review Score
The Samsung U24E850R's average user rating is only 77%, however the Acer XB280HK's is 83% (based on 39 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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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 50.61
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 50.61
Purchase price $ 581.00
Total cost of ownership $ 631.61
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.34T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Display Diagonal
28"
BEST
23.5"
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.16 x 0.16 0.4525 x 0.13575
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
71.1cm Unknown - Click to provide data
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%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 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 Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
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)
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 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
NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 -1.5 - 91.5
Height Adjustment
155mm
BEST
130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 22
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 25
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.42W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
42.5W 41W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.48W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 59kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45W
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

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.6kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 497mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 320mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 634mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7kg
Height (with Stand)
558.5mm 397.2mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
244.7mm
BEST
260.6mm
Width (with Stand)
658.7mm 561mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.2kg
Height
381.8mm 336.1mm
Depth
64.5mm 59.3mm
Width
658.7mm 561mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicRotation Auto
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28 x 293.22
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Feedback