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Acer XB271HU PC Monitor

27" LED Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Four Upstream Ports

The XB271HU has more upstream ports than most of the similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the XB271HU. Most of the new similar spec PC displays only have between one and three upstream ports, however this PC display has four upstream ports.

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Acer Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer LCD screens and also specifically for Acer medium monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been available for the last year.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XB271HU has a built-in speaker. Most of the other recently released medium monitors also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to consider including the Asus VN279H[plb_3775041_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors that were launched in the last year is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 15° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the Acer XB271HU has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the XB271HU.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XB271HU range from -5° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Acer XB271HU has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other latest medium monitors.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the XB271HU has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for the last year. Medium monitors that came out around the same time as the XB271HU have display brightness of between 200 cd/m² and 800 cd/m².

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The XB271HU has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Recently released flatpanel monitors graphics resolutions range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Acer XB271HU is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other recently released PC screens are also not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Acer GN276HL[plb_3495354_price], or the Benq Zowie XL2430[plb_3761443_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most new medium monitors do not have a built-in camera. The Acer XB271HU is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the Lenovo X1[plb_3755263_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The XB271HU does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months also do not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to look at including the 2407WFP[pl_3247392_price], or the 2408WFP[pl_3249739_price] both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only Has Three Cables Included

The XB271HU has a greater number of cables included than most new LCD screens. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this Acer LCD screen. The cables included DisplayPort, HDMI and USB are also found on this PC screen.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Comparable spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months have annual energy consumptions of between 23kWh and 140kWh. At 60 kilowatt hours, the XB271HU has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the XB271HU.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer XB271HU

Released Eleven Months Ago

Acer released the XB271HU eleven months ago.

Specification

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Electricity cost when switched on $49.33
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Total running cost over 5 years $49.33
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Energy Rating
0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00888863384730, 00888863411818, 04713392260216, 04713392553301, 05054629982617

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