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Acer XB280HK

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Acer XB280HK

$748.99
Acer XB280HK
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A multi award winning and good spec 28" PC monitor, with satisfactory running costs but representing only average value for money
28" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 100000000:1 Yes Nov 2014
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Acer XB280HK Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Acer XB280HK number 857 across all PC monitors.
93
Reviews
144 Reviews + 13 Awards
66
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$90 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This Acer PC monitor has running costs of $90 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 3,257 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
The XB280HK has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
XB0
Ultra-fluid motions
Eye protection
Ergonomic setup
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

Should You Buy it Now?

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Acer XB280HK In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $748.99 it is in the most expensive 11% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The XB280HK is one of the most expensive to run flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the XB280HK is $90.

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Features

3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Acer XB280HK is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This PC display also has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all PC displays is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

PC displays have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the XB280HK of 28" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 88% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The XB280HK's response time of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is faster than 95% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The fastest response time of PC displays is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XB280HK does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the XB280HK of only 160° is narrower than 85% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. PC displays have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC screens the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The XB280HK's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the narrowest 15% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the XB280HK of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 71% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The XB280HK has a built-in USB hub, unlike 81% of PC displays which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The XB280HK supports NVIDIA G-Sync, unlike 98% of flatpanel monitors which do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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3D

The Acer XB280HK is 3D, which is unusual. 98% of LCD screens are not 3D.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The Acer XB280HK has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer xb280hkbprz, acer umpb0ee005, acer 380x2160, acer 100m1, acer 4k2k

Barcodes:

00887899665660, 04713147435593, 04713147435630, 08878996656608

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