Acer XB280HK
Acer XB280HK
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Acer XB280HK

$748.99 Gold Editor's Choice Worth Buying Editor's Choice
A multi award winning 3840 x 2160 flatpanel monitor with good features
28" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Nov 2014
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Acer XB280HK Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Acer XB280HK number 661 across all PC monitors.
104 Reviews + 12 Awards
Good Features
$90 Over 8 Years
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Why Has it Scored 52?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This Acer PC monitor has running costs of $90 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 2,770 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
The XB280HK has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in USB hub
Supports NVIDIA G-Sync
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

Should You Buy it Now?

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Acer XB280HK In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $748.99 it is more expensive than 87% of PC screens.

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We found a cheaper price for the Acer XB280HK of £349.99 ($349.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $399.00.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer XB280HK has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 85% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The XB280HK supports NVIDIA G-Sync, which is unusual. 98% of PC screens do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of LCD screens range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the XB280HK of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 1% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the XB280HK is more than most LCD screens. This Acer flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

PC screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The XB280HK's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is fairly narrow compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 15% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the XB280HK is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all LCD screens is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Acer XB280HK's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 11% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The XB280HK is one of the most expensive to run PC displays that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the XB280HK will cost $90 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer xb280hkbprz, acer umpb0aa001, acer 4k2k
Barcodes 00734911166202, 00745734238410, 00801947279838, 00807030485605, 00809186262512, 00809385656891, 00887899665660, 04713147435593, 04713147435630, 08878996656608