Acer B286 vs Acer Predator XB281HK vs Acer XB280HK

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Acer B286
Acer Predator XB281HK
Acer XB280HK

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer B286 has a vertical viewing angle of 160° (as does the Acer Predator XB281HK), but the Acer XB280HK is only a unknown° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (160° narrower).
150mm higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Acer B286 has a maximum height adjustment of 150mm (as does the Acer Predator XB281HK), whereas the Acer XB280HK is only a unknownmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (150mm lower).
0.05W lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer B286 is a 0.4W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.05W lower than the Acer Predator XB281HK (unknownW) and 0.4W higher than the Acer XB280HK (unknownW).
203.5mm shallower Edit
Acer B286 is 64.5mm deep (as does the Acer XB280HK), but the Acer Predator XB281HK is a 268mm deep PC monitor (203.5mm deeper).
1% narrower Edit
The Acer B286 has a width of 658.7mm, and so does the Acer XB280HK. That's 0.29999999999995mm narrower than the Acer Predator XB281HK (658.7mm).
Cheaper by £40
The Acer B286 costs £309.60, whereas the Acer XB280HK is £349.99.
6 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£16.03 cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer B286 only costs £65.53 to run whereas the Acer Predator XB281HK costs £81.56 to run (24% more) and the Acer XB280HK costs £68.10 to run (4% more). Read more
7 Reasons For
341.2mm bigger viewable height Edit
The Acer Predator XB281HK has a viewable height of 341.2mm, whereas the Acer B286 and the Acer XB280HK are both only unknownmm viewable height PC monitors (341.2mm smaller).
Bigger viewable width Edit
The Acer Predator XB281HK is a 620.9mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 620.9mm bigger than the Acer B286 and the Acer XB280HK (unknownmm).
More display colour count Edit
Acer Predator XB281HK is 1,070M display colours, but the Acer B286 and the Acer XB280HK are both only unknownM display colours PC monitors (1,070M less).
160° wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer Predator XB281HK has a vertical viewing angle of 160° (as does the Acer B286), whereas the Acer XB280HK is only a unknown° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (160° narrower).
Three more USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the Acer Predator XB281HK is four, but the Acer XB280HK only has one USB Type-A downstream port.
Higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Acer Predator XB281HK is a 2W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 2W higher than the Acer B286 and the Acer XB280HK (unknownW). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Vastly higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Acer Predator XB281HK has a maximum height adjustment of 150mm (as does the Acer B286), however the Acer XB280HK is only a unknownmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (150mm lower).
4 Reasons For
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, however the Acer B286 and the Acer Predator XB281HK are both only 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitors (8° narrower).
33.2mm shorter Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 381.8mm tall PC monitor, whereas the Acer B286 is a 381.9mm tall PC monitor (0.099999999999966mm taller) and the Acer Predator XB281HK is a 415mm tall PC monitor (33.2mm taller).
Shallower Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a depth of 64.5mm, and so does the Acer B286. That's 203.5mm shallower than the Acer Predator XB281HK (64.5mm).
A little narrower Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 658.7mm wide PC monitor (as does the Acer B286), whereas the Acer Predator XB281HK is a 659mm wide PC monitor (0.29999999999995mm wider).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer B286 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Acer Predator XB281HK. That's 8° narrower than the Acer XB280HK (178°).
Three less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Acer B286 has one USB Type-A downstream port (as does the Acer XB280HK), however the Acer Predator XB281HK only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
Taller Edit
The Acer B286 has a height of 381.9mm. That's 33.1mm shorter than the Acer Predator XB281HK (381.8mm) and 0.099999999999966mm taller than the Acer XB280HK (381.8mm).
Older by over one year
The Acer B286 is 13 months older than the Acer Predator XB281HK and four months older than the Acer XB280HK.
7 Reasons Against
5% narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer Predator XB281HK is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Acer B286. That's 8° narrower than the Acer XB280HK (178°).
Vastly higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer Predator XB281HK is a 0.45W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.05W higher than the Acer B286 (unknownW) and 0.45W higher than the Acer XB280HK (unknownW).
8% taller Edit
Acer Predator XB281HK is 415mm tall. That's 33.1mm taller than the Acer B286 (381.8mm) and 33.2mm taller than the Acer XB280HK (381.8mm).
Significantly deeper Edit
The Acer Predator XB281HK is a 268mm deep PC monitor, whereas the Acer B286 and the Acer XB280HK are both 64.5mm deep PC monitors (203.5mm shallower).
Wider Edit
Acer Predator XB281HK is 659mm wide. That's 0.29999999999995mm wider than the Acer B286 and the Acer XB280HK (658.7mm).
Fewer sellers
The Acer Predator XB281HK is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the Acer B286 is stocked by 7 stores and the Acer XB280HK is stocked by 5 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Higher running costs over five years by £16.03
The running costs of the Acer Predator XB281HK are £81.56 which is £16.03 more than the Acer B286 and £13.46 more than the Acer XB280HK over five years. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
Only one USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a one USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, and so does the Acer B286, whereas the Acer Predator XB281HK only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
£40 more expensive
The Acer XB280HK is more expensive than the Acer B286 by £40.39.
Less retailers
Only 5 retailers sells the Acer XB280HK, whereas 7 retailers sell the Acer B286. 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.
Nine months older
The Acer XB280HK is older than the Acer Predator XB281HK by nine months.
More expensive to run over five years by 4%
The running costs of the Acer XB280HK are £68.10 which is £2.57 more than the Acer B286 over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

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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
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Average User Rating

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 62.49
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 65.53
Purchase price £ 309.60
Total cost of ownership £ 375.13
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 78.52
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 81.56
Electricity cost - switched on £ 68.10
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 68.10
Purchase price £ 349.99
Total cost of ownership £ 418.09
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.4T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Screen Size
28" 28" 28"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 341.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 620.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.161 x 0.161 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 160° Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
71.1cm Unknown - Click to provide data 71.1cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms 1ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
1 4
BEST
1
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Grey
 Grey
 Grey

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
 Ethernet LAN port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm 150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 35
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
BEST
 C
 C
Power Consumption When Off
0.4W
BEST
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
39W
BEST
49W 42.5W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
66kWh Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Height With Stand
408.5mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 558.5mm
Depth With Stand
247.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data 244.7mm
BEST
Width With Stand
658.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data 658.7mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
381.9mm 415mm 381.8mm
BEST
Depth
64.5mm
BEST
268mm 64.5mm
BEST
Width
658.7mm
BEST
659mm 658.7mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
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