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Acer K272HULB

Acer K272HULB PC Monitor

27" LED 624mm May 2016
Screen Size Display Type Built-In Speaker Width Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Just Released Seven Months Ago

This Acer PC display has only been on the market for seven months.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

On average Acer medium monitors have good reviews as do all LCD screens built by Acer.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on similar spec PC screens that came out in the last 12 months.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The K272HULB has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for the last year.

Other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Asus MX27 (£656.28).

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of new similar spec PC monitors is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 800 cd/m². The K272HULB has a fairly bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other latest PC screens.

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1440p Video Mode

The Acer K272HULB has a maximum resolution of 1440p. That's over two times the resolution of the most common video mode of 720p.

A 1440p video mode is in fact the best resolution across all comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the K272HULB.

A 480p video mode is the worst resolution amongst comparable types of PC screen.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the K272HULB is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all new medium monitors the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The K272HULB is not 3D compatible. Most of the other recently released medium monitors are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Acer GN276HL, or the Benq Zowie XL2430 (£324.97).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other recently released LCD screens, the K272HULB does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo X1 (£48.70) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The K272HULB does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other recently released medium monitors also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with an integrated card reader and we think the 2407WFP, or the 2408WFP both from DELL is also worth considering.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Acer K272HULB is a one HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K272HULB have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 6 milliseconds, the K272HULB has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other new similar spec PC monitors. The response times of new medium monitors range from 1ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer K272HULB

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this flatpanel monitor is B. The average running cost of the K272HULB is £65 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 395 comparable spec LCD screens that came out in the last 12 months.

Average Width

At 624 millimeters, the K272HULB has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors.

If you are not worried about having a wider width then you might want to look at the Samsung S27E510C (£202.74) (623.2mm).

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Electricity cost when switched on £64.10
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Total running cost over 5 years £64.10
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00887899499210, 04713392483486

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