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Acer Predator XB271HK
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Acer Predator XB271HK PC Monitor

27" LED 614mm Aug 2015
Screen Size Display Type Built-In Speaker Width Release Date
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12 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The reviewer at one expert review site said that this PC display was superb and gave it their highest award. This flatpanel monitor received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This medium monitor received an expert rating of 80% from PC Mag.

Popular Choice

The Predator XB271HK is a popular choice of flatpanel monitor.

Acer Has Good PC Screen Reviews

Acer has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other brands.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens of this type and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including cheaper PC screens such as the HP Z Display Z27 (£344.16), or the LG 34UM95C (£487.96).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Predator XB271HK has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to the Predator XB271HK.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available including a cheaper LCD screen such as the LG 32SL5B (£623.18) or you might consider a higher scoring LCD screen such as the AOC U3277PQU (£283.00).

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider include the Acer B326HKA (£653.63).

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Very Many Display Colour Count

The least display colour count of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the Predator XB271HK is 16M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 150M. With a display colour count of 1,070 million, the Predator XB271HK has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the Predator XB271HK.

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

The average maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the Predator XB271HK is 130mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 17mm to 510mm. With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Acer Predator XB271HK has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the Predator XB271HK has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the Predator XB271HK. Across all the medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the Predator XB271HK the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

The Predator XB271HK has one of the bigger viewable widths (597 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the Predator XB271HK have viewable widths of between 280mm and 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Predator XB271HK has one of the bigger screen sizes (68.6 centimeters) amongst PC displays of this age. The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the Predator XB271HK is 48cm, the biggest is 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of PC monitors that were released more than a year ago range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. At only 4 milliseconds, the Acer Predator XB271HK has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Predator XB271HK.

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10 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Acer Predator XB271HK reviewer reckoned that the product was not good value for money. A few weeks ago Pcmag.com mentioned in their Acer Predator XB271HK review “It may be pricey.”.

Pricey

After checking the price of 434 medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago they range in price from £46 to £4,106. We think that this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer Predator XB271HK does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors that came out around the same time as the Predator XB271HK also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Predator XB271HK is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the Predator XB271HK are also not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Asus PG278Q (£539.99).

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator XB271HK, the Predator XB271HK does not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth also looking at alternative PC screens which also have an integrated card reader including the Benq SW2700PT (£348.40), or the DELL UP2715K (£798.53).

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High Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the Predator XB271HK is £118, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC screens of this type and age.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the Predator XB271HK has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for more than a year. PC monitors of this spec and age have RMS rated audio powers of between 1W and 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.6W.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Acer Predator XB271HK is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Heavy

The average weight of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the Predator XB271HK is 5kg, and the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg. With a weight of 7 kilograms, the Predator XB271HK is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Predator XB271HK

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Predator XB271HK.

Average Width

With a width of 614 millimeters, the Predator XB271HK has a pretty average width compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the Predator XB271HK.

PC screens with a wider width that might be worth looking at include the HP Z Display Z27 (£344.16) (625.6mm and cheaper).

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Specification

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Display Resolution
Display Type
Display Surface
HD Type
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPort
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Case Colour
Performance
NVIDIA G-SYNC
Ergonomics
Maximum Height Adjustment
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £114.57
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £117.13
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer Predator XB271HKuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.58T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 4k2, acer 4k2k, acer 100m1, umhx1ee001, acer xb271, acer bg062, acer xb271h, acer bg062a, apple xb271, acer p229043, acer bg062ac, apple xb271h, acer 300cdm2, acer xb271hk, acer xb271hkb, acer p229043p, apple xb271hk, acer 3840x2160, apple xb271hkb, acer xb271hkbm, apple xb271hkbm, acer umhx1ee001, acer xb271hkbmi, acer xb271hkbmip, apple xb271hkbmi, apple xb271hkbmip, acer xb271hkbmipr, acer xb271hkbmiprz, apple xb271hkbmipr, apple xb271hkbmiprz
Barcodes 04713392258992, 04713392260216, 05054629950067

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