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27" 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
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20 Reasons For

Seven Industry Awards

This PC display has received seven awards from expert review sites.

This PC screen received a "Recommended" from Digitaltrends.com, Altomdata.dk and Hispazone.com all of whom concluded that this Acer PC display was good.

Two other expert review sites both decided that this LCD screen was good. This Acer PC screen received a "Best Buy 5 Star" award from Lydogbilde.no and it received a "Best Buy" award from Ljudochbild.se.

One other expert review site concluded that this medium monitor was marvellous and gave it their highest award. This Acer PC display received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.

One other expert review site thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. Kitguru.net gave this LCD screen a "Worth Considering" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Mag, PC Advisor.co.uk and Digitaltrends.com the average expert rating of this PC display is 78 out of 100.

Nice Design

A number of Acer S277HK owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Bournemouth Pete mentioned “A beautifully made monitor with incredibly fine resolution”. Christopher mentioned on Amazon last year “It looks gorgeous” in his review of this PC monitor. Dr. J. Morgan wrote in their review “The lack of bezels significantly reduces its overall footprint and beautifully compliments the design language giving it a truly clean, pure”.

Some customers considered that the Acer S277HK was a good design. H a Lowson mentioned “Great design and overall fairly pleased with picture” in their Acer S277HK review although they gave the product a score of 2 stars. Last year expert website Maclife.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Acer's 27-inch display has a Mac-like design with an aluminum frame”. Maclife.com also said “Sleek, polished design”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few Acer S277HK reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Bournemouth Pete said “If you're a graphic designer with very good eyesight and a top-notch graphics card that can drive a 4k monitor”. Expert website Kitguru.net mentioned “The Acer S277HK is a 4K display with great picture quality” in their Acer S277HK review. Maclife.com mentioned in their review of the Acer S277HK “Great image quality”.

A number of Acer S277HK reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good contrast ratio. A few weeks ago Omgitsjezy said on Amazon “The picture quality is insane thanks to it's super hi resolution screen and it's high native contrast ratio giving it crystal clear images” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Last year Maclife.com wrote in their review of the Acer S277HK “Contrast ratio could be improved”.

One Acer S277HK reviewer who bought the Acer S277HK reckoned that it had a good refresh rate.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was good quality. A few weeks ago C. G. Whitaker wrote “Scree quality is good” in their review. This year Frasjam mentioned “Not a great product - although the picture quality is excellent” but in spite of that they scored it 60 out of 100. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “Offers good image quality that's only clouded a little by the applied anti-reflective film” and scored the product 4 stars.

Reasonably Priced

Three Acer S277HK owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good value for money. Dr. J. Morgan mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Beautiful Screen, Beautiful Build and Beautiful Price make this a Beautiful Buy!”. In October Omgitsjezy said on Amazon “Now it's pretty affordable so dont miss out! See this in action here” in their review of this PC monitor. Last year Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “With the S277HK ($699.99), Acer adds another reasonably priced 4K Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) monitor to its already impressive roster”.

Robust

A number of customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made. Expert website Pcmag.com said “The Acer S277HK is a smart-looking 27-inch Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) monitor that delivers a crisp 4K picture and solid color and gray-scale performance”. In October last year Maclife.com said “Solid performance” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Technical Features

One Acer S277HK reviewer said in their reviews that it had good features. Expert website Techradar.com wrote “The S277HK features a high resolution output, fast refresh rate” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Connectivity

A few customers concluded that this PC monitor was good in terms of connectivity. Matthew said in his review of this PC monitor this year “Will not switch on when you ask it too it also has connectivity issues and various other faults” nonetheless he rated the product 1 stars. Tevets wrote a few weeks ago “Fabulous monitor, display is excellent, decent connectivity” in their review however they rated it 3 stars.

Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Acer is one of the superior flatpanel monitor brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Acer also has good ratings for its medium monitors.

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LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC screens of this type and age.

Other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at include the LG 27MP67[plb_2743317_price] which is cheaper; or the DELL U3415W[plb_2678877_price], or the Eizo FlexScan EV2750[plb_3262622_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer S277HK has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC monitors of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the DELL U3415W[plb_2678877_price], or the LG 34UC97C[plb_3016738_price] which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Philips BDM3270[plb_2783117_price].

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2160p Video Mode

The most resolution of the Acer S277HK is 2160p. That's over two times the resolution of a 1080p PC display, which is the most common resolution.

This PC monitor's resolution (2160p) is in fact the best resolution across all PC monitors of this type and age.

The worst resolution across similar types of PC monitor is 480p.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer S277HK has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the S277HK. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S277HK have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Acer S277HK has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The horizontal viewing angles of comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the S277HK range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

The Acer S277HK has one of the more display colour counts (1,070 million) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age. PC monitors of this type and age have display colour counts of between 16M and 1,100M.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer S277HK is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S277HK is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 68.6 centimeters, the Acer S277HK has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. Flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the S277HK have screen sizes of between 48cm and 600cm.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer S277HK is more than most similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as it. This Acer LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "HDMI" are also found on this PC screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms. The Acer S277HK has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor User Reviews

Owners have rated this medium monitor on average 50%. It seems that owners really don't rate this LCD screen very highly.

Difficult to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was not easy to setup. Ivo Nikolov said in their review on Amazon in October “Blue-Ray AKA 1080p also looks Very Good My Major Criticism is that I did find it Not Very Easy to Set Up” but they still gave it a score of 4 stars.

One Acer S277HK owner concluded that the product was not easy to handle. In October this year Frasjam gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100 and wrote in their Acer S277HK review on Amazon “It's power handling is shocking”.

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Not Good in Terms of Size

Several Acer S277HK reviewers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was not a good height. Techradar.com said on expert website Techradar in October last year “If you don't mind the rear port placement and lack of vertical height adjustment, there is plenty to like” in their review. Maclife.com wrote in their review of the Acer S277HK “Height isn't adjustable”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer S277HK does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been around for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC displays of this age and type are not 3D compatible. The Acer S277HK is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer S277HK does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the S277HK also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency rating of this LCD screen is C, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the S277HK will cost £83 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 15% of all 505 medium monitors that were released more than a year ago.

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Expensive

The cheapeast PC screens that have been available for more than a year that we found costs £46 and the most expensive costs £4,106. We think that this LCD screen looks expensive for a flatpanel monitor that came out more than a year ago.

Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a 4k ultra hd HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The RMS rated audio powers of medium monitors that have been around for more than a year range from 1W to 32W. At only 2 Watts, the Acer S277HK has a quite low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S277HK.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

At 75 kilowatt hours, the Acer S277HK has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the S277HK. Across all the LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the S277HK the annual energy consumptions range from 22kWh to 140kWh.

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Average Width

The Acer S277HK has a pretty typical width (614.7 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S277HK.

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Specification

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7 Awards

hispazone.com Recommended Product Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product kitguru.net Worth Considering PC Mag Editor's Choice altomdata.dk Recommended Lydogbilde.no Best Buy 5 Star ljudochbild.se Best Buy

Expert Reviews

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13 August 2015

Acer's 27-inch display has a Mac-like design with an aluminum frame and brushed-metal finish. The panel measures 20mm thick, while the border round the screen is a mere 6mm, so your desktop almost... Read more…

Highquality 4K display
HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2
Excellent sRGB coverage
Great viewing angles
Great image quality
Height isn't adjustable
No USB ports
Contrast ratio could be improved
No pivot or height adjustment
Poor OSD controls
4 August 2015

It's clear Acer has put a lot of work into delivering a polished, sleek and beautifully monitor with the S277HK. While the design might be attractive, for me, its behavior is far more interesting....

31 July 2015

The Acer S277HK makes an impact with its angular white and silver design, and offers good image quality that's only clouded a little by the applied anti-reflective film. An adjustable height stand...

10 June 2015

The Acer S277HK is a 4K display with great picture quality. The uncalibrated colour accuracy results are superb, the brightness and contrast levels are good and the gamma and white point results...

Kitguru.net

The DT Accessory Pack Up your game and the get the most out of your gear with the following extras, hand-picked by our editors: 3M Adjustable monitor stand ($28) 3M's stand is an option for...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 July 2015 by Ataoli
Ataoli would recommend the Acer S277HK (Verified Purchase)

Easier out of the box, works beautifully with my iMac 5k and PC. The PIP function is really neat when I am monitoring my work on PC. the thin frames is a nice touch. I appreciate that the monitor... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Hdmi 20 Compatible
Powerful
No Hdcp 22 Support
Reviewed 22 September 2015 by FelixC

Excellent monitor if you do not need HDCP 2.2. Work fine at 4K60 4:4:4 (600MHz clock). Since all new sources will need HDCP 2.2, this monitor life is limited...

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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s277hk, s277hkw, s277hkwm, acer 4k2, acer 4k2k, acer s277, s277hkwmi, pumps s277, acer s277h, umhs7aa001, umhs7ee001, s277hkwmid, acer bg055, acer 100m1, s277hkwmidp, acer bg055a, pumps s277h, acer s277hk, acer bg055ac, pumps s277hk, acer s277hkw, acer 300cdm2, s277hkwmidpp, acer p215438, acer s277hkwm, warranty s277, acer p215438p, acer 3840x2160
Barcodes 00887899962042, 04713147754076, 04713147758319, 08878999620422

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