Acer XG270HU vs Benq XL2730

(62)
(127)
Acer XG270HU
Benq XL2730

Top Prices

Ebuyer
Checked 14 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 7 left!
Misco
Checked 13 hours ago
Standard delivery: £5.99
Amazon UK
Checked 58 minutes ago
Standard delivery: £7.99
In stock
Servers Direct
Checked 15 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
eBay
Checked 22 hours ago
Standard delivery: £15.00
Ebuyer Business
Checked 3 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 4 left!
Debenhams Plus
Checked 17 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
4kg lighter Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 4kg lighter than the Benq XL2730 (7.5kg).
£110 cheaper
The Acer XG270HU is £110.02 cheaper than the Benq XL2730.
6 Reasons For
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Benq XL2730 is two, but the Acer XG270HU only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Height adjustment Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a height adjustment, whereas the Acer XG270HU does not have a height adjustment.
Better selling
The Benq XL2730 ranks No. 27864 by number of sales, but the Acer XG270HU ranks No. 50970.
Three more awards
The Benq XL2730 has 11 awards from expert review sites, however the Acer XG270HU has 8 awards.
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Benq XL2730 is 81%, but the average rating of the Acer XG270HU is 70% (based on 21 reviews).
Marginally better user reviews
The average user review score of the Benq XL2730 is 95%, but the average rating of the Acer XG270HU is 92% (based on 41 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Benq XL2730 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The Acer XG270HU does not have a height adjustment, but the Benq XL2730 has a height adjustment.
One month older
The Acer XG270HU is older than the Benq XL2730 by one month.
Worse selling
The Acer XG270HU ranks No. 50970 by sales volume, whereas the Benq XL2730 ranks No. 27864.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Acer XG270HU has received 8 awards, the Benq XL2730 has received 11 awards.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Acer XG270HU is only 70%, whereas the average expert rating of the Benq XL2730 is 81% (based on 30 reviews).
Marginally Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Acer XG270HU is 92%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq XL2730 is 95% (based on 97 reviews).
2 Reasons Against
Hugely heavier Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a weight of 7.5kg, but the Acer XG270HU is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor (4kg lighter).
More expensive by £110
The Benq XL2730 is £110.02 more expensive than the Acer XG270HU.

Awards

8 Awards
guru3d.com: Recommended
HEXUS.net: Approved
hispazone.com: Best for Games
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
ua.gecid.com: The Choice of Gamers
vido.com.ua: Recommended
11 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
chip.com.my: Outstanding
hardwareheaven.com: Performance Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcgameware.co.uk: Silver
tek.no: Recommended
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
XSreviews.co.uk: Editor's Choice
xtremehardware.com: Performance Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 166.65
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 166.65
Purchase price £ 400.00
Total cost of ownership £ 566.65
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.83T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 27"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 335.66mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 596.74mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.233 x 0.233
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 65W
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
BEST
 MPR II
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.8kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 703mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 245mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 486mm
Weight With Stand
3.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
451mm
BEST
557.4mm
Depth (with Stand)
206mm
BEST
226mm
Width (with Stand)
614mm
BEST
633.7mm
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
7.5kg
Height
368mm 372.6mm
Depth
37.5mm 61mm
Width
614mm 633.7mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
Feedback