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Overall Score

Acer B286HK

£388.40
£338.73 £49.67 cheaper than 45 days ago
Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product PC Mag Editor's Choice tomsguide.com Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and 3 year old 3840 x 2160 LCD screen
28" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Sep 2014
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Acer B286HK Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old,
80
119 Reviews + 3 Awards
27
Poor
8
Missing Some Features
50
2 Years Old
31
£103 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 67% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received three awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomsguide.com plus one other site and a "Recommended" award from Digitaltrends.com. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this Acer PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2017.
The B286HK has an efficiency rating of C, and its running costs of £103 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report design, it is robust and it is reasonably priced.
It is missing some features:

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Acer B286HK In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The authors at websites Tomsguide.com and PC Mag both said that this Acer PC monitor was outstanding and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Recommended" award by website Digitaltrends.com who thought that this Acer PC monitor was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this PC screen is 80 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, 4k.com, tomsguide.com and Digitaltrends.com.

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Owner Reviews Are Average

People who bought this PC monitor rated this PC screen 73 out of 100 on average. 67% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Nice Design

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

  • It's loaded with features, too, including an ergonomic stand…
    Pcmag.com (PC Mag) September 2014
  • Disabling font smoothing under System Settings > General significantly improved the appearance of fonts on this screen, with only a very, very slight change on the Retina screen (fonts looked slightly thinner…
    Jeremy M. (Newegg.com) - December 2015
  • 28" is a beautiful real estate for my taste…
    Kirk M. (Newegg.com) - November 2014

Very Good Brand

Based on 5,837 user and expert reviews (including 1,014 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. 93% of those that bought a Acer flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two owners who bought the product considered that it was well made.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Eight people wrote that it was good value for money.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £338.73 it is more expensive than 78% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Down by £50 (13%)

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Features

Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the Acer B286HK of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the fastest 2% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Acer B286HK has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all LCD screens is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The Acer B286HK has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens. This PC display has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC screen.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer B286HK has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the B286HK in September 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this PC display is C. The B286HK has an average 8 year running cost of £103 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer america umpb6aa003, visipax prumpb6aa003, acer america b286hk, acer b286hkymjdpprz, visipax umpb6aa003, visipax 3840x2160, acer umpb6aa003, visipax b286hk, acer 3840x2160, acer 4k2k
Barcodes 00009504605612, 00012304350668, 00014445246558, 00080479683201, 00728810332509, 00779184245032, 00801940469670, 00804067217858, 00804904100138, 00807320206026, 00809394585892, 00887899681042, 04713147416349

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