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Acer CB280HK PC Monitor

28" 100000000:1 LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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Acer CB280HK 4K Monitor Review
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14 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

Two experts from sites including Techradar and techradar.com/au/ have rated this PC screen on average 80%.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people who bought the Acer CB280HK concluded that it had good picture quality. Three customers reckoned that the Acer CB280HK had good colour saturation. Sahir said in their Acer CB280HK review on Amazon “Colours were good for a TN” however they only gave this PC monitor a score of 2 stars.

A few people who reviewed the Acer CB280HK agreed that it had image ghosting. Addyb said on Amazon “Beware of ghosting on an otherwise great monitor” in their review of the Acer CB280HK however despite that they scored this PC monitor 3 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Some Acer CB280HK owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Michael said “Firstly, let me start by saying that the image quality of 4k is stunning, even at the desktop” in his review. Some Dude wrote in December last year “The picture quality and colours are fabulous” in their review. Windandlion wrote on Amazon “Great picture quality” in their Acer CB280HK review.

Easy to Use

One Acer CB280HK reviewer said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Addyb mentioned “The adjustable stand is cool and practical” in their review of the Acer CB280HK. One Acer CB280HK owner who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Ahmed rated this PC monitor 5 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor “Colours are good, playing with 4k settings is amazing”.

One Acer CB280HK reviewer who reviewed it thought it had a good experience. Sahir said “For a good 4k experience, look elsewhere” in their review of this PC monitor however they gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100.

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Reasonably Priced

A few Acer CB280HK owners agreed that the Acer CB280HK was good value for money. Last year Michael mentioned “Great value 4k monitor, not recommended for gaming” in his review yet he gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. Sahir said in their Acer CB280HK review on Amazon also last year “Decent for the price - Not for me” yet they gave the Acer CB280HK a rating of 40 out of 100. Techradar.com wrote on Techradar “A low price tag and decent image quality make the CB280HK a tempting foray into 4K”.

Robust

One Acer CB280HK reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Addyb wrote in their review of the Acer CB280HK “Iinitially I was really thrilled with it, 4K res looks amazing and the build quality is really nice”. One Acer CB280HK owner mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Some Dude wrote in their review of the Acer CB280HK “This monitor is great, stand is amazing and rugged”.

Good Support

One person who purchased it wrote that it had good technical guidance. Last year Windandlion wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Needs a better manual than what is available in the box”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Acer is one of the better rated PC display manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Acer also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

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LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], the LG 22MT44[plb_2313452_price], and the ViewZ VZ-27[plb_2277403_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Unlike most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the CB280HK which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the CB280HK has a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the AOC e2260Swhu[plb_1364850_price], the EverFocus EN7527SP[plb_1948160_price], or the Edge10 ET240h[plb_1711352_price] which has better reviews.

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3840 X 2160 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the CB280HK is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution.

A 3840 x 2160 supported graphics resolutions is actually the best resolution amongst all PC screens of a similar age and type to the CB280HK.

The worst resolution across similar types of LCD screen is 640 x 350.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

At 71.1 centimeters, the Acer CB280HK has a quite big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the CB280HK. PC monitors of this age and type have display diagonal (metric)s of between 28cm and 590cm.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the Acer CB280HK is more than most PC displays of a comparable spec and age to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the CB280HK. The cables includeds "DisplayPort" and "DVI" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

When compared to other PC monitors of this age and spec that we have checked the response time of, the CB280HK's response time of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest. The response times of PC monitors of this age and spec range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.

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6 Reasons Against

Average User Reviews

Based on 22 user reviews the average user rating of this medium monitor is 67%.

Not 3D

Most similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago are not 3D. The CB280HK is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you want a PC screen that is 3D then you might want to consider the 272G5DYEB/93[pl_3175233_price], or the 238G4DHSD/00[pl_1499475_price] both from Philips or the NEC MultiSync MD302[plb_2074434_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago, the CB280HK does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the NEC MD211[plb_2590565_price], the Philips C272P4[plb_2159253_price], or the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the CB280HK do not have a card reader integrated. The CB280HK is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a card reader integrated which you might want to look at including the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the CB280HK is 25kWh, the highest is 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 50kWh. The CB280HK has a fairly high annual energy consumption (63 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer CB280HK

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this Acer PC monitor is B, and the average 5 year running cost of the CB280HK is £60 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC displays of a comparable type and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over two years ago.

Specification

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Ethernet LAN
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Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
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Tilt Adjustment
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Expert Reviews

(2)
17 July 2015

A low price tag and decent image quality make the CB280HK a tempting foray into 4K...

Affordable
Good image quality
Fast response time
Lacks Kelvin presets
Poor speakers
16 July 2015

4K monitors are the way forward according to vendors, who are squeezing out an increasing number of monitors toting resolutions above Full-HD (WQHD, UWQHD) for a price premium compared to... Read more…

User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 7 May 2015 by Handsomelad123
(Verified Purchase)

Great screen. Only issues. Speakers are rubbish and it makes a slight noise when running. But I would buy again.

However, my laptop has a 4K video card. If you don't have a 4K... Read more…

Reviewed 24 April 2015 by Some Dude

Just got it. This monitor is great, stand is amazing and rugged. The picture quality and colours are fabulous. For using the OS and basic stuff it's fine. It would be the perfect monitor for me,... Read more…

Reviewed 14 April 2015 by William
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing delivery time of one day. Very impressed.
The screen is a joy, no ghosting fantastic colour reproduction out the box, really can't get better value for money. Love it! Highly recommend.

(Verified Purchase)

I bought this primarily for productivity reasons - as a programmer, having 5 1080p screens in front of me is wonderful. However its a TN panel so the viewing angles are not the best (media is fine... Read more…

Reviewed 24 January 2015 by Ahmed
(Verified Purchase)

Colours are good, playing with 4k settings is amazing and full of details. Like the tilt feature.

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Electricity cost when switched on £91.02
Electricity cost when on standby £2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £93.33
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Energy Rating
0.46T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 4k2, acer 4k2k, acer 100m1, acer cb280, acer cb280h, acer p201810, acer cb280hk, acer p201810p, acer cb280hkb, acer 3840x2160, acer cb280hkbm, acer cb280hkbmj, acer umpb0ee001, acer cb280hkbmjd, acer cb280hkbmjdp, acer cb280hkbmjdpp, acer cb280hkbmjdppr
Barcodes 04047443250889, 04053162977280, 04713147435500, 04713147435524, 05054484716990

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