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Acer CB281HK PC Monitor

£330.31 £37.21 cheaper than 11 days ago
28" 100000000:1 LED Flat Sep 2016
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Screen Shape Release Date £130.76 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
4 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

A number of people who bought the Acer CB281HK considered that it was a bargain for the price. Kblondel wrote on Amazon last year “Awesome Bargain for Entry Level 4k Screen”. Kblondel also wrote “So while I am sure many "Experts" could find some faults with this screen I think it is just a complete bargain”.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Kblondel wrote in their review on Amazon “For the price it is simply fantastic” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Average Expert Reviews

Expert review site PC scored this PC screen 76%.

Good Brand

Based on 4,262 owner and expert reviews (including 789 verified purchases), Acer has good ratings for its LCD screens. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Product Quality

A number of Acer CB281HK reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review last year “Brilliant picture quality and a leap from 1080p” and gave it an excellent review. Goonerjed mentioned on Amazon in February last year “Using at a second screen for my macbook pro, I was really surprised at the quality, nice looking”. Kblondel said on Amazon last year “At 60Hz the experience is just quality, no ghosting, brilliant colours, just awesome” in their review of the Acer CB281HK.

Nice Design

Some Acer CB281HK owners who purchased the Acer CB281HK reckoned that it was good looking. Goonerjed mentioned on Amazon “Nice looking and the screen is a dream” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.


One person reckoned that this PC monitor was strong and durable. In February last year Amazon Customer wrote “The monitor is sturdy” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.

Good Picture Quality

One Acer CB281HK owner said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The CB281HK has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched in the last year do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Just Released Eight Months Ago

The CB281HK was only relased by Acer eight months ago.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CB281HK has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as this PC display also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Asus PB287Q (£354.58), and the Philips 258B6QUEB (£359.99) both of which have better reviews; or the Philips 240B7QPJEB (£296.17) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Running Costs Are Very High

The efficiency rating of this PC display is C, and the CB281HK is in the most expensive 13% of all 414 recently released medium monitors that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the CB281HK is £131.

Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The CB281HK has a greater number of cables included than most latest similar spec PC screens. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on new comparable spec PC screens. The cables included "DVI", "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response times of flatpanel monitors that have been available for the last year range from 1ms to 22ms, and the average response time is 5.3ms. With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Acer CB281HK has one of the faster response times amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer cb281hkbmjdprx, acer umpb1ee001, acer umcb1ee001, acer 1920x1080, acer 3840x2160, acer cp93za00, acer cp93zs00, acer 300cdm2, acer 100m1, acer 4k2k
Barcodes 00888863343836, 04713392149894, 04713392552489

Acer CB281HK Review Sources

To prepare this Acer CB281HK review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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