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8 Reasons For
Acer Has Good PC Screen Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Acer PC screens and also specifically for Acer medium monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including the Asus MX25AQ[plb_3283216_price], or the Acer XF270H[plb_3084438_price] which is cheaper; or the HP Pavilion 27[plb_1531344_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Predator XB271H has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator XB271H.
We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think the Asus MG278Q[plb_3037824_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung LT24E390EX[plb_3414011_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.
We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Acer CB271HK[plb_3162241_price].
Fairly High Height Adjustment
Across all the comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year the height adjustments range from 20mm to 180mm, and the average height adjustment is 130mm. The Acer Predator XB271H has a quite high height adjustment (150 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the Predator XB271H.
Quite Big Viewable Size, Horizontal
With a viewable size, horizontal of 598 millimeters, the Acer Predator XB271H has one of the bigger viewable size, horizontals amongst medium monitors of this age. The average viewable size, horizontal of medium monitors that are a similar age to the Predator XB271H is 530mm.
Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)
The Predator XB271H has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s (69 centimeters) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age. Across all the PC monitors of this age and type the display diagonal (metric)s range from 48cm to 89cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 64cm.
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Quite Big Viewable Size, Vertical
Across all the PC monitors of a similar type and age to the Predator XB271H the viewable size, verticals range from 230mm to 800mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 320mm. At 336 millimeters, the Predator XB271H has a quite big viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the Predator XB271H.
Quite Fast Response Time
At only 1 millisecond, the Acer Predator XB271H has a very fast response time compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. The fastest response time of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the Predator XB271H is 1ms, the slowest is 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the Predator XB271H do not have a built-in camera. The Acer Predator XB271H is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
The Predator XB271H is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to the Predator XB271H are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Predator XB271H does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year also do not have a card reader integrated.
PC displays of this age and spec range in price from £40 to £1,920. We think that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other PC displays of this age and spec.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The average RMS rated power of medium monitors that are a similar age to the Predator XB271H is 5.1W. With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Acer Predator XB271H has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
At only 160 degrees, the Predator XB271H has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago. The average viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that are a similar age to the Predator XB271H is 170°, and the viewing angle, verticals range from 10° to 180°.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC monitors of this spec and age is 170°. The Predator XB271H has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals (only 170 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.
With a weight of 7.7 kilograms, the Predator XB271H is one of the heavier medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The average weight of similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the Predator XB271H is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg.
2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Predator XB271H
Running Costs Are OK
The efficiency rating of this LCD screen is B, and the Predator XB271H has an average running cost of £77 over 8 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 500 PC screens of a comparable spec and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.
1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Full HD, HD
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
0.311 x 0.311
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Number of Upstream Ports
Built-In USB Hub
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Colour of Product
-90 - 90
-5 - 35
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60
VESA Mounting Interfaces
-60 - 60
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50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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