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Acer Predator XB281HK

73

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Acer Predator XB281HK

£489.99
Acer Predator XB281HK
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A high-quality but 2 year old 28" PC monitor, with average running costs but representing only moderate value for money
28" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels No 1ms Aug 2015
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Ebuyer Business
Acer XB281HKbmiprz 28" 4K2K G-Sync Monitor
£489.99
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Watercooling UK
£599.14
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Novatech
Acer Predator XB281HK XB1 Series, G-Sync v2 Gaming Monitor 28"Wide
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£604.96
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BT Business Direct
Acer Predator XB281HK 28 3840x2160 1ms HDMI DP USB LED Monitor
£631.15
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Acer Predator XB281HK 28 3840x2160 1ms HDMI DP USB LED Monitor
£631.15
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£634.99
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Paypal 12 months
Purchase price £489.99. APR 14.9%.
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- 12
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£530.43
£44.20*
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Ebuyer Business
Pay4later 12 months
Purchase price £489.99. APR 18.9%.
- £49.00 - 12
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£536.43
£40.62*
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Ebuyer Business
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Purchase price £489.99. APR 14.9%.
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£549.81
£30.54*
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Paypal 24 months
Purchase price £489.99. APR 14.9%.
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£569.63
£23.73*
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Pay4later 24 months
Purchase price £489.99. APR 18.9%.
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£582.00
£22.21*
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Ebuyer Business
Pay4later 36 months
Purchase price £489.99. APR 18.9%.
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months
£630.14
£16.14*
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Novatech
Novatech
24 months credit
Purchase price £604.96. APR 19.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
£9.99 No
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£748.24
£30.76*
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Novatech
Novatech
Pay nothing for 3 months
Purchase price £604.96. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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24
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£821.04
£33.79*
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Novatech
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Purchase price £604.96. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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24
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£821.04
£33.79*
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Acer Predator XB281HK Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Acer Predator XB281HK as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
90
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £130 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Very fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Gamers choice
Pixel power
Nvidia g-sync
Seize control
Nvidia ulmb
All the colours
Get comfortable
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Acer Predator XB281HK In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 8,715 expert and user reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases) for Acer PC monitors and found that on average Acer has very good ratings. 95% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent features but is over 6 months old and at £489.99 it is in the most expensive 14% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The Predator XB281HK is in the most expensive 12% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the Predator XB281HK is £130.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since August 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the flatpanel monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Predator XB281HK's display diagonal of 28" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Predator XB281HK is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this PC screen has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all LCD screens the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the PC screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the Predator XB281HK of only 1ms is faster than 93% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Predator XB281HK has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Predator XB281HK's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 14% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Predator XB281HK's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the narrowest 23% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all PC screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Predator XB281HK of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 52% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer predatorxb281hkbmiprz, umpx1ee001 xb281hk, acer xb281hkbmiprz, pumps umpx1ee001, acer umpx1ee001, acer 3840x2160, acer acexb281h, pumps xb281hk, acer 4k2k

Barcodes:

00635131604799, 04053162996618, 04713392252372, 05054629904442

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