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Acer Predator XB281HK
Acer Predator XB281HK
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Acer Predator XB281HK PC Monitor

£411.48 £88.51 cheaper than 48 days ago
28" LED 659mm Aug 2015
Display Diagonal Display Built-In Speaker(s) Width Release Date £128.19 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
A best selling flatpanel monitor
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Expert Reviews Are Average

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 70% based on seven expert reviews from sites including,, and

Acer Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

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


A Best Selling Flatpanel Monitor

Across all flatpanel monitors, the Predator XB281HK is one the most popular products currently on sale according to Amazon sales data.

Released Over a Year Ago

Acer released the Predator XB281HK in August 2015.


Price Has Gone Down by £88.51 (18%)

The price has dropped from £499.99 to £411.48 in the last 48 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 55% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 45% chance that the price will actually go down further.

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We checked 483 PC displays of a comparable type and age and they range in price from £50 to £3,769. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other PC displays of a comparable type and age.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Predator XB281HK has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the Wortmann AG 2765W PV (£406.19), the Asus MG278Q (£399.99), or the LG 29UC88-B (£436.99).

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Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the Predator XB281HK is £129 over 8 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 648 PC monitors of this age and spec.


Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of LCD screens of this age and spec is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The Acer Predator XB281HK has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical (only 160 degrees) amongst PC displays of this age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC display is 80°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. At only 170 degrees, the Acer Predator XB281HK has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than a year ago is 5.4ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. The Acer Predator XB281HK has one of the faster response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer predatorxb281hkbmiprz, acer acexb281hkbmiprzdix, acer xb281hkbmiprz, acer umpx1ee001, acer 3840x12160, acer 3840x2160, acer n156510w, pumps xb281hk, acer 300cdm2, acer 100m1, acer 4k2k
Barcodes 00635131604799, 04053162996618, 04713392252372, 05054629904442

Acer Predator XB281HK Review Sources

To prepare this Acer Predator XB281HK 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 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 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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