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Acer S277HK Wmidpp PC Monitor

27" 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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15 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor received an expert rating of 78% from maclife.com.

Nice Design

Some customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good design. Expert website Maclife.com wrote “Acer's 27-inch display has a Mac-like design with an aluminum frame”. Maclife.com also wrote “Sleek, polished design”. Maclife.com also wrote “Attractive, unusual design”.

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the Acer S277HK was good looking. Pcmag.com gave the Acer S277HK a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on PC Mag “Based on In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel technology, this gorgeous 27-inch model delivers accurate colors, good gray-sca” in their review. Techradar.com rated it 5 stars and wrote “The Acer S227HK is a beautifully designed display with fast refresh rates” in their review of this PC monitor. Techradar.com also wrote “A gorgeous IPS screen and bezel-free design m”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few Acer S277HK owners said that the product had good picture quality. One Acer S277HK owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate.

One Acer S277HK owner thought it had a good contrast ratio. Two years ago Maclife.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Contrast ratio could be improved”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk said two years ago “Offers good image quality that's only clouded a little by the applied anti-reflective film” in their Acer S277HK review. Expert review site Kitguru.net rated the product 4 stars and wrote also two years ago “The Acer S277HK is a 4K display with great picture quality”. Maclife.com mentioned in their Acer S277HK review “Great image quality”.

Robust

Some Acer S277HK owners who purchased the Acer S277HK concluded that it was well made. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned “The Acer S277HK is a smart-looking 27-inch Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) monitor that delivers a crisp 4K picture and solid color and gray-scale performance” . Maclife.com mentioned “Solid performance”.

Good Technical Features

One person who bought it concluded that it had good features. Techradar.com said on expert website Techradar two years ago “The S277HK features a high resolution output, fast refresh rate” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Reasonably Priced

One Acer S277HK reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money. Two years ago expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “With the S277HK ($699.99), Acer adds another reasonably priced 4K Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) monitor to its already impressive roster”.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Maclife.com said “Excellent image at default settings” .

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

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

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LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the Eizo FlexScan EV2736W[plb_1720119_price], the HP EliteDisplay E272q[plb_3060918_price], and the Philips BDM3490UC[plb_3846531_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The S277HK wmidpp has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Acer Predator XB271H[plb_3245625_price], or the Benq BL2711[plb_2838535_price] which has better reviews; or the HP ENVY 32[plb_2562671_price] which is cheaper.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The most resolution of the S277HK wmidpp is 2160p. That's over two times the resolution of a 1080p PC display, which is the most common resolution.

This PC screen's resolution (2160p) is actually the best resolution across all flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

Across similar types of PC screen the worst resolution is 480p.

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3840 X 2160 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The S277HK wmidpp has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the S277HK wmidpp the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the S277HK wmidpp is more than most medium monitors that were released around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S277HK wmidpp. The cables includeds "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "HDMI" are also found on this PC screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 4 milliseconds, the Acer S277HK wmidpp has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S277HK wmidpp. The response times of medium monitors that were released one year ago range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One person concluded that this PC monitor was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Maclife.com wrote two years ago “Blurry 1080p HDMI gaming”.

Not Good in Terms of Size

Two people considered that this PC monitor was not a good height. Expert review site Techradar.com said “If you don't mind the rear port placement and lack of vertical height adjustment, there is plenty to like” but in spite of that they still gave the product a score of 5 stars. Maclife.com mentioned two years ago “Height isn't adjustable” in their review of the Acer S277HK.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S277HK wmidpp do not have a built-in camera. The S277HK wmidpp is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

Most PC monitors of a similar type and age to the S277HK wmidpp are not 3D. The S277HK wmidpp is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the S277HK wmidpp do not have a card reader integrated. The S277HK wmidpp is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a card reader integrated and we think the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Very High Running Costs

This Acer flatpanel monitor is rated C for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the S277HK wmidpp will cost £83 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC screens of a comparable spec and age.

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Expensive

Similar spec PC screens that have been available for more than a year range in price from £64 to £4,006. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other similar spec PC screens that have been available for more than a year.

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 available for around the same time as it.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S277HK wmidpp range from 22kWh to 120kWh. The Acer S277HK wmidpp has a quite high annual energy consumption (75 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S277HK wmidpp.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer S277HK wmidpp

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the S277HK wmidpp.

Specification

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Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
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Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
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Expert Reviews

(1)
13 August 2015

Acer's 27-inch display has a Mac-like design with an aluminum frame and brushed-metal finish. The panel measures 20mm thick, while the border round the screen is a mere 6mm, so your desktop almost... Read more…

Highquality 4K display
HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2
Excellent sRGB coverage
Great viewing angles
Great image quality
Height isn't adjustable
No USB ports
Contrast ratio could be improved
No pivot or height adjustment
Poor OSD controls

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 27 July 2015 by Ataoli
Ataoli would recommend the Acer S277HK (Verified Purchase)

Easier out of the box, works beautifully with my iMac 5k and PC. The PIP function is really neat when I am monitoring my work on PC. the thin frames is a nice touch. I appreciate that the monitor... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Hdmi 20 Compatible
Powerful
No Hdcp 22 Support

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £127.86
Electricity cost when on standby £2.41
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Total running cost over 5 years £130.27
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Energy Rating
0.65T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 4k2, acer s277, acer 4k2k, acer 100m1, acer s277h, acer s277hk, acer 300cdm2, acer s277hkw, acer s277hkwm, acer s277hkwmi, acer 3840x2160, acer umhs7ee001, acer s277hkwmid, acer s277hkwmidp, acer s277hkwmidpp
Barcodes 00887899962042, 04713147754076, 04713147758319, 08878999620422

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