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Acer XB271HK

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Acer XB271HK

£499.99
£329.99 £170 cheaper than 17 days ago
Acer XB271HK
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A multi award winning and fully featured 27" PC screen, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 4 further awards from other expert sites
27" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels No 4ms Feb 2016
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Acer XB271HK Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Acer XB271HK number 355 across all PC monitors and number 376 in medium monitors.
91
Reviews
20 Reviews + 7 Awards
52
Value for Money
Average
90
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Age
2 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great expert reviews and good user reviews with 80% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received seven awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk plus one other site. Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are also excellent.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
It has running costs of £190 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 3,292 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report superior product quality.
This Acer PC monitor has some great features:
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Predator xb1
Pixel power
New smooth
Fron
Back
Seize control
Fast refresh

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £499.99 to £329.99 in the last 17 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Acer XB271HK In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Seven Industry Awards

This Acer PC screen is one of the most awarded by expert review sites of all the PC displays.

This flatpanel monitor received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites PC Mag, Tomshardware.com and Tomshardware.co.uk all of whom decided that this LCD screen was exceptional.

This PC screen received a "Recommended" award from both review websites Altomdata.dk and Expert Reviews, both of which said that this PC monitor was very good.

Two additional expert review sites both thought that this LCD screen was very good. Kitguru.net gave this flatpanel monitor a "Must Have" award and it received a "Dam Good" award from Hardwarecanucks.com.

Good Expert Reviews

Nine experts from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, 4k.com and Chip.de have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 84%.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 11 owner reviews this PC display has an overall owner rating of 73%. 80% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Four owners said in their reviews that the Acer XB271HK was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Very Good Brand

Based on 11,078 user and expert reviews (including 2,554 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. 92% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer XB271HK and the United Kingdom price of £329.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,092.78 (£2,918.59).

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the XB271HK is £190, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in February 2016.

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Features

3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the XB271HK is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this PC screen has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the LCD screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the XB271HK of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 80% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The Acer XB271HK's response time of only 4ms is faster than 75% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC displays the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XB271HK has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer XB271HK has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Acer XB271HK's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 61% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The XB271HK supports NVIDIA G-Sync, unlike 98% of PC screens which do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer XB271HK is more than most PC displays. This LCD screen has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "HDMI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this Acer LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer xb271hkbmiprz, acer umhx1ee001, acer 3840x2160, acer bg062ac, acer 100m1, acer 4k2k

Barcodes:

00888863460359

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