Acer XB280HK Review
|104 Reviews + 12 Awards|
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£112 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 38?
It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received 12 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshw.it plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Thg.ru plus one other site. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this Acer PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2017.
The XB280HK has running costs of £112 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 2,768 PC screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report excellent design but that it is expensive.
It is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Acer XB280HK Video Reviews
Acer XB280HK In-Depth Analysis
12 Industry Awards
Expert review sites really like this Acer PC monitor and have given it 12 awards.
The writers at two more expert review sites both thought that this Acer flatpanel monitor was outstanding and gave it one of their highest awards. This was from Insidehardware.it and Pcper.com who gave it an "Gold".
The author at one more expert review site said that this PC monitor was good value for money. This was from Hardware.info who gave it an "Great Value".
Three other expert review sites all concluded that this flatpanel monitor was very good. Benchmark.pl and SweClockers.com both gave this PC display a "Good Product" award and Kitguru.net gave it a "Worth Buying" award.
Expert Reviews Are Good
User Reviews Are Good
On average, XB280HK owners rated this PC screen 81%. Over 75% of reviewers gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.
Users Report That it is Expensive
Two customers agreed that the Acer XB280HK was not good value for money.
Great product, good price point…
It's better than no hub and a cheap cable of longer length can be purchased online…
Don't hesitate, just buy this monitor, you really won't find a better deal at this price…
Customers Report Nice Design
Two owners thought it was smooth.
The packing design was amazing and there was no damage…
It is going to look really nice and smooth…
It wasn't super smooth like 60 FPS…
The color on it is pretty perfect…
Users Report Good Product Quality
Six people thought the Acer XB280HK was good quality.
Build quality isn't the best.
Picture quality is nice if a little unnatural…
Very good quality…
Excellent for gaming and good quality monitor…
The quality is outstanding.
Very high quality (and kind of old) monitor…
Sound quality is great- no complaints…
Acer PC Screens Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 5,837 user and expert reviews (including 1,014 verified purchases) for Acer PC screens and found that on average Acer has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Good Value for Money
Expert review site Hardware.info highlighted in their review that this Acer PC screen provided a good bang for your buck.
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at [price] it is more expensive than 80% of PC screens.
Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer XB280HK and the United Kingdom price of £349.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $748.99 (£976.01).
Has a Built-In USB Hub
The Acer XB280HK has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 85% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.
Supports NVIDIA G-Sync
The XB280HK supports NVIDIA G-Sync, which is unusual. 98% of PC screens do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The largest display resolution of the XB280HK is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all LCD screens is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
PC screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The XB280HK's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is fairly narrow compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 15% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.
Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The Acer XB280HK's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 11% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.
Quite Fast Response Time
The response times of LCD screens range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the XB280HK of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 1% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The XB280HK does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the XB280HK is more than most LCD screens. This Acer flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Acer released the XB280HK in November 2014.
Very High Running Costs
The XB280HK is in the most expensive 19% of all 2,768 LCD screens that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the XB280HK is £112.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||acer xb280hkbprz, acer umpb0aa001, acer 4k2k|
|Barcodes||00734911166202, 00745734238410, 00801947279838, 00807030485605, 00809186262512, 00809385656891, 00887899665660, 04713147435593, 04713147435630, 08878996656608|