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Acer XB280HK

Acer XB280HK
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Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice uk.hardware.info Great Value kitguru.net Worth Buying hothardware.com Editor's Choice
A high-quality and multi award winning 28" PC monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 10 further awards from other expert sites
28" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 100000000:1 Yes Nov 2014
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Acer XB280HK Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Acer XB280HK number 31 in 3D monitors.
91
Reviews
144 Reviews + 13 Awards
92
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Age
3 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received 13 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 LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors 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 2018.
The XB280HK has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report design, superior product quality and that it is robust.
It has some great features:
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Very fast response time
Has a built-in USB hub
XB0
Ultra-fluid motions
Eye protection
Ergonomic setup

Acer XB280HK Video Reviews

Acer XB280HK In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

13 Industry Awards

Amongst PC monitors, this LCD screen is one of the most highly awarded.

The editors of websites Tomshw.it, Hothardware.com and Digitaltrends.com all thought that this flatpanel monitor was fantastic and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of websites Thg.ru and Vido.com.ua both endorse this LCD screen and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This PC display was given a "Value for Money" award by both websites Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info, both of which thought that this PC screen was great for its price.

The writers at websites Insidehardware.it and Pcper.com both thought that this flatpanel monitor was outstanding and gave it their "Gold" award.

The editors of three additional expert review sites all thought that this PC screen was very good. This LCD screen received a "Good Product" award from both Benchmark.pl and SweClockers.com and Kitguru.net gave it a "Worth Buying" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 13 expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, benchmark.pl and kitguru.net the average expert rating of this PC display is 81 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 131 user reviews this Acer flatpanel monitor has an overall user rating of 80%. 43 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Nice Design

Two customers who purchased the Acer XB280HK agreed that it was smooth.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Seven customers who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was good quality.

Acer Has Very Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 8,715 user and expert reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. 95% of those that bought a Acer PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two people mentioned that it was well made.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Five customers considered that it was good value for money.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The XB280HK is in the most expensive 15% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the XB280HK is £110.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen was released in November 2014.

Features

3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Acer XB280HK is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. This flatpanel monitor also has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The XB280HK's display diagonal of 28" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is bigger than 87% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Very Fast Response Time

The response time of the Acer XB280HK of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is faster than 92% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the XB280HK does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The XB280HK's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is in the narrowest 15% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The XB280HK's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 15% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the XB280HK of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 71% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer XB280HK has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The XB280HK supports NVIDIA G-Sync. 98% of flatpanel monitors do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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3D

The XB280HK is 3D. 98% of flatpanel monitors are not 3D.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The XB280HK has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors. The cables included "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer xb280hkbprz, acer umpb0ee005, acer 380x2160, acer 100m1, acer 4k2k

Barcodes:

00887899665660, 04713147435593, 04713147435630, 08878996656608

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