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Acer XB281HK

£754.44
£399.00 £355.44 cheaper than 49 days ago
An expensive to run and 1 year old 3840 x 2160 PC monitor
28" 3840 X 2160 Pixels LED No Jul 2016
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Acer XB281HK Review

Released 1 year ago,
13
Missing Some Features
76
13 Months Old
21
£154 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
31
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer flatpanel monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of C, and its running costs of £154 over 8 years are in the most expensive 12% of all 2,768 PC screens that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port
Only has DisplayPort, HDMI and 1 more cables included

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.
There is a 65% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Acer XB281HK Video Reviews


Acer XB281HK In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 5,837 owner and expert reviews (including 1,014 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its PC screens. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Stand Included

The XB281HK has a stand included, unlike 87% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a stand included.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The XB281HK supports NVIDIA G-Sync. 98% of PC screens do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The XB281HK has a built-in USB hub, unlike 85% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The XB281HK is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The XB281HK has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all PC screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XB281HK has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the Acer XB281HK of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the fastest 4% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The fastest response time of LCD screens is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Only Has DisplayPort, HDMI and 1 More Cables Included

The XB281HK has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. This Acer LCD screen has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "HDMI" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Age

Released 13 Months Ago

Acer released the XB281HK in July 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

This Acer LCD screen has an energy efficiency classification of C. The XB281HK is in the most expensive 12% of all 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the XB281HK will cost £154 over 8 years to run.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £355 (47%)

The price has dropped from £754.44 to £399 in the last 49 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer predatorxb281hkbmiprz, acer xb281hkbmiprz, acer 3840x12160, acer umpx1ee001, acer 3840x2160, acer acexb281h, pumps xb281hk, acer p229045p, acer 300cdm2, acer 100m1, acer 4k2k
Barcodes 00635131604799, 00888863460366, 04713392252372

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