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Acer K272HULbmiidp Black 27" WQHD 6ms (GTG) HDMI Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor IPS DCR 100,000,000:1(1,000:1) Built-in Speakers

  • 2560 x 1440 6ms (GTG)
  • DCR 100,000,000:1(1,000:1)
  • DVI-D, HDMI, DisplayPort
  • Speakers

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Value Proposition

The eco-friendly K2 Series value line is a cost effective display solution for everyday PC use, offering ease-of-use without compromising image quality.

Full-Featured - Easy on the Budget

Smart Design

  • Ergonomic stand tilts from -5 to 25 degrees
  • Integrated smartphone holder
  • Front onscreen display button
  • VESA mount support

Stunning Colors

  • Acer ComfyView display
  • 2560 x 1440 HD Resolution
  • LED backlight
  • 5ms response time

Connecting Features

  • HDMI® port
  • DVI/VGA input
  • Dual speakers

Environmentally Friendly

  • EcoDisplay
  • PCR ABS plastic adoption
  • ENERGY STAR 6.0 certification, and EPEAT® Gold ready
  • Mercury free
  • Display glass is Arsenic free
  • Packaging made of recycled materials
Smart Design
WQHD Display

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  • Acer WQHD display uses AHVA technology panel, supporting images with prime colors in every angle.
  • Acer display with AHVA Technology delivers consistent and accurate colors at viewing angles up to 178 degrees.
Display with AHVA Technology
Excellent viewing angle and color reproduction
TN Display
Gray scale inversion
Stunning Colors

Acer ComfyView display

  • No more light reflection for a comfortable viewing experience
  • The polarizer material helps getting brightening colors
Product Views
Connecting Features
K2 K2
  • Capacity for product recycling
  • Proper management of restricted substances
  • Power-saving designs
  • Product thinness and minimalist packaging design

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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Stephen F.
  • 10/9/2015 8:21:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent workhorse monitor

Pros: Great screen and color, great resolution for the size, good color/brightness and contrast out of the box

Cons: Can be TOO bright. Speakers are mediocre. Still a bit pricey considering 4k screens are available

Other Thoughts: I love this monitor. It's been my main monitor for over a year, and I've used it for everything from working on code to watching movies, to playing games. It's been great at everything. It has enough pixel real-estate for everything I need to do with it, and it's been worth every penny.

When I noticed it was on sale here at newegg, I jumped at the chance to get another one to use at the office.

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  • Andrew B.
  • 10/6/2015 6:32:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsMostly good news

Pros: Display resolution, brightness, color, etc. very good
No bad pixels or excessive light bleed (accepting that there will be some on inexpensive IPS panels)

Cons: Very light duty stand

Other Thoughts: Requires tomfoolery to work properly with MacOS X - for some reason, is recognized as a television rather than a monitor, which causes text to look grainy because it uses a crippled YCbCr color space instead of a full RGB color space. This can be fixed by forcing the Mac into RGB mode with an EDID override; search for mac rgb monitor override for instructions.

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  • SAM C.
  • 10/3/2015 10:23:14 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat for work!

Pros: Spacious display; good input selection; very light & thin; modern appearance.

Cons: None found yet.

Other Thoughts: I use this at work and it has been wonderful. A godsend for long sessions in Excel, and perfect for side-by-side windows such as Outlook and, say, a WEBEX teleconference call. Big productivity gains, even moving up from 24" 1920x1200 and 23" 2048x1182 LCDs. (I do not game and do professional graphics work, so I cannot comment those aspects. The color and such is fine for casual photo and graphics, in my opinion.)

Complaints about speakers built into monitors are just silly and unnecessary - nobody should expect good sound monitor speakers. They're purely utilitarian. The tilt-only stand is explained before purchase and nobody should be surprised by that. It helps keep the cost down, and more versatile stands are easily attached.

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  • Travis G.
  • 10/2/2015 3:30:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Monitor, very happy.

Pros: Very Bright (but adjustable)
Good Resolution
Good Colors
Lots of inputs
Has good refresh rate (No problems playing fast paced games.)

Cons: Had the power button not work once (second time i turned it on), a powercycle fixed it been working great ever since.

No other issues yet.

Other Thoughts: It's a great monitor and I'm really happy I bought it. works well for games and movies. Haven't tried any picture editing on it yet.

Got processed/delivered fast, as always newegg is great.

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  • Trevor T.
  • 9/25/2015 4:36:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood deal on 1440p monitor

Pros: Multiple input options. Price (got it for $300 - $50 rebate). Decent brightness & color. DisplayPort In & Out, for chaining displays. No dead pixels! No power brick.

Cons: Lack of monitor height adjustment. Limited menu controls. Speakers are useless. No HDMI cable included.

Other Thoughts: Got this to finally step up to 1440p. I use HDMI audio, and have a switch that splits out the audio. I had to upgrade that switch to one that handles 1440p inputs, adding to my overall cost.
The shipping package for this is pretty skimpy, so I wonder if all the folks with defective monitors have some rough handlers on their UPS/FedEx routes.
I've had numerous Acer products over the past 18 years and have been happy with all of them. They may not be the highest end products, but good enough for me and durable. Clean power and quality cables can make a big difference sometimes.

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  • Bob F.
  • 9/25/2015 1:46:46 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood monitor, bad company

Pros: Lots of inputs (DVI, DP, HDMI), great image quality, reasonable bezel.

Cons: Minor nit: they are very slow to turn on. It takes a good 5 seconds for them to warm up, whereas the monitors I replaced took only 2 seconds.

Major complaint: I bought three, and one ended up with a horizontal line through the display within the first 24 hours. I got an RMA and sent it back. I only received one email from Acer that they had received the monitor and no other updates (like "we're fixing it", "we're shipping it"). The return shipping required an in-person signature and because I didn't know when it was coming back, I got the sticky notice on my door and had to drive down to Fedex to retrieve it. They also had my monitor for 3 days short of a month before I received the replacement. And they sent a replacement! If you're going to send a replacement, then send it out asap! Only keep it for a month if you're actually going to repair it. The old monitor was manufactured in March 2015, the new one in July 2015. The new one has a new badge on the bezel in the bottom left corner stating "IPS: In-plane switching".

Other Thoughts: It's a great monitor. But only buy it if you're okay with the possibility of having to send it back for a month for an RMA.

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  • Matthew T.
  • 9/25/2015 9:17:52 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsBacklight bleeding is a issue.

Pros: 2560x1440 is plenty sharp enough for most situations. I think it's the happy medium between 1080p and 4k monitors for gaming. The image is clean and crisp, with no dead pixels detected. At $300, it's a good deal. I would be hesitant to spend $500 on it, however.

Cons: Two words, backlight bleeding. This screen is horrible at displaying dark scenes because of the chaotic, asymmetrical backlight bleeding. All these LED screens have it, but it is really noticeable on this model. If you are into darker desktop themes, you might want to check for better options. I'm giving 3 eggs because it really is quite distracting.

Other Thoughts: Be sure to use a DVI-D cable, not a DVI-I cable. I swapped out a old 1080p monitor with this one, but retained the old DVI-I cable. This caused the resolution to be displayed incorrectly and fonts became unreadable. Using the DVI-D cable that came in the box fixed the issue. Easy mistake as the two connectors look almost identical.

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  • Anonymous
  • 9/19/2015 9:58:47 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Monitor

Pros: IPS 1440p Display quality is stunning. The color can beat any monitor. Bright. DP and HDMI

Cons: cheap stand, poor speaker

Other Thoughts: It has DP in and DP out, for those want to DP, make sure you are using DP in.

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/31/2015 5:33:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner


Pros: The screen looks great, lots of space, good color, crisp, but none of this matters when all the monitors you get are broken.

Cons: Let me preface this by saying I buy expensive electronics regularly and have only ever had to return maybe three items in my entire time buying various electronics. The only thing I have returned on Newegg is this monitor and another Acer.

Every single monitor I've got has had both dead pixels AND dust spots. All three of them. I don't know if I'm the most unlucky buyer out there but I am absolutely fed up after receiving my third monitor with a LARGE DUST SPOT DEAD CENTER AND A DEAD PIXEL. Both previous monitors have had MULTIPLE DEAD PIXELS and AT LEAST ONE DUST SPOT. Ridiculous. Unacceptable. Absolutely insulting.

Acer is a terrible company, I hope they crash and burn. Acer if you're reading this, F YOU. Wasted my time and energy. Your XB270HU is also junk (I had 2 defective ones). You can't make any worthwhile products so go the hell away. I am furious about this.

Other Thoughts: Burn acer to the ground. Burn it down, burn it down!

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  • Tyler Y.
  • 8/24/2015 3:44:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome Monitor

Pros: Clarity, 1440P Resolution, I/O, Size, IPS, price, and included cables.

Clear crisp 1440P screen with excellent IPS viewing angles. With the included cables, you are sure to find one that fits your needs.

Cons: Speakers, tilt only, no USB ports, and build quality.

Speakers are very tinny. Please do yourself a favor and get external speakers. The monitor is tilt only which is ok for some but not for others. I wish there were USB ports on the monitor like Dell. The build quality of the monitor could be better.

Other Thoughts: Excellent monitor that delivers on my key necessities.

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