Acer T272HUL joins Ultra-High Resolution Display trio

Aug 14, 2013
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The Acer T272HUL Ultra-High Resolution Display is one of three new such IPS LCD monitors hitting the market this year, each of them working with well-above-average high-definition collections of pixels up front. Each of the three works with either a 27 or 29-inch panel and the whole lot sees 178 degree viewing angles both vertically and horizontally. While the T272HUL works with full 10-finger touchscreen capability, the two remaining monitors are aimed at the professional world - the world that doesn't necessarily have a need for touch.

The T272HUL works with a 27-inch WQHD display (that's a full 2560 x 1440 pixels, mind you), with a full Windows 8 compliant design. This device works with a cool 1.07 billion colors and Acer-touted 5ms response time and is mounted on an asymmetrical stand which offers a tilt of 30 - 80 degrees. On its back, the Acer T272HUL works with VGA, DVI, HDMI, and a USB 3.0 hub - that's 1 up, 2 down.

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Meanwhile the B276HUL & B296CL displays from Acer are aimed at the workplace - the high-powered pixel-dense display-loving workplace, if you please. In the Acer B276HUL is a 27-inch screen with WQHD 2560 x 1440 resolution while the Acer B296CL works with a 29-inch screen and a 2560 x 1080 resolution. So the larger display has slightly fewer pixels on its short side, but the same amount horizontally - it'll be ever-so-slightly less dense than the smaller monitor.

Both of these non-touch monitors work with venting integrated into their grooves for a sleek, simple design, complete with cable management in mind. There's also a lovely little storage tray for office items and a magnetic surface along the bottom of each of the monitors' bases.

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Both monitors work with what Acer calls an ErgoStand, made for easy adjustment, complete with VESA compliance with an easy-release button for changing from stand to wall-mount. Both monitors can be pivoted 90 degrees clockwise and are able to be tilted from -5 to 35 degrees back in their higher position and from -5 to 25 degrees in their lower position. Both of these monitors work with DVI-D (dual link), 2x HDMI in, DisplayPort, and a USB 3.0 hub (1 up, 4 down).

While the T272HUL is said to be available by late August for MSRP $999 USD, the second and third monitor mentioned in this article are both available right this minute for prices starting at $599 USD. Sound like a set of winners to you?


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