What you need to know
- Acer announced three new gaming monitors ahead of CES 2021.
- The monitors include technology to protect people's eyes.
- The Nitro XV282K KV monitor has a contrast ratio of 100,000,000:1.
CES 2021 is just around the corner, and Acer just amounts three new monitors ahead of the event, the Predator XB273U NX, Predator XB323 QK N, and Acer Nitro XV282K K. The Predator monitors both feature Acer VisionCare 4.0 and are TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe certified. According to Acer, they are among the first monitors in the world to receive the TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe certification.
The Predator XB273U NX gaming monitor is a 27-inch monitor with a WQHD resolution of 2560 x 1440. It has a 275 Hz refresh rate (overclocked) and up to a 0.5 ms response time. The monitor is HDR capable and covers 95 percent of the DCI-P3 spectrum. The Predator XB273U NX monitor will be available in North America starting in May with a starting price of $1,100.
The Predator XB323QK NV is a 31.5-inch monitor with a 4K resolution. It has a refresh rate of 144 HZ and covers 90 percent of the DCI-P3 spectrum. It's also VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified and Acer's Agile Splendor IPS certified. The Predator XB323QK NV will start at $1,200 and be available in North America starting in May.
The new Predator monitors feature Acer VisionCare 4.0, which includes LIghtSense, AdaptiveLight, ColorSense, and ProxiSense.
Finally, the Nitro XV282K KV monitor has a 4K (3840 x 2160) panel and a contrast ratio of 100,000,000:1. This figure seems to refer to the display's dynamic contrast ratio, though Acer has not clarified. It covers 90 percent of the DCI-P3 spectrum. It supports AMD FreeSync Premium, has a refresh rate of 144 Hz, and has a response time of 1ms. The monitor features Acer HDR 400 and liquid crystal IPS to deliver its image quality. It does not support Acer VisionCare 4.0 but instead supports Acer VisionCare 3.0. It will be available in North America starting in May with a starting price of $900.
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