A new model in Acer’s Nitro gaming line-up has appeared on Chinese shopping website Taobao. The Acer Nitro XV282K KV is a 28″ sized screen featuring a 3840 x 2160 “4K” resolution and high refresh rate of 144Hz. Variable refresh rates from both AMD and NVIDIA systems are supported through the use of adaptive-sync. It is expected to also include HDMI 2.1 support for next generation Sony and Microsoft games consoles.
The 28″ screen features an IPS-type panel offering a 3840 x 2160 resolution, 1ms G2G response time, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 550 cd/m2 brightness (600cdm/2 peak for HDR), 178/178 viewing angles, 10-bit colour depth and 98% DCI-P3 wide colour gamut.
The screen is certified to the DisplayHDR 600 level necessitating some form of backlight local dimming at least (edge lit) along with the required 10-bit colour depth and wide colour gamut. A VRB (Visual Response Boost) strobe backlight setting is included for improving motion clarity in gaming.
Tilt and height adjustments are offered from the stand. For connectivity there are expected to be 2x HDMI 2.1 ports provided, along with DP 1.4 (with DSC support), 4x USB 3.0 ports and an audio output. HDMI 2.1 is a vital component to support these new games consoles including offering support for 4K @ 120Hz, and variable refresh rates (VRR) as well. If you want to know all about HDMI 2.1 you can read our new guide as well. There are also 2x 2W integrated speakers included.
Further information can be found on this page from Chinese shopping website Taobao ). It’s listed there for ~7000 Chinese Yuan (around $1025 USD). The monitor is expected to launch in January 2021 in China and should follow in other regions from there. More official info and specs when we get them.