Acer Nitro XV272U and CB273U: new series of monitors with WQHD resolution and rates up to 300Hz

Acer has recently introduced two new additions to its monitor series. The first of them within the Nitro range, especially for gamers, and another more focused on a more professional environment. We talk about the Acer Nitro XV272U KF and Acer CB273U, which come with a series of features that are aimed at those demanding users in search of the latest in features.


Acer Nitro XV272U KF

Acer CB273U





27 inches

27 inches


2,560 x 1,440 pixels (WQHD)

2,560 x 1,440 pixels (WQHD)


300 Hz






350 nits (native) HDR600 mode: 600 nits (peak)

350 nits HDR10

Aspect ratio



Color depth

8 Bits + Hi-FRC

8 Bits

Response time

1 ms (G a G) 0.5 ms (G a G min)

1 ms


AMD FreeSync Premium

AMD FreeSync

Image enhancement

Acer Black Boost Acer Vision Care 3.0 Acer LightSense Acer ColorSense

Acer BluelightShield Pro Acer Flickerless


1 x DisplayPort 1.4 2 x HDMI 2.1 1 x USB-C 4 x USB 3.0 1 x USB-B Conector auriculares

1 x HDMI 2.0 1 x DisplayPort 1.2 1 x USB-C 1 x USB-B 4 x USB 3.0 1 x RJ45 Conector auriculares


1.149 euros

449 euros

Acer Nitro XV272U

The highlights of the Acer Nitro XV272U KF are obvious. And it is that in addition to its WQHD resolution, we find a monitor that offers a refresh rate of 300Hz, a figure that few reach that resolution.

In this case, contamos with AMD FreeSync Premium, technology that will allow the monitor to vary its frequency automatically in relation to the frame rate provided by our graphics card.

With a response time of 0.5 ms (G to G), the monitor will provide us with snapshots so as not to interrupt our reaction time. In addition, it has Acer Black Boost technology, which will allow us to identify details in darker environments.

In terms of color accuracy, this monitor offers 90% coverage of the DCI-P3 standard, in addition to a color classification of Delta E <1. It also has IPS Agile-Splendor technology, which makes said monitor present wide viewing angles and high contrast.

To reduce eyestrain, the monitor also has Acer Vision Care 3.0 and Acer LightSense technology to automatically change the brightness based on the environment in which we are using our computer. Along with this, with Acer ColorSense we can also correct the color temperature automatically based on the lighting conditions.

Thanks to its Ergostand, users can also comfortably modify the tilt and angle of view, as well as height, swivel and axis.

Acer CB273U

As for the Acer CB273U, this monitor is a solution for use environments such as image and video editing. In this way, at the cost of not obtaining a high refresh rate, we find characteristics such as its HDR10 support for deeper blacks and brighter whites.

Acer Cb273u 03

Like the Nitro XV272U, it also has WQHD resolution and a 27-inch panel size. FreeSync is maintained, and also includes a docking station for a desktop with no cables in sight.

Its base also incorporates a 90W USB-C port in order to charge a laptop or any other device. It also has an RJ45 port and a KVM switch for instant switching between desktop and laptop PCs.

Price and availability

  • The Acer Nitro XV272U KF will hit stores next November and at a price of 1.149 euros.
  • As for the Acer CB273U, we will see it also in November and at a price of 449 euros.

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