Apple Thunderbolt Display
23 facts in comparison
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The VESA mount is a standard used by most manufacturers. A device that supports the VESA mount can be mounted on many different supports, from arms to wall mounts.
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The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
1920 x 1080px
2560 x 1440px
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7680 x 4320px
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
A properly calibrated screen represents colors as they are and i.e. you can conduct a photo shoot while verifying your photos in real time. An internal sensor and/or colorimeter is usually included for trouble-free calibration.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.
Ethernet is a local area network technology.
The device can connect to WiFi.
A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.