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Acer B296CL

78points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

Acer B296CL
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Acer B296CL vs Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

Why is Acer B296CL better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 56.77W lower power consumption on operation
    36.3W vs93.07W
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 146mm thinner
    61mmvs207mm

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Acer B296CL?

  • 33.33% higher resolution
    2560 x 1440pxvs2560 x 1080px
  • Supports total tilt
  • 75cd/m² more luminance
    375cd/m²vs300cd/m²
  • 67mm shorter
    491mmvs558mm
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 36mm narrower
    650mmvs686mm
  • Has a VGA connector

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.

2.height

558mm

491mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

61mm

207mm

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LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

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.

5.Has a swivel stand
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

6.width

686mm

650mm

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340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

8ms

12ms

Response time is how long it takes for a display to change the state of pixels, in order to show new content. The less time it takes to respond, the less likely it is to blur fast-changing images.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.screen size

29"

27"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

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.

4.has an IPS screen
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1080px

2560 x 1440px

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Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

178º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

375cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.has an ambient light sensor
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.has a DVI connector
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

3.has a VGA connector
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

4.USB ports

1

3

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports Ethernet
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

36.3W

93.07W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

1W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.has a front camera
Acer B296CL
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

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