71points

Acer G7 G257HL 25"

68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

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Acer G7 G257HL 25" vs Apple Thunderbolt Display

Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Why is Acer G7 G257HL 25" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 8ms less response time
    4msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 220W lower power consumption on operation
    30W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 64.3mm shorter
    426.7mmvs491mm
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Acer G7 G257HL 25"?

  • 8% bigger screen size
    27"vs25"
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    2560 x 1440pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 23.86% higher pixel density
    109ppivs88ppi
  • 125cd/m² more luminance
    375cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

426.7mm

491mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

185.4mm

207mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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 G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

6.width

640.1mm

650mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

4ms

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.pixel density

88ppi

109ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

25"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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.

5.has an IPS screen
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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.

6.resolution

1920 x 1080px

2560 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

Colors

1.luminance

250cd/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 G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

2.has a DVI connector
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

3.has a VGA connector
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

4.supports thunderbolt
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.

5.supports Ethernet
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

30W

250W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

2W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a front camera
Acer G7 G257HL 25"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

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