58points

Acer GD235HZ

68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

Acer GD235HZ
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Acer GD235HZ vs Apple Thunderbolt Display

Acer GD235HZ
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Acer GD235HZ
Apple Thunderbolt Display
58
points
68
points

Why is Acer GD235HZ better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 10ms less response time
    2msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 211.8W lower power consumption on operation
    38.2W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 75mm shorter
    416mmvs491mm
  • 0.15W lower power consumption on standby
    1.85W vs2W
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 76mm narrower
    574mmvs650mm

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Acer GD235HZ?

  • 14.41% bigger screen size
    27"vs23.6"
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    2560 x 1440pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 75cd/m² more luminance
    375cd/m²vs300cd/m²
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer GD235HZ
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

416mm

491mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Acer GD235HZ
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.

4.width

574mm

650mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

5.supports portrait mode
Acer GD235HZ
Apple Thunderbolt Display

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.

Display

1.response time

2ms

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

23.6"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer GD235HZ
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.

4.has an IPS screen
Acer GD235HZ
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.

5.resolution

1920 x 1080px

2560 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

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

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 GD235HZ
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 GD235HZ
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

2.has a VGA connector
Acer GD235HZ
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

3.supports Ethernet
Acer GD235HZ
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

4.supports thunderbolt
Acer GD235HZ
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.has FireWire
Acer GD235HZ
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

38.2W

250W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1.85W

2W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has a front camera
Acer GD235HZ
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

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