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Acer GN GN246HL 24"

69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

Acer GN GN246HL 24"
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Acer GN GN246HL 24" vs Apple Thunderbolt Display

Acer GN GN246HL 24"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Acer GN GN246HL 24"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Why is Acer GN GN246HL 24" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 11ms less response time
    1msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 227W lower power consumption on operation
    23W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 148.1mm shorter
    342.9mmvs491mm
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 27.9mm thinner
    179.1mmvs207mm

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Acer GN GN246HL 24"?

  • 12.5% bigger screen size
    27"vs24"
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    2560 x 1440pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 19.78% higher pixel density
    109ppivs91ppi
  • 25cd/m² more luminance
    375cd/m²vs350cd/m²
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera

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General info

1.supports total tilt
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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

342.9mm

491mm

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
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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"

4.thickness

179.1mm

207mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Supports VESA mount
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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.

6.weight

3.07kg

10.8kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

1ms

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

91ppi

109ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

24"

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
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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

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Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

375cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

1000:1

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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
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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
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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

3.supports Ethernet
Acer GN GN246HL 24"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

4.supports thunderbolt
Acer GN GN246HL 24"
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
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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

23W

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

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Features

1.has a front camera
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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

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