64points

Acer S242HL bid

68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

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Acer S242HL bid vs Apple Thunderbolt Display

Acer S242HL bid
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Acer S242HL bid
Apple Thunderbolt Display
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68
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Why is Acer S242HL bid better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 223.9W lower power consumption on operation
    26.1W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 90mm shorter
    401mmvs491mm
  • 1.31W lower power consumption on standby
    0.69W vs2W
  • 42mm thinner
    165mmvs207mm
  • 142mm narrower
    508mmvs650mm

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Acer S242HL bid?

  • 12.5% bigger screen size
    27"vs24"
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    2560 x 1440pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 125cd/m² more luminance
    375cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • Supports Ethernet

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer S242HL bid
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

401mm

491mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

165mm

207mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Acer S242HL bid
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.width

508mm

650mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

5.39kg

10.8kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

5ms

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

24"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.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.

4.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.

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

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 S242HL bid
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 S242HL bid
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 S242HL bid
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 S242HL bid
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

4.supports thunderbolt
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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.

Power

1.power consumption operation

26.1W

250W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.69W

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
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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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