61points

Acer S243HL

69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

Acer S243HL
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Acer S243HL vs Apple Thunderbolt Display

Acer S243HL
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Acer S243HL
Apple Thunderbolt Display
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69
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Why is Acer S243HL better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 10ms less response time
    2msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 232.8W lower power consumption on operation
    17.2W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 67mm shorter
    424mmvs491mm
  • 1.4W lower power consumption on standby
    0.6W vs2W
  • 17mm thinner
    190mmvs207mm
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Acer S243HL?

  • 12.5% bigger screen size
    27"vs24"
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    2560 x 1440pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 125cd/m² more luminance
    375cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 18º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • 45W more audio output power
    2 x 24.5Wvs2 x 2W

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer S243HL
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

424mm

491mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

190mm

207mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Acer S243HL
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

568mm

650mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Acer S243HL
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

24"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer S243HL
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.resolution

1920 x 1080px

2560 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Acer S243HL
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.maximum horizontal viewing angle

160º

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 S243HL
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 S243HL
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 S243HL
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

3.supports thunderbolt
Acer S243HL
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

4.supports Ethernet
Acer S243HL
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Acer S243HL
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

17.2W

250W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.6W

2W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.audio output power

2 x 2W

2 x 24.5W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

2.has a front camera
Acer S243HL
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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

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