89points

Acer XR XR342CK 34"

54points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

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Apple Cinema Display 20"
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34 facts in comparison

Acer XR XR342CK 34" vs Apple Cinema Display 20"

Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"
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54
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Why is Acer XR XR342CK 34" better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 11ms less response time
    5msvs16ms
  • 14W lower power consumption on operation
    51W vs65W
  • Has a HDMI output
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 41.7mm shorter
    368.3mmvs410mm
  • Has stereo speakers

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Acer XR XR342CK 34"?

  • Has a DVI connector
  • 135.1mm thinner
    174mmvs309.1mm
  • 3.1kg lighter
    6.6kgvs9697.8g
  • 345.1mm narrower
    471mmvs816.1mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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

368.3mm

410mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

309.1mm

174mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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

5.Supports VESA mount
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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.width

816.1mm

471mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

5ms

16ms

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

34"

20"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.has an IPS screen
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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.resolution

3440 x 1440px

1680 x 1050px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has anti-glare coating
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.display colors

1070m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.contrast ratio

1000:1

400:1

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

4.has an ambient light sensor
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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

For example

Samsung CHG90 49"

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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

2.has a DVI connector
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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

3.USB version

3

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

4.USB ports

4

3

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.has a VGA connector
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

6.has FireWire
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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

51W

65W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

3W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

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

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