75points

Acer XZ XZ321Q 31.5"

56points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

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Acer XZ XZ321Q 31.5" vs Apple Cinema Display 20"

Acer XZ XZ321Q 31.5"
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Acer XZ XZ321Q 31.5"
Apple Cinema Display 20"

Why is Acer XZ XZ321Q 31.5" better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 12ms less response time
    4msvs16ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 25W lower power consumption on operation
    40W vs65W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 2.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs3W
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a swivel stand

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Acer XZ XZ321Q 31.5"?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 47.55mm shorter
    410mmvs457.55mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 126mm thinner
    174mmvs300mm
  • 251mm narrower
    471mmvs722mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

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General info

1.supports total tilt
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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

457.55mm

410mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
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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.

4.Supports VESA mount
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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.

5.thickness

300mm

174mm

Best

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5.5mm

6.width

722mm

471mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

4ms

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

31.5"

20"

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 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.

4.has an IPS screen
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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.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

5.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1680 x 1050px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

170º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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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.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

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 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"

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
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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
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Apple Cinema Display 20"

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

3.has a VGA connector
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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″

4.USB version

3

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

5.USB ports

4

3

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.has FireWire
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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.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

40W

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

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
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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.

2.has DTS Surround
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Apple Cinema Display 20"

DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.

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