56points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

96points

Dell UltraSharp UP2715K

74points

NEC V551

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
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Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Asus MG278Q 27" vs Dell UltraSharp UP2715K vs NEC V551

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Dell UltraSharp UP2715K & NEC V551?

  • Weight
    6.6kgvs7650,7140,36000g
  • Width
    471mmvs625,637.3,1318mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Apple Cinema Display 20" & Dell UltraSharp UP2715K & NEC V551?

  • Response time
    1msvs16,8,8ms
  • Power consumption operation
    38.7W vs65,100,200W
  • Height
    368mmvs410,384.6,776mm
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs3,1.2,1W
  • Has a swivel stand

Why is Dell UltraSharp UP2715K better than Apple Cinema Display 20" & Asus MG278Q 27" & NEC V551?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Thickness
    47.9mmvs174,233,119mm
  • Has an external memory slot

Why is NEC V551 better than Apple Cinema Display 20" & Asus MG278Q 27" & Dell UltraSharp UP2715K?

  • Screen size
    55"vs20,27,27"
  • Luminance
    450cd/m²vs250,350,350cd/m²
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports PiP and PaP
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a sleep timer

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

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

410mm

368mm

384.6mm

776mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

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.

4.thickness

174mm

233mm

47.9mm

119mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

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

6.weight

6.6kg

7.65kg

7.14kg

36kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

16ms

1ms

8ms

8ms

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

20"

27"

27"

55"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

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
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

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

1680 x 1050px

2560 x 1440px

5120 x 2880px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

170º

178º

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

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Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

350cd/m²

350cd/m²

450cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

400:1

100000000:1

1000:1

3000:1

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

1074m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

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

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

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

65W

38.7W

100W

200W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

0.5W

1.2W

1W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

3.has a sleep timer
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

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

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp UP2715K
NEC V551

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

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