56points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

69points

Philips 221S3LSB/00

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Comparison winner
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 221S3LSB/00
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Asus MG278Q 27" vs Philips 221S3LSB/00

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 221S3LSB/00
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Philips 221S3LSB/00?

  • Width
    471mmvs625,507mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Apple Cinema Display 20" & Philips 221S3LSB/00?

  • Response time
    1msvs16,5ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Philips 221S3LSB/00 better than Apple Cinema Display 20" & Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • Power consumption operation
    16.81W vs65,38.7W
  • Maximum horizontal viewing angle
    176ºvs170,170º
  • Height
    323mmvs410,368mm
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.1W vs3,0.5W
  • Thickness
    59mmvs174,233mm
  • Weight
    3.85kgvs6600,7650g
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports digital input

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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

323mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

174mm

233mm

59mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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.weight

6.6kg

7.65kg

3.85kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

16ms

1ms

5ms

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"

21.5"

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"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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

1680 x 1050px

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

170º

176º

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

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

6.has anti-glare coating
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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

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Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

350cd/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

400:1

100000000:1

1000:1

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

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"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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

5.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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

16.81W

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

0.1W

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
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

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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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Philips 221S3LSB/00

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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