53points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

88points

Asus PB238Q

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Asus PB238Q

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q
53
points
88
points

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Asus PB238Q?

  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
  • 77.4mm narrower
    471mmvs548.4mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus PB238Q better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 10ms less response time
    6msvs16ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 15% bigger screen size
    23"vs20"
  • 17.55% higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 43W lower power consumption on operation
    22W vs65W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 200000x higher static contrast ratio
    80000000:1vs400:1
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q

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

3.height

410mm

323.7mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q

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

174mm

57.6mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.width

471mm

548.4mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

16ms

6ms

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"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.has an IPS screen
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q

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.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.resolution

1680 x 1050px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

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

250cd/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.contrast ratio

400:1

80000000:1

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q

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

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q

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

5.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

6.USB ports

3

5

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

Power

1.power consumption operation

65W

22W

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

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PB238Q

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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