54points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

85points

Asus PQ321QE

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Asus PQ321QE

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PQ321QE
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PQ321QE
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85
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Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Asus PQ321QE?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 28W lower power consumption on operation
    65W vs93W
  • 3W lower power consumption on standby
    3W vs6W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 279mm narrower
    471mmvs750mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus PQ321QE better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 8ms less response time
    8msvs16ms
  • 1.57x bigger screen size
    31.5"vs20"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 4.7x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 100cd/m² more luminance
    350cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 6º wider horizontal viewing angle
    176ºvs170º
  • Has an LED-backlit display

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PQ321QE

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.thickness

174mm

35mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PQ321QE

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
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PQ321QE

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.width

471mm

750mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

6.6kg

1.3kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

16ms

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"

31.5"

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 PQ321QE

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

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has anti-glare coating
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PQ321QE

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

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

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

Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

350cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PQ321QE

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 PQ321QE

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PQ321QE

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

4.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PQ321QE

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

65W

93W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

6W

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 PQ321QE

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

Miscellaneous

1.Supports 4K resolution
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus PQ321QE

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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