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Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Top 49%514 points
Top 49%
Top 19%820 points
Top 19%
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Top specs and features

Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27": 28 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
16ms
Acer Predator XB2 (XB252Q) 24.5": 1ms
1ms

2. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
20"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
27"

3. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
86% have it

4. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
61% have it

5. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
65W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
90W

6. resolution

2.09x higher resolution.
1680 x 1050px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
2560 x 1440px

7. supports total tilt

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.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
84% have it

8. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
250cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
350cd/m²

9. contrast ratio

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.
400:1
Acer XB0 XB240H 24": 100000000:1
1000:1

10. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
80% have it

11. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
170º
Samsung C43J89 43": 178º
170º

12. weight

400g lighter.
6.6kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
7kg

13. has a DVI connector

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
56% have it

14. thickness

64mm thinner.
174mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
238mm

15. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
3W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
0.5W

16. Supports VESA mount

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.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
70% have it

17. height

47mm shorter.
410mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
363mm

18. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
170º
Samsung C43J89 43": 178º
160º

19. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.7m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
16.7m

20. width

149mm narrower.
471mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
620mm

21. Has a swivel stand

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
35% have it

22. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
41% have it

23. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
3
Asus PA279Q: 7
2

24. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Acer H7 H277HU 27": 3.1
3

25. displays 3D with glasses

The device displays 3D images which you can only see with special 3D glasses. Unlike glasses-free 3D displays, the screens of these devices have larger viewing angles.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
5% have it

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