54points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

97points

Asus VG23AH

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Asus VG23AH

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG23AH
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG23AH
54
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97
points

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Asus VG23AH?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 79.2mm narrower
    471mmvs550.2mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus VG23AH better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 11ms less response time
    5msvs16ms
  • 15% bigger screen size
    23"vs20"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 17.55% higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 25W lower power consumption on operation
    40W vs65W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 200000x higher static contrast ratio
    80000000:1vs400:1
  • Has anti-glare coating

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG23AH

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

350mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

174mm

69mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG23AH

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG23AH

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.width

471mm

550.2mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

16ms

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"

23"

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 VG23AH

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 VG23AH

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

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has anti-glare coating
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG23AH

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

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 VG23AH

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 VG23AH

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG23AH

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 VG23AH

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 VG23AH

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

40W

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 VG23AH

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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