56points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

72points

Asus VG278HV 27"

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Asus VG278HV 27"

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG278HV 27"
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG278HV 27"

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Asus VG278HV 27"?

  • 75.7mm thinner
    174mmvs249.7mm
  • 1.6kg lighter
    6.6kgvs8200g
  • 172mm narrower
    471mmvs643mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus VG278HV 27" better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 15ms less response time
    1msvs16ms
  • 35% bigger screen size
    27"vs20"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 35.5W lower power consumption on operation
    29.5W vs65W
  • 17.55% higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 2.5x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs400:1
  • 50cd/m² more luminance
    300cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • 24.4mm shorter
    385.6mmvs410mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG278HV 27"

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

385.6mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG278HV 27"

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.thickness

174mm

249.7mm

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LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG278HV 27"

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

8.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

16ms

1ms

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"

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 VG278HV 27"

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

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

170º

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.maximum vertical viewing angle

170º

160º

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

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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Colors

1.contrast ratio

400:1

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

2.luminance

250cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG278HV 27"

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 VG278HV 27"

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

3.USB ports

3

0

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

4.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VG278HV 27"

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

29.5W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

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 VG278HV 27"

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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