54points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

81points

Asus VK278Q

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Asus VK278Q

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q
54
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81
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Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Asus VK278Q?

  • 50mm shorter
    410mmvs460mm
  • 46mm thinner
    174mmvs220mm
  • 172mm narrower
    471mmvs643mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus VK278Q better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 14ms less response time
    2msvs16ms
  • 35% bigger screen size
    27"vs20"
  • 17.55% higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 20W lower power consumption on operation
    45W vs65W
  • 50cd/m² more luminance
    300cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 1W lower power consumption on standby
    2W vs3W

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q

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

460mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

174mm

220mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q

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

643mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

6.6kg

6.5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

16ms

2ms

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 VK278Q

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.has an LED-backlit display
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q

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

4.USB ports

3

1

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q

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

45W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

2W

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 VK278Q

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

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

3.has a front camera
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Asus VK278Q

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

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