55points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

81points

BenQ XL2420TX

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs BenQ XL2420TX

Apple Cinema Display 20"
BenQ XL2420TX
Apple Cinema Display 20"
BenQ XL2420TX
55
points
81
points

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than BenQ XL2420TX?

  • 242mm shorter
    410mmvs652mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is BenQ XL2420TX better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 14ms less response time
    2msvs16ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 20% bigger screen size
    24"vs20"
  • 41W lower power consumption on operation
    24W vs65W
  • 17.55% higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 100cd/m² more luminance
    350cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • 30000x higher static contrast ratio
    12000000:1vs400:1
  • Has an LED-backlit display

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
BenQ XL2420TX

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

652mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

174mm

149mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
BenQ XL2420TX

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"
BenQ XL2420TX

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

456mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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"

24"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.resolution

1680 x 1050px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Cinema Display 20"
BenQ XL2420TX

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.

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"
BenQ XL2420TX

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

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

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

12000000:1

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"
BenQ XL2420TX

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"
BenQ XL2420TX

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
BenQ XL2420TX

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

4.USB ports

3

4

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
BenQ XL2420TX

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

24W

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

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