56points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

79points

Dell P2217 22"

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Dell P2217 22"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Dell P2217 22"

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell P2217 22"
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell P2217 22"

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Dell P2217 22"?

  • Has a DVI connector
  • 6.1mm thinner
    174mmvs180.1mm
  • 32.4mm narrower
    471mmvs503.4mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Dell P2217 22" better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 11ms less response time
    5msvs16ms
  • 10% bigger screen size
    22"vs20"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 20W lower power consumption on operation
    45W vs65W
  • 2.5x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs400:1
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell P2217 22"

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

367.3mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

174mm

180.1mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell P2217 22"

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"
Dell P2217 22"

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.weight

6.6kg

3kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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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"

22"

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"
Dell P2217 22"

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

1600 x 1050px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell P2217 22"

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.

6.has an LED-backlit display
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell P2217 22"

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

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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

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell P2217 22"

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"
Dell P2217 22"

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"
Dell P2217 22"

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

4.USB version

2

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

5.USB ports

3

4

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell P2217 22"

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

45W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

0.3W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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