55points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

79points

Dell S2340T

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Dell S2340T

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell S2340T
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell S2340T
55
points
79
points

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Dell S2340T?

  • 5mm shorter
    410mmvs415mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.3kg lighter
    6.6kgvs7900g
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 44mm thinner
    174mmvs218mm
  • 91mm narrower
    471mmvs562mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Dell S2340T better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 8ms less response time
    8msvs16ms
  • 15% bigger screen size
    23"vs20"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 38W lower power consumption on operation
    27W vs65W
  • 17.55% higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 20000x higher static contrast ratio
    8000000:1vs400:1
  • 20cd/m² more luminance
    270cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • Has an IPS screen

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell S2340T

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

415mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

174mm

218mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell S2340T

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.weight

6.6kg

7.9kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

471mm

562mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

16ms

8ms

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"
Dell S2340T

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.has an IPS screen
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell S2340T

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 anti-glare coating
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell S2340T

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

Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

270cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

400:1

8000000:1

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

3.display colors

16.7m

16.78m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell S2340T

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"
Dell S2340T

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell S2340T

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

4.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell S2340T

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

27W

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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