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Apple Cinema Display 20"

93points

Dell UltraSharp U3011

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Dell UltraSharp U3011

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell UltraSharp U3011
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell UltraSharp U3011

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Dell UltraSharp U3011?

  • 135W lower power consumption on operation
    65W vs200W
  • 71.3mm shorter
    410mmvs481.3mm
  • 37.3mm thinner
    174mmvs211.3mm
  • 2.7kg lighter
    6.6kgvs9300g
  • 223.5mm narrower
    471mmvs694.5mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Dell UltraSharp U3011 better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 9ms less response time
    7msvs16ms
  • 1.5x bigger screen size
    30"vs20"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 2.32x higher resolution
    2560 x 1600pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 120cd/m² more luminance
    370cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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

481.3mm

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3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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.

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell UltraSharp U3011

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

5.thickness

174mm

211.3mm

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5.5mm

6.weight

6.6kg

9.3kg

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4.5g

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Display

1.response time

16ms

7ms

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

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1ms

2.screen size

20"

30"

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

Best

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108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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.has an IPS screen
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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.

5.resolution

1680 x 1050px

2560 x 1600px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

178º

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

Best

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178º

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Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

370cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

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1000cd/m²

2.display colors

16.7m

1070m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

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1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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 UltraSharp U3011

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 UltraSharp U3011

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

4.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

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3.1

5.USB ports

3

5

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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

200W

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

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