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Apple Cinema Display 20"

66points

HP LD4730G

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs HP LD4730G

Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G
Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than HP LD4730G?

  • 185W lower power consumption on operation
    65W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 186mm shorter
    410mmvs596mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 22.4kg lighter
    6.6kgvs29000g
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 590mm narrower
    471mmvs1061mm
  • Has a glossy panel

Why is HP LD4730G better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 4ms less response time
    12msvs16ms
  • 2.35x bigger screen size
    47"vs20"
  • 3.5x higher static contrast ratio
    1400:1vs400:1
  • 550cd/m² more luminance
    800cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 2.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs3W
  • 8º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs170º

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G

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

596mm

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3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G

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.thickness

174mm

94mm

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5.5mm

5.weight

6.6kg

29kg

Best

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4.5g

6.width

471mm

1.06m

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340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

16ms

12ms

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"

47"

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"
HP LD4730G

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

1366 x 768px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

5.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

6.has anti-glare coating
Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G

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

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Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

800cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

400:1

1400:1

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

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100000000:1

3.supports color calibration
Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G

A properly calibrated screen represents colors as they are and i.e. you can conduct a photo shoot while verifying your photos in real time. An internal sensor and/or colorimeter is usually included for trouble-free calibration.

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Connectivity

1.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G

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

3.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

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3.1

4.USB ports

3

1

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

Best

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7

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G

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

250W

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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Miscellaneous

1.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple Cinema Display 20"
HP LD4730G

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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