54points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

87points

LG 27UD88-W 27"

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Comparison winner
LG 27UD88-W 27"
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34 facts in comparison

Apple Cinema Display 20" vs LG 27UD88-W 27"

Apple Cinema Display 20"
LG 27UD88-W 27"
Apple Cinema Display 20"
LG 27UD88-W 27"
54
points
87
points

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than LG 27UD88-W 27"?

  • Has a DVI connector
  • 31.7mm thinner
    174mmvs205.7mm
  • 143.7mm narrower
    471mmvs614.7mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is LG 27UD88-W 27" better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 11ms less response time
    5msvs16ms
  • 35% bigger screen size
    27"vs20"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 4.7x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 36W lower power consumption on operation
    29W vs65W
  • 100cd/m² more luminance
    350cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 2.5x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs400:1

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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

365.8mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

174mm

205.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

6.width

471mm

614.7mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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"

27"

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"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has anti-glare coating
Apple Cinema Display 20"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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

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

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

4.supports color calibration
Apple Cinema Display 20"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 20"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

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

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

5.USB version

2

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

6.USB ports

3

3

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

Power

1.power consumption operation

65W

29W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Cinema Display 20"
LG 27UD88-W 27"

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

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