54points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

68points

NEC E201W

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs NEC E201W

Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC E201W
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC E201W
54
points
68
points

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than NEC E201W?

  • 6mm narrower
    471mmvs477mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is NEC E201W better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 11ms less response time
    5msvs16ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 37W lower power consumption on operation
    28W vs65W
  • 2.5x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs400:1
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 124.4mm shorter
    285.6mmvs410mm
  • 2.66W lower power consumption on standby
    0.34W vs3W

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC E201W

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

285.6mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

174mm

55mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC E201W

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"
NEC E201W

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.width

471mm

477mm

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"

20"

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"
NEC E201W

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 900px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

6.has an LED-backlit display
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC E201W

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

Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

250cd/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.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC E201W

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC E201W

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"
NEC E201W

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"
NEC E201W

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

4.USB ports

3

0

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC E201W

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

28W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

0.34W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC E201W

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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