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Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
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Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs NEC MultiSync PA271W: 27 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
16ms
Acer Predator XB2 (XB252Q) 24.5": 1ms
7ms

2. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
65W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
117W

3. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
20"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
27"

4. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
85% have it

5. resolution

2.09x higher resolution.
1680 x 1050px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
2560 x 1440px

6. supports total tilt

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.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
83% have it

7. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
33% have it

8. contrast ratio

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.
400:1
Acer XB0 XB240H 24": 100000000:1
1000:1

9. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
250cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
300cd/m²

10. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
170º
LG 32UK950 32": 178º
178º

11. thickness

61mm thinner.
174mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
235mm

12. height

14mm shorter.
410mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
396mm

13. has a DVI connector

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
56% have it

14. weight

7kg lighter.
6.6kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
13.6kg

15. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
3W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
1.4W

16. Supports VESA mount

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.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
69% have it

17. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.7m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
1070m

18. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
76% have it

19. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
170º
LG 32UK950 32": 178º
178º

20. Has a swivel stand

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
34% have it

21. width

169mm narrower.
471mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
640mm

22. supports PiP and PaP

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.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
9% have it

23. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
3
Asus PA279Q: 7
2

24. supports portrait mode

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
11% have it

25. has a glossy panel

The glossy panel provides in general more vivid and vibrant colors compared to a matte panel.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
NEC MultiSync PA271W
8% have it

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