56points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

67points

Philips 221S3UCB/00

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Philips 221S3UCB/00

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Philips 221S3UCB/00
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Philips 221S3UCB/00

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Philips 221S3UCB/00?

  • Has a DVI connector
  • 36mm narrower
    471mmvs507mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Philips 221S3UCB/00 better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 11ms less response time
    5msvs16ms
  • 7.5% bigger screen size
    21.5"vs20"
  • 56W lower power consumption on operation
    9W vs65W
  • 17.55% higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 2.5x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs400:1
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 87mm shorter
    323mmvs410mm
  • 2.7W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs3W

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Philips 221S3UCB/00

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

323mm

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Philips 221S3UCB/00

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

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Philips 221S3UCB/00

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.thickness

174mm

59mm

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5.5mm

6.weight

6.6kg

3.85kg

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4.5g

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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

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1ms

2.screen size

20"

21.5"

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"
Philips 221S3UCB/00

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

1920 x 1080px

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7680 x 4320px

5.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

160º

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 an LED-backlit display
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Philips 221S3UCB/00

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

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Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

150cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

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1000cd/m²

2.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

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100000000:1

3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

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1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Philips 221S3UCB/00

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

2.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

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3.1

3.USB ports

3

1

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

4.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Philips 221S3UCB/00

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

9W

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

Best

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1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

0.3W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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