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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Samsung MD230X3: 22 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.

2. 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"
Samsung MD230X3
85% have it

3. power consumption operation

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

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

5. contrast ratio

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colour that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colours and more distinctive color gradation.

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"
Samsung MD230X3
84% have it

7. weight

17.5kg lighter.

8. 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"
Samsung MD230X3
56% have it

9. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
300cd/m²

10. power consumption on standby

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

11. height

153mm shorter.

12. resolution

14.93% higher resolution.
1920 x 1080px

13. supports swivel

Swivel is the ability for the monitor head to be rotated left or right. This enables users to share screen images without causing visual distortion.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung MD230X3
34% have it

14. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

15. 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"
Samsung MD230X3
76% have it

16. thickness

133.2mm thinner.
307.2mm

17. width

1.11m narrower.

18. 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"
Samsung MD230X3
70% 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.

20. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

21. has a glossy panel

The glossy panel provides in general more vivid and vibrant colors compared to a matte panel.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung MD230X3
8% have it

22. has FireWire

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung MD230X3
1% have it

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