54points

Apple Cinema Display 20"

84points

Samsung S24A850DW

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Samsung S24A850DW

Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S24A850DW
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S24A850DW
54
points
84
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Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than Samsung S24A850DW?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 87.5mm narrower
    471mmvs558.5mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Samsung S24A850DW better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 11ms less response time
    5msvs16ms
  • 20% bigger screen size
    24"vs20"
  • 1W lower power consumption on operation
    64W vs65W
  • 30.61% higher resolution
    1920 x 1200pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 50cd/m² more luminance
    300cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 35.5mm shorter
    374.5mmvs410mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S24A850DW

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

374.5mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

174mm

41.5mm

Best

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5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S24A850DW

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"
Samsung S24A850DW

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

558.5mm

Best

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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

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1ms

2.screen size

20"

24"

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"
Samsung S24A850DW

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 1200px

Best

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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"
Samsung S24A850DW

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

Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

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1000cd/m²

2.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S24A850DW

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

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S24A850DW

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S24A850DW

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"
Samsung S24A850DW

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

4.USB version

2

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

5.USB ports

3

3

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S24A850DW

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

64W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

0.4W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

3.has a sleep timer
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S24A850DW

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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