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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs Samsung S27B550V: 23 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
Samsung CHG70 32": 1ms
2ms

2. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
65W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
50W

3. 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 S27B550V
85% have it

4. screen size

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

5. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S27B550V
60% have it

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 S27B550V
83% have it

7. 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

8. weight

2.4kg lighter.
6.6kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
4.2kg

9. resolution

17.55% higher resolution.
1680 x 1050px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
1920 x 1080px

10. 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 S27B550V
56% have it

11. luminance

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

12. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
3W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
0.5W

13. height

16.4mm shorter.
410mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
393.6mm

14. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S27B550V
29% have it

16. thickness

116mm thinner.
174mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
58mm

17. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple Cinema Display 20"
Samsung S27B550V
79% have it

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"
Samsung S27B550V
76% have it

19. 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 S27B550V
69% have it

20. width

178.6mm narrower.
471mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
649.6mm

21. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
170º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
160º

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 S27B550V
1% have it

23. 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 S27B550V
8% have it

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