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Apple Cinema Display 20"

70points

ViewSonic VA2406M

Apple Cinema Display 20"
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Apple Cinema Display 20" vs ViewSonic VA2406M

Apple Cinema Display 20"
ViewSonic VA2406M
Apple Cinema Display 20"
ViewSonic VA2406M

Why is Apple Cinema Display 20" better than ViewSonic VA2406M?

  • Supports total tilt
  • 8mm shorter
    410mmvs418mm
  • 43mm thinner
    174mmvs217mm
  • 87mm narrower
    471mmvs558mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is ViewSonic VA2406M better than Apple Cinema Display 20"?

  • 11ms less response time
    5msvs16ms
  • 18% bigger screen size
    23.6"vs20"
  • 35W lower power consumption on operation
    30W vs65W
  • 17.55% higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1680 x 1050px
  • 2.5x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs400:1
  • 20cd/m² more luminance
    270cd/m²vs250cd/m²
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 20"
ViewSonic VA2406M

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

418mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 20"
ViewSonic VA2406M

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.

4.thickness

174mm

217mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.weight

6.6kg

4.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

471mm

558mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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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

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.screen size

20"

23.6"

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"
ViewSonic VA2406M

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

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

170º

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 anti-glare coating
Apple Cinema Display 20"
ViewSonic VA2406M

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

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Colors

1.luminance

250cd/m²

270cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

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

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Cinema Display 20"
ViewSonic VA2406M

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 20"
ViewSonic VA2406M

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"
ViewSonic VA2406M

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

4.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 20"
ViewSonic VA2406M

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

30W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

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