56points

Apple Cinema Display 23"

75points

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Apple Cinema Display 23"
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Apple Cinema Display 23" vs Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Why is Apple Cinema Display 23" better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • Has a DVI connector
  • 50.9mm thinner
    187mmvs237.9mm
  • 83.8mm narrower
    536mmvs619.8mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than Apple Cinema Display 23"?

  • 15ms less response time
    1msvs16ms
  • 17.39% bigger screen size
    27"vs23"
  • 51.3W lower power consumption on operation
    38.7W vs90W
  • 1.6x higher resolution
    2560 x 1440pxvs1920 x 1200px
  • 10.2% higher pixel density
    108ppivs98ppi
  • 2.5x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs400:1
  • 80cd/m² more luminance
    350cd/m²vs270cd/m²
  • Has an LED-backlit display

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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.thickness

187mm

237.9mm

Best

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5.5mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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.weight

7.03kg

7kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

536mm

619.8mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

16ms

1ms

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.pixel density

98ppi

108ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

23"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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.

5.resolution

1920 x 1200px

2560 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.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

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Colors

1.luminance

270cd/m²

350cd/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 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

3.USB version

2

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

4.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

90W

38.7W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

0.5W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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