56points

Apple Cinema Display 23"

91points

Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"

50points

Samsung MD230X6

Apple Cinema Display 23"
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Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
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Apple Cinema Display 23" vs Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34" vs Samsung MD230X6

Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

Why is Apple Cinema Display 23" better than Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34" & Samsung MD230X6?

  • Power consumption operation
    90W vs100,276W
  • Weight
    7.03kgvs11200,43100g
  • Thickness
    187mmvs297,307.2mm
  • Width
    536mmvs829,1585.8mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34" better than Apple Cinema Display 23" & Samsung MD230X6?

  • Response time
    5msvs16,8ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Height
    323mmvs450,760.3mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs3,6W
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Why is Samsung MD230X6 better than Apple Cinema Display 23" & Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"?

  • Contrast ratio
    3000:1vs400,1000:1
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports digital input

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1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

450mm

323mm

760.3mm

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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 PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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.thickness

187mm

297mm

307.2mm

Best

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5.5mm

6.weight

7.03kg

11.2kg

43.1kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

16ms

5ms

8ms

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

23"

34"

23"

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 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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.has an IPS screen
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

5.resolution

1920 x 1200px

3440 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

178º

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

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Colors

1.luminance

270cd/m²

300cd/m²

300cd/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

3000:1

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

1073.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

For example

Samsung CHG90 49"

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

5.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

6.Is DLNA certified
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

For example

Samsung T23B550EW

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Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

100W

276W

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

6W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has DTS Surround
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.

For example

Acer S7 S277HK 27"

3.supports Dolby Digital Plus
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

4.has a search browser
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

5.supports Dolby Digital
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

For example

Samsung T23B550EW

6.supports common interface
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).

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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG348Q 34"
Samsung MD230X6

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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