56points

Apple Cinema Display 23"

97points

Asus VG23AH

65points

NEC AS221WM

Apple Cinema Display 23"
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Apple Cinema Display 23" vs Asus VG23AH vs NEC AS221WM

Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus VG23AH
NEC AS221WM
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

Why is Apple Cinema Display 23" better than Asus VG23AH & NEC AS221WM?

  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus VG23AH better than Apple Cinema Display 23" & NEC AS221WM?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Displays 3D with glasses

Why is NEC AS221WM better than Apple Cinema Display 23" & Asus VG23AH?

  • Power consumption operation
    24W vs90,40W
  • Height
    342.9mmvs450,350mm
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.42W vs3,0.5W
  • Weight
    5kgvs7030,6500g
  • Thickness
    65.2mmvs187,69mm
  • Width
    505.2mmvs536,550.2mm
  • Supports digital input
  • Has an ambient light sensor

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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

350mm

342.9mm

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3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

5.thickness

187mm

69mm

65.2mm

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5.5mm

6.weight

7.03kg

6.5kg

5kg

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4.5g

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Display

1.response time

16ms

5ms

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.pixel density

98ppi

95.78ppi

90ppi

Best

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280ppi

3.screen size

23"

23"

22"

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

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108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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.has an IPS screen
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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.

6.resolution

1920 x 1200px

1920 x 1080px

1680 x 1050px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

270cd/m²

250cd/m²

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

400:1

80000000:1

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

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 VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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 VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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 VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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 VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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

40W

24W

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

0.42W

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 VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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

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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Asus VG23AH
NEC AS221WM

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

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