56points

Apple Cinema Display 23"

90points

HP DreamColor LP2480zx

Apple Cinema Display 23"
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Apple Cinema Display 23" vs HP DreamColor LP2480zx

Apple Cinema Display 23"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx
Apple Cinema Display 23"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx
56
points
90
points

Why is Apple Cinema Display 23" better than HP DreamColor LP2480zx?

  • 5.47kg lighter
    7.03kgvs12500g
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 29mm narrower
    536mmvs565mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is HP DreamColor LP2480zx better than Apple Cinema Display 23"?

  • 10ms less response time
    6msvs16ms
  • 4.35% bigger screen size
    24"vs23"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 7.5x higher static contrast ratio
    3000:1vs400:1
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 983.3m more display colors
    1000mvs16.7m
  • Has an LED-backlit display

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 23"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx

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

375mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

187mm

98mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 23"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema Display 23"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx

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

6.weight

7.03kg

12.5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.pixel density

98ppi

92ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.response time

16ms

6ms

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

3.screen size

23"

24"

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"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx

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

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has an IPS screen
Apple Cinema Display 23"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx

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.

Colors

1.luminance

270cd/m²

250cd/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

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

1000m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 23"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx

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"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 23"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx

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

4.USB ports

3

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

6.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 23"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

90W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

3W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

3.has a sleep timer
Apple Cinema Display 23"
HP DreamColor LP2480zx

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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