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Apple Cinema Display 23"
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Apple Cinema Display 23" vs Samsung MD230: 22 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
16ms
Samsung CHG70 32": 1ms
8ms

2. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230
85% have it

3. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
90W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
46W

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
23"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
23"

5. contrast ratio

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colour that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colours and more distinctive color gradation.
400:1
Acer XB0 XB240H 24": 100000000:1
3000:1

6. supports total tilt

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.
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230
83% have it

7. has a DVI connector

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230
56% have it

8. weight

1.43kg lighter.
7.03kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
5.6kg

9. resolution

11.11% higher resolution.
1920 x 1200px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
1920 x 1080px

10. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
270cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
300cd/m²

11. height

55mm shorter.
450mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
395mm

12. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
3W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
1W

13. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
170º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
178º

14. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230
76% have it

15. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.7m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
16.7m

16. width

79mm narrower.
536mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
615mm

17. thickness

36mm thinner.
187mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
151mm

18. Supports VESA mount

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.
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230
69% have it

19. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
170º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
178º

20. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
3
Asus PA279Q: 7
1

21. has a glossy panel

The glossy panel provides in general more vivid and vibrant colors compared to a matte panel.
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230
8% have it

22. has FireWire

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230
1% have it

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