56points

Apple Cinema Display 23"

60points

Samsung MD230

Apple Cinema Display 23"
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Apple Cinema Display 23" vs Samsung MD230

Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230

Why is Apple Cinema Display 23" better than Samsung MD230?

  • Supports total tilt
  • 79mm narrower
    536mmvs615mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Samsung MD230 better than Apple Cinema Display 23"?

  • 8ms less response time
    8msvs16ms
  • 44W lower power consumption on operation
    46W vs90W
  • 7.5x higher static contrast ratio
    3000:1vs400:1
  • 30cd/m² more luminance
    300cd/m²vs270cd/m²
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 55mm shorter
    395mmvs450mm
  • 2W lower power consumption on standby
    1W vs3W
  • 36mm thinner
    151mmvs187mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230

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

395mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

187mm

151mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230

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

5.6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

536mm

615mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

16ms

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"

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"
Samsung MD230

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.resolution

1920 x 1200px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

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

6.maximum vertical viewing angle

170º

178º

Vertical 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

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

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 DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230

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

3.USB ports

3

1

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

4.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung MD230

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

46W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

1W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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