55points

Apple Cinema Display 23"

77points

Samsung S27A650D

Apple Cinema Display 23"
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Apple Cinema Display 23" vs Samsung S27A650D

Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung S27A650D
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung S27A650D
55
points
77
points

Why is Apple Cinema Display 23" better than Samsung S27A650D?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 106.5mm narrower
    536mmvs642.5mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Samsung S27A650D better than Apple Cinema Display 23"?

  • 8ms less response time
    8msvs16ms
  • 17.39% bigger screen size
    27"vs23"
  • 48W lower power consumption on operation
    42W vs90W
  • 30cd/m² more luminance
    300cd/m²vs270cd/m²
  • 12500x higher static contrast ratio
    5000000:1vs400:1
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 59.5mm shorter
    390.5mmvs450mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung S27A650D

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

390.5mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

187mm

40.5mm

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5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung S27A650D

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"
Samsung S27A650D

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.width

536mm

642.5mm

Best

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340.5mm

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

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1ms

2.pixel density

98ppi

81.59ppi

Best

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280ppi

3.screen size

23"

27"

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

Best

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108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung S27A650D

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.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.has an LED-backlit display
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung S27A650D

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

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

5000000:1

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

Connectivity

1.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung S27A650D

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 S27A650D

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

3.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung S27A650D

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

42W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

0.4W

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"
Samsung S27A650D

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

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