56points

Apple Cinema Display 23"

80points

Samsung T27B550EW

Apple Cinema Display 23"
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Apple Cinema Display 23" vs Samsung T27B550EW

Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

Why is Apple Cinema Display 23" better than Samsung T27B550EW?

  • 17mm shorter
    450mmvs467mm
  • 65mm thinner
    187mmvs252mm
  • 114mm narrower
    536mmvs650mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Samsung T27B550EW better than Apple Cinema Display 23"?

  • 11ms less response time
    5msvs16ms
  • 17.39% bigger screen size
    27"vs23"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 2.5x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs400:1
  • 30cd/m² more luminance
    300cd/m²vs270cd/m²
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

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

467mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

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.thickness

187mm

252mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.weight

7.03kg

5.6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

536mm

650mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

16ms

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

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.screen size

23"

27"

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 T27B550EW

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

170º

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 T27B550EW

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

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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

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

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

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"
Samsung T27B550EW

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

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"
Samsung T27B550EW

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

5.USB ports

3

2

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.supports Ethernet
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

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

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

3.has DTS Surround
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.

4.supports Dolby Digital
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

5.has SRS TheaterSound HD
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

SRS devices create an immersive 3D soundfield using only two speakers, simulating the kind of audio experience delivered by devices that support Dolby Digital.

6.can be controlled remotely
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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Miscellaneous

1.has a DVB-C decoder
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

DVB-C is a Digital Video Broadcasting via Cable and it is the standard for the broadcast transmission of digital television over cable.

2.has a DVB-T decoder
Apple Cinema Display 23"
Samsung T27B550EW

A DVB-T is a Digital Video Broadcasting and it's a digital version of cable television.

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