55points

Apple Cinema Display 23"

66points

ViewSonic TD2740

Apple Cinema Display 23"
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Apple Cinema Display 23" vs ViewSonic TD2740

Apple Cinema Display 23"
ViewSonic TD2740
Apple Cinema Display 23"
ViewSonic TD2740
55
points
66
points

Why is Apple Cinema Display 23" better than ViewSonic TD2740?

  • Supports total tilt
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.77kg lighter
    7.03kgvs8800g
  • 136mm narrower
    536mmvs672mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is ViewSonic TD2740 better than Apple Cinema Display 23"?

  • 4ms less response time
    12msvs16ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 17.39% bigger screen size
    27"vs23"
  • 38W lower power consumption on operation
    52W vs90W
  • 7.5x higher static contrast ratio
    3000:1vs400:1
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 31mm shorter
    419mmvs450mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema Display 23"
ViewSonic TD2740

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

419mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

187mm

50mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema Display 23"
ViewSonic TD2740

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.width

536mm

672mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

7.03kg

8.8kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

16ms

12ms

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"
ViewSonic TD2740

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

1080 x 1920px

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.has an LED-backlit display
Apple Cinema Display 23"
ViewSonic TD2740

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

Colors

1.luminance

270cd/m²

260cd/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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema Display 23"
ViewSonic TD2740

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"
ViewSonic TD2740

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema Display 23"
ViewSonic TD2740

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"
ViewSonic TD2740

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.has FireWire
Apple Cinema Display 23"
ViewSonic TD2740

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

52W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

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