55points

Apple Cinema HD Display

95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

64points

Asus VP228NE 21.5"

Apple Cinema HD Display
Comparison winner
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"
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31 facts in comparison

Apple Cinema HD Display vs Asus MG278Q 27" vs Asus VP228NE 21.5"

Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"
55
points
95
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64
points

Why is Apple Cinema HD Display better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Asus VP228NE 21.5"?

  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Apple Cinema HD Display & Asus VP228NE 21.5"?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Asus VP228NE 21.5" better than Apple Cinema HD Display & Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • Power consumption operation
    21.1W vs90,38.7W
  • Height
    309mmvs543,368mm
  • Thickness
    199.4mmvs215,233mm
  • Width
    513mmvs688,625mm
  • Weight
    3.5kgvs12470,7650g
  • Has a VGA connector

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

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

543mm

368mm

309mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

215mm

233mm

199.4mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

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 HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

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

688mm

625mm

513mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

16ms

1ms

1ms

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

29.7"

27"

21.5"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

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.has an IPS screen
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

5.resolution

2560 x 1600px

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has anti-glare coating
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

Colors

1.luminance

400cd/m²

350cd/m²

200cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.contrast ratio

400:1

100000000:1

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

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 HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

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

5.has FireWire
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

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

38.7W

21.1W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

0.5W

0.5W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus VP228NE 21.5"

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

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