54points

Apple Cinema HD Display

95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

66points

Planar PXL2430MW

Apple Cinema HD Display
Comparison winner
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW
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29 facts in comparison

Apple Cinema HD Display vs Asus MG278Q 27" vs Planar PXL2430MW

Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW
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95
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Why is Apple Cinema HD Display better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Planar PXL2430MW?

  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Apple Cinema HD Display & Planar PXL2430MW?

  • Response time
    1msvs16,5ms
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Planar PXL2430MW better than Apple Cinema HD Display & Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • Power consumption operation
    35W vs90,38.7W
  • Height
    346.8mmvs543,368mm
  • Thickness
    56.1mmvs215,233mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Width
    555.8mmvs688,625mm
  • Weight
    5.7kgvs12470,7650g
  • Has a touch screen

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

3.height

543mm

368mm

346.8mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW

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.thickness

215mm

233mm

56.1mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.width

688mm

625mm

555.8mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

16ms

1ms

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

29.7"

27"

23.5"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

4.resolution

2560 x 1600px

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

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 anti-glare coating
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW

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

Colors

1.luminance

400cd/m²

350cd/m²

250cd/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"
Planar PXL2430MW

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW

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

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW

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

5.USB ports

3

2

1

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.has FireWire
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW

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

35W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Planar PXL2430MW

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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