56points

Apple Cinema HD Display

82points

Asus MG279Q 27"

Apple Cinema HD Display
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Apple Cinema HD Display vs Asus MG279Q 27"

Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG279Q 27"
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG279Q 27"
56
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82
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Why is Apple Cinema HD Display better than Asus MG279Q 27"?

  • Has a DVI connector
  • 23mm thinner
    215mmvs238mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus MG279Q 27" better than Apple Cinema HD Display?

  • 12ms less response time
    4msvs16ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 51.3W lower power consumption on operation
    38.7W vs90W
  • 2.5x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs400:1
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG279Q 27"

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

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

215mm

238mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG279Q 27"

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 MG279Q 27"

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.weight

12.47kg

7.3kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

16ms

4ms

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"

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 MG279Q 27"

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

2560 x 1600px

2560 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG279Q 27"

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.

6.has anti-glare coating
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG279Q 27"

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

Colors

1.luminance

400cd/m²

350cd/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

3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG279Q 27"

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 MG279Q 27"

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

3.USB version

2

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

4.USB ports

3

2

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.has FireWire
Apple Cinema HD Display
Asus MG279Q 27"

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

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

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 MG279Q 27"

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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