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Apple Cinema HD Display

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BenQ EW2740L

Apple Cinema HD Display
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Apple Cinema HD Display vs BenQ EW2740L

Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ EW2740L
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ EW2740L

Why is Apple Cinema HD Display better than BenQ EW2740L?

  • Has a DVI connector
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Has FireWire

Why is BenQ EW2740L better than Apple Cinema HD Display?

  • 12ms less response time
    4msvs16ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 67W lower power consumption on operation
    23W vs90W
  • 7.5x higher static contrast ratio
    3000:1vs400:1
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 93mm shorter
    450mmvs543mm
  • 2.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs3W
  • 24mm thinner
    191mmvs215mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ EW2740L

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

450mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

215mm

191mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ EW2740L

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.weight

12.47kg

4.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

688mm

622mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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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
BenQ EW2740L

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

1920 x 1080px

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.maximum vertical viewing angle

170º

178º

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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Colors

1.luminance

400cd/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

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

3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ EW2740L

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
BenQ EW2740L

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

3.has FireWire
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ EW2740L

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

23W

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

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