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Top 46%468 points
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Apple Cinema HD Display vs BenQ XL2720Z: 25 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
16ms
Samsung CHG70 32": 1ms
1ms

2. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
90W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
27W

3. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ XL2720Z
85% have it

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
29.7"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
27"

5. supports total tilt

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.
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ XL2720Z
83% have it

6. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ XL2720Z
60% have it

7. contrast ratio

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.
400:1
Acer XB0 XB240H 24": 100000000:1
12000000:1

8. has anti-glare

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ XL2720Z
27% have it

9. weight

4.97kg lighter.
12.47kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
7.5kg

10. has a DVI connector

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ XL2720Z
56% have it

11. resolution

1.98x higher resolution.
2560 x 1600px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
1920 x 1080px

12. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
400cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
300cd/m²

13. height

168mm shorter.
543mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
711mm

14. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
3W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
0.5W

15. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
170º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
170º

16. thickness

30mm thinner.
215mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
245mm

17. supports swivel

Swivel is the ability for the monitor head to be rotated left or right. This enables users to share screen images without causing visual distortion.
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ XL2720Z
34% have it

18. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.7m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
16.7m

19. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ XL2720Z
41% have it

20. Supports VESA mount

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.
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ XL2720Z
69% have it

21. width

202mm narrower.
688mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
486mm

22. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
170º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
160º

23. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
3
Asus PA279Q: 7
3

24. has a glossy panel

The glossy panel provides in general more vivid and vibrant colors compared to a matte panel.
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ XL2720Z
8% have it

25. has FireWire

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
Apple Cinema HD Display
BenQ XL2720Z
1% have it
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