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Apple Cinema HD Display

92points

LG 27MD5K 27"

Apple Cinema HD Display
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LG 27MD5K 27"
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Apple Cinema HD Display vs LG 27MD5K 27"

Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 27"
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 27"

Why is Apple Cinema HD Display better than LG 27MD5K 27"?

  • 50W lower power consumption on operation
    90W vs140W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 24.8mm thinner
    215mmvs239.8mm
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is LG 27MD5K 27" better than Apple Cinema HD Display?

  • 4ms less response time
    12msvs16ms
  • 3.6x higher resolution
    5120 x 2880pxvs2560 x 1600px
  • 3x higher static contrast ratio
    1200:1vs400:1
  • 100cd/m² more luminance
    500cd/m²vs400cd/m²
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 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

375.2mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

215mm

239.8mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 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.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 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.

6.weight

12.47kg

8.5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

16ms

12ms

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
LG 27MD5K 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.has an IPS screen
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1600px

5120 x 2880px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.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

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Colors

1.luminance

400cd/m²

500cd/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

1200:1

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.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 27"

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 27"

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
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

4.USB ports

3

3

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.USB version

2

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

6.supports thunderbolt
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 27"

Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

140W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

3W

1.2W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 27"

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

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 27"

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

3.has a front camera
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 27"

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

4.has a radio
Apple Cinema HD Display
LG 27MD5K 27"

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

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