78points

Apple LED Cinema Display 24"

75points

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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Apple LED Cinema Display 24" vs Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 24" better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • 39.78mm thinner
    198.12mmvs237.9mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 45.76mm narrower
    574.04mmvs619.8mm
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than Apple LED Cinema Display 24"?

  • 11ms less response time
    1msvs12ms
  • 12.5% bigger screen size
    27"vs24"
  • 54.37W lower power consumption on operation
    38.7W vs93.07W
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1W
  • 2.48kg lighter
    7kgvs9480g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Supports portrait mode

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 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.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 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.

3.thickness

198.12mm

237.9mm

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LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 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.weight

9.48kg

7kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

574.04mm

619.8mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

12ms

1ms

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

24"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 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 LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 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 1440px

2560 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

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

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

350cd/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

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.has an ambient light sensor
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

3.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

4.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

93.07W

38.7W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

0.5W

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 a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

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