77points

Apple LED Cinema Display 24"

74points

BenQ XL2420T

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Apple LED Cinema Display 24" vs BenQ XL2420T

Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T
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74
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Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 24" better than BenQ XL2420T?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 38.48mm shorter
    477.52mmvs516mm
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has an ambient light sensor

Why is BenQ XL2420T better than Apple LED Cinema Display 24"?

  • 11ms less response time
    1msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 69.07W lower power consumption on operation
    24W vs93.07W
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 3.38kg lighter
    6.1kgvs9480g
  • 3.04mm narrower
    571mmvs574.04mm
  • 1 more USB ports
    4vs3

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T

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

477.52mm

516mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T

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.

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

5.weight

9.48kg

6.1kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

574.04mm

571mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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"

24"

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"
BenQ XL2420T

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 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T

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.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

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"
BenQ XL2420T

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T

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

4.USB ports

3

4

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T

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

93.07W

24W

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

Features

1.has a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
BenQ XL2420T

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

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