76points

Apple LED Cinema Display 24"

91points

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
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Apple LED Cinema Display 24" vs Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K
76
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91
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Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 24" better than Dell UltraSharp UP3218K?

  • Supports total tilt
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has FireWire

Why is Dell UltraSharp UP3218K better than Apple LED Cinema Display 24"?

  • 6ms less response time
    6msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 33.33% bigger screen size
    32"vs24"
  • 23.07W lower power consumption on operation
    70W vs93.07W
  • 9x higher resolution
    7680 x 4320pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 1053.3m more display colors
    1070mvs16.7m
  • 0.7W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs1W

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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.

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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

Display

1.response time

12ms

6ms

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"

32"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.has an IPS screen
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

4.resolution

2560 x 1440px

7680 x 4320px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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.

6.has anti-glare coating
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

300cd/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

1070m

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"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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

2.USB ports

3

4

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

3.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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

6.has an external memory slot
Apple LED Cinema Display 24"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Power

1.power consumption operation

93.07W

70W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

0.3W

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"
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

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

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