74points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

61points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
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Apple Thunderbolt Display
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29 facts in comparison

Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Apple Thunderbolt Display

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
74
points
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
61
points
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 156.93W lower power consumption on operation
    ?

    93.07W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
    ?
  • Has a swivel stand
    ?
  • 1W lower power consumption on standby
    ?

    1W vs2W
  • Has a VGA connector
    ?

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • Supports thunderbolt
    ?
  • Supports portrait mode
    ?

Price comparison

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

ProductStorePrice
Apple LED Cinema Display 27" aliexpressLogic Board 661-5544 820-2697-A for Appl...Logic Board 661-5544 820-2697-A for Apple LED Cinema Display 27" A1316 Motherboard Mainboard MC007 2010 Year
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$129.00

Apple Thunderbolt Display

Buy used:

$464.10

ProductStorePrice
Apple Thunderbolt Display AmazonApple MC914LL/A Thunderbolt Display Disp...Apple MC914LL/A Thunderbolt Display Display Port 2560x1440 27in, Silver (Renewed)
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$888.88
Apple Thunderbolt Display AmazonApple 27" LED Thunderbolt Display MC914L...Apple 27" LED Thunderbolt Display MC914LL/A (Renewed)
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$999.77
Apple Thunderbolt Display AmazonApple MC914LL/B 27-inch Thunderbolt Disp...Apple MC914LL/B 27-inch Thunderbolt Display (Renewed)
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$960.00
Apple Thunderbolt Display AmazonSamsung 34-Inch CJ791 Ultrawide Curved G...Samsung 34-Inch CJ791 Ultrawide Curved Gaming Monitor (LC34J791WTNXZA) - 100Hz Refresh, QLED Computer Monitor, 3440 x 1440p Resolution, 4ms Response, Stereo Speakers
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$816.91
Apple Thunderbolt Display AmazonHP Pavilion 27-inch FHD IPS Monitor with...HP Pavilion 27-inch FHD IPS Monitor with LED Backlight (27xw, Snow White and Natural Silver)
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$348.99
Apple Thunderbolt Display AmazonApple LED Cinema Display 24-Inch MB382LL...Apple LED Cinema Display 24-Inch MB382LL/A (Renewed)
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$699.77
Apple Thunderbolt Display AmazonLG 22in HD 4K Ultra Fine LED Monitor for...LG 22in HD 4K Ultra Fine LED Monitor for Mac Only USB-C Port with Speakers (Renewed)
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$499.55
Apple Thunderbolt Display AmazonApple 32-inch Pro Display XDR with Retin...Apple 32-inch Pro Display XDR with Retina 6K Display - Standard Glass
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$4,999.00
Apple Thunderbolt Display AmazonLG 24MD4KL-B UltraFine 24" IPS LED 4K UH...LG 24MD4KL-B UltraFine 24" IPS LED 4K UHD Monitor - Black (Renewed)
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$549.00
Apple Thunderbolt Display walmartApple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbo...Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter
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$29.56

General info

1.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 LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
2.height
?

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

491mm

491mm

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

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
4.thickness
?

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

207mm

207mm

5.width
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkVision LT1423p

348mm

650mm

650mm

6.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 LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Display

1.response time
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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

12ms

12ms

2.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1440px

3.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

27"

27"

4.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs. Show more

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
6.has an LED-backlit display
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Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Colors

1.luminance
?

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

600cd/m²

375cd/m²

375cd/m²

2.display colors
?

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

16.7m

16.7m

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

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Connectivity

1.has a VGA connector
?

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

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
2.USB ports
?

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

3

3

3.supports Ethernet
?

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
4.supports thunderbolt
?

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

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
5.has FireWire
?

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

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

Power

1.operating power consumption
?

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

93.07W

250W

2.power consumption in standby mode
?

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

1W

2W

Features

1.audio output power
?

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

2 x 24.5W

2 x 24.5W

2.has a front camera
?

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

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Apple Thunderbolt Display

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