77points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

59points

Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
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Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Asus MG278Q 27" vs Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd
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95
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Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Gateway FHX2201QV bmd?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27" & Gateway FHX2201QV bmd?

  • Response time
    1msvs12,5ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • Height
    368mmvs491,375mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1,1W
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Gateway FHX2201QV bmd better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27" & Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • Power consumption operation
    22W vs93.07,38.7W
  • Weight
    3.8kgvs10800,7650g
  • Thickness
    164mmvs207,233mm
  • Width
    511mmvs650,625mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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

491mm

368mm

375mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

233mm

164mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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

6.weight

10.8kg

7.65kg

3.8kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

12ms

1ms

5ms

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

27"

27"

21.5"

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 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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.has anti-glare coating
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

350cd/m²

200cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.has an ambient light sensor
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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

5.USB ports

3

2

0

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

93.07W

38.7W

22W

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

1W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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

2.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 2W

2 x 2W

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

3.has a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus MG278Q 27"
Gateway FHX2201QV bmd

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

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