77points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

91points

Asus PB238Q

76points

Asus VP278H 27"

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
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Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Asus PB238Q vs Asus VP278H 27"

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"
77
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91
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76
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Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Asus PB238Q & Asus VP278H 27"?

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

Why is Asus PB238Q better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27" & Asus VP278H 27"?

  • Height
    323.7mmvs491,383.1mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Thickness
    57.6mmvs207,219.4mm
  • Width
    548.4mmvs650,641.4mm

Why is Asus VP278H 27" better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27" & Asus PB238Q?

  • Response time
    1msvs12,6ms
  • Power consumption operation
    18.8W vs93.07,22W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Weight
    4.8kgvs10800,5500g

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 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.height

491mm

323.7mm

383.1mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

57.6mm

219.4mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 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.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 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.

6.weight

10.8kg

5.5kg

4.8kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

12ms

6ms

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

27"

23"

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 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 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.

6.has anti-glare coating
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

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

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

250cd/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

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 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

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 PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

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 PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

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 PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

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 PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

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

5.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

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

22W

18.8W

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

0.5W

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 PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

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 DTS Surround
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.

For example

Acer S7 S277HK 27"

4.has a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

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

5.has a search browser
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

6.supports Dolby Digital Plus
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PB238Q
Asus VP278H 27"

If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

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