78points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

95points

Asus PQ321Q

65points

ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
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Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Asus PQ321Q vs ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Asus PQ321Q & ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED?

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

Why is Asus PQ321Q better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27" & ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Supports PiP and PaP
  • Supports 4K resolution

Why is ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27" & Asus PQ321Q?

  • Response time
    5msvs12,8ms
  • Power consumption operation
    22W vs93.07,93W
  • Height
    389.1mmvs491,489mm
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.2W vs1,6W
  • Thickness
    195.6mmvs207,256mm
  • Weight
    3.91kgvs10800,13000g
  • Width
    513mmvs650,750mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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

489mm

389.1mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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

4.thickness

207mm

256mm

195.6mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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.

6.weight

10.8kg

13kg

3.91kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

8ms

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"

31.5"

22"

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 PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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.has an IPS screen
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

176º

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

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

350cd/m²

250cd/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

1073.7m

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 PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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 PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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

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Power

1.power consumption operation

93.07W

93W

22W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

6W

0.2W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

3.has a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports 4K resolution
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus PQ321Q
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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