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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

79points

Asus VG278HE 27"

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Asus VG278HE 27"

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VG278HE 27"
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VG278HE 27"

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Asus VG278HE 27"?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • 42.7mm thinner
    207mmvs249.7mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus VG278HE 27" better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 10ms less response time
    2msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 63.57W lower power consumption on operation
    29.5W vs93.07W
  • 105.4mm shorter
    385.6mmvs491mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 2.6kg lighter
    8.2kgvs10800g
  • 7mm narrower
    643mmvs650mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VG278HE 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

385.6mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

249.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VG278HE 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.

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VG278HE 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.

6.weight

10.8kg

8.2kg

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Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

2ms

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"

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 VG278HE 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.has an IPS screen
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VG278HE 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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

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

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

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 VG278HE 27"

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 VG278HE 27"

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VG278HE 27"

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VG278HE 27"

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 VG278HE 27"

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VG278HE 27"

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

29.5W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

1W

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 VG278HE 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 3W

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 VG278HE 27"

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

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