77points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

68points

Asus VP278N 27"

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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VP278N 27"
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Asus VP278N 27"

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VP278N 27"
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VP278N 27"
77
points
68
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Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Asus VP278N 27"?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • 12.4mm thinner
    207mmvs219.4mm
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus VP278N 27" better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 11ms less response time
    1msvs12ms
  • 63.97W lower power consumption on operation
    29.1W vs93.07W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 107.9mm shorter
    383.1mmvs491mm
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 6kg lighter
    4.8kgvs10800g
  • 8.6mm narrower
    641.4mmvs650mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VP278N 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

383.1mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

219.4mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VP278N 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 VP278N 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.width

650mm

641.4mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

12ms

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"

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 VP278N 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 VP278N 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.has anti-glare coating
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VP278N 27"

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

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 VP278N 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 VP278N 27"

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

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

2.has a DVI connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VP278N 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 VP278N 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 VP278N 27"

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VP278N 27"

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

6.has an external memory slot
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VP278N 27"

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

For example

Dell UltraSharp U2413 24"

Power

1.power consumption operation

93.07W

29.1W

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

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Asus VP278N 27"

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

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