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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs BenQ VL2040AZ: 24 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
12ms
Acer Predator XB2 (XB252Q) 24.5": 1ms
5ms

2. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
27"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
19.5"

3. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
86% have it

4. resolution

2.56x higher resolution.
2560 x 1440px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
1600 x 900px

5. supports total tilt

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.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
84% have it

6. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
375cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
200cd/m²

7. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
33% have it

8. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
80% have it

9. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Samsung C43J89 43": 178º
90º

10. weight

8.5kg lighter.
10.8kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
2.3kg

11. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
1W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
0.5W

12. Supports VESA mount

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.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
70% have it

13. thickness

100mm thinner.
207mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
107mm

14. height

146mm shorter.
491mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
345mm

15. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.7m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
16.7m

16. Has a swivel stand

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
35% have it

17. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Samsung C43J89 43": 178º
65º

18. width

136mm narrower.
650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
514mm

19. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
76% have it

20. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
2% have it

21. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
4% have it

22. has an ambient light sensor

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
7% have it

23. has a glossy panel

The glossy panel provides in general more vivid and vibrant colors compared to a matte panel.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
8% have it

24. has FireWire

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ VL2040AZ
2% have it

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