75points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

76points

BenQ XL2420TE

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs BenQ XL2420TE

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE
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76
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Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than BenQ XL2420TE?

  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is BenQ XL2420TE better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 11ms less response time
    1msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 69.07W lower power consumption on operation
    24W vs93.07W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1W
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 3.5kg lighter
    7.3kgvs10800g
  • 78.6mm narrower
    571.4mmvs650mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE

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

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE

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.

4.weight

10.8kg

7.3kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

5.width

650mm

571.4mm

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.has an IPS screen
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

3.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. 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

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.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

6.has an LED-backlit display
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

350cd/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"
BenQ XL2420TE

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"
BenQ XL2420TE

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"
BenQ XL2420TE

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

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE

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

5.USB ports

3

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
BenQ XL2420TE

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

93.07W

24W

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"
BenQ XL2420TE

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

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