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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

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Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K?

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

Why is Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 10ms less response time
    2msvs12ms
  • 3.7% bigger screen size
    28"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 63.07W lower power consumption on operation
    30W vs93.07W
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1W
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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.supports portrait mode
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.

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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

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1ms

2.screen size

27"

28"

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"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

170º (Dell P2815Q)

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.has an ambient light sensor
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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

4.USB ports

3

5 (Dell P2815Q)

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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

30W

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 (Dell P2815Q)

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 a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

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"
Dell 28" Ultra HD 4K

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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