78points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

76points

Dell S2240L

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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Dell S2240L

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Dell S2240L?

  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has FireWire

Why is Dell S2240L better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 5ms less response time
    7msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 75.07W lower power consumption on operation
    18W vs93.07W
  • 110.8mm shorter
    380.2mmvs491mm
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1W
  • 7.1kg lighter
    3.7kgvs10800g
  • 150.9mm narrower
    499.1mmvs650mm
  • Has a sleep timer

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

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

380.2mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

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

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

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.weight

10.8kg

3.7kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

650mm

499.1mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

12ms

7ms

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"

21.5"

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 S2240L

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

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.

6.has anti-glare
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

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

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

250cd/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 S2240L

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 S2240L

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

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

3.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

4.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

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

18W

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

3.has a sleep timer
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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Features

1.has a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Dell S2240L

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

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