77points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

75points

HP LA1956x

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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
HP LA1956x
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs HP LA1956x

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
HP LA1956x
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
HP LA1956x
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75
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Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than HP LA1956x?

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

Why is HP LA1956x better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 58.07W lower power consumption on operation
    35W vs93.07W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 6mm shorter
    485mmvs491mm
  • 0.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 160mm thinner
    47mmvs207mm
  • 6.3kg lighter
    4.5kgvs10800g

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
HP LA1956x

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

485mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

47mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
HP LA1956x

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"
HP LA1956x

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

417mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

12ms

5ms

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"

19"

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"
HP LA1956x

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"
HP LA1956x

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

1280 x 1024px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has anti-glare coating
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
HP LA1956x

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

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"
HP LA1956x

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

Connectivity

1.has a DVI connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
HP LA1956x

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
HP LA1956x

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

3.USB ports

3

2

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

4.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
HP LA1956x

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
HP LA1956x

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

93.07W

35W

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"
HP LA1956x

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

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