77points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

64points

NEC AS221WM

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NEC AS221WM
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29 facts in comparison

Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs NEC AS221WM

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC AS221WM
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC AS221WM
77
points
64
points

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than NEC AS221WM?

  • Supports total tilt
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is NEC AS221WM better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 69.07W lower power consumption on operation
    24W vs93.07W
  • 148.1mm shorter
    342.9mmvs491mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 0.58W lower power consumption on standby
    0.42W vs1W
  • 141.8mm thinner
    65.2mmvs207mm
  • 144.8mm narrower
    505.2mmvs650mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC AS221WM

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

342.9mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

65.2mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC AS221WM

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

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC AS221WM

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.

6.width

650mm

505.2mm

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"

22"

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"
NEC AS221WM

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"
NEC AS221WM

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

1680 x 1050px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

176º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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.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"
NEC AS221WM

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"
NEC AS221WM

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"
NEC AS221WM

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC AS221WM

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

4.USB ports

3

0

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC AS221WM

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC AS221WM

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

24W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

0.42W

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"
NEC AS221WM

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

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC AS221WM

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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