78points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

65points

NEC EX231Wp

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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs NEC EX231Wp

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC EX231Wp
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC EX231Wp

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than NEC EX231Wp?

  • 13ms less response time
    12msvs25ms
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is NEC EX231Wp better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • 66.07W lower power consumption on operation
    27W vs93.07W
  • 172.7mm shorter
    318.3mmvs491mm
  • 0.63W lower power consumption on standby
    0.37W vs1W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 159.3mm thinner
    47.7mmvs207mm
  • 6.6kg lighter
    4.2kgvs10800g
  • 109.8mm narrower
    540.2mmvs650mm

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Top specs and features

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

318.3mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

47.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.weight

10.8kg

4.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

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Display

1.response time

12ms

25ms

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"

23"

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 EX231Wp

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"
NEC EX231Wp

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"
NEC EX231Wp

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.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 EX231Wp

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"
NEC EX231Wp

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 EX231Wp

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 EX231Wp

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC EX231Wp

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

27W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

0.37W

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"
NEC EX231Wp

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"
NEC EX231Wp

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

2.supports multicomputer control
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC EX231Wp

This feature allows to connect several computers to one monitor and control it with just single keyboard and mouse, by using the monitor's built-in peripheral switcher.

For example

LG 32UK950 32"

3.has a child lock
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC EX231Wp

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

For example

Asus VP228N 21.5"

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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC EX231Wp

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

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