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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

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NEC X551S

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs NEC X551S

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than NEC X551S?

  • 66.93W lower power consumption on operation
    93.07W vs160W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 235.3mm shorter
    491mmvs726.3mm
  • 1W lower power consumption on standby
    1W vs2W
  • 15.2kg lighter
    10.8kgvs26000g
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 604mm narrower
    650mmvs1254mm
  • Has a front camera

Why is NEC X551S better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • 2.04x bigger screen size
    55"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 125cd/m² more luminance
    500cd/m²vs375cd/m²
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 164mm thinner
    43mmvs207mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S

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

726.3mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S

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"
NEC X551S

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.thickness

207mm

43mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.weight

10.8kg

26kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

8ms

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"

55"

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 X551S

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 X551S

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

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

178º

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

500cd/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 X551S

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 X551S

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"
NEC X551S

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S

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

5.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S

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

160W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

2W

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 X551S

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

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

3.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 5W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

4.has a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
NEC X551S

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

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