77points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

48points

Samsung MD230X6

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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung MD230X6
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27 facts in comparison

Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Samsung MD230X6

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung MD230X6
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung MD230X6
77
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48
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Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Samsung MD230X6?

  • 182.93W lower power consumption on operation
    93.07W vs276W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 269.3mm shorter
    491mmvs760.3mm
  • 5W lower power consumption on standby
    1W vs6W
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 100.2mm thinner
    207mmvs307.2mm

Why is Samsung MD230X6 better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Supports digital input

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung MD230X6

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

760.3mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

307.2mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung MD230X6

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"
Samsung MD230X6

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

1.59m

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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"

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"
Samsung MD230X6

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"
Samsung MD230X6

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

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

300cd/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"
Samsung MD230X6

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"
Samsung MD230X6

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"
Samsung MD230X6

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"
Samsung MD230X6

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

4.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung MD230X6

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

276W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

6W

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"
Samsung MD230X6

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

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung MD230X6

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

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