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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

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Samsung S27A650D

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Samsung S27A650D

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27A650D
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27A650D

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Samsung S27A650D?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Samsung S27A650D better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • 51.07W lower power consumption on operation
    42W vs93.07W
  • 100.5mm shorter
    390.5mmvs491mm
  • 0.6W lower power consumption on standby
    0.4W vs1W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 4.5kg lighter
    6.3kgvs10800g
  • 166.5mm thinner
    40.5mmvs207mm
  • 7.5mm narrower
    642.5mmvs650mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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

390.5mm

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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"
Samsung S27A650D

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

40.5mm

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5.5mm

6.weight

10.8kg

6.3kg

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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

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1ms

2.screen size

27"

27"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

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108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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 S27A650D

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.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

178º

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

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178º

6.has an LED-backlit display
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27A650D

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

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1000cd/m²

2.has an ambient light sensor
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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 DVI connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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 S27A650D

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 S27A650D

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

4.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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

42W

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

Best

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1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

0.4W

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"
Samsung S27A650D

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"
Samsung S27A650D

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

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