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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Samsung S27B550V: 27 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
12ms
Acer Predator XB2 (XB252Q) 24.5": 1ms
2ms

2. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
93.07W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
50W

3. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
60% have it

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
27"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
27"

5. resolution

1.78x higher resolution.
2560 x 1440px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
1920 x 1080px

6. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
85% have it

7. supports total tilt

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.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
83% have it

8. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
33% have it

9. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
375cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
300cd/m²

10. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
79% have it

11. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
LG 32UK950 32": 178º
170º

12. Supports VESA mount

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.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
69% have it

13. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
1W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
0.5W

14. height

97.4mm shorter.
491mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
393.6mm

15. thickness

149mm thinner.
207mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
58mm

16. weight

6.6kg lighter.
10.8kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
4.2kg

17. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
LG 32UK950 32": 178º
160º

18. Has a swivel stand

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
34% have it

19. width

0.4mm narrower.
650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
649.6mm

20. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
76% have it

21. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
30% have it

22. audio output power

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
2 x 24.5W
Apple Thunderbolt Display: 2 x 24.5W
2 x 5W

23. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
3% have it

24. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
2% have it

25. has an ambient light sensor

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung S27B550V
7% have it

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