78points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

89points

Samsung T23B550EW

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs Samsung T23B550EW

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than Samsung T23B550EW?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has a front camera
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has FireWire

Why is Samsung T23B550EW better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 60.07W lower power consumption on operation
    33W vs93.07W
  • 155mm shorter
    336mmvs491mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 0.7W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs1W
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Top specs and features

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

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

336mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

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.thickness

207mm

49.5mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

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.weight

10.8kg

3.8kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

5ms

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 T23B550EW

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 T23B550EW

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

170º

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

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.has an ambient light sensor
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

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"
Samsung T23B550EW

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"
Samsung T23B550EW

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

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"
Samsung T23B550EW

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

5.USB ports

3

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

93.07W

33W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

1W

0.3W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

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

2.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

3.supports PiP and PaP
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

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.

4.has DTS Surround
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.

5.has a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

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

6.has a search browser
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

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

2.has a DVB-T decoder
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

A DVB-T is a Digital Video Broadcasting and it's a digital version of cable television.

3.has a DVB-C decoder
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
Samsung T23B550EW

DVB-C is a Digital Video Broadcasting via Cable and it is the standard for the broadcast transmission of digital television over cable.

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