76points

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"

68points

ViewSonic V3D231

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Apple LED Cinema Display 27" vs ViewSonic V3D231

Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231
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68
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Why is Apple LED Cinema Display 27" better than ViewSonic V3D231?

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

Why is ViewSonic V3D231 better than Apple LED Cinema Display 27"?

  • 10ms less response time
    2msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 57.07W lower power consumption on operation
    36W vs93.07W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 103mm shorter
    388mmvs491mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 17mm thinner
    190mmvs207mm
  • 102mm narrower
    548mmvs650mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

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

388mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

190mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

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"
ViewSonic V3D231

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

548mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

12ms

2ms

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.has an IPS screen
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

4.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

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.

6.has anti-glare coating
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

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"
ViewSonic V3D231

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.has a DVI connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

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

36W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 2W

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

2.has a front camera
Apple LED Cinema Display 27"
ViewSonic V3D231

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

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