Apple Thunderbolt Display
Top 42%52 points
Top 42%
Screen size
Number of monitors
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Top 90%
398 monitors
23.42" - 31.88"
NaN% of all monitorsYes
No
screen size
resolution
has an IPS screen
response time
luminance
power consumption operation

Apple Thunderbolt Display: 28 facts and highlights

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
Dell S2417DG 23.8": 1ms
45
0

2. 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 Thunderbolt Display
85% have it
39
0

3. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
250W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.10W
39
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
27"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
38
0

5. contrast ratio

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colour that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colours and more distinctive color gradation.
1000:1
Acer XB0 XB240H 24": 100000000:1
32
0

6. weight

10.80kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.50g
31
0

7. 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 Thunderbolt Display
33% have it
30
0

8. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
2W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
30
0

9. height

491mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.90mm
29
0

10. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
375cd/m²
HP LD4730G: 800cd/m²
29
0

11. resolution

2560 x 1440px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
28
0

12. has LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colours and richer blacks.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
79% have it
27
0

13. thickness

207mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.50mm
27
0

14. width

650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.50mm
27
0

15. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24": 178º
27
0

16. supports thunderbolt

Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
1% have it
26
0

17. 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: 3 x 24.5W
26
0

18. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
2% have it
26
0

19. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24": 178º
26
0

20. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
3% have it
26
0

21. pixel density

109ppi
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 280ppi
26
0

22. 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 Thunderbolt Display
69% have it
26
0

23. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.70m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
26
0

24. 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 Thunderbolt Display
7% have it
25
0

25. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
3
Asus PA279Q: 7
25
0

26. supports portrait mode

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
11% have it
25
0

27. has FireWire

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
1% have it
24
0

28. has a glossy panel

The glossy panel provides in general more vivid and vibrant colors compared to a matte panel.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
8% have it
24
0

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