68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

60points

Asus MB168B Plus

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus MB168B Plus

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus
68
points
60
points

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus MB168B Plus?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Asus MB168B Plus better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 245W lower power consumption on operation
    5W vs250W
  • 29.55% higher pixel density
    141.21ppivs109ppi
  • 255mm shorter
    236mmvs491mm
  • 2W lower power consumption on standby
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 199mm thinner
    8mmvs207mm
  • 10kg lighter
    800gvs10800g
  • 271mm narrower
    379mmvs650mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.height

491mm

236mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

2.thickness

207mm

8mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus

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.

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus

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.width

650mm

379mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

10.8kg

800g

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.pixel density

109ppi

141.21ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.screen size

27"

15.6"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus

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 Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus

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

1080 x 1920px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

140º

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

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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 Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus

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

Connectivity

1.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus

Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.

2.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

3.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus

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

250W

5W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MB168B Plus

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

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