69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

92points

Dell P2415Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus MG278Q 27" vs Dell P2415Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus MG278Q 27" & Dell P2415Q?

  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display & Dell P2415Q?

  • Response time
    1msvs12,8ms
  • Power consumption operation
    38.7W vs250,45W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Why is Dell P2415Q better than Apple Thunderbolt Display & Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1440,2560 x 1440px
  • Pixel density
    185ppivs109,108ppi
  • Height
    336mmvs491,368mm
  • Display colors
    1070mvs16.7,16.7m
  • Thickness
    46.9mmvs207,233mm
  • Weight
    3.3kgvs10800,7650g
  • Width
    566.6mmvs650,625mm
  • USB ports
    4vs3,2

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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

368mm

336mm

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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

233mm

46.9mm

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5.5mm

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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

7.65kg

3.3kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

1ms

8ms

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

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1ms

2.pixel density

109ppi

108ppi

185ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

27"

23.8"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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.

5.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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.

6.resolution

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1440px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

350cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

100000000:1

1000:1

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

1070m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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 Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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 Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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

4.USB ports

3

2

4

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

38.7W

45W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.5W

0.5W

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 Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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

2.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports 4K resolution
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
Dell P2415Q

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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