69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

95points

Asus MG278Q 27"

93points

LG 34UM88-P 34"

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Comparison winner
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus MG278Q 27" vs LG 34UM88-P 34"

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"
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95
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93
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus MG278Q 27" & LG 34UM88-P 34"?

  • Thickness
    207mmvs233,252.4mm
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display & LG 34UM88-P 34"?

  • Power consumption operation
    38.7W vs250,70W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Height
    368mmvs491,379.8mm
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Weight
    7.65kgvs10800,8396g
  • Width
    625mmvs650,829.9mm

Why is LG 34UM88-P 34" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display & Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • Screen size
    34"vs27,27"
  • Resolution
    3440 x 1440pxvs2560 x 1440,2560 x 1440px
  • Display colors
    1070mvs16.7,16.7m
  • Supports PiP and PaP

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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

379.8mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

233mm

252.4mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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 Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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

8.4kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.pixel density

109ppi

108ppi

109ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.screen size

27"

27"

34"

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 MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1440px

3440 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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.has anti-glare coating
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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

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"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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 Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

5.USB ports

3

2

2

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

38.7W

70W

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

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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.

3.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 2W

2 x 7W

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

4.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG278Q 27"
LG 34UM88-P 34"

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

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