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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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Asus MG28UQ 28"

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus MG28UQ 28"

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus MG28UQ 28"?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 26.4mm thinner
    207mmvs233.4mm
  • 10mm narrower
    650mmvs660mm
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has an ambient light sensor

Why is Asus MG28UQ 28" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 11ms less response time
    1msvs12ms
  • 3.7% bigger screen size
    28"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 187.1W lower power consumption on operation
    62.9W vs250W
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 44.04% higher pixel density
    157ppivs109ppi
  • Supports total tilt
  • 110.3mm shorter
    380.7mmvs491mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

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

380.7mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

233.4mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.weight

10.8kg

8kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

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Display

1.response time

12ms

1ms

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"

28"

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 MG28UQ 28"

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

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.pixel density

109ppi

157ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

6.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

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.

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Colors

1.contrast ratio

1000:1

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

2.luminance

375cd/m²

330cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

3.display colors

16.7m

1073.7m

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 MG28UQ 28"

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 MG28UQ 28"

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

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

For example

Samsung CJ791

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

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

4.USB ports

3

2

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

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

62.9W

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

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 MG28UQ 28"

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

2.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

3.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

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

4.supports common interface
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus MG28UQ 28"

This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

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