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Apple Thunderbolt Display

98points

Asus PA249Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus PA249Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus PA249Q?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus PA249Q better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 6ms less response time
    6msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 178W lower power consumption on operation
    72W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 80000x higher static contrast ratio
    80000000:1vs1000:1
  • 128.2mm shorter
    362.8mmvs491mm
  • 1057m more display colors
    1073.7mvs16.7m
  • 1W lower power consumption on standby
    1W vs2W

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q

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

362.8mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

62mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.weight

10.8kg

6.6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

5.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q

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

6.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q

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.

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Display

1.response time

12ms

6ms

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"

24.1"

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 PA249Q

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

1920 x 1200px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.pixel density

109ppi

93.95ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

6.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q

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

80000000:1

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

350cd/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 PA249Q

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 PA249Q

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 PA249Q

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

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q

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

5.USB ports

3

4

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q

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

72W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

1W

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 a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q

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

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