69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

98points

Asus PA249Q

83points

Philips 273E3QHSB/00

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus PA249Q vs Philips 273E3QHSB/00

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus PA249Q & Philips 273E3QHSB/00?

  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus PA249Q better than Apple Thunderbolt Display & Philips 273E3QHSB/00?

  • Height
    362.8mmvs491,391mm
  • Thickness
    62mmvs207,64mm
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Width
    557.2mmvs650,642mm

Why is Philips 273E3QHSB/00 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display & Asus PA249Q?

  • Power consumption operation
    25.5W vs250,72W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2,1W
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Weight
    6.5kgvs10800,6600g
  • Supports digital input
  • Has a touch screen

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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

391mm

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3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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.thickness

207mm

62mm

64mm

Best

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5.5mm

5.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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.weight

10.8kg

6.6kg

6.5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

6ms

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.pixel density

109ppi

93.95ppi

82ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

24.1"

27"

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 PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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 PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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

1920 x 1200px

1920 x 1080px

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

80000000:1

5000:1

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

1073.7m

16.7m

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
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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 PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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 PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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

6.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

72W

25.5W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

1W

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 PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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 PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

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

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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA249Q
Philips 273E3QHSB/00

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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