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Apple Thunderbolt Display

96points

Asus PA279Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus PA279Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus PA279Q?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 68mm shorter
    491mmvs559mm
  • 33mm thinner
    207mmvs240mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel

Why is Asus PA279Q better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 6ms less response time
    6msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 201W lower power consumption on operation
    49W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 1057m more display colors
    1073.7mvs16.7m
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q

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

559mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q

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.thickness

207mm

240mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.weight

10.8kg

10kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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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"

27"

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 PA279Q

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.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q

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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

178º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

350cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.display colors

16.7m

1073.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q

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 PA279Q

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 PA279Q

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q

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

4.USB ports

3

7

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q

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 PA279Q

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

49W

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 PA279Q

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

For example

Samsung C43J89 43"

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q

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.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PA279Q

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

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