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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus PB278Q: 30 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
12ms
Samsung CHG70 32": 1ms
5ms

2. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
250W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
60W

3. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
85% have it

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
27"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
27"

5. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
60% have it

6. supports total tilt

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
83% have it

7. weight

2kg lighter.
10.8kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
8.8kg

8. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
33% have it

9. resolution

0% higher resolution.
2560 x 1440px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
2560 x 1440px

10. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
375cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
300cd/m²

11. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
2W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
0.5W

12. height

61.3mm shorter.
491mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
552.3mm

13. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
29% have it

14. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
178º

16. thickness

11mm thinner.
207mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
218mm

17. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
79% have it

18. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
76% have it

19. Supports VESA mount

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
69% have it

20. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
41% have it

21. width

7mm narrower.
650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
643mm

22. supports thunderbolt

Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
1% have it

23. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
3% have it

24. audio output power

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
2 x 24.5W
Apple Thunderbolt Display: 2 x 24.5W
2 x 3W

25. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB278Q
2% have it

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