67points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

82points

Asus PB298Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus PB298Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q
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82
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus PB298Q?

  • 11mm thinner
    207mmvs218mm
  • 50mm narrower
    650mmvs700mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus PB298Q better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 7.41% bigger screen size
    29"vs27"
  • 218.3W lower power consumption on operation
    31.7W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 115mm shorter
    376mmvs491mm
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

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

376mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

218mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

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.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

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.width

650mm

700mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

12ms

5ms

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"

29"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

4.resolution

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

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.

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

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

300cd/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

16.7m

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 PB298Q

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

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 PB298Q

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

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

4.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

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

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

31.7W

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

Features

1.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 3W

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

2.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PB298Q

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

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