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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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Asus PQ321Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus PQ321Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PQ321Q
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PQ321Q

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus PQ321Q?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • 4W lower power consumption on standby
    2W vs6W
  • 2.2kg lighter
    10.8kgvs13000g
  • 49mm thinner
    207mmvs256mm
  • 100mm narrower
    650mmvs750mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera

Why is Asus PQ321Q better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • 16.67% bigger screen size
    31.5"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 157W lower power consumption on operation
    93W vs250W
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 1057m more display colors
    1073.7mvs16.7m

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PQ321Q

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

489mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PQ321Q

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

256mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PQ321Q

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

13kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

8ms

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"

31.5"

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 PQ321Q

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 PQ321Q

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

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

176º

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 PQ321Q

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 PQ321Q

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 PQ321Q

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

3.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PQ321Q

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PQ321Q

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PQ321Q

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

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

93W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

6W

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 PQ321Q

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

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PQ321Q

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 PQ321Q

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports 4K resolution
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus PQ321Q

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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