69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

65points

Asus VE278N

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus VE278N

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VE278N
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VE278N

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus VE278N?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 13mm thinner
    207mmvs220mm
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has a glossy panel

Why is Asus VE278N better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 212W lower power consumption on operation
    38W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 20% higher static contrast ratio
    1200:1vs1000:1
  • 45.4mm shorter
    445.6mmvs491mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • 4.8kg lighter
    6kgvs10800g

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VE278N

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

445.6mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

220mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VE278N

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.

5.weight

10.8kg

6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

650mm

643mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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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"

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 VE278N

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 VE278N

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

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

170º

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

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

1200:1

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

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 VE278N

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 DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VE278N

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VE278N

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

3.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VE278N

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 VE278N

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VE278N

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

38W

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 a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VE278N

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

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