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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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Asus VK278Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus VK278Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VK278Q
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VK278Q

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus VK278Q?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • 13mm thinner
    207mmvs220mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus VK278Q better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 10ms less response time
    2msvs12ms
  • 205W lower power consumption on operation
    45W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 31mm shorter
    460mmvs491mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 4.3kg lighter
    6.5kgvs10800g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VK278Q

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

460mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

220mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VK278Q

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

6.5kg

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

2ms

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 VK278Q

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 VK278Q

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.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VK278Q

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VK278Q

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VK278Q

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VK278Q

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

4.USB ports

3

1

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VK278Q

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 VK278Q

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

45W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

2W

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 VK278Q

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 VK278Q

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.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.

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Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

4.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VK278Q

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

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