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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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Asus VP228N 21.5"

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Asus VP228N 21.5"
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Asus VP228N 21.5"

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Asus VP228N 21.5"?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a front camera
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has FireWire

Why is Asus VP228N 21.5" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 11ms less response time
    1msvs12ms
  • 235.5W lower power consumption on operation
    14.5W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 487.1mm shorter
    3.9mmvs491mm
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 7.3kg lighter
    3.5kgvs10800g

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

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

3.9mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

4.thickness

207mm

199.4mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

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.weight

10.8kg

3.5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

1ms

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.pixel density

109ppi

102ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

21.5"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

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.

5.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

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.

6.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

250cd/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

1000:1

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.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

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 VP228N 21.5"

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

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 VP228N 21.5"

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

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

6.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

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

14.5W

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 VP228N 21.5"

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

2.has a search browser
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

3.has a child lock
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

4.supports common interface
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Asus VP228N 21.5"

This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).

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