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Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
Top 34%657 points
Top 34%
Top 50%506 points
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Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
Top specs and features

Apple Thunderbolt Display vs BenQ G2255A: 26 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
12ms
Acer Predator XB2 (XB252Q) 24.5": 1ms
5ms

2. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
250W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
26W

3. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
27"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
21.5"

4. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
85% have it

5. resolution

1.78x higher resolution.
2560 x 1440px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
1920 x 1080px

6. supports total tilt

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
83% have it

7. contrast ratio

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.
1000:1
Acer XB0 XB240H 24": 100000000:1
600:1

8. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
33% have it

9. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
375cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
200cd/m²

10. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
79% have it

11. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
LG 32UK950 32": 178º
90º

12. weight

6.95kg lighter.
10.8kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
3.85kg

13. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
2W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
0.3W

14. Supports VESA mount

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
69% have it

15. thickness

33.1mm thinner.
207mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
173.9mm

16. height

91.1mm shorter.
491mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
399.9mm

17. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
LG 32UK950 32": 178º
65º

18. width

125.3mm narrower.
650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
524.7mm

19. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
76% have it

20. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
3% have it

21. supports thunderbolt

Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
1% have it

22. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
2% have it

23. supports portrait mode

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
11% have it

24. has an ambient light sensor

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
7% have it

25. has a glossy panel

The glossy panel provides in general more vivid and vibrant colors compared to a matte panel.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G2255A
8% have it

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