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Apple Thunderbolt Display

57points

BenQ G950A

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs BenQ G950A

Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G950A
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G950A

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than BenQ G950A?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel

Why is BenQ G950A better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 226W lower power consumption on operation
    24W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 128.9mm shorter
    362.1mmvs491mm
  • 1.7W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs2W
  • 43.1mm thinner
    163.9mmvs207mm
  • 7.8kg lighter
    3kgvs10800g
  • Has a swivel stand

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G950A

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

362.1mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

163.9mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G950A

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

3kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G950A

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

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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"

18.5"

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
BenQ G950A

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1366 x 768px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G950A

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.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

90º

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.contrast ratio

1000:1

700:1

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

2.luminance

375cd/m²

200cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

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
BenQ G950A

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 VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G950A

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

2.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G950A

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

3.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G950A

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

4.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ G950A

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

24W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.3W

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
BenQ G950A

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

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