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Top 35%570 points
Top 35%
Top 29%617 points
Top 29%
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs BenQ XL2420TE: 30 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
Samsung CHG70 32": 1ms
1ms

2. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
250W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
24W

3. 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 XL2420TE
85% have it

4. 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 XL2420TE
83% have it

5. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ XL2420TE
60% have it

6. 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
12000000:1

7. 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 XL2420TE
33% have it

8. weight

3.5kg lighter.
10.8kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
7.3kg

9. has a DVI connector

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ XL2420TE
56% have it

10. resolution

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

11. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
2W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
0.5W

12. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
375cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
350cd/m²

13. pixel density

18.75% higher pixel density.
109ppi
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 280ppi
91.79ppi

14. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
170º

15. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ XL2420TE
79% have it

16. 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 XL2420TE
76% have it

17. supports swivel

Swivel is the ability for the monitor head to be rotated left or right. This enables users to share screen images without causing visual distortion.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ XL2420TE
34% have it

18. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ XL2420TE
41% have it

19. width

78.6mm narrower.
650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
571.4mm

20. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.7m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
16.7m

21. 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 XL2420TE
69% have it

22. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
160º

23. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ XL2420TE
2% have it

24. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
3
Asus PA279Q: 7
4

25. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
BenQ XL2420TE
3% have it
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