69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

78points

Dell P2217 22"

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Dell P2217 22"
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31 facts in comparison

Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Dell P2217 22"

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"
69
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78
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Dell P2217 22"?

  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Dell P2217 22" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 205W lower power consumption on operation
    45W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 1.7W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs2W
  • 123.7mm shorter
    367.3mmvs491mm
  • 26.9mm thinner
    180.1mmvs207mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

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

3.height

491mm

367.3mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

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.thickness

207mm

180.1mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.weight

10.8kg

3kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.pixel density

109ppi

86ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.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

3.screen size

27"

22"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1600 x 1050px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.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

4.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

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

3.USB ports

3

4

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

4.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

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

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

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

0.3W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2217 22"

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

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