67points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

76points

Dell P2815Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Dell P2815Q

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q
67
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76
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Dell P2815Q?

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

Why is Dell P2815Q better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 3.7% bigger screen size
    28"vs27"
  • 175W lower power consumption on operation
    75W vs250W
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 44.04% higher pixel density
    157ppivs109ppi
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has anti-glare coating

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

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.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

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.

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

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

4.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.

Display

1.pixel density

109ppi

157ppi

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"

28"

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 P2815Q

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.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

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.

6.resolution

2560 x 1440px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

300cd/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
Dell P2815Q

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 P2815Q

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.USB ports

3

5

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

4.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

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

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

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

6.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

75W

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

Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

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

Miscellaneous

1.Supports 4K resolution
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell P2815Q

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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