68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

78points

Dell S2317HWi 23"

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Dell S2317HWi 23"

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"
68
points
78
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Dell S2317HWi 23"?

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

Why is Dell S2317HWi 23" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 6ms less response time
    6msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 195W lower power consumption on operation
    55W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 178.6mm shorter
    312.4mmvs491mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 1.7W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs2W

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"

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

312.4mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

195.6mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"

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.width

650mm

520.7mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

10.8kg

3.22kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

12ms

6ms

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.pixel density

109ppi

95ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"

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.

5.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

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 S2317HWi 23"

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 S2317HWi 23"

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 S2317HWi 23"

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"

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

4.USB ports

3

2

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

55W

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 stereo speakers
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 3W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

3.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"

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

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2317HWi 23"

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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