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Apple Thunderbolt Display

79points

Dell S2340T

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Dell S2340T

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Dell S2340T?

  • Supports VESA mount
  • 11mm thinner
    207mmvs218mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Dell S2340T better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 223W lower power consumption on operation
    27W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 8000x higher static contrast ratio
    8000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 76mm shorter
    415mmvs491mm
  • 0.08m more display colors
    16.78mvs16.7m

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T

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

415mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T

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.

4.thickness

207mm

218mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.weight

10.8kg

7.9kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

650mm

562mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

12ms

8ms

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"

23"

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
Dell S2340T

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.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T

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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

178º

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.luminance

375cd/m²

270cd/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

8000000:1

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.display colors

16.7m

16.78m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T

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 HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T

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 S2340T

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

3.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T

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

27W

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

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Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2340T

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

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