69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

93points

Dell S2817Q 28"

78points

HP Compaq LA2405x

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Dell S2817Q 28"
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Dell S2817Q 28" vs HP Compaq LA2405x

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Dell S2817Q 28" & HP Compaq LA2405x?

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

Why is Dell S2817Q 28" better than Apple Thunderbolt Display & HP Compaq LA2405x?

  • Response time
    2msvs12,5ms
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs2,0.6W
  • Weight
    5.03kgvs10800,6800g
  • Supports PiP and PaP

Why is HP Compaq LA2405x better than Apple Thunderbolt Display & Dell S2817Q 28"?

  • Power consumption operation
    39W vs250,90W
  • Height
    362.6mmvs491,383.5mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Thickness
    64mmvs207,185.4mm
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Width
    556.8mmvs650,657.9mm
  • Has a VGA connector

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

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

383.5mm

362.6mm

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3.thickness

207mm

185.4mm

64mm

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4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

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

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

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.

6.weight

10.8kg

5.03kg

6.8kg

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4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

2ms

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.

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1ms

2.pixel density

109ppi

157ppi

92ppi

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280ppi

3.screen size

27"

27.9"

24"

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

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4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

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 S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

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

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

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7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

300cd/m²

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

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.

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100000000:1

3.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

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 S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

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

4.USB ports

3

2

3

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

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

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

90W

39W

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

0.6W

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

Best

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0W

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Features

1.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

2.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell S2817Q 28"
HP Compaq LA2405x

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

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