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Apple Thunderbolt Display

83points

Dell UltraSharp U2412M

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Dell UltraSharp U2412M

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Dell UltraSharp U2412M?

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

Why is Dell UltraSharp U2412M better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • 178W lower power consumption on operation
    72W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 129.4mm shorter
    361.6mmvs491mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • Has a swivel stand

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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

361.6mm

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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 VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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

64.9mm

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5.5mm

6.weight

10.8kg

4kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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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

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1ms

2.pixel density

109ppi

94ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

24"

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

Best

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108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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 UltraSharp U2412M

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 1200px

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Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

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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.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

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1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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 DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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

3.USB ports

3

5

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

4.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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 UltraSharp U2412M

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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

72W

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

3.has a sleep timer
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M

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

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