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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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Dell UltraSharp U3011

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Dell UltraSharp U3011

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U3011
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U3011

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Dell UltraSharp U3011?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 4.3mm thinner
    207mmvs211.3mm
  • 44.5mm narrower
    650mmvs694.5mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Dell UltraSharp U3011 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 5ms less response time
    7msvs12ms
  • 11.11% bigger screen size
    30"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 50W lower power consumption on operation
    200W vs250W
  • 11.11% higher resolution
    2560 x 1600pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has anti-glare
  • 9.7mm shorter
    481.3mmvs491mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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

481.3mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

211.3mm

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5.5mm

4.weight

10.8kg

9.3kg

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4.5g

5.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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

6.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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.

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Display

1.response time

12ms

7ms

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.screen size

27"

30"

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

Best

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108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1600px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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.has anti-glare
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U3011

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

370cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

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1000cd/m²

2.display colors

16.7m

1070m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

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1074m

3.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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 UltraSharp U3011

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 UltraSharp U3011

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 UltraSharp U3011

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

4.USB ports

3

5

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

Best

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7

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Dell UltraSharp U3011

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 UltraSharp U3011

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

200W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

2W

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 UltraSharp U3011

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

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