68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

78points

HP Compaq L2311c

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs HP Compaq L2311c

Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c
68
points
78
points

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than HP Compaq L2311c?

  • Supports VESA mount
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has FireWire

Why is HP Compaq L2311c better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 195W lower power consumption on operation
    55W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 1000x higher static contrast ratio
    1000000:1vs1000:1
  • 156.8mm shorter
    334.2mmvs491mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 1W lower power consumption on standby
    1W vs2W
  • Has a swivel stand

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c

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

334.2mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

49.5mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c

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
HP Compaq L2311c

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.width

650mm

555mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

12ms

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.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.pixel density

109ppi

96ppi

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
HP Compaq L2311c

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
HP Compaq L2311c

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.contrast ratio

1000:1

1000000:1

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.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c

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

3.USB ports

3

1

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c

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

6.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

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

1W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Compaq L2311c

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

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