69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

64points

HP ENVY 27

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs HP ENVY 27

Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than HP ENVY 27?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is HP ENVY 27 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 5ms less response time
    7msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • Supports total tilt
  • 10000x higher static contrast ratio
    10000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 3.9kg lighter
    6.9kgvs10800g
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 28mm narrower
    622mmvs650mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27

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.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27

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.

3.weight

10.8kg

6.9kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

4.width

650mm

622mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

5.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.

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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.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.screen size

27"

27"

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
HP ENVY 27

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

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.pixel density

109ppi

81.59ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

6.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27

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.

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Colors

1.contrast ratio

1000:1

10000000:1

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

2.luminance

375cd/m²

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

3.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27

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
HP ENVY 27

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
HP ENVY 27

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27

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 ENVY 27

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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Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ENVY 27

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

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