69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

66points

HP LD4730G

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs HP LD4730G

Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than HP LD4730G?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 105mm shorter
    491mmvs596mm
  • 18.2kg lighter
    10.8kgvs29000g
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 411mm narrower
    650mmvs1061mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a front camera

Why is HP LD4730G better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 1.74x bigger screen size
    47"vs27"
  • 40% higher static contrast ratio
    1400:1vs1000:1
  • 425cd/m² more luminance
    800cd/m²vs375cd/m²
  • Has anti-glare
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • 113mm thinner
    94mmvs207mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Has anti static

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General info

1.height

491mm

596mm

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2.thickness

207mm

94mm

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5.5mm

3.weight

10.8kg

29kg

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4.5g

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

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.width

650mm

1.06m

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340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

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

12ms

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"

47"

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

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108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

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

1366 x 768px

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7680 x 4320px

5.pixel density

109ppi

33ppi

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280ppi

6.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

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

1400:1

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

2.luminance

375cd/m²

800cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

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1000cd/m²

3.supports color calibration
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

A properly calibrated screen represents colors as they are and i.e. you can conduct a photo shoot while verifying your photos in real time. An internal sensor and/or colorimeter is usually included for trouble-free calibration.

4.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

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 VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

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

2.USB ports

3

1

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

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7

3.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

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

250W

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

Best

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1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.5W

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.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 10W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

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Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

2.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

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

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Miscellaneous

1.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP LD4730G

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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