68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

66points

HP Pavilion 27xi

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs HP Pavilion 27xi

Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xi
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xi
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points
66
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than HP Pavilion 27xi?

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

Why is HP Pavilion 27xi better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 5ms less response time
    7msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 215W lower power consumption on operation
    35W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 10000x higher static contrast ratio
    10000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 15.3mm narrower
    634.7mmvs650mm
  • 5.5kg lighter
    5.3kgvs10800g

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xi

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 Pavilion 27xi

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.width

650mm

634.7mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

4.weight

10.8kg

5.3kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

5.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xi

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

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.pixel density

109ppi

81.59ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

27"

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 Pavilion 27xi

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 Pavilion 27xi

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

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

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

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xi

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
HP Pavilion 27xi

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
HP Pavilion 27xi

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

4.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xi

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
HP Pavilion 27xi

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xi

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

35W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xi

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

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