68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

70points

HP Pavilion 27xw

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs HP Pavilion 27xw

Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xw
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xw
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70
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than HP Pavilion 27xw?

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

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

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • 218W lower power consumption on operation
    32W vs250W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 36.4mm shorter
    454.6mmvs491mm
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • 41.9mm thinner
    165.1mmvs207mm
  • 5.2kg lighter
    5.6kgvs10800g
  • 27.5mm narrower
    622.5mmvs650mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.height

491mm

454.6mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

2.thickness

207mm

165.1mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xw

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.

4.width

650mm

622.5mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

5.weight

10.8kg

5.6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xw

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

Display

1.response time

12ms

8ms

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

82ppi

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 27xw

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 27xw

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.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.contrast ratio

1000:1

1000:1

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

4.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xw

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

Connectivity

1.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xw

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

2.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xw

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

3.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xw

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

4.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP Pavilion 27xw

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

32W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.5W

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 Pavilion 27xw

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

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