69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

57points

HP W2072a

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs HP W2072a

Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP W2072a
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP W2072a

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than HP W2072a?

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

Why is HP W2072a better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 230W lower power consumption on operation
    20W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 3000x higher static contrast ratio
    3000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 0.07m more display colors
    16.77mvs16.7m
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP W2072a

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 W2072a

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

477mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

4.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP W2072a

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

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

91.79ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

20"

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 W2072a

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 W2072a

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

1600 x 900px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

200cd/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

3000000:1

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.display colors

16.7m

16.77m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP W2072a

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP W2072a

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP W2072a

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 W2072a

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 W2072a

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP W2072a

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 W2072a

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

20W

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

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Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP W2072a

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

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