68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

77points

HP ZR30w

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs HP ZR30w

Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ZR30w
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ZR30w
68
points
77
points

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than HP ZR30w?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 44mm narrower
    650mmvs694mm
  • 2.2kg lighter
    10.8kgvs13000g
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is HP ZR30w better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 5ms less response time
    7msvs12ms
  • 11.11% bigger screen size
    30"vs27"
  • 11.11% higher resolution
    2560 x 1600pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 65W lower power consumption on operation
    185W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 37mm shorter
    454mmvs491mm
  • Has a DVI connector

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ZR30w

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.height

491mm

454mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

87mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ZR30w

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ZR30w

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.

6.width

650mm

694mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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

101ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

30"

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 ZR30w

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 ZR30w

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

2560 x 1600px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

370cd/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

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

3.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ZR30w

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

Connectivity

1.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ZR30w

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

2.USB ports

3

5

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

3.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ZR30w

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 ZR30w

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
HP ZR30w

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

185W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

2W

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 ZR30w

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

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