68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

83points

LG 27EA83R

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs LG 27EA83R

Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 27EA83R
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 27EA83R
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83
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than LG 27EA83R?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor

Why is LG 27EA83R better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 200W lower power consumption on operation
    50W vs250W
  • 5000x higher static contrast ratio
    5000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 0.8W lower power consumption on standby
    1.2W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Top specs and features

General info

1.thickness

207mm

38mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

2.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 27EA83R

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

643mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

4.weight

10.8kg

7.3kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

5.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 27EA83R

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

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

108.79ppi

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
LG 27EA83R

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
LG 27EA83R

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 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

350cd/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

5000000:1

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
LG 27EA83R

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

5.supports color calibration
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 27EA83R

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.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 27EA83R

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 27EA83R

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 27EA83R

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

4.USB ports

3

4

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 27EA83R

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 27EA83R

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

50W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

1.2W

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
LG 27EA83R

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

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