69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

76points

LG 3D Cinema

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs LG 3D Cinema

Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 3D Cinema
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 3D Cinema

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than LG 3D Cinema?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has a glossy panel

Why is LG 3D Cinema better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 212W lower power consumption on operation
    38W vs250W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 85mm shorter
    406mmvs491mm
  • 1W lower power consumption on standby
    1W vs2W
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 150mm thinner
    57mmvs207mm

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General info

1.height

491mm

406mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

2.thickness

207mm

57mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 3D Cinema

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.weight

10.8kg

3.39kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

5.width

650mm

545mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 3D Cinema

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.screen size

27"

23"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 3D Cinema

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.

4.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 3D Cinema

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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

160º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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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.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 3D Cinema

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 HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 3D Cinema

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 3D Cinema

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

3.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 3D Cinema

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
LG 3D Cinema

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
LG 3D Cinema

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

38W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

1W

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
LG 3D Cinema

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

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