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Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
Top 35%660 points
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Top 39%622 points
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Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
Top specs and features

Apple Thunderbolt Display vs NEC AS221WM: 31 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
12ms
Acer Predator XB2 (XB252Q) 24.5": 1ms
5ms

2. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
27"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
22"

3. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
61% have it

4. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
86% have it

5. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
250W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
24W

6. pixel density

21.11% higher pixel density.
109ppi
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 280ppi
90ppi

7. resolution

2.09x higher resolution.
2560 x 1440px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
1680 x 1050px

8. contrast ratio

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.
1000:1
Acer XB0 XB240H 24": 100000000:1
1000:1

9. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
33% have it

10. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
375cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
250cd/m²

11. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
80% have it

12. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Samsung C43J89 43": 178º
176º

13. Supports VESA mount

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
70% have it

14. thickness

141.8mm thinner.
207mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
65.2mm

15. height

148.1mm shorter.
491mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
342.9mm

16. has a DVI connector

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
56% have it

17. weight

5.8kg lighter.
10.8kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
5kg

18. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
2W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
0.42W

19. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Samsung C43J89 43": 178º
170º

20. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
76% have it

21. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.7m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
16.7m

22. width

144.8mm narrower.
650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
505.2mm

23. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
3
Asus PA279Q: 7
0

24. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
2% have it

25. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC AS221WM
4% have it

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