68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

76points

NEC E422

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs NEC E422

Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422
68
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76
points

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than NEC E422?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 159mm shorter
    491mmvs650mm
  • 5.2kg lighter
    10.8kgvs16000g
  • 360mm narrower
    650mmvs1010mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera

Why is NEC E422 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 1.56x bigger screen size
    42"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 70W lower power consumption on operation
    180W vs250W
  • 25cd/m² more luminance
    400cd/m²vs375cd/m²
  • 4x higher static contrast ratio
    4000:1vs1000:1
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Top specs and features

General info

1.height

491mm

650mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

2.thickness

207mm

91mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

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

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

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.

5.width

650mm

1.01m

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

10.8kg

16kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.pixel density

109ppi

40ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.screen size

27"

42"

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
NEC E422

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
NEC E422

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

178º

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

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

400cd/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

4000:1

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
NEC E422

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

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
NEC E422

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

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

4.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

5.USB ports

3

1

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

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

180W

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

3.has a sleep timer
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

3.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 5W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

4.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

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

5.has a child lock
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E422

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

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