69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

74points

NEC E462

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs NEC E462

Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E462
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E462

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than NEC E462?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 210mm shorter
    491mmvs701mm
  • 10.6kg lighter
    10.8kgvs21400g
  • 454.9mm narrower
    650mmvs1104.9mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet

Why is NEC E462 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 1.7x bigger screen size
    46"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 62W lower power consumption on operation
    188W vs250W
  • 5x higher static contrast ratio
    5000:1vs1000:1
  • 75cd/m² more luminance
    450cd/m²vs375cd/m²
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 113mm thinner
    94mmvs207mm

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General info

1.height

491mm

701mm

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3.9mm

2.thickness

207mm

94mm

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5.5mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E462

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 E462

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.weight

10.8kg

21.4kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

650mm

1.1m

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.pixel density

109ppi

48ppi

Best

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280ppi

2.screen size

27"

46"

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

Best

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108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E462

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 E462

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

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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

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178º

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

450cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

5000:1

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.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E462

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
NEC E462

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 E462

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E462

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 E462

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 E462

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

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

188W

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

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0W

3.has a sleep timer
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E462

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

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E462

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

2.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.

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2 x 24.5W

3.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC E462

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

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