69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

72points

NEC EA243WM

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs NEC EA243WM

Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM
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72
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than NEC EA243WM?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is NEC EA243WM better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 221W lower power consumption on operation
    29W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 131.4mm shorter
    359.6mmvs491mm
  • 1.52W lower power consumption on standby
    0.48W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has a swivel stand

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM

Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.

2.height

491mm

359.6mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

63.8mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM

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

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM

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.

6.weight

10.8kg

7kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.pixel density

109ppi

94ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.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

3.screen size

27"

24"

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
NEC EA243WM

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1200px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM

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.

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

1000:1

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 EA243WM

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 EA243WM

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM

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

4.USB ports

3

4

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM

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

6.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

29W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.48W

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
NEC EA243WM

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

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC EA243WM

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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