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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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NEC P552

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs NEC P552

Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC P552
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC P552

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than NEC P552?

  • 5W lower power consumption on operation
    250W vs255W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 230mm shorter
    491mmvs721mm
  • 31.4kg lighter
    10.8kgvs42200g
  • 600mm narrower
    650mmvs1250mm
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt

Why is NEC P552 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • 2.04x bigger screen size
    55"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 4x higher static contrast ratio
    4000:1vs1000:1
  • 125cd/m² more luminance
    500cd/m²vs375cd/m²
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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General info

1.height

491mm

721mm

Best

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3.9mm

2.thickness

207mm

125.4mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC P552

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

42.2kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

5.width

650mm

1.25m

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC P552

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

8ms

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.pixel density

109ppi

40ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

55"

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 P552

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.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC P552

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.

6.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

500cd/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

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

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 P552

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 P552

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 P552

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC P552

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 P552

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

5.USB ports

3

0

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC P552

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

255W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.5W

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 P552

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

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Features

1.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 10W

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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Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

2.supports PiP and PaP
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC P552

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.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC P552

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

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