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Apple Thunderbolt Display

78points

NEC PA241W-BK

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs NEC PA241W-BK

Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than NEC PA241W-BK?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is NEC PA241W-BK better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 155W lower power consumption on operation
    95W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 128.6mm shorter
    362.4mmvs491mm
  • 1053.3m more display colors
    1070mvs16.7m
  • 1W lower power consumption on standby
    1W vs2W
  • 122mm thinner
    85mmvs207mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

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

362.4mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

85mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

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

6.weight

10.8kg

10.6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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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

93ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

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 PA241W-BK

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 PA241W-BK

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 1200px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

360cd/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

1070m

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 PA241W-BK

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

5.supports color calibration
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

A properly calibrated screen represents colors as they are and i.e. you can conduct a photo shoot while verifying your photos in real time. An internal sensor and/or colorimeter is usually included for trouble-free calibration.

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

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

3.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

95W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

1W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

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

2.has a child lock
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

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

For example

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.supports multicomputer control
Apple Thunderbolt Display
NEC PA241W-BK

This feature allows to connect several computers to one monitor and control it with just single keyboard and mouse, by using the monitor's built-in peripheral switcher.

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