68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

67points

Philips 17S1SB/00

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Philips 17S1SB/00

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 17S1SB/00
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 17S1SB/00
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67
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Philips 17S1SB/00?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor

Why is Philips 17S1SB/00 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 234.7W lower power consumption on operation
    15.3W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 169mm shorter
    322mmvs491mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.2W lower power consumption on standby
    0.8W vs2W
  • 147mm thinner
    60mmvs207mm
  • Has a VGA connector

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 17S1SB/00

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

322mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

60mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 17S1SB/00

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

367mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

10.8kg

3.5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.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

2.pixel density

109ppi

96ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

17"

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
Philips 17S1SB/00

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
Philips 17S1SB/00

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

1280 x 1024px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

250cd/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.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 17S1SB/00

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

Connectivity

1.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 17S1SB/00

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 17S1SB/00

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
Philips 17S1SB/00

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
Philips 17S1SB/00

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 17S1SB/00

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

15.3W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.8W

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
Philips 17S1SB/00

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

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