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Apple Thunderbolt Display

63points

Philips 196V4LAB2/00

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Philips 196V4LAB2/00

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 196V4LAB2/00
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 196V4LAB2/00

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Philips 196V4LAB2/00?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has FireWire

Why is Philips 196V4LAB2/00 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 235.88W lower power consumption on operation
    14.12W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 10000x higher static contrast ratio
    10000000:1vs1000:1
  • 212mm shorter
    279mmvs491mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 196V4LAB2/00

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

279mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

48mm

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5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 196V4LAB2/00

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.weight

10.8kg

2.98kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

650mm

443mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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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

85ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

18.5"

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

Best

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108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
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Philips 196V4LAB2/00

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 196V4LAB2/00

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

1366 x 768px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

200cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

10000000:1

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

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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
Philips 196V4LAB2/00

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 DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 196V4LAB2/00

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 196V4LAB2/00

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 196V4LAB2/00

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 196V4LAB2/00

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 196V4LAB2/00

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

14.12W

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

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 196V4LAB2/00

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 2W

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

3.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 196V4LAB2/00

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

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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 196V4LAB2/00

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

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