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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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Philips 221P3LPEB/00

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Philips 221P3LPEB/00

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 221P3LPEB/00
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 221P3LPEB/00

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Philips 221P3LPEB/00?

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

Why is Philips 221P3LPEB/00 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 232.2W lower power consumption on operation
    17.8W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 168mm shorter
    323mmvs491mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 1.9W lower power consumption on standby
    0.1W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 221P3LPEB/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

323mm

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 221P3LPEB/00

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

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 221P3LPEB/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.thickness

207mm

59mm

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5.5mm

6.weight

10.8kg

5.64kg

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4.5g

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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

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1ms

2.pixel density

109ppi

102ppi

Best

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280ppi

3.screen size

27"

21.5"

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

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108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
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Philips 221P3LPEB/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 221P3LPEB/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

1920 x 1080px

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7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

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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

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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 221P3LPEB/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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 221P3LPEB/00

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 221P3LPEB/00

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

3.has a VGA connector
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Philips 221P3LPEB/00

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
Philips 221P3LPEB/00

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
Philips 221P3LPEB/00

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

17.8W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.1W

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 stereo speakers
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 221P3LPEB/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 1.5W

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 221P3LPEB/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 221P3LPEB/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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