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Apple Thunderbolt Display

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Philips 231TE4LB/00

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Philips 231TE4LB/00

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 231TE4LB/00
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 231TE4LB/00

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Philips 231TE4LB/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 231TE4LB/00 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 224.4W lower power consumption on operation
    25.6W vs250W
  • 121mm shorter
    370mmvs491mm
  • 1.7W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs2W
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 168mm thinner
    39mmvs207mm
  • 7.24kg lighter
    3.56kgvs10800g

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General info

1.height

491mm

370mm

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3.9mm

2.thickness

207mm

39mm

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5.5mm

3.Supports VESA mount
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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

3.56kg

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4.5g

5.width

650mm

573mm

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340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
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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

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.

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1ms

2.pixel density

109ppi

96ppi

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280ppi

3.screen size

27"

23"

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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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
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Philips 231TE4LB/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.

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100000000:1

3.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 231TE4LB/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 HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 231TE4LB/00

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
Philips 231TE4LB/00

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

3.has a VGA connector
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Philips 231TE4LB/00

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

4.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 231TE4LB/00

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

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 231TE4LB/00

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
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Philips 231TE4LB/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

25.6W

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

Best

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1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.3W

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 231TE4LB/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

3 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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2 x 24.5W

3.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 231TE4LB/00

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

4.can be controlled remotely
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Philips 231TE4LB/00

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.supports common interface
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This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).

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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
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Philips 231TE4LB/00

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

2.has a DVB-C decoder
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 231TE4LB/00

DVB-C is a Digital Video Broadcasting via Cable and it is the standard for the broadcast transmission of digital television over cable.

3.has a DVB-T decoder
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Philips 231TE4LB/00

A DVB-T is a Digital Video Broadcasting and it's a digital version of cable television.

4.has a anti-reflection coating
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 231TE4LB/00

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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