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Apple Thunderbolt Display

79points

Philips 235PQ2ES/00

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Philips 235PQ2ES/00

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 235PQ2ES/00
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 235PQ2ES/00

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Philips 235PQ2ES/00?

  • 2ms less response time
    12msvs14ms
  • 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 235PQ2ES/00 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 222.4W lower power consumption on operation
    27.6W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 131mm shorter
    360mmvs491mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 1.9W lower power consumption on standby
    0.1W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 235PQ2ES/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

360mm

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3.9mm

3.Has a swivel stand
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Philips 235PQ2ES/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.thickness

207mm

57mm

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LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Supports VESA mount
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Philips 235PQ2ES/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.

6.weight

10.8kg

6.4kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

14ms

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.screen size

27"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
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Philips 235PQ2ES/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.

4.has an IPS screen
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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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

178º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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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.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

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
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Philips 235PQ2ES/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 235PQ2ES/00

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

2.has a DVI connector
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Philips 235PQ2ES/00

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 235PQ2ES/00

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

4.USB ports

3

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips 235PQ2ES/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 235PQ2ES/00

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

27.6W

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 235PQ2ES/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 235PQ2ES/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 235PQ2ES/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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