69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

39points

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has a glossy panel

Why is Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″ better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 1.81x bigger screen size
    49"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 2x higher resolution
    5120 x 1440pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 5x higher static contrast ratio
    5000:1vs1000:1
  • 225cd/m² more luminance
    600cd/m²vs375cd/m²
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

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General info

1.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

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.

2.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

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.pixel density

109ppi

109ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.screen size

27"

49"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

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
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

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

5120 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has an LED-backlit display
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

600cd/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

5000:1

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.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

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 Brilliance 492P8 49″

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 Brilliance 492P8 49″

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

3.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

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

For example

Samsung CJ791

4.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

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

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

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 Brilliance 492P8 49″

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.has a sleep timer
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

Samsung C43J89 43"

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Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

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

2.has a search browser
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

3.supports USB recording
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

USB recording is the capacity of the device to record content into plugged in USB devices.

For example

Dell UltraSharp UP2516D 25"

4.has a child lock
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

For example

Asus VP228N 21.5"

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