Apple Thunderbolt DisplaySamsung MD230X6
Top 35%570 points
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Top 56%381 points
Top 56%
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Samsung MD230X6: 28 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
12ms
Samsung CHG70 32": 1ms
8ms

2. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
250W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
276W

3. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung MD230X6
85% have it

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
27"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
23"

5. contrast ratio

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.
1000:1
Acer XB0 XB240H 24": 100000000:1
3000:1

6. weight

32.3kg lighter.
10.8kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
43.1kg

7. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung MD230X6
33% have it

8. has a DVI connector

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung MD230X6
56% have it

9. resolution

1.78x higher resolution.
2560 x 1440px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
1920 x 1080px

10. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
2W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
6W

11. height

269.3mm shorter.
491mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
760.3mm

12. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
375cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
300cd/m²

13. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
178º

14. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung MD230X6
76% have it

16. thickness

100.2mm thinner.
207mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
307.2mm

17. Supports VESA mount

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.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung MD230X6
69% have it

18. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.7m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
16.7m

19. width

935.8mm narrower.
650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
1.59m

20. supports thunderbolt

Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung MD230X6
1% have it

21. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung MD230X6
2% have it

22. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
178º

23. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung MD230X6
3% have it

24. supports digital input

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung MD230X6
17% have it

25. has an ambient light sensor

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung MD230X6
7% have it

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