68points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

74points

Samsung S22B420BW

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Samsung S22B420BW

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW
68
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74
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Samsung S22B420BW?

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

Why is Samsung S22B420BW better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 225W lower power consumption on operation
    25W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 5000x higher static contrast ratio
    5000000:1vs1000:1
  • 159.5mm shorter
    331.5mmvs491mm
  • 1.7W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 146.7mm thinner
    60.3mmvs207mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

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

331.5mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

60.3mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

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.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

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

6.width

650mm

505.5mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.pixel density

109ppi

90.05ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

22"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

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
Samsung S22B420BW

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

1680 x 1050px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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

5000000:1

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
Samsung S22B420BW

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

Connectivity

1.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

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

3.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

25W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

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

3.has a sleep timer
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

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

Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S22B420BW

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

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