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Apple Thunderbolt Display

69points

Samsung S23B550V

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Samsung S23B550V

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S23B550V
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S23B550V

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Samsung S23B550V?

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

Why is Samsung S23B550V better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 10ms less response time
    2msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 210W lower power consumption on operation
    40W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 1000x higher static contrast ratio
    1000000:1vs1000:1
  • 154.8mm shorter
    336.2mmvs491mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S23B550V

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

336.2mm

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Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S23B550V

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

2.95kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

5.width

650mm

553.2mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S23B550V

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

2ms

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

95.78ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

23"

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 S23B550V

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 S23B550V

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

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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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

1000000:1

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 S23B550V

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
Samsung S23B550V

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
Samsung S23B550V

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S23B550V

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S23B550V

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S23B550V

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

6.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S23B550V

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

40W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.5W

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 S23B550V

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

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S23B550V

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

1 x 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
Samsung S23B550V

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

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