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Apple Thunderbolt Display

78points

Samsung S24A650S

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Samsung S24A650S

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Samsung S24A650S?

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

Why is Samsung S24A650S better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 4ms less response time
    8msvs12ms
  • 214W lower power consumption on operation
    36W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 2000x higher static contrast ratio
    2000000:1vs1000:1
  • 142mm shorter
    349mmvs491mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • 164mm thinner
    43mmvs207mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

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

349mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

43mm

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5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

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

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

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

5.4kg

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4.5g

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Display

1.response time

12ms

8ms

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.

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1ms

2.pixel density

109ppi

91.79ppi

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280ppi

3.screen size

27"

24"

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

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108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

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 S24A650S

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.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

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178º

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

2000000:1

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

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100000000:1

3.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

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 DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

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 S24A650S

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

3.USB ports

3

2

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

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7

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

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 S24A650S

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

36W

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

Best

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1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.5W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

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0W

3.has a sleep timer
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

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

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Features

1.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 1W

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

2.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A650S

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

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