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Apple Thunderbolt Display

85points

Samsung S24A850DW

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Samsung S24A850DW

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Samsung S24A850DW?

  • 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 S24A850DW better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 186W lower power consumption on operation
    64W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 116.5mm shorter
    374.5mmvs491mm
  • 1.6W lower power consumption on standby
    0.4W vs2W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 165.5mm thinner
    41.5mmvs207mm
  • Has a swivel stand

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW

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

374.5mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

41.5mm

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LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW

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 S24A850DW

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

5.8kg

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Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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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.

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1ms

2.pixel density

109ppi

93.34ppi

Best

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280ppi

3.screen size

27"

24"

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 S24A850DW

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 S24A850DW

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 1200px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW

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

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW

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

4.USB ports

3

3

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW

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

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

64W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

2W

0.4W

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 S24A850DW

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

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Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Samsung S24A850DW

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

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