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Sharp PN-K321
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Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sharp PN-K321
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Sharp PN-K321: 27 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
Acer Predator XB2 (XB252Q) 24.5": 1ms
8ms

2. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
27"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
31"

3. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
250W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
93W

4. 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
Sharp PN-K321
86% have it

5. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sharp PN-K321
61% have it

6. resolution

2.25x higher resolution.
2560 x 1440px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
3840 x 2160px

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
Sharp PN-K321
33% have it

8. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
375cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
350cd/m²

9. 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
800:1

10. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sharp PN-K321
80% have it

11. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Samsung C43J89 43": 178º
176º

12. 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
Sharp PN-K321
70% have it

13. height

50mm shorter.
491mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
441mm

14. weight

3.3kg lighter.
10.8kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
7.5kg

15. thickness

172mm thinner.
207mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
35mm

16. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.7m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
1070m

17. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Samsung C43J89 43": 178º
176º

18. width

100mm narrower.
650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
750mm

19. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sharp PN-K321
41% have it

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
Sharp PN-K321
2% have it

21. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sharp PN-K321
2% have it

22. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sharp PN-K321
4% have it

23. Supports 4K resolution

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sharp PN-K321
2% have it

24. 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
Sharp PN-K321
7% have it

25. supports portrait mode

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sharp PN-K321
12% have it

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