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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Sony BVME170: 25 facts in comparison

1. power consumption operation

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

2. 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
Sony BVME170
85% have it

3. screen size

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

4. 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
Sony BVME170
60% have it

5. contrast ratio

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colour that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colours and more distinctive color gradation.

6. weight

2.3kg lighter.

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
Sony BVME170
33% have it

8. height

208.6mm shorter.

9. resolution

1.78x higher resolution.
1920 x 1080px

10. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
100cd/m²

11. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

12. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVME170
76% have it

13. has LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colours and richer blacks.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVME170
79% have it

14. width

214mm narrower.

15. thickness

7.7mm thinner.
214.7mm

16. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVME170
3% have it

17. 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
Sony BVME170
1% have it

18. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVME170
2% have it

19. 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
Sony BVME170
70% have it

20. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

21. 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
Sony BVME170
11% have it

22. 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
Sony BVME170
7% have it

23. supports digital input

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVME170
17% have it

24. has a glossy panel

The glossy panel provides in general more vivid and vibrant colors compared to a matte panel.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVME170
8% have it

25. has FireWire

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVME170
1% have it

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