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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Sony BVMF170: 23 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 BVMF170
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 BVMF170
60% have it

5. weight

2.2kg lighter.

6. 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 BVMF170
33% have it

7. luminance

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

8. resolution

1.78x higher resolution.
1080 x 1920px

9. height

208.6mm shorter.

10. 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 BVMF170
76% 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.

12. has LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colours and richer blacks.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVMF170
79% have it

13. width

214mm narrower.

14. thickness

7.7mm thinner.
214.7mm

15. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVMF170
3% have it

16. 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 BVMF170
1% have it

17. maximum vertical viewing angle

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

18. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVMF170
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 BVMF170
70% have it

20. 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 BVMF170
11% have it

21. 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 BVMF170
7% have it

22. has a glossy panel

The glossy panel provides in general more vivid and vibrant colors compared to a matte panel.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony BVMF170
8% have it

23. 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 BVMF170
1% have it

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