69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

50points

Sony LMD1530W

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Sony LMD1530W

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Sony LMD1530W?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has FireWire

Why is Sony LMD1530W better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • 210W lower power consumption on operation
    40W vs250W
  • 160.4mm shorter
    330.6mmvs491mm
  • 6.6kg lighter
    4.2kgvs10800g
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 279.8mm narrower
    370.2mmvs650mm
  • Can be controlled remotely

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General info

1.height

491mm

330.6mm

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2.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

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.

3.weight

10.8kg

4.2kg

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4.width

650mm

370.2mm

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5.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.

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Display

1.screen size

27"

15"

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

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108"

2.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

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.

3.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

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.

4.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1280 x 768px

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5.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

89º

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

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6.has an LED-backlit display
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

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Colors

1.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

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 HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

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

3.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

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

4.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

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

40W

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

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1.1W

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Features

1.audio output power

2 x 24.5W

2 x 0.5W

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
Sony LMD1530W

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

3.can be controlled remotely
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD1530W

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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