69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

51points

Sony LMD2451TD

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs Sony LMD2451TD

Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD
69
points
51
points

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than Sony LMD2451TD?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • 125mm shorter
    491mmvs616mm
  • 12.2kg lighter
    10.8kgvs23000g
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 377mm narrower
    650mmvs1027mm
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Sony LMD2451TD better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 1.56x bigger screen size
    42"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 20W lower power consumption on operation
    230W vs250W
  • 77mm thinner
    130mmvs207mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Displays 3D with glasses

Top specs and features

General info

1.height

491mm

616mm

Best

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3.9mm

2.thickness

207mm

130mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD

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.

4.weight

10.8kg

23kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

5.width

650mm

1.03m

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD

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

Display

1.screen size

27"

42"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

2.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

4.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD

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.

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.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

6.has an LED-backlit display
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD

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

Colors

1.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD

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 LMD2451TD

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 LMD2451TD

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 LMD2451TD

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

5.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

230W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Sony LMD2451TD

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

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