69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

67points

ViewSonic TD2740

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs ViewSonic TD2740

Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than ViewSonic TD2740?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • 22mm narrower
    650mmvs672mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is ViewSonic TD2740 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • 198W lower power consumption on operation
    52W vs250W
  • 3x higher static contrast ratio
    3000:1vs1000:1
  • 72mm shorter
    419mmvs491mm
  • 157mm thinner
    50mmvs207mm
  • 2kg lighter
    8.8kgvs10800g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a VGA connector

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General info

1.height

491mm

419mm

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3.9mm

2.thickness

207mm

50mm

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5.5mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740

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

8.8kg

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4.5g

5.width

650mm

672mm

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340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740

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.response time

12ms

12ms

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.

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1ms

2.screen size

27"

27"

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

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3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740

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.

4.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1080 x 1920px

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6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

178º

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

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178º

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

260cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

3000:1

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.

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100000000:1

3.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740

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
ViewSonic TD2740

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740

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

4.USB ports

3

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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7

5.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740

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

6.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic TD2740

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

250W

52W

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 2W

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
ViewSonic TD2740

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

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