69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

68points

ViewSonic V3D231

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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs ViewSonic V3D231

Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than ViewSonic V3D231?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a glossy panel
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has FireWire

Why is ViewSonic V3D231 better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 10ms less response time
    2msvs12ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 214W lower power consumption on operation
    36W vs250W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 103mm shorter
    388mmvs491mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 17mm thinner
    190mmvs207mm
  • 102mm narrower
    548mmvs650mm

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General info

1.height

491mm

388mm

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2.thickness

207mm

190mm

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3.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

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.width

650mm

548mm

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5.supports portrait mode
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

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

2ms

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.pixel density

109ppi

95ppi

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280ppi

3.screen size

27"

23"

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

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108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

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.

5.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

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.

6.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

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7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

250cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

1000:1

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 V3D231

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 V3D231

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

2.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

3.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

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

4.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

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

5.supports Ethernet
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

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

36W

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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2 x 24.5W

2.has a front camera
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic V3D231

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

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