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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED: 27 facts in comparison

1. response time

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.
12ms
Samsung CHG70 32": 1ms
5ms

2. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
250W
Sharp LB-1085: 1.1W
22W

3. 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
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
85% have it

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
27"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
22"

5. contrast ratio

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.
1000:1
Acer XB0 XB240H 24": 100000000:1
1000:1

6. has anti-glare

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
27% have it

7. weight

6.89kg lighter.
10.8kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
3.91kg

8. 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
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
33% have it

9. resolution

1.78x higher resolution.
2560 x 1440px
Dell UltraSharp UP3218K: 7680 x 4320px
1920 x 1080px

10. height

101.9mm shorter.
491mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
389.1mm

11. luminance

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.
375cd/m²
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 1000cd/m²
250cd/m²

12. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
2W
Asus MB168B Plus: 0W
0.2W

13. maximum horizontal viewing angle

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
170º

14. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
79% have it

16. thickness

11.4mm thinner.
207mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
195.6mm

17. display colors

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
16.7m
Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27": 1074m
16.7m

18. width

137mm narrower.
650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
513mm

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
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
69% have it

20. 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
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
1% have it

21. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
3% have it

22. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
2% have it

23. maximum vertical viewing angle

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
178º
Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA: 178º
160º

24. 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
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
7% have it

25. 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
ViewSonic VA2231wa-LED
11% have it

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