Apple Thunderbolt DisplayViewSonic VA2342 LED
Top 35%570 points
Top 35%
Top 46%473 points
Top 46%
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs ViewSonic VA2342 LED: 25 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
20W

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 VA2342 LED
85% have it

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
27"
Sharp LB-1085: 108"
23"

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 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 VA2342 LED
33% have it

7. weight

8.25kg lighter.
10.8kg
Asus VX278Q 27": 4.5g
2.55kg

8. resolution

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

9. luminance

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

10. height

76mm shorter.
491mm
Asus VP228N 21.5": 3.9mm
415mm

11. 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

12. has a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2342 LED
76% have it

13. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2342 LED
79% have it

14. thickness

169mm thinner.
207mm
LG 22EA53VQ: 5.5mm
38mm

16. width

102mm narrower.
650mm
Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3: 340.5mm
548mm

17. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2342 LED
41% have it

18. 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 VA2342 LED
1% have it

19. 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

20. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2342 LED
2% have it

21. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2342 LED
3% have it

22. 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 VA2342 LED
7% have it

23. 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 VA2342 LED
11% have it

24. has FireWire

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2342 LED
1% have it

25. has a glossy panel

The glossy panel provides in general more vivid and vibrant colors compared to a matte panel.
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VA2342 LED
8% have it

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