69points

Apple Thunderbolt Display

72points

ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

Apple Thunderbolt Display
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Apple Thunderbolt Display vs ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED
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Why is Apple Thunderbolt Display better than ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • 43mm thinner
    207mmvs250mm
  • Supports thunderbolt
  • Has a front camera
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports portrait mode
  • Has an ambient light sensor
  • Has a glossy panel

Why is ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED better than Apple Thunderbolt Display?

  • 7ms less response time
    5msvs12ms
  • 218W lower power consumption on operation
    32W vs250W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 49mm shorter
    442mmvs491mm
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 4.3kg lighter
    6.5kgvs10800g

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.

2.height

491mm

442mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

207mm

250mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

5.Supports VESA mount
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

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.

6.weight

10.8kg

6.5kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

12ms

5ms

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.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.screen size

27"

24"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

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.has anti-glare coating
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

Colors

1.luminance

375cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

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.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

3.has an ambient light sensor
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

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

Connectivity

1.has a DVI connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

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

2.has a VGA connector
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

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

3.USB ports

3

2

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

4.supports thunderbolt
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

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 VG2228wm-LED

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

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

32W

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
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

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

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Apple Thunderbolt Display
ViewSonic VG2228wm-LED

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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