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Apple 27" Cinema Display

71

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Apple 27" Cinema Display

Apple 27 Cinema Display
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pcactual.com Recommended MacPro.se Recommended
A good spec and award winning 27" PC display, with moderate running costs
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 12ms Aug 2013
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Apple 27" Cinema Display Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Apple 27" Cinema Display as follows:
91
Reviews
248 Reviews + 2 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
61
Running Costs
$530 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews and superb user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This Apple PC monitor has running costs of $530 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
The 27" Cinema Display has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
A bigger display for your biggest ideas
Works with every new mac
Built-in conveniences
The LED advantage
MagSafe connector
Connect via mini displayport
Green design
Slower than average response time

Apple 27" Cinema Display Video Reviews

Apple 27" Cinema Display In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The 27" Cinema Display is in the most expensive 1% of all 3,257 PC screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 27" Cinema Display will cost $530 over 5 years to run.

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Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Apple 27" Cinema Display is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all PC displays is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 27" Cinema Display of 27" is bigger than 75% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The Apple 27" Cinema Display's response time of 12ms is slower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 7% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. PC displays have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Apple 27" Cinema Display of 178° is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 51% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC screens is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The 27" Cinema Display's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 78% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Apple 27" Cinema Display has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Apple 27" Cinema Display has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of PC displays which do not have a built-in camera.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The 27" Cinema Display's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 73% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wall Mountable

The Apple 27" Cinema Display is wall mountable, which is unusual. 92% of PC monitors are not wall mountable.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The 27" Cinema Display is a three USB 2.0 port LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

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05711045845086

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