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Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display

73

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Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display

£850.79
Apple 27 Thunderbolt Display
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A fully featured and multi award winning 27" PC monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from four expert review websites and 3 further awards from other expert sites
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 12ms Nov 2012
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Apple Thunderbolt Display 27"- MC914B/B
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Used - Apple 27" (68,58 cm) Thunderbolt LED Cinema Display
£734.00
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Used - Apple Thunderbolt Display 27" Black, Silver Full HD - PC flat panels (2560 x 1440 pixels, LED, Full HD, TFT, 2560 x 1440, 1000:1)
£769.18
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£799.98
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Purchase price £921.50. APR 14.9%.
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Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display number 354 in best selling monitors.
93
Reviews
306 Reviews + 7 Awards
52
Value for Money
Average
84
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£650 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 306 reviews. This PC monitor has received seven awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Cnetfrance.fr plus three other sites and a "Recommended" award from F1cd.ru plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However this Apple PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
The 27" Thunderbolt Display has running costs of £650 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report good product quality, nice design and it is easy to use.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Introducing the world's first thunderbolt display
Made for the new macbook family
Thunderbolt technology built in
Connect via mini displayport
The ultimate docking station
MagSafe connector
Plug in and power up
A bigger display for your biggest ideas
The LED advantage
LED backlighting
Built-in conveniences
Thunderbolt display compatibility

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 64% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display Video Reviews

Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Seven Industry Awards

Expert review sites love this PC screen and have given it seven awards.

The experts at four expert review sites all concluded that this Apple LCD screen was terrific and gave it their highest award. This was from Cnetfrance.fr, PC Mag, CNET.com and Computershopper.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

The writers at review sites F1cd.ru and MacPro.se both recommend this flatpanel monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The author at one additional expert review site said that this PC display was carefully designed. This was from 3dnews.ru who gave it an "Innovative Design".

Average Expert Reviews

This Apple LCD screen has an average expert rating of 79% based on 26 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, Pocket Lint and PC Advisor.co.uk.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 280 user reviews the average user rating of this Apple PC monitor is superb. 177 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report Superior Product Quality

25 customers who bought the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display considered that it was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

21 people said in their reviews that it was good looking and two owners thought it was well designed.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Four owners who purchased this PC monitor thought it was easy to setup and four owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was comfortable and easy to hold.

Very Good Brand

Based on 860 expert and owner reviews (including 101 verified purchases), Apple has very good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. 95% of those that bought a Apple PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Four people who bought this PC monitor considered that it had good sound quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Seven customers wrote that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two owners who purchased it reckoned that it had good colour saturation and two people who purchased the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display considered that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good size.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

11 customers who purchased it thought it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £850.79 it is more expensive than 95% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display and the United Kingdom price of £850.79 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,099.00 (£1,524.20).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 27" Thunderbolt Display is £650, which makes it one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This PC display was released in November 2012.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 27" Thunderbolt Display of 27" is bigger than 74% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. PC monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the 27" Thunderbolt Display of 12ms is slower than 93% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The 27" Thunderbolt Display's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 78% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The 27" Thunderbolt Display's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 93% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 27" Thunderbolt Display has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display has a built-in camera, which is unusual. 98% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in camera.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The 27" Thunderbolt Display's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other PC screens. It is higher than 75% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the 27" Thunderbolt Display is more than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC are also found on this PC display.

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Wall Mountable

The 27" Thunderbolt Display is wall mountable, which is unusual. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

apple 0885909456925, apple mc914bbmrcr, apple uk mc914bb, apple mc914llb

Barcodes:

00085909456925, 00635131604744, 00885909456796, 00885909456925, 00885909611263, 00885909611294, 00885909611348, 03606507403121, 05053973135250, 05056200500951, 08592978000882, 08859056177127, 08859096113796

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