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Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display

Cnetfrance.fr Editor's Choice CNET.com Editor's Choice computershopper.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and 5 year old 2560 x 1440 LCD screen
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels LED No Nov 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date

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Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display Review

With excellent reviews,
82
55 Reviews + 7 Awards
7
Missing Some Features
21
4 Years Old
2
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It has not bad expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 55 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 flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this Apple PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
The 27" Thunderbolt Display is missing some features:
Quite slow response time

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Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

This Apple PC display is one of the most awarded of all the LCD screens.

The writers at review sites Cnetfrance.fr, PC Mag, CNET.com and Computershopper.com all thought that this PC display was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This PC screen was given a "Recommended" award by both review sites F1cd.ru and MacPro.se, both of which thought that this PC display was very good.

The author at one other expert review site decided that this Apple PC monitor was well designed. This was from 3dnews.ru who gave it an "Innovative Design".

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 25 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, Pocket Lint and PC Mag the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 79 out of 100.

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Average User Reviews

On average, based on 30 user reviews the average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is 79%. Over 72% of reviewers gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars.

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Apple PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 370 owner and expert reviews (including 28 verified purchases) for Apple PC monitors and found that on average Apple has very good ratings compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Apple PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has an AC Cables Included

The 27" Thunderbolt Display has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this Apple PC screen. The cables included AC are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the 27" Thunderbolt Display of 178° is quite wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 20% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 10° and the widest being 180°.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the 27" Thunderbolt Display is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response time of the 27" Thunderbolt Display of 12ms is quite slow compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 7% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. PC monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 27" Thunderbolt Display has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wall Mountable

The 27" Thunderbolt Display is wall mountable. 92% of LCD screens are not wall mountable.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the LCD screens the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 22% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC monitor was released in November 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple uk mc914bb, apple sku78djgr, apple skunzf2gc, apple 2560x1440, apple skuuwf2gc, apple mc914lla, apple mc914zma, apple mc914bb
Barcodes 00085909456925, 00635131604744, 00885909611263, 00885909611294, 03606507403121, 05053973135250, 08592978000882, 08859096113796

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