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Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display

£850.79
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 3 year old 2560 x 1440 PC monitor
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels LCD No Apr 2014
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Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display Review

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55 Reviews + 7 Awards
7
Poor
9
Missing Some Features
44
3 Years Old
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£652 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has good 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 monitors with better features are available. However this Apple PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
The 27" Thunderbolt Display has running costs of £652 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 2,768 PC screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report good product quality, that it is easy to use and excellent design.
It is missing some features:
Quite slow response time

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. There was a cheaper price of £549 at Portable Universe 55 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 59% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Amongst LCD screens, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded.

The editors of review sites Cnetfrance.fr, PC Mag, CNET.com and Computershopper.com all said that this Apple LCD screen was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The experts at two more expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this Apple PC monitor. This was from F1cd.ru and MacPro.se who gave it an "Recommended".

This flatpanel monitor received a "Design Award" from website 3dnews.ru who concluded that this LCD screen was carefully designed.

Average Expert Reviews

25 experts from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, Pocket Lint and PC Advisor.co.uk have rated this LCD screen on average 79 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Average

On average, 27" Thunderbolt Display owners rated this LCD screen 79 out of 100. Over 72% of reviewers gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Great Product Quality

Five customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Four people concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two people who bought it agreed that it was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Eight owners said in their reviews that the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display was good value for money.

Apple Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

We checked 370 user 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 screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £850.79 it is more expensive than 96% of PC screens.

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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 (£1,431.12).

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Features

Three Speakers

The Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display is a three speaker PC screen.

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Quite Slow Response Time

PC screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the 27" Thunderbolt Display of 15ms is in the slowest 2% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 27" Thunderbolt Display has a built-in subwoofer. 100% of PC monitors do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The 27" Thunderbolt Display has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Camera

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Has AC and Thunderbolt

The number of cables included found on the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display is more than most PC screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this Apple PC display. The cables included AC and Thunderbolt are also found on this PC display.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 10° and the widest being 180°. The 27" Thunderbolt Display's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is quite wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 18% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of PC screens is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The 27" Thunderbolt Display's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Apple released the 27" Thunderbolt Display in April 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average 8 year running cost of the 27" Thunderbolt Display is £652 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 1% of all 2,768 PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple uk mc914bb, apple sku78djgr, apple skunzf2gc, apple 2560x1440, apple skuuwf2gc, apple mc914lla, apple mc914zma, apple mc914bb
Barcodes 00635131604744, 00885909456796, 00885909456895, 00885909611263, 00885909611300, 00885909611348, 00885909611362, 00885909781447, 08859096112638

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