Apple 27″ LED Cinema vs Dell 30″ UltraSharp U3011 LCD Monitor

Apple started selling their new state of the art LED Cinema Display Monitor of 27-inches screen size. The monitor is all in one type of screen with USB, Charger, Camera, Mic, Speakers and the price is just $999. On the other hand Dell introduced the new 30-inches screen with 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution for $1499.

Apple LED Cinema Display 27″ Technical Specifications:

  • Screen size: 27 inches (diagonal viewable)
  • Screen type: TFT active-matrix LCD with in-plane switching (IPS)
  • Resolution: 2560 by 1440 pixels
  • [ad#ad-taalz-inpost-right]Colors: 16.7 million
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Viewing angle: 178° horizontal; 178° vertical
  • Brightness: 375 cd/m2
  • Contrast ratio: 1000:1
  • Response time: 12 ms
  • Ports: Mini DisplayPort / Universal MagSafe (up to 85W) / Three powered USB 2.0 ports
  • Kensington security slot
  • Built-in 2.1 speaker system (49 watts)
  • Built-in iSight camera with microphone
  • Price: $999

Dell UltraSharp U3011 30″ Technical Specifications:

  • Screen size: 30 inches (viewable)
  • Screen type: Wide screen with IPS
  • Resolution: 2560 x 1600 pixels
  • [ad#ad-taalz-inpost-right]Colors: 1.07 billion
  • Aspect ratio: 16:10
  • Viewing angle: 178° horizontal; 178° vertical
  • Brightness: 370 cd/m2 (Typical)
  • Contrast ratio: 1000:1 (Typical) / 1,000,000:1 (Dynamic)
  • Response Time: 7ms
  • Ports: VGA / 2x DVI-D (Digital) with HDCP / 2 x HDMI
  • Price: $1499

Source: Apple / Dell