|Jan 17, 2013, 04:24 PM||#1|
Apple display vs. HDTV
I was leaning towards getting the new iMac, but then thought about the mac mini because it has HDMI for one and I just like what I've read about it. Then I started looking at apple 27 inch displays for $1000. Am I missing something or would a $500 32' HDTV with HDMI not just be the obvious winner to use as a display? Plus you have TV functionality when not being used as a monitor for the mac mini (thinking of making one of my rooms an office/guest bedroom so when we did have guests, we could just bring the Mini into the bedroom and plug her up to the TV in our room.)
Win win no? Or is a dedicated display for computers a better option for some reason?
|Jan 17, 2013, 04:32 PM||#2|
The 27" Apple display has 2560 x 1440 pixel, while the 32" TV probably has 1920 x 1080 pixel (or maybe less), thus the display has a higher pixel density and a clearer image, which makes it good for displaying sharp text, which a TV lacks. A TV is made for moving images, while a computer display is made for static and moving images.
Normally I would say, a dedicated computer display is better for using with a computer, but I have seen many members on this board faring quite well with a larger TV with lower pixel density, thus I guess my opinion is just subjective and what I am used to.
|Jan 18, 2013, 08:24 AM||#5|
Neither a borrower nor a lender be
For loan oft loses both itself and friend
William Shakespeare from Hamlet
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Can I turn off my iMac display when I output to my HDTV?||bobright||iMac||1||Jun 6, 2013 11:39 PM|
|remote hdtv display blinks on and off every few minutes||jefftubeandgoog||MacBook||0||Apr 18, 2013 12:46 PM|
|Display issues on 720p HDTV||maestrocasa||Mac mini||0||Feb 1, 2013 11:28 AM|
|does retina also mean BETTER display when using apple tv on a HDTV?||pixelchild||iPad||6||Sep 17, 2012 05:02 PM|
|MBP>Thunderbolt LED Display>HDTV?||tirexstorm||Mac Peripherals||0||Jul 20, 2012 12:43 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:33 AM.