Cinema Display 27 good for Color Management?

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  1. umbilical macrumors 6502a

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    hi, Im web designer, the cinema display is good for photo editing? I want perfection in color management, I know that I will need calibrate good the cinema etc... but is a pro monitor or is just fashion?

    any expert here?
    thanks!!!
     
  2. ovrlrd macrumors 65816

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    The Anandtech review says it gets 85% color gamut after calibration, meanwhile the Dell 27 inch ultrasharp gets about 95% color gamut. The issue with the Apple is that it uses white LEDs instead of using RGB ones. It limits the color space slightly. The Dell uses CCFL instead of LED, which means it results in better color gamut.

    On the other hand the Apple really wins with the LED and glossy because you end up with better contrast and brightness. So it depends on what you need. Personally 85% is pretty good in my mind, but like I said it really depends on what you need.

    Check out the Anandtech review, it goes over the color accuracy pretty well.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/3946/apple-27inch-led-cinema-display-review
     
  3. umbilical thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    gamut? more gamut is better?

    see my problem, Im a web designer, I want that things that I design in photoshop looks with perfect colors in web browsers... I have this dell:

    http://accessories.dell.com/sna/pro...l.aspx?c=ca&l=en&s=dhs&cs=cadhs1&sku=320-7641

    I love the resolution! 2048 x 1152 in 23 inch

    I buy this book:
    https://shop.smashingmagazine.com/smashing-ebook-mastering-photoshop-intl.html

    for this chapter "Color Management" but is soooo technical for me, I need help.

    you can help me, I can show the entire chapter of the book ;)

    thank you!
     

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