Along with today’s MacBook Air and Mac mini updates, Apple has also updated their 27” Cinema Display. The display now goes by a new name: the Apple Thunderbolt Display (ATD). As the name implies, the display now features Intel’s new Thunderbolt interface, which Apple has heavily adopted in all new 2011 Macs. The ATD is world’s first commercially available Thunderbolt display and the second Thunderbolt device, the first one being Promise’s Pegasus enclosure. Lets go through the specifications now: Apple Thunderbolt Display Specifications Screen size 27" Resolution 2560x1440 Panel type In-plane switching (IPS) Brightness 375 cd/m2 Viewing angles 178°/178° Contrast ratio 1000:1 Response time 12ms Cables (built-in) Thunderbolt, MagSafe Ports 3x USB 2.0, FireWire 800, Gigabit Ethernet, Thunderbolt Video and audio FaceTime HD camera with mic, 2.1 speaker system Dimensions (WxDxH) 25.7" x 8.15" x 19.35" Weight 23.5lb Price $999 Essentially, the ATD is just a 27” Cinema Display with Thunderbolt. The...

Apple 27-inch LED Cinema Display Review

I've wanted a higher density, more compact alternative to the 30-inch 2560 x 1600 panels that I've seen for the past 6 years. Apple was the first to intrigue...

92 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/28/2010

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