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Apple Displays: Apple Cinema Display Series

The Cinema Display series consists of sleek flat-panel displays at a premium price. Complete technical specifications are below.

Also see: Apple Studio Displays & Currently Shipping.





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1 Apple Display Size (Optimum Resolution) Cinema Display Original (22-Inch) 22-Inch (1600x1024)
Intro. August 31, 1999 Disc. July 19, 2000
Order N/A Model N/A
Family Cinema Display View Angle 160/160*
Brightness 180 cd/m2 Contrast 300:1
Complete Cinema Display Original (22-Inch) Specs
Cinema Display ADC (22-Inch) 22-Inch (1600x1024)
Intro. July 19, 2000 Disc. January 28, 2003
Order M8058ZM/A Model N/A
Family Cinema Display View Angle 160/160*
Brightness 180 cd/m2 Contrast 300:1
Complete Cinema Display ADC (22-Inch) Specs
Cinema Display HD (23-Inch) 23-Inch (1920x1200)
Intro. March 21, 2002 Disc. June 28, 2004
Order M8537ZM/A Model N/A
Family Cinema HD Display View Angle 170/170*
Brightness 200 cd/m2 Contrast 350:1
Complete Cinema Display HD (23-Inch) Specs
Cinema Display 20-Inch 20-Inch (1680x1050)
Intro. January 28, 2003 Disc. June 28, 2004
Order M8893ZM/A Model N/A
Family 20" Cinema Display View Angle 170/170*
Brightness 230 cd/m2 Contrast 350:1
Complete Cinema Display 20-Inch Specs
Cinema Display 20-Inch (Aluminum) 20-Inch (1680x1050)
Intro. June 28, 2004 Disc. February 19, 2009
Order M9177LL/A Model A1081
Family Aluminum (DVI) View Angle 170/170*
Brightness 250 (300*) cd/m2 Contrast 400:1 (700:1*)
Complete Cinema Display 20-Inch (Aluminum) Specs
Cinema Display 23-Inch (Aluminum) 23-Inch (1920x1200)
Intro. June 28, 2004 Disc. November 17, 2008
Order M9178LL/A Model A1082
Family Aluminum View Angle 170/170*
Brightness 270 (400*) cd/m2 Contrast 400:1 (700:1*)
Complete Cinema Display 23-Inch (Aluminum) Specs
Cinema Display 30-Inch (Aluminum) 30-Inch (2560x1600)
Intro. June 28, 2004 Disc. July 27, 2010*
Order M9179LL/A Model A1083
Family Aluminum View Angle 170/170*
Brightness 270 (400*) cd/m2 Contrast 400:1 (700:1*)
Complete Cinema Display 30-Inch (Aluminum) Specs
Cinema Display LED (24-Inch) 24-Inch (1920x1200)
Intro. October 14, 2008 Disc. July 27, 2010*
Order MB382LL/A Model A1267
Family LED Cinema Display View Angle 178/178*
Brightness 330 cd/m2 Contrast 1000:1
Complete Cinema Display LED (24-Inch) Specs
Cinema Display LED (27-Inch) 27-Inch (2560x1440)
Intro. July 27, 2010* Disc. July 20, 2011**
Order MC007LL/A Model A1316
Family LED Cinema Display View Angle 178/178*
Brightness 375 cd/m2 Contrast 1000:1
Complete Cinema Display LED (27-Inch) Specs




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