18 Facts About Apple displays


However, in order to offer complete systems through its dealers, Apple began to offer various third party manufactured 12? monochrome displays, re-badged as the Monitor II.

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In 1989, Apple introduced a series of monochrome displays for the Macintosh, the 20? Macintosh Two Page Monochrome Display which could display two pages side by side, the 15? Macintosh Portrait Display with a vertical orientation to display one page, and the 12? High-Resolution Monochrome Monitor.

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In 1990, two 12? displays were introduced for the low end, a 640×480 monochrome model and a 512×384 color model, meant for the Macintosh LC.

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Third generation of Apple displays marked the end of the monochrome display era and the beginning of the multimedia era.

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The Multiple Scan series of displays began with the Multiple Scan 17 and 20 with Trinitron CRTs and the Multiple Scan 14 with shadow mask CRT, and would ultimately become Apple's value line of shadow mask displays.

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The AppleVision series of displays then became the high-end display line, using 17? and 20? Trinitron CRTs and with AV versions containing integrated speakers.

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Apple displays continued the all-in-one series with the larger 14? Macintosh LC 500 series, featuring a 14?, 640×480 Trinitron CRT until the LC 580 in 1995, which heralded the switch to shadow mask CRTs for the remainder of Apple displays's all-in-one computers until the switch to LCDs in 2002.

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The PowerBook and MacBook series would continue to use LCD Apple displays, following an industry-wide evolution from black-and-white to grayscale to color and ranging from 9? to 17?.

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Apple's current MacBook portable displays include LED backlighting and support either 2560×1600 or 2880×1800 pixel resolutions depending on screen size.

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In 1997, Apple displays released the Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh, its first all-in-one desktop with an LCD display.

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In 2002 Apple displays introduced the Cinema Display HD which had a 23? widescreen display with a resolution of 1920×1200.

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In 2003 Apple displays introduced the 20? Cinema Display with a resolution of 1680×1050 to replace the discontinued 22? display.

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The Apple displays had a sleek aluminum enclosure with a much narrower bezel than their predecessors.

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In 2006 along with the introduction of the Mac Pro, Apple displays lowered the price of the 30? Cinema Display to US$1999.

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In 2011 Apple displays released the Apple displays Thunderbolt Display, replacing the Mini DisplayPort and USB connector with a Thunderbolt plug for display and data.

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On June 23,2016, Apple announced it had discontinued the Thunderbolt Display, ending Apple's production of standalone displays.

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Apple displays stopped selling the 27-inch model in March 2022 following the release of the Apple displays Studio Display, but the display is still in production according to LG.

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Apple displays has employed a large number of display connector designs over the years:.

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