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Apple Thunderbolt Display - Technical Specifications

Display

27 inches of high-resolution screen space.

27-inch (diagonal viewable image size) thin film transistor (TFT) active-matrix liquid crystal display (LCD) with in-plane switching (IPS)

  • Resolution: 2560 by 1440 pixels
  • Colors (maximum): 16.7 million
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Viewing angle: 178° horizontal; 178° vertical
  • Brightness: 375 cd/m2
  • Contrast ratio: 1000:1
  • Response time: 12 ms

Size and Weight

Big screen. Small footprint.

Height: 19.35 inches (49.1 cm)

Width: 25.7 inches (65 cm)

Depth (with stand): 8.15 inches (20.7 cm)

Weight: 23.5 pounds (10.8 kg)1

Cables and Peripheral Connections

Create a powerful docking station without a lot of clutter.

Cables

  • Built-in Thunderbolt cable
  • Built-in Universal MagSafe cable (up to 85W)

Peripheral connections

  • Three powered USB 2.0 ports
  • FireWire 800 port
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Thunderbolt port
  • Kensington security slot

Audio and Video

Everything you need to make video calls and play music, movies, and games.

  • Built-in FaceTime HD camera with microphone
  • Built-in 2.1 speaker system (49 watts)

System Requirements

  • Thunderbolt-enabled Mac computer, including MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and iMac
  • OS X v10.6.8 or later

Electrical and Operating Requirements

  • Input voltage: 100-240V AC; 50-60Hz
  • Maximum power: 250W (Thunderbolt Display while charging MacBook Pro)
  • Energy saver mode: 2W or less
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -4° to 116° F (-20° to 47° C)
  • Operating humidity: 20% to 80% noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet

Limited Warranty and Service

Your Apple Thunderbolt Display comes with 90 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan to extend your service and support to three years from your display’s purchase date. Only the AppleCare Protection Plan provides you with direct telephone support from Apple technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by Apple-authorized technicians using genuine Apple parts. For more information, visit Apple support or call 800-823-2775.

In the Box

  • Apple Thunderbolt Display
  • AC power cord
  • Printed documentation

Additional Options

 

Apple Thunderbolt Display and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more on the Apple Environment site

View a PDF of Apple’s Environmental Status Report for Apple Thunderbolt Display

The Apple Thunderbolt Display is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • Lead-free
  • BFR-free
  • PVC-free2
  • Mercury-free
  • Arsenic-free glass
  • Meets ENERGY STAR 5.1 requirements
  • Rated EPEAT Gold3

Apple and the Environment

Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and process. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Recycling

Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization. Learn more about how to recycle your Apple display.

Thunderbolt-Enabled Mac Computers


  1. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  2. PVC-free AC power cord available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Venezuela.
  3. Thunderbolt Display achieved a Gold rating from EPEAT in the U.S. and Canada.
Last Modified: Sep 16, 2011
  • Last Modified: Sep 16, 2011
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