LED Cinema Display - Technical Specifications

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Size and weight

18.84 inches (47.84 cm)
22.57 inches (57.32 cm)
7.76 inches (19.71 cm)
21 pounds (9.5 kg)


Compatible with MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro systems with Mini DisplayPort

What’s in the box

  • LED Cinema Display
  • AC power cord
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Printed documentation

Environmental Status Report

The LED Cinema Display is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • Highly recyclable aluminum and glass enclosure
  • Mercury-free
  • Arsenic-free glass
  • Brominated flame retardant-free
  • PVC-free internal cables
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
  • EPEAT Gold rating


24-inch (viewable) LED-backlit thin film transistor (TFT) active-matrix liquid crystal display

  • Supported resolutions:
    • 1920 by 1200 pixels
    • 1280 by 800 pixels
    • 1024 by 640 pixels
  • Display colors (maximum): 16.7 million
  • Viewing angle: 178° horizontal; 178° vertical
  • Brightness (typical): 330 cd/m2
  • Contrast ratio (typical): 1000:1
  • Response time (typical): 14 ms

Audio and video

  • Built-in iSight camera with microphone
  • Built-in 2.1
    speaker system

Limited warranty and service

Your Apple LED Cinema Display comes with 90 days of free telephone technical support and a one-year limited warranty. To extend your service and support to three years from your display’s purchase date, you may register one display in the AppleCare Protection Plan when you purchase the display at the same time as a MacBook Pro with Mini DisplayPort. To cover an individual display or second display, purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan for Apple Display. 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.

Connections and expansion

  • Three self-powered USB 2.0 ports
  • One cable with three connectors: Mini DisplayPort, MagSafe, USB 2.0
  • AC power cord
  • Kensington security slot

Electrical and operating requirements

  • Input voltage: 100V to 240V AC; 50-60Hz
  • Maximum power: 212W (LED Cinema Display while charging MacBook Pro)
  • Energy saver mode: 1W or less

Environmental requirements

  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F
    (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: –4° F to 116° F
    (–20° to 47° C)
  • Operating humidity: 20% to 80%
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet

Configure to order

  • VESA Mount Adapter Kit
  • AppleCare Protection Plan
Published Date: Apr 6, 2016