Apple Cinema 20-inch Display

The Apple Cinema 20-inch Display is an LCD Display that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2003 to 2004, as part of the Apple Cinema Display series. This Display has been introduced on January 28, 2003, and its price started at $1299.

The new Cinema Display features a 20” TFT LCD Screen (1680 x 1050), ADC port, 16.7 million colors, 350:1 contrast ratio, and 170° viewing angle.

This Cinema Display has been discontinued on June 28, 2004.

Today Apple Cinema 20-inch Display is 20 years old!

Apple Cinema 20-inch Display
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Apple Cinema 20-inch Display Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJanuary 28, 2003
DiscontinuedJune 28, 2004
Model NumberA1038
Order NumberM8893ZM/A
Original Price$1,299
Weight18.9 Ibs.
8.572 KG
Dimensions17.3” H x 21.34” W x 6.93” D
43.94 cm H x 54.2 cm W x 17.6 cm D

System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.2 or later
  • Power Mac G4 with an NVIDIA GeForce2 MX (or better) or ATI Radeon 7500 (or better)
  • PowerBook G4 with a DVI port and an Apple DVI to ADC Adapter


Viewable Area20”
Colors16.7 million
Brightness230 cd/m²
Resolutions1024 x 640
1280 x 800
1680 x 1050
Viewing Angle170° horizontal
170° vertical
Contrast Ratio350:1
Response TimeN/A
Pixel Pitch0.258 mm
Pixel Density99.06 ppi


Connection1 – ADC (Requires 32 MB video card)
Ports2 – USB


Maximum Continuous Power60 W

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Apple Support – Apple Cinema Display (20-inch): Technical Specifications