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Eizo ColorEdge CX271
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Eizo ColorEdge CX271 PC Monitor

Ephotozine Highly Recommended
27" LED 646mm May 2014
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Built-in Correction Sensor Automatically Maintains Your Settings The CX271 is equipped with a built-in correction sensor housed within the front upper bezel. This sensor records your adjustment... More
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13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of Ephotozine thought that this PC display was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, swiatobrazu.pl and digitalcameraworld.com this medium monitor has an average expert rating of 87%. Flatpanel monitor experts think this Eizo PC display is one of the better PC monitors of a similar spec and age.

Eizo PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Medium monitors built by Eizo have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that Eizo also has good ratings across its entire range.

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One Eizo ColorEdge CX271 owner who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was well made. Ephotozine.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote “It sports a 27” LED backlit IPS display and features a built in colour correction device that will periodically check that the monitor is sufficiently calibra” in their review.

Good Technical Features

One Eizo ColorEdge CX271 reviewer who purchased the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 concluded that it had good features.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the ColorEdge CX271 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The average vertical viewing angle of similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the ColorEdge CX271 is 170°.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

When compared to other LCD screens of this type and age that we have assessed the maximum height adjustment of, the Eizo ColorEdge CX271's maximum height adjustment of 151.5 millimeters is one of the highest. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm.

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Quite Large Color Gamut

PC screens of a comparable type and age to the ColorEdge CX271 have color gamuts of between 62% and 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%. At 99 percent, the ColorEdge CX271 has a quite large color gamut compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the ColorEdge CX271.

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1440p Video Mode

The ColorEdge CX271 has a maximum resolution of 1440p. That's 33% more resolution than a 1080p LCD screen, which is the most common resolution.

This PC monitor's resolution (1440p) is actually the best resolution across all comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the ColorEdge CX271.

A 480p video mode is the worst resolution amongst comparable types of PC monitor.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The ColorEdge CX271 has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the ColorEdge CX271. Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the ColorEdge CX271 the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The best resolution of all medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the ColorEdge CX271 is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

Across all the flatpanel monitors of this age and spec the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm. With a viewable width of 596.7 millimeters, the ColorEdge CX271 has one of the bigger viewable widths amongst medium monitors of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the ColorEdge CX271 do not have a built-in speaker. The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC monitors of this type and age, the ColorEdge CX271 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The ColorEdge CX271 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the ColorEdge CX271 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the ColorEdge CX271 also do not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to look at include the DELL U3011[plb_1534149_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 6 milliseconds, the ColorEdge CX271 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type. PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the ColorEdge CX271 have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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Quite High Maximum Power Consumption

The maximum power consumptions of PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the ColorEdge CX271 range from 5.4W to 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 52W. With a maximum power consumption of 99 Watts, the ColorEdge CX271 has a fairly high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the ColorEdge CX271.

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Heavy

The average weight of LCD screens of a similar age and type to the ColorEdge CX271 is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg. The ColorEdge CX271 is one of the heaviest PC screens of this age and spec (12.8 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Eizo ColorEdge CX271

Released Over Two Years Ago

Eizo released the ColorEdge CX271 over two years ago.

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1 Award

Ephotozine Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

(3)
20 October 2014

What is the best monitor for photo editing? Colour-accurate monitors offer true-to-life reproduction of photographic images, but price and performance varies. We've tested 10 of the top models... Read more…

Znakomita jako wywietlanego obrazu, doskonae wyrwnanie jasnoci podwietlenia, bardzo dobra jako wykonania, wbudowany kolorymetr, bardzo rozbudowane moliwoci regulacji pooenia i orientacji ekranu, wbudo
Pomiary wykazay wyrane przesunicie gamutu wzgldem przestrzeni barwnej AdobeRGB, niska prdko i maa liczba portw typu downstream wbudowanego rozganika USB, kolorymetr nie ma funkcjonalnoci kalibratora (
28 April 2014

The ColorEdge CX271 sports incredible colour accuracy, uniformity, adjust ability and resolution. Although the price may seem high at first, for your money, you get a monitor that provides ample...

Ephotozine

24 March 2014

Kilka miesi?cy temu polecali?my Wam monitor Eizo CG246 jako idealny sprz?t dla fotografów szukaj?cych wy?wietlacza do edycji zdj?? w cenie poni?ej 9 tysi?cy z?otych. Wszystko wskazuje na to, ?e...

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 28 August 2014 by Mike the Dad
Mike the Dad would recommend the EIZO CX271 (Verified Purchase)

The product is most useful for controlling color in photography. With the help of color monitoring devices you can really count on a precise relationship between the photo you see on the screen... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Accurate
Fast
Difficult To Use
Reviewed 15 November 2015 by PR1007
PR1007 would recommend the EIZO CX271

I bought this monitor about 8 months ago after debating for quite some time about which monitor (and brand) would be best for my needs. I'm a professional photographer and am picky about my color... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2015 by Piotr Szymanski
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor to work with Photoshop.

Reviewed 11 December 2014 by Shutterarti
Shutterarti would recommend the EIZO CX271

Love it. Easy set up and auto calibration to say nothing of the great picture...

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Electricity cost when switched on $52.18
Electricity cost when on standby $456.47
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Total running cost over 5 years $508.65
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 3.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 86 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cx271c, cx271cn, cx271cnl, cx271cnlp, cx271cnlph, cx271cnlpho, cx271cnlphot, cx271cnlphoto
Barcodes 00690592037364, 00690592039085, 04021499215405, 04995047044338, 04995047046059

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