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Eizo Foris FG2421
Eizo Foris FG2421
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Eizo Foris FG2421 PC Monitor

23.5" 1920 X 1080 5000:1 LCD Oct 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $40.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
Thirteen industry awards
Running costs are low
Does not have a good battery life
61 Reviews + 13 Awards
clubic.com Technical Choice Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended

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Reviews

Thirteen Industry Awards

PC display experts really like this medium monitor and have given it thirteen awards.

This LCD screen was given a "Recommended" award by websites Flatpanels.dk, Purepc.pl, Tek.no and Cnews.cz all of whom said that this PC display was good.

The writers at two other expert review sites both said that this medium monitor was marvellous and gave it one of their highest awards. Hardware.info gave this LCD screen a "Gold Award" and Xtremehardware.com gave it a "Gold" award.

Furthermore, this LCD screen received an "Editor's Choice" award from review website 3dnews.ru and it received a Flatpanelshd.com "Highly Recommended" award. Also, the author at review website Ixbt.com thought that this Eizo PC display was carefully designed and gave it an "Original Design" award.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all decided that this medium monitor was good. Digital Versus and 01net.com both gave this LCD screen a "5 Star" award and it received a "Technical Choice" award from Clubic.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, tweakers.net and cw.no the average expert rating of this PC display is 85%.

User Reviews Are Average

Foris FG2421 owners on average rated this PC screen 77 out of 100. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 277 expert and user reviews (including 41 verified purchases) for Eizo PC screens and found that on average Eizo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Eizo has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 92% of those that bought a Eizo LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One person said in their reviews that the product had good features.


Design

Strong and Durable

Two people who purchased it concluded that it was well made. Four years ago Stylianos mentioned “Good build quality, combined with eizo's long term warranty” in their review of the Eizo Foris FG2421. J. Hotchkiss scored the product 6 stars and wrote on Amazon three years ago “Aside from the visual quality issues, I was actually very impressed with the build quality & fidelity of the monitor” in their review of this PC monitor.

One customer who purchased it wrote that it was strong and durable. Amazon.co.uk wrote six years ago “Very sturdy and on the heavy side, offers stiff” in their review of this PC monitor. One owner who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was reliable. Six years ago Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor “This rivals my trusty Acer 24 Orange which I still”.

One owner who reviewed the product thought it was easy to damage or scratch. An anonymous author mentioned “That destroyed the gamma levels” in her Eizo Foris FG2421 review.

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Nice Design

Six customers considered that the Eizo Foris FG2421 was good looking. Litebeer said on Bhphotovideo.com “Anyhow, I'm pretty pleased” in their review of this PC monitor. Litebeer also wrote “Beautiful monitor” in their review. Sdg368 mentioned on Amazon three years ago “With less color accuracy, saying that the colors are still beautiful” in their review of the Eizo Foris FG2421.

One owner who bought it considered that it was ugly. One person who bought it said that it was smooth. Connor mentioned two years ago “This monitor is so good it is so smooth I guarantee this is the best” .

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Great Picture Quality

Eleven owners who purchased the product considered that it was good quality. Four years ago Flatpanelshd.com mentioned “Great picture quality”. Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The brightness is really apparent when sitting next to my brand new Dell 2415 (a high quality IPS panel”. Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Quality photos, numerous presets, Lithium Battery”.

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was inferior quality. J. Hotchkiss wrote on Amazon “I went through two of these monitors in case the first was just a fluke of bad quality control” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Easy to Use

Three owners thought the Eizo Foris FG2421 was easy to use. Amazon.co.uk wrote “It will be very easy to use, very low learning curve”. Three years ago Luore said “OSD is relatively simple to use” in their review of the Eizo Foris FG2421.

Two owners concluded that the product was easy to use the menus. Three years ago Newegg.com mentioned “Great camera lots of options so many settings” yet they only scored the product 1 stars. J. Hotchkiss said in their review of the Eizo Foris FG2421 “I also tried messing with the settings, which are otherwise excellent”.

One owner said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Amazon.co.uk wrote “Easy To Set Up” in their review of this PC monitor nonetheless they only rated this PC monitor 15.2 out of 100. One person who bought it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Amazon.co.uk wrote six years ago “If you are not familiar with Canon cameras, grab the manual and do some reading”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three owners said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Camera body felt comfortable to hold--not too heavy” although they only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “On top of that it heavy, ugly and runs like a vey slow dog” and scored it 5 stars.

Heavy and Bulky

Three owners said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Camera body felt comfortable to hold--not too heavy” although they only gave it a rating of 1 stars.

Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “On top of that it heavy, ugly and runs like a vey slow dog” and scored it 5 stars.

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Ports & Interfaces

Three HDMI Ports

The Foris FG2421 is a three HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC monitor have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Has an Audio Output

The Foris FG2421 has an audio output, as do most of the other PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Clear Images

Three people wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Stylianos said on Amazon “If you are looking for a gaming monitor that outperforms and has better image quality than the popular ASUS”.

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had clear images. Amazon.co.uk said “The other huge selling point of this monitor is that it does hardware-level backlight strobing for motion clarity (Eizo calls it "Turbo" mode or 240hz mode” in their review of this PC monitor. Dave-O mentioned in their review of the Eizo Foris FG2421 “The Korean overclockable monitors are not in the same league motion clarity wise as either of the other 2 options” and scored it 7 stars.

Two customers who bought it mentioned that it had a good contrast ratio. Amazon.co.uk said “The contrast ratio allows for depth of detail in dark scenes that is just not going to happen above 60Hz on any other 1080p panel you can buy new” in their review of this PC monitor. An anonymous author mentioned “++Incredible contrast ratio, deep blacks”.

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good refresh rate. Three years ago Dave-O mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “Let me tell you there are basically 3 choices in the fast refresh rate sector of the monitor market” and scored the product 8 stars.

One person considered that the product had good colour saturation. R Crane said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It was when displaying lighter colours like gray, I ignored it”. One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had image ghosting.

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Power

Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good battery life. Newegg.com wrote “I did buy two 32 Gb cards and an extra battery for the camera” in their review of this PC monitor. Amazon Customer said six years ago “The battery life is appalling” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person said in their reviews that this PC monitor was not quick to charge. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “They would not cover the second repair and wanted to charge full price”.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Foris FG2421 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display.

Other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to consider include the 34UM95 ($759), or the 25UM65 both from LG or the AOC d2757Ph which also has a higher rating.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released in April 2017.


Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers eizo fg2421bk
Barcodes 00113363332173, 00655200734011, 00690592037104, 00773508364904, 04995047044079

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