Eizo ColorEdge CX271


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Eizo ColorEdge CX271

Eizo ColorEdge CX271
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Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A fully featured and award winning 27" LCD screen, with satisfactory running costs
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 6ms Feb 2015
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Eizo ColorEdge CX271 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 as follows:
33 Reviews + 1 Award
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 91% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. This PC monitor has received a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However this Eizo PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
The ColorEdge CX271 has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
Customers report it is robust.
It has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Built-in correction sensor automatically maintains your settings
Reproduces 99% of the adobe RGB color space
Excellent tone display in the dark
Non-Glare IPS panel
LED backlight cuts power by 40%
Brightness modulation minimizes flicker
Uniformity from corner to corner
Individually adjusted at the factory
Stable display within seven minutes of startup
10-Bit simultaneous display
Automatic readjustment of color mode preset with internal sensor
I/P conversion

Eizo ColorEdge CX271 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This LCD screen received a "Highly Recommended" award from review website Ephotozine who concluded that this PC screen was very good.

Good Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including Ephotozine, and have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 87%. If all the flatpanel monitors are ranked by average expert review score then this PC screen is in the top 20%.

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Excellent User Reviews

This PC display has a stunningly good average user rating based on 30 user reviews. Over 93% of reviewers gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 91% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Robust

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Very Good Brand

We checked 546 expert and user reviews (including 94 verified purchases) for Eizo LCD screens and found that on average Eizo has very good ratings. 93% of those that bought a Eizo PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two customers who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money.

  • Although the price may seem high at first, for your money, you get a monitor that provides ample working space for running several windows simultaneously, b…
  • That is $500 value, assuming you don't need a calibration sensor for other monitors…

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The ColorEdge CX271 has an average running cost of £110 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run flatpanel monitors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since February 2015.


2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the ColorEdge CX271 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The ColorEdge CX271's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the biggest 32% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

Flatpanel monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the ColorEdge CX271 of 6ms is in the slowest 19% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The ColorEdge CX271 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The ColorEdge CX271's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 23% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

PC monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the ColorEdge CX271 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 66% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 79% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The ColorEdge CX271 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

eizo nanao cx271bkcn, eizo cx271bkcnx, cx271cnlphoto, eizo cx271cal


00690592037364, 00690592039085, 04021499215405, 04995047044338, 04995047046059

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