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Eizo ColorEdge CX271 PC Monitor

27" LED 646mm Mar 2014
Display Diagonal Display Built-In Speaker(s) Width Release Date £617.88 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
18 Reviews + 1 Award
Ephotozine Highly Recommended
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One Industry Award

The expert at review websites Ephotozine strongly endorse this LCD screen and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This PC screen has an average expert rating of 87% based on three expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, and That puts this flatpanel monitor in the top 13% of all the LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

ColorEdge CX271 owners on average rated this PC monitor as outstanding. 14 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Eizo Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 276 expert and owner reviews (including 41 verified purchases) for Eizo LCD screens and found that on average Eizo has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Eizo has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 92% of those that bought a Eizo PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Two owners said in their reviews that the product was well made. Last year Tony wrote “The construction is top notch”. Brian Plaisier mentioned on expert review site “Build quality is outstanding”.


Reasonably Priced

Two owners who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “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”. Greyferrari gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor “That is $500 value, assuming you don't need a calibration sensor for other monitors”.

Not Cheap

We think this Eizo PC screen looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of this age and type. The cheapeast medium monitor that came out more than two years ago that we found costs £49 and the most expensive costs £9,999.


Released Over Three Years Ago

Eizo released the ColorEdge CX271 in March 2014.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The ColorEdge CX271 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at including the LG 31MU97 (£793.36) which is also cheaper.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The ColorEdge CX271 has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The viewing angles, vertical of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this LCD screen range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal (178 degrees) amongst similar spec PC displays of this age. The average viewing angle, horizontal of similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago is 170°.

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Has an HDCP

The Eizo ColorEdge CX271 has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also have an HDCP.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the ColorEdge CX271 has one of the slower response times amongst LCD screens of this age. The average response time of PC monitors of a similar spec and age to this PC monitor is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

Most flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Eizo ColorEdge CX271 which has one HDMI port.

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High Running Costs

The average running cost of the ColorEdge CX271 is £618 over 8 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 1% of all 1,092 LCD screens of a comparable type and age.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cx271cnlphoto
Barcodes 00690592037364, 00690592039085, 04021499215405, 04995047044338, 04995047046059

Eizo ColorEdge CX271 Review Sources

To prepare this Eizo ColorEdge CX271 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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