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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 £51.28 Electricity cost over 5 years
Thirteen industry awards
Low running costs
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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Power

Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

Two customers who bought the Eizo Foris FG2421 reckoned that it did not have a good battery life. Three years ago website Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “I did buy two 32 Gb cards and an extra battery for the camera”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor six years ago “The battery life is appalling” and gave it a rating of 20 out of 100.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The Foris FG2421 is one of the cheaper to run PC screens of this spec and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the Foris FG2421 will cost only £52 over 8 years to run.


Reviews

Thirteen Industry Awards

Amongst PC monitors of this age and spec, this Eizo PC display is one of the most highly awarded by PC screen experts.

The experts at four expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this medium monitor. Purepc.pl and Tek.no both gave this PC screen a "Recommended" award, it received a "Top Recommendation" award from Flatpanels.dk and it received a "We Want It" award from Cnews.cz.

This LCD screen received a "Gold" award from both websites Hardware.info and Xtremehardware.com, both of which thought that this PC screen was marvellous.

Three other expert review sites all thought that this medium monitor was good. The editor of review site 3dnews.ru gave this flatpanel monitor an "Editor's Choice" award and said it was fantastic and the writer at website Flatpanelshd.com conluded that they would definitely endorse it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award. Furthermore, the editor of review website Ixbt.com concluded that this PC screen was carefully designed and gave it an "Original Design" award.

Digital Versus and 01net.com both gave this PC screen a "5 Star" award and it received a "Technical Choice" award from Clubic.com.

This LCD screen received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com.

Good Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 85 out of 100 based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, digitallife.se and xtremehardware.com.

Average User Reviews

Based on 39 user reviews the average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is 77 out of 100. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

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

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy and Bulky

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Three years ago website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Camera body felt comfortable to hold--not too heavy”. Website Amazon.co.uk said “Very sturdy and on the heavy side, offers stiff” in their Eizo Foris FG2421 review although they rated the product 1 stars out of 5.

Amazon Customer mentioned “On top of that it heavy, ugly and runs like a vey slow dog”.

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Good Size

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Three years ago website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Camera body felt comfortable to hold--not too heavy”. Website Amazon.co.uk said “Very sturdy and on the heavy side, offers stiff” in their Eizo Foris FG2421 review although they rated the product 1 stars out of 5. Amazon Customer mentioned “On top of that it heavy, ugly and runs like a vey slow dog”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since October 2013.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Foris FG2421 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago do have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the HP ENVY 24, or the AOC D2769VH.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Ports & Interfaces

Three HDMI Ports

Most PC displays of this age and type have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Foris FG2421 which has three HDMI ports.

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Has an Audio Output

The Foris FG2421 has an audio output. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years also have an audio output.

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Clear Images

Three customers considered that the product had good picture quality. Stylianos said four years ago “If you are looking for a gaming monitor that outperforms and has better image quality than the popular ASUS” and scored this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars.

Three customers reckoned that it had clear images. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote “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” but despite that they rated the product 20 out of 100. Dave-O mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The Korean overclockable monitors are not in the same league motion clarity wise as either of the other 2 options” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it had a good contrast ratio. Website 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”. An anonymous reviewer wrote on expert review site Newegg.com “++Incredible contrast ratio, deep blacks” in her review of this PC monitor.

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Price

Good Value for Money

Six people who reviewed the Eizo Foris FG2421 considered that it was good value for money. Six years ago website Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor “I wish I could get 2 more at the same price”. They also mentioned “I am a past CRT monitor snob and value brightness as the highest quality” in their review. Three years ago Luore said in their review of this PC monitor “Way better than a high Hz TN panel monitor in my opinion if you're going for gaming and willing to spend the price for it”.

Two people agreed that it was expensive. Four years ago Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “It’s expensive and you’ll need a powerful graphics card to make the most of it” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Terry B. wrote in his review of this PC monitor “I see people say that "it's expensive" and "there are better ones out there”.

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Design

Robust

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Stylianos gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Good build quality, combined with eizo's long term warranty” in their review of this PC monitor. J. Hotchkiss said “Aside from the visual quality issues, I was actually very impressed with the build quality & fidelity of the monitor” however despite that they only gave it a rating of 40 out of 100.

Nice Design

Six customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Litebeer wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Anyhow, I'm pretty pleased” and rated the product 80 out of 100. They also mentioned “Beautiful monitor” in their review. Sdg368 wrote in their review of this PC monitor “With less color accuracy, saying that the colors are still beautiful” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Great Picture Quality

Eleven owners considered that the Eizo Foris FG2421 was good quality. Website Flatpanelshd.com said four years ago “Great picture quality”. Three years ago website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Quality photos, numerous presets, Lithium Battery”. Website Amazon.co.uk said “The brightness is really apparent when sitting next to my brand new Dell 2415 (a high quality IPS panel”.

Easy to Use

Three customers who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Website Amazon.co.uk said “Easy To Use”. Luore wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “OSD is relatively simple to use” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two customers who purchased the Eizo Foris FG2421 agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Website Newegg.com said three years ago “Great camera lots of options so many settings” however despite that they only gave it a score of 1 stars out of 5. J. Hotchkiss wrote “I also tried messing with the settings, which are otherwise excellent” yet they gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

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Product Identifiers

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

Eizo Foris FG2421 Review Sources

To prepare this Eizo Foris FG2421 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 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 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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