Not sure which EIZO monitor is right for you? We pick our five favourite models and break down their key strengths
EIZO monitors have a well-deserved reputation for amazing colour reproduction and a host of features that make them perfect for all sorts of visual creatives, but it can be confusing to sort out which is best for you. We run through a few favourites...
1. EIZO ColorEdge CG2420 24 Inch Monitor
You’ll recognise the sleek cabinet design of this model if you’ve ever seen a professional retoucher or art designer at work. Pros in these kinds of fields will be able to sit down and get straight to work with the EIZO ColorEdge CG2420 24 Inch Monitor, thanks to its built-in self-calibration sensor that ensures optimal colour reproduction and image consistency, with brightness, chromacity and tone characteristics stabilising in less than three minutes. It offers the kind of colour fidelity professionals need, reproducing lush greens and blues faithfully, with a wide-gamut IPS (in-plane-switching) panel ensuring 99% Adobe RGB coverage. With a 1500:1 contrast ratio, the CG2420 also offers a True Black display. A tremendous tool for the professionals.
EIZO ColorEdge CG2420 24 Inch Monitor
The EIZO ColorEdge CG2420 24" monitor is a graphics monitor with sleek cabinet design for aspiring and professional creatives. It features a built-in self-calibration sensor for hassle-free monitor maintenance that ensures optimal colour reproduction and image consistency throughout the creative workflow. The ColorEdge CG2420 offers a wide-gamut IPS (in-plane-switching) panel with a 1920 x 1200 ...
2. EIZO ColorEdge CG2420 24 Inch IPS Monitor
At a price much more friendly for hobbyists, the EIZO ColorEdge CG2420 24 Inch IPS Monitor still provides terrific results and is an excellent companion for photo editing. Its IPS panel reproduces 99% of the Adobe RGB colour space, and it comes bundled with ColorNavigator 6 Colour Management Software to allow you to calibrate your monitor at home to ensure pitch-perfect consistency. When its DisplayPort or HDMI inputs are used, the CG2420 can offer 10-bit display from a 16-bit look-up table, which in layman’s terms translates to the ability to show more than one billion colours simultaneously. It’s seriously impressive and well worth looking into if you plan to do lots of photo editing.
EIZO ColorEdge CS2420 24 Inch IPS Monitor
The EIZO ColorEdge CS2420 24 Inch IPS Monitor features a sleek, user-friendly design, and is aimed at hobbyists and prosumers. Along with a pre-calibrated gamma level, and uniformity from corner to corner, the CS2420 also has an IPS panel with a wide colour gamut that reproduces 99% of the Adobe RGB colour space. ColorNavigator 6, Eizo's colour management software, is included.
3. EIZO ColorEdge CG319X 31 inch Monitor
For focusing in on 4K content, the Eizo ColorEdge CG319X 31 inch Monitor is the monitor you need. It’s equipped with HLG and the PQ gamma curve that means video editors will also be able to work with HDR video, and its wide colour gamut means the images it displays are vibrant, punchy and faithful. The 31-inch display also allows for ample space to ensure that everything is exactly as you or your client needs it.
EIZO ColorEdge CG319X 31 inch Monitor
A professional 4096 x 2160 EIZO ColorEdge CG319X 31” Monitor equipped with HLG and the PQ gamma curve for editing HDR video content, as well as a wide colour gamut for displaying vibrant images. Whether you are creating, editing, or checking your work, this screen offers ample space to focus on 4K content.
4. EIZO ColorEdge CG248 24 inch 4K IPS Monitor
Another amazing 4K monitor for the professionals, the EIZO ColorEdge CG248 24 inch 4K IPS Monitor offers the highest pixel density yet in the ColorEdge line-up, to the tune of a truly impressive 185ppi. You’ll now be able to appreciate the utmost in detail from your high-resolution images, to an extent that standard monitors simply cannot compete with, while video editors will also be well catered for thanks to the 4K ultra-high-definition screen.
EIZO ColorEdge CG248 24 inch 4K IPS Monitor
The 4K monitor that gives you every detail with exceptional colour accuracy. With the highest pixel density yet in the ColorEdge line-up at an astonishing 185ppi, 4K image display has never been so smooth. Now you can enjoy the exceptional detail in high-resolution photographs that cannot be reproduced with a standard monitor. Alphanumeric characters and contours are also distinguished with ...
5. EIZO FlexScan EV2450 23.8 Inch Monitor - Black
It may be enjoyable to get truly lost in a long photo or video editing session from time to time, but this can cause serious eye strain. It’s important to look after yourself, and that’s why the EIZO FlexScan EV2450 23.8 Inch Monitor is a great choice. It’s designed for minimal power consumption, and is focused on reducing eye fatigue in its users, using EIZO’s EcoView technologies. With a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and a full HD native resolution, this monitor has more than everything you need to get some great edits done – without ruining your vision. Now that’s something to celebrate!
EIZO FlexScan EV2450 23.8 Inch Monitor - Black
With minimised power consumption and a focus on reducing eye strain, the EIZO FlexScan EV2450 23.8" monitor in black is an efficient monitor that's perfect for long editing sessions. Its compact build also makes it easy to pack up and transport, ideal for the photographer who travels.