Eizo EV2456 review: classic format with a new look

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Brightness and contrast

In terms of base characteristics, the Eizo EV2456 does well in terms of maximum brightness, as its 360 cd/m2 is very high and comparable to that of the Samsung C24FG70 ( a gaming monitor that reportedly is also very popular on the business market).

We see something special here with the minimum brightness of white, we only measured 0.35 cd/m2 - Eizo is capable of setting the brightness very accurately and therefore reduce it to a very low level. Working on this display in a dark area will be just fine. This level of control over the brightness can easily be called unique.

If we set the display at 150 cd/m2, we measure a black value of 0.18 cd/m2, which is not exceptionally dark. At maximum brightness the black value is also relatively high.

The mediocre black value is reflected in the contrast, which is around 850:1 depending on our measurement method and testing pattern. It's a fine result and likely the price that Eizo pays for the calibration - but we'll take a deeper look at this on the following pages. The difference between 800:1 and 1000:1 is not really visible, however the relatively high black value is.

 


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Eizo EV2456-BK

24.1 inch, 1920x1200, 94 ppi, IPS, 60 Hz, DVI input, HDMI input, DisplayPort input, 5 ms, 350 cd/m², 1000 : 1

Specifications Testresultaten Reviews Prices

£431.12

Avg. £431.12
1 shop, 1x stock

Eizo EV2456-WT

24.1 inch, 1920x1200, 94 ppi, IPS, DVI input, HDMI input, DisplayPort input, 5 ms, 350 cd/m², 1000 : 1

Specifications Prices

£431.12

Avg. £431.12
1 shop, 1x stock

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