In the monitor market, photography and video editing professionals have specific products. And in this range are the two new monitors announced by EIZO. They are part of the ColorEdge family and are named CG2700X and CG2700S.

Two models that arrive with a 27-inch diagonal with a front visor to avoid reflections and a rear design with a perforated metal base that allows greater air circulation, favoring the cooling of the monitor.

Designed for professional use

Starting with the EIZO CG2700X, we are faced with a model capable of offering 4K resolution on a diagonal of 27 inches with an aspect ratio of 16:9, while the EIZO CG2700S repeats the diagonal although it remains at a WQHD resolution (2,560 x 1,440 pixels). ).

Two models designed for video editing, photography, game development… and for this the brand has made them compatible with HDR in the HLG (hybrid log-gamma) and PQ (perceptual quantization) variants so that both can display content in 4K with HDR to work with.

Both the EIZO ColorEdge CG2700X as the Eizo ColorEdge CG2700S process of the ColorEdge PROMINENCE HDR monitor and includes a function that facilitates the synchronization with the flow of the image and automatically adjusts the configuration of the monitor, as the range of entry and the color format of entry.

Among the rest of the specifications, we highlight 98% color coverage in the DCI-P3 color space or 99% in the Adobe RGB space in an IPS panel with a 10-bit rate from a 16-bit LUT and a DCI 4K crop function to display DCI 4K content in the case of the CG2700X.

Both models are dedicated to USB Type-C connectivity, both for data transmission and charging method. In this sense, the ColorEdge CG2700X supports up to 94 watts while the ColorEdge CG2700S offers up to 92 watts. In addition to USB Type C, both models include an integrated LAN port and a hub with two USB3.1 Gen.1 Type A and two USB2.0 Type A.

ColorEdge CG2700X

ColorEdge CG2700S

Panel

IPS

IPS

Diagonal

27 inches

27 inches

Resolution

4K (3840 x 2160 pixels)

WQHD (2560 x 1440 pixels)

Brightness

500cd/m2

400cd/m2

Response time

13ms

19ms

Color space support

99% in Adobe sRGB color space

98% in DCI-P3 color space

99% in sRGB color space

98% in DCI-P3 color space

Connections

1 USB Type-C

two USB3.1 Gen.1 Type A

Two USB2.0 Type A

1 USB Type-C

two USB3.1 Gen.1 Type A

Two USB2.0 Type A

For its part, the ColorEdge CG2700X offers a brightness of 500cd/m2, a contrast ratio of 1,450:1, a reaction time of 13 milliseconds and a horizontal/vertical viewing angle of 178°.

In the case of the ColorEdge CG2700S, it has a brightness of 400cd/m2, a contrast ratio of 1600:1, a reaction time of 19 milliseconds and a horizontal/vertical viewing angle of 178°.

Price and availability

The EIZO ColorEdge CG2700X and ColorEdge CG2700S will start hitting the market from Spring 2022 at an as yet unknown price.

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