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NEC MultiSync EA231WMi

NEC MultiSync EA231WMi
alaScore 90

166 reviews

May, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 166 reviews of NEC MultiSync EA231WMi. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the NEC MultiSync EA231WMi is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of NEC MultiSync EA231WMi from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Consumer review ( review summary for NEC MultiSync EA231WMi


alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of NEC MultiSync EA231WMi from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Expert review by (



The EA231WMI combines a 23-inch screen with a native resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels and a response time of 14ms

The NEC is a proper business screen that boasts the capabilities, resolution and screen real estate to make long work hours bearable.

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : Oleg Artamonov (

IPS and FullHD Bundle: NEC MultiSync EA231WMi Monitor Review


Today we will discuss the test results obtained on one of the most interesting monitors from the practical prospective, which is available in stores freely. Get IPS and FullHD all in one. Find out how, from our new article.

The NEC MultiSync EA231WMi is a very good monitor for people who need high color accuracy, who do not like the narrow viewing angles of popular TN-based monitors, but who cannot afford a monitor with an S-IPS matrix.

Mar, 2010


Expert review by : Andy Vandervell (

NEC MultiSync EA231WMi - 23in Monitor


An IPS, Full HD panel and sub-£300 asking price make this monitor an exciting prospect.

Outstanding picture quality ; Sturdy monitor ; Good value

Small and cluttered on-screen display ; Ordinary aesthetic design ; No HDMI

There are one or two things about the NEC MultiSync EA231WMi that we'd change, but on the whole this is an excellent monitor. Its sturdy design, flexibility and excellent image quality all stand it in very good stead, making it one we'd recommend to...

Feb, 2010

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NEC MultiSync EA231WMi review


Almost £300 is a lot of money for a 23in monitor, especially when you can buy a good-quality example for well under £200. However, NEC's EA231WMi is packed with features, and is aimed at business users rather than consumers.

A great 23in monitor, with excellent viewing angles and colour accuracy, but its high price is a lot to get over.

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Rasmus Larsen (



NEC EA231WMi is a serious competitor to the Dell monitors that we have reviewed lately. The 23-inch EA231WMi is especially interesting because of its IPS panel that is regarded as one of the best LCD technologies by a lot of consumers today.

Picture quality and IPS panel; Ergonomics; Shadow detail; High resolution; Viewing angles

Eco Mode can alter gamma; Black level; Response time

NEC EA231WMi is one of the more interesting monitors today due to the IPS panel technology that Dell is also using in their 2209WA and U2410 monitors. Therefore my expectations were high but EA231WMi did not let me down.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Antony Leather (

NEC MultiSync EA231WMi Review


The NEC MultiSync EA231WMi has a native resolution of 1,920 x 1,080, meaning that it has an aspect ratio of 16:9. While you lose vertical space compared with a 16:10 screen, this also explains why this screen doesn't cost upwards of £450. The really...

While the native resolution is 1,920 x 1,080, the NEC is also able to upscale to 1,920 x 1,200. However, not surprisingly, this results in a loss of image quality, particularly sharpness, as the screen overscans the image (essentially, it zooms in)....

Jan, 2010

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After calibration using SpectraView with a target of 6500 and max brightness I had 750:1 contrast. The illumination was perfect. No color shift. No downside at all. Getting SpectraView is not optional. You must calibrate this monitor using a sensor..

This is just a incredible monitor for the money. I also purchased the SpectraView calibration software and X-Rite sensor. Calibration is a must. The end result is just awesome. I went thru 4 high end monitors before this one. They were all horrendously...


Jan, 2012

Consumer review (

Great monitor!


Having owned many cheap TN panels, I must say that the build quality of this monitor is a nice step up. Zero dead pixels, controls feel solid and most importantly the colors are brilliant. I've not noticed any hue differential (overly pink) that has...

The speakers, as is to be expected, are bad

Feb, 2011

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Satisfied 100%


The price was what caught my attention then finding out it was an IPS panel sold me. The colors are incredible and pop out of the screen. I'm into graphic design and a little photography. I have been training my eyes and am starting to see when colors...

NONE ! People are complaining about the speakers, but they are not and issue for me. I didn't buy this monitor for the speakers

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

Love this monitor


Stay away from "Eco" mode. Bleech.

I have had this monitor for about 10 months now, and can't speak too highly of it. I deliberately opted for IPS over the standard-issue fare. Great colors, crisp display, good viewing angles. Rotation is a huge help for the occasional work-related task...

No HDMI (has displayport). Speakers are very mediocre, very "tin-ny", but I never intended to use the speakers anyway

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications

The 23" NEC MultiSync EA231WMi (16:9 aspect ratio) not only delivers all of the latest display technologies and design accents to your desktop, it provides you with many eco-friendly benefits. NEC's first 23" LCD display with DisplayPort, ambient light sensor and one-touch ECO Mode, the widescreen EA231WMi was developed with efficiency in mind. With its IPS panel, Intelligent Power Manager (IPM) system, compact packaging among many other "green" features, this model consumes significantly less power consumption while maximizing your productivity.

Audio Output


Cabinet (Chassis)

Built-in USB Hub: Yes

Cabinet (Chassis)

Built-in USB Hub: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:23in
Diagonal Size (metric):58.4cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.265mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:270cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:1000:1
Image Max H-View Angle:+89 / -89
Image Max V-View Angle:+89 / -89
Interface:DisplayPort / DVI / VGA (HD-15)/VGA (HD-15) / DVI / DisplayPort
Max Resolution:1920 x 1080
Response Time:14ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Manufacturer:NEC Display Solutions
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:NEC MultiSync

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DDC/CI / ISO 9241-307 / RoHS / VESA DPMS/ISO 9241-307 / TCO Displays 5.0 / RoHS / DDC/CI / VESA DPMS / DDC-2B / DDC-1 / Plug and Play
Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI) / DisplayPort/Digital Visual Interface (DVI) / DisplayPort
TV Tuner Presence: No