Experience amazing imagery at a price within reach. The HP Pavilion 23xw IPS LED Backlit Monitor provides ultra-wide viewing with a 10,000,000:1 dynamic CONTRAST ratio, certified Technicolor, and...
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22 Reasons For
Three Industry Awards
This PC monitor received a "Bronze" from Toptenreviews.com who decided that this PC screen was good.
The reviewers at two more expert review sites both concluded that this PC screen was good. This HP flatpanel monitor received a "Good For Families" award from Computershopper.com and Zeden.net gave it an "Approved" award.
Several HP Pavilion 23 owners reckoned that it had clear images. Onlyme120 said on Amazon “I was expecting more crisp clarity from the screen.” in their HP Pavilion 23 review.
A number of HP Pavilion 23 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had good picture quality. In November last year Digitalversus.com said in their HP Pavilion 23 review on Digital Versus “Better speakers and graphics would have given”.
One customer concluded that the product had good colour saturation. Scampo wrote “All recent reviews point to the benefits of the newer (at least on the non professional market) IPS panels which are said to produce the clearest colours from dense blacks”.
A few customers agreed that it was good looking. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and mentioned “I have found windows 8.1 very good, looking forward to the windows 10 upgrade” in their review. Chilinist wrote in their review of the HP Pavilion 23 on Amazon “Nice looking monitor”. Three years ago Scampo scored the product very highly and said “What makes this stand out was its ultra modern appearance and its highly adjustable, very stable base (no height adjustment, though - not as issue for me at all”.
Nine HP Pavilion 23 owners who bought it concluded that it was a good design. Onlyme120 wrote “Nice boarder less design good functionality” in their review of this PC monitor. Onlyme120 also said “Boarder-less design look really great, there is a 2-3cm black edge around the screen when switched on”. Expert review site Computershopper.com mentioned “It's a big screen with a small price tag and an attractive all-in-one design” in their HP Pavilion 23 review.
One customer who purchased this PC monitor thought it was well designed. Ukpjs said “It's well designed and has a small footprint”. One person who reviewed it thought it was neat. In November last year Uncle Barbar mentioned in their HP Pavilion 23 review “And this brings me neatly onto Windows 8.1” and gave it a very good rating.
One HP Pavilion 23 reviewer considered that this PC monitor was ergonomic. In November Soyacincau.com wrote “Good ergonomics”.
Several people wrote that the product was good value for money. Jonathan S. Pearce gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he said on Amazon two years ago “Good price, nice and stable”. Three years ago Onlyme120 said “Overall then a great screen for the price, design is excellent, screen clarity good, great range of inputs” in their HP Pavilion 23 review. Also three years ago Scampo said on Amazon “Perhaps the best value monitor currently available?” in their HP Pavilion 23 review.
Several HP Pavilion 23 reviewers who purchased it said that it was a bargain for the price. N. Kurn mentioned on Amazon “The picture seems rather good, considering how cheap this is” in their review of the HP Pavilion 23 and scored the product 4 stars. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor “So-so performance and cheap peripherals let down the otherwise reasonable Pavilion 23-Q110na all-in-one”. This year Soyacincau.com said in their HP Pavilion 23 review “Cheap keyboard and mouse”.
A number of people agreed that it was well made. Scampo wrote in their review on Amazon “It sits on a solid and broad silver effect base”. Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 23-F260XT is a solid all-in-one desktop, with good day-to-day performance.”. This month Soyacincau.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Intel Core 3 processor provides solid mid-range performance”.
One HP Pavilion 23 reviewer who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was strong and durable. Expert review site Pcworld.in said “I love the sturdy, rectangular stands on the Toshiba” in their HP Pavilion 23 review.
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Good Product Quality
A number of HP Pavilion 23 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Soyacincau.com wrote “Excellent audio quality” in their HP Pavilion 23 review.
Several customers who purchased it thought it was thin. Soyacincau.com mentioned in their HP Pavilion 23 review “Slim design, good aesthetics”. Soyacincau.com also said “Slim, spacesaving design”. One HP Pavilion 23 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was thick.
One HP Pavilion 23 owner who purchased it wrote that it had good technical guidance. Onlyme120 rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The screen has a matt finish to help with reflections in bright light etc (almost like the screen has been slightly rubbed with sand paper”.
Easy to Use
One HP Pavilion 23 reviewer said that the HP Pavilion 23 had a good experience. This year Soyacincau.com mentioned “Nice multitouch experience” in their review of this PC monitor. One HP Pavilion 23 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. In November Soyacincau.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Comfortable keyboard”.
Good Sound Quality
One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good sound quality.
Good Technical Features
One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good features. Soyacincau.com wrote in November “Fairly basic feature set” in their review.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar age and type to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper PC monitor such as the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price] or you might consider a higher scoring PC monitor such as the iiyama XU2390HS[plb_2204569_price], or the Asus PB238[plb_2368528_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Pavilion 23 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC screens of this spec and age which do not have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the 241S6[pl_2496887_price], or the 241S6QYMB[pl_3027869_price] both from Philips which is cheaper.
There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to consider including the AOC I2260PWHU[plb_3053440_price].
HP Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews
On average HP medium monitors have good ratings as do all PC monitors produced by HP.
Very Low Power Consumption When Off
The average power consumption when off of PC monitors of this age and type is 0.57W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 45W. With a power consumption when off of only 0.22 Watts, the Pavilion 23 has one of the lower power consumptions when off amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.
Has Two Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Pavilion 23 is more than most PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. This PC monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays that are a similar age to the Pavilion 23. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this LCD screen.
The weights of PC monitors of this age and spec range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. The Pavilion 23 is one of the lighter PC displays that were released more than two years ago (only 3.3 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Across all the PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the Pavilion 23 the heights range from 41mm to 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm. The Pavilion 23 is fairly short (only 322.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
The Pavilion 23 is one of the shallower medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 23 (only 50.6 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The depths of comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 23 range from 12mm to 560mm.
9 Reasons Against
Owner Reviews Are Average
The average owner rating of this PC screen is 69% based on 69 owner reviews.
One HP Pavilion 23 owner said in their reviews that the HP Pavilion 23 was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Soyacincau.com mentioned “The lack of an HDMI input hurts the most” in their review of this PC monitor.
Not 3D Compatible
The Pavilion 23 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other LCD screens of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Acer XB240H[plb_2719156_price], or the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Pavilion 23 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in camera to this PC display and we think the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The HP Pavilion 23 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 23 also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays of a comparable spec and age to it.
Quite Small Color Gamut
The HP Pavilion 23 has one of the smaller color gamuts (only 72 percent) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average color gamut of flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the Pavilion 23 is 82%.
Only One HDMI Port
The HP Pavilion 23 is a one HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago have between one and three HDMI ports.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The Pavilion 23 has one of the slower response times (7 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average response time of LCD screens of this age and spec is 6.1ms.
4 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 23
Running Costs Are OK
This LCD screen has an efficiency rating of A. The Pavilion 23 is typical compared to the other 998 PC displays of a similar age and type that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the Pavilion 23 is £39.
Released Over Two Years Ago
HP released the Pavilion 23 over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
+2 Other reasons
With a width of 531.8 millimeters, the Pavilion 23 has a pretty average width compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 23.
If you don't mind having a wider width then you might want to look at the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] (531.4mm and cheaper), the Philips 234E5[plb_1499798_price] (532mm and cheaper), or the Viewsonic VX2363[plb_2333350_price] (531.9mm and cheaper).
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