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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21 Reasons For
Some HP Pavilion 23 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Amazon Customer said in their HP Pavilion 23 review “I have found windows 8.1 very good, looking forward to the windows 10 upgrade”. Last year Chilinist mentioned on Amazon “Nice looking monitor” nonetheless scored the product 1 stars. Scampo gave this PC monitors a score of 5 stars and wrote “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” in their review of the HP Pavilion 23.
A few HP Pavilion 23 reviewers who bought this PC monitors said that it was a good design. Onlyme120 and said on Amazon three years ago “Nice boarder less design good functionality” in their review. Onlyme120 also said “Boarder-less design look really great, there is a 2-3cm black edge around the screen when switched on”. Onlyme120 also wrote “Overall then a great screen for the price, design is excellent, screen clarity good, great range of inputs”.
One HP Pavilion 23 owner said in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Soyacincau.com wrote a few weeks ago “Good ergonomics”. One HP Pavilion 23 owner who bought it reckoned that it was well designed. Ukpjs wrote in their review of the HP Pavilion 23 three years ago “It's well designed and has a small footprint” yet only rated it 40 out of 100.
One HP Pavilion 23 reviewer reckoned that the product was neat. Uncle Barbar mentioned on Amazon “And this brings me neatly onto Windows 8.1”.
A number of customers who purchased the product agreed that it was good value for money. Jonathan S. Pearce wrote on Amazon “Good price, nice and stable” in his review of this PC monitors. Onlyme120 wrote in their review of the HP Pavilion 23 “Overall then a great screen for the price, design is excellent, screen clarity good, great range of inputs”. Scampo scored the product 5 stars and said “Perhaps the best value monitor currently available?” in their HP Pavilion 23 review.
Some HP Pavilion 23 owners agreed that this PC monitors was a bargain for the price. N. Kurn said on Amazon “The picture seems rather good, considering how cheap this is” in their review of this PC monitors. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of the HP Pavilion 23 “So-so performance and cheap peripherals let down the otherwise reasonable Pavilion 23-Q110na all-in-one” yet only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Soyacincau.com wrote in their review of this PC monitors a few weeks ago “Cheap keyboard and mouse”.
Good Picture Quality
Some HP Pavilion 23 owners who reviewed the HP Pavilion 23 said that it had clear images. Onlyme120 wrote in their HP Pavilion 23 review on Amazon “I was expecting more crisp clarity from the screen.”. Onlyme120 also wrote “Overall then a great screen for the price, design is excellent, screen clarity good, great range of inputs”.
Some HP Pavilion 23 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the HP Pavilion 23 had good picture quality. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their HP Pavilion 23 review on expert website Digital Versus “Better speakers and graphics would have given”.
One HP Pavilion 23 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Scampo gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the HP Pavilion 23 “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”.
This HP PC display was given a "Bronze" award by Toptenreviews.com who thought that this PC display was good.
The reviewers at two additional expert review sites both concluded that this PC screen was good. This HP LCD screen received an "Approved" award from Zeden.net and Computershopper.com gave it a "Good For Families" award.
User Reviews Are Average
Users have rated this PC screen on average 70%.
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A few HP Pavilion 23 owners said in their reviews that it was well made. Scampo said on Amazon “It sits on a solid and broad silver effect base” and gave the product a score of 99 out of 100. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 23-F260XT is a solid all-in-one desktop, with good day-to-day performance.” in their review of this PC monitors and gave the HP Pavilion 23 a score of 4 stars. Soyacincau.com wrote in September “Intel Core 3 processor provides solid mid-range performance” in their HP Pavilion 23 review.
One HP Pavilion 23 owner who reviewed the HP Pavilion 23 concluded that it was strong and durable. Three years ago expert website Pcworld.in wrote in their review of the HP Pavilion 23 “I love the sturdy, rectangular stands on the Toshiba”.
Two people who bought it considered that it was thin. A few weeks ago Soyacincau.com said “Slim design, good aesthetics” in their review of this PC monitors. Soyacincau.com also said “Slim, spacesaving design”. A few HP Pavilion 23 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was thick. Scampo said on Amazon “It sits on a solid and broad silver effect base” in their review of this PC monitors and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
A number of HP Pavilion 23 reviewers reckoned that it was good quality. Ukpjs and wrote in their review of the HP Pavilion 23 on Amazon three years ago “It's well designed and has a small footprint”. Soyacincau.com said “Excellent audio quality” in their review.
One HP Pavilion 23 owner who bought the HP Pavilion 23 thought it had good technical guidance. Three years ago Onlyme120 and wrote “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 person mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. This month Soyacincau.com mentioned “Comfortable keyboard”. One person who reviewed the HP Pavilion 23 considered that it had a good experience. In September Soyacincau.com said in their HP Pavilion 23 review “Nice multitouch experience”.
Good Sound Quality
One person who reviewed the HP Pavilion 23 reckoned that it had good sound quality. Soyacincau.com wrote this year “Excellent audio quality”.
Good Technical Features
One customer who reviewed the product thought it had good features. Soyacincau.com wrote “Fairly basic feature set”.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays that are a comparable age to it.
There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider including the NEC MultiSync EA274 (£397.00) which has a better Rating; or the Lenovo LT2423 (£60.00) which is cheaper.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the Pavilion 23 is more than most comparable spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC|VGA are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
HP LCD Screens Have Good Reviews
On average HP medium monitors have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all flatpanel monitors built by HP.
Very Low Power Consumption When Off
The HP Pavilion 23 has a quite low power consumption when off (only 0.22 Watts) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 23. Across all the LCD screens that were released more than two years ago the power consumptions when off range from 0.1W to 21W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.51W.
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC displays of this spec and age.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens of this spec and age.
Very Low Maximum Power Consumption
Across all the PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Pavilion 23 the maximum power consumptions range from 5.4W to 250W. With a maximum power consumption of only 27 Watts, the HP Pavilion 23 has one of the lower maximum power consumptions amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of similar spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 23 range from 0.02kWh to 100kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 44kWh. At only 32 kilowatt hours, the Pavilion 23 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Pavilion 23.
9 Reasons Against
One HP Pavilion 23 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Soyacincau.com wrote in their review in September this year “The lack of an HDMI input hurts the most”.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Pavilion 23 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years which have a built-in speaker.
The HP Pavilion 23 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the Pavilion 23 also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC display has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many comparable spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as it.
Quite Small Color Gamut
At only 72 percent, the HP Pavilion 23 has a quite small color gamut compared to most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 23. The average color gamut of PC monitors of this age and type is 81%, and the color gamuts range from 62% to 110%.
Quite Slow Response Time
The HP Pavilion 23 has one of the slower response times (7 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average response time of PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 23 is 6.2ms.
5 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 23
Average Running Costs
This LCD screen has an efficiency rating of A. The average 5 year running cost of the Pavilion 23 is £52 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 795 flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when HP released the Pavilion 23.
10000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The Pavilion 23 has a maximum contrast ratio of 10000000:1. That's 50% less contrast ratio than the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio of 20000000:1.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have a 10000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available including the Viewsonic VA2214, or the HKC 2412A (£104.90) which has a better Rating; or the HKC 2615 (£149.00) which is cheaper.
If the contrast ratio of this flatpanel monitor is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the Benq RL2455 (£129.99) (12000000:1 and cheaper); or the Benq BL2405 (£132.00) (12000000:1 and higher rated).
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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors that are a similar age to it.
There are a number of alternative PC displays that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available that you might also want to look at including the Asus VS238 (£120.52), or the Lenovo LT2423 (£60.00) which is cheaper.
If the display resolution of this HP PC screen is too few for you then you might want to consider the HP LP2465 (1920 x 1200 and cheaper) or the Asus VS24 (£92.05) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated), or the Eizo ColorEdge CX240 (£399.57) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated).
At 532 millimeters, the Pavilion 23 has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the Pavilion 23.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other 532mm wide LCD screens and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Philips 234E5 (£135.54) is also worth considering.
If you would consider a PC screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the Viewsonic VX2363 (£126.70) (531.9mm).
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