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HP Pavilion 23 PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 10000000:1 LED Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £53.84 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Low running costs
Acceptable noise level
76 Reviews + 3 Awards Approved Bronze Good For Families
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Low Running Costs

The Pavilion 23 is one of the more economic to run PC screens of a similar type and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the Pavilion 23 will cost only £54 over 8 years to run.


Three Industry Awards

This PC screen was given a "Bronze" award by websites who wrote that this PC display was good. gave this LCD screen a "Good For Families" award and gave it an "Approved" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC display is 70 out of 100 based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC Mag.

Average Owner Reviews

Based on 78 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is 72 out of 100. 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

HP PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,072 owner and expert reviews (including 394 verified purchases), HP has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 91% of those that bought a HP PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was quiet. Kaye721 mentioned in their review of the HP Pavilion 23 on expert website “It's fast, user friendly and QUIET, which is very important to me”. Cmarti70 said on expert review site “This machine is very quiet, you hardly know that its on!” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the product 5 stars out of 5.

Discrete Graphics

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Pc Mag wrote five years ago “Discrete graphics” . mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “Better speakers and graphics would have given”. Waylon wrote on expert review site two years ago “Plus graphics and resolution are superb” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Two customers thought it had clear images. Four years ago Onlyme120 wrote “If better than good clarity is what you're after or a mix of price / performance t”. They also said “Overall then a great screen for the price, design is excellent, screen clarity good, great range of inputs” in their review.

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Good Sound Quality

Two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had good sound quality.

Weight & Dimensions


Two customers who purchased it reckoned that it was compact. In April last year website mentioned “Compact Design” in their HP Pavilion 23 review. Waylon said on expert website “It is compact and powerful” and scored it 5 stars out of 5.


Low Starting Price

Six owners said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Website scored it 4 stars out of 5 and said “Low starting price”. Expert review site mentioned “The Pavilion line is meant to present consumers with an affordable, general use product that neither specializes nor falls short in any area” but they only rated it 2 stars out of 5. Jonathan S. Pearce said in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Good price, nice and stable” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.


Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC screen was released in December 2012.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Pavilion 23 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years which have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth considering alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the LG E2411PU (£159.60) or the Eizo FlexScan EV2216 (£156.99).

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Two owners who bought it thought it was well made. Scampo wrote in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “It sits on a solid and broad silver effect base”.

Excellent Audio Quality

Three owners who reviewed the HP Pavilion 23 reckoned that it was good quality. Three years ago wrote “Excellent audio quality” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Website said “The sound quality is very nice, with built in speakers to the monitor that lets you enjoy the sound”. Ukpjs mentioned on expert review site Amazon four years ago “It's well designed and has a small footprint” in their review of this PC monitor.

Attractive Design

Seven customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was well designed. rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Slim design, good aesthetics” in their review of this PC monitor. Website gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor “Stylish, minimalist design”. Onlyme120 wrote in their HP Pavilion 23 review four years ago “Nice boarder less design good functionality” and scored this PC monitor 4 stars out of 5.

Four owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking. Chilinist mentioned “Nice looking monitor”. Onlyme120 wrote on expert website four years ago “It can be viewed very clearly from some pretty extreme angles and two people sitting in front of the screen will easily see the screen” and rated the product 80 out of 100. In the same month Scampo 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”.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the Pavilion 23 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this flatpanel monitor. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 18°, the widest is 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Pavilion 23 has one of the widest viewing angles, vertical (178 degrees) amongst PC monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Has an HDCP

The HP Pavilion 23 has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this LCD screen.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the flatpanel monitors of this spec and age the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the Pavilion 23 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Pavilion 23 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p0g83eaabu, hp n8w43eaabu, hp 25138
Barcodes 00087111357465, 00190780063279, 00190780063316, 00190780063460, 00887111357380, 00887111357397, 00887111357403, 00887111357427, 00887111357465, 00887111357472, 00887111357601, 00887111641731, 00887111641816, 00887111672346, 00887111672384, 00887111672414, 00887758467008, 00887758467015, 00887758467022, 00887758467039, 00887758467077, 00887758467084, 00887758467404, 00887758467459, 00887758467541, 00887758494776, 00887758512241, 00887758512258, 00887758580967, 00888182095812

HP Pavilion 23 Review Sources

To prepare this HP Pavilion 23 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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