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HP Pavilion 23BW

HP Pavilion 23BW
alaScore 89

372 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 372 reviews of HP Pavilion 23BW. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. Comments about the design and size are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

price, usability, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the HP Pavilion 23BW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (

Works great!


+ Colors are amazing + Quick response rate + HDMI input

- The unit came with the screen badly adjusted and tense around the edges, so I had to readjust the screen to fit the casing properly. Because of this pressure around the edges, there was green and purple color all over the edge (due to pressure on the...

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (

Great monitor. Great Price.


Amazing price for a very decent monitor, colors are great, price was fantastic, design is also nice. You would usually pay 150 for something like this. If you don't care about 1440p or 4k and don't mind the 60hz refresh rate, this monitor is perfect.

-Arrived in brand new condition, I don't even think this unit was used. -1080p IPS -100 bucks

-none whatsoever!

Mar, 2016

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The monitor works as intended. Nothing special - it's fine and helps me get my job done.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (

Wish I could give it a Zero


When it works it's almost nice. Have 2 set up next each other and slightly different color rendering on screen, but can live with it. Had to have one replaced within 1 month by HP and the second replaced within 4 months. Replacement for that one was...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (

Nice monitor


Clear sharp image at a really nice price. Easy to setup.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (

Great display for the money


This is a great buy for the casual user looking to upgrade from a standard monitor. Great picture, sharp design. Lightweight and sturdy.

May, 2015

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Worth every penny


This monitor is so sleek with high quality performance. Crisp screen resolution and nicely designed look. I bought two of these type. So worth it.

May, 2015

Consumer review (

Great for the $$


Great color and clarity.. Easy to setup with default monitor deivers

May, 2015

Consumer review (

Great monitor


Grabbed one of these to use along with my Pavilion 25bw in a dual monitor setup. The 23 is crisp, clear, and bright enough for any situation. Movies and games look very good on this monitor. Very little IPS backlight bleed with this 23" . Has vga, dvi,...

May, 2015

Consumer review (

What a great screen!


this monitor is clear, great color, a good size. We are extremely happy with it!

May, 2015

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Black


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):5000000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Display brightness:250
Display Diagonal:23
Display Diagonal (metric):23
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Technology:IPS
HD type:Full HD
Horizontal scan range:24 - 94
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Pixel Pitch:0.0104 x 0.0104
Response Time:7
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p
Vertical scan range:50 - 76
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (max):30
Power consumption (standby):0.5


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Height adjustment:N
LED Indicators: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off switch: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes
Tilt adjustment: Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 25
Tilt angle range:-5 - 25


Built-in camera: No
Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
TV tuner integrated: No


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC, DVI, HDMI, VGA
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: Yes
DVI-D ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (max):30
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):28

Technical Details

Active display area (W x H):20 x 11.3

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):6.73
Height (with stand):15.9
Width (with stand):20.9