Hewlett Packard (http://www.hp.com) has announced the 23-inch x2301 Micro Thin display. The “micro thin” (approximately 0.4 inches) will go on sale June 10 for US$279.99.

It’s an HD (1,920 x 1,080), LED_backlit display that boasts 72% of the color gamut, a 8,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, a 3ms GtG response time, and BrightView technology. The x2301 is also mercury- and arsenic-free with Energy Star 5.0 and EPEAT Silver certifications.

The x2301 packs the power and connectivity to the bottom of the display in the base. Connectivity options include HDMI, VGA and DVI-D.