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HP ENVY 15
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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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16 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ENVY 15 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ENVY 15.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 16GB and the biggest is 2TB. The ENVY 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ENVY 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Laptops of this spec and age processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The HP ENVY 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst laptops of this age. The average screen size of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15 is 15".

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758 (£645.00) (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the HP ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ENVY 15 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ENVY 15 range from 5GB to 2TB. The ENVY 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP ENVY 15 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ENVY 15 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 13GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ENVY 15.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the ENVY 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo G500 (2.6kg).

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Thick

With a height of 27.9 millimeters, the HP ENVY 15 is one of the thicker medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have heights of between 11mm and 2,400mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the HP ENVY 15 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ENVY 15.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 14 E5450 (£502.80) (2.3GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If this HP laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s (12GB).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Battery Life

At 6.25 hours, the ENVY 15 has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(124)
27 November 2015

Sometimes computer companies feel like they're taking the mickey, producing devices that are technically yesterday's news, but with a price and slight refresh befitting of today.The thing about...

27 November 2015

In review: HP Envy 15-w103ng x360. Test model courtesy of HP Store.The new Skylake processor leads to a higher computing performance without reducing the battery life. The somewhat higher power...

23 October 2015

HP has used its "Envy" line across a variety of devices to denote a luxury design and feeling. This seems to be a predominant model amongst laptop makers of late. The idea is that consumers will... Read more…

12 October 2015

A large convertible laptop with decent performance, but it doesn't excel in any area...

2 October 2015

Looking for a premium laptop that won't eviscerate your savings? With the Envy 15, HP thinks it has just the device for you. This alluring 15.6-incher has the high-end materials and stylish... Read more…

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User Reviews

(504)
Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Agflak

This is a very capable little machine that I have used as a daily driver for about a month. It can handle photo editing, audio editing, Excel, multiple Chrome tabs, etc. Unfortunately, after only... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2015 by KUbbFan
KUbbFan would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15

Was hesitant to buy this one but when it went on sale for $549 and can return by Jan 15th if not happy with it, I decided to give it a try. This is now the 4th laptop I have purchased and am... Read more…

Reviewed 21 December 2015 by USUrocks

Initially I really liked this computer. I love the touch screen and the ability to fold the screen all the way back. The display is also great. However, I have been experiencing the same issues... Read more…

Reviewed 9 January 2016 by SadPerson
(Verified Purchase)

I got a great deal, price wise, but it was a sad let down. HP support updates are very slow. The essential ones do not self-download and this causes problems. Every time I wake it up from sleep... Read more…

Reviewed 15 December 2015 by Pbmaloney

Got the same white screen as of yesterday, going to have to take back. I'm pretty ticked off...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 2in1, hp ddr3, hp ddr3l, hp 15u110, hp 15v010, hp i56200, hp m6w103, hp i55200, hp m6w103d, hp i55200u, hp 15u110d, hp 15v010n, hp i56200u, hp 15u110dx, hp 15v010nr, hp m6w103dx, hp b018oz1gr8
Barcodes 00766653297517, 00766653297524, 00889296137368, 00889296173366, 00889296185093, 00889296187035, 00889296197485, 00889296246473, 00889296284666, 04053162717930, 08892961373680

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