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HP ENVY 15 Amd a 8GB 1TB Hdd 15.6" Laptop

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The sleek-designed HP ENVY 15-j151sa Refurbished 15.6"Laptop lets you work and play without restrictions thanks to its brilliant combination of spec including an AMD A10 quad-core processor and a... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average HP laptops have good ratings as do all notebook PCs produced by HP.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP 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 amongst all laptops that have been around for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the total storage capacity range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Four Built-In Speakers

Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago only have between one and three built-in speakers, however the HP ENVY 15 has four built-in speakers.

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Four ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports

The HP ENVY 15 has more ESATA/USB 3.0 ports than most of the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 15. Most of the notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between one and three ESATA/USB 3.0 ports, however this HP portable PC has four ESATA/USB 3.0 ports.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The HP ENVY 15 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15 only have between one and three USB 3.0 ports.

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Six Battery Cells

The HP ENVY 15 is a six battery cell laptop.

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Four Speakers

The ENVY 15 is a four speaker notebook PC.

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Six Battery Cells

The HP ENVY 15 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a gddr3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most laptops of this age and spec do not have a front camera. The ENVY 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ENVY 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ENVY 15. The average processor cache of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15 range from 1GB to 4GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB. At only 2,000 megabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 2,000 megabytes, the ENVY 15 has a fairly small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ENVY 15. The average on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.4GB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the ENVY 15 over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY 15 (12GB), or the Lenovo Y70 (£315.00) (16GB).

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Average Screen Size

The ENVY 15 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Y70 (£315.00) (17.3").

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AMD a Processor Family

This laptop has an amd a processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an hdd storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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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Specification

Design
Colour
Processor
Processor Family
Processor Technology
Processor
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Memory Card Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connection
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
HDMI Port
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard
Keyboard Layout
Operating System/software
Operating System
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Battery Cell
Power
External Power Adapter
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Technical Details
Display
Wireless Feature
Other Features
Ethernet Specification
Supplied Battery
Wireless Standard
Memory Type
Speaker
Graphics Adapter Interface
Expansion Slot
Graphics Adapter Manufacturer
Display
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI Port
Compatible Operating System
Display Diagonal
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
Graphics Adapter Family
Graphics Adapter
Display Illumination
Wireless Technology
Integrated Graphics Adapter (UMA/GMA)
Expansion Type
Display
Battery Type
Speaker
Type
Security Feature

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Expert Reviews

(46)
27 November 2015

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12 October 2015

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11 March 2015

There is nothing on the back as the screen goes through 180 degrees.The right side has an SD card socket, two USB ports, HDMI port, Ethernet socket, DC input point and a Kensington lock port. The... Read more…

30 January 2015

The HP x360 has a lot to offer: it's well-built, easy to switch to tablet mode and offers reasonable performance... Unfortunately, though, it's horribly let down by a pitiful screen, which limits...

19 January 2015

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 15j151, hp 15j151s, hp a105750, hp 15j151sa, hp a105750m

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