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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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HP ENVY 15 Late 2011 Model Review
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13 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the superior manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the ENVY 15 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ENVY 15 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 15's total storage capacity is one of the biggest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ENVY 15 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the ENVY 15. The display diagonals of laptops of this age and spec range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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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 a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

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

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this type and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the HP ENVY 15 has a front camera.

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Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 15 has a very big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15 the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys range from 8GB to 1TB.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the ENVY 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops of this age and type range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The ENVY 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The ENVY 15 has a fairly slow processor frequency (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 41 watt-hours, the ENVY 15 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ENVY 15 do not have a touchscreen. The HP ENVY 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The ENVY 15 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This HP laptop has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs of this age and type ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the ENVY 15.

Average Weight

The HP ENVY 15 has a fairly average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

9 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(125)
15 September 2016

It isn't without flaws, but the cheapest HP Envy x360 is an attractive convertible laptop...

Metal design
Speedy SSD
Light for its size
Attractiv, minimalist desig
Smartphone notifications
Slightly wobbly screen
Mediocre processor
Soso keyboard and touchpad
No automatic sleep trackin
Doesnt connect to other fitness app
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...

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User Reviews

(456)
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 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 1 February 2016 by Sunny

Got this on thanksgiving from store for a pretty good discount as it was the only best option i could find and also recommended by the store member. Loved the ergonomics,flexible touch... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2016 by Dahotbeans
(Verified Purchase)

I bought it brand new during the black friday sales. Two weeks later the screen turns gray whenever i put the screen down then up again. Same thing happens if i put it to sleep, close it, open it... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by Navygirl
Navygirl would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15 (Verified Purchase)

Really love this laptop. Works well for multitasking. Bought myself one, then purchased one for my husband...

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15k055, hp 2in1, 15k055n, 15k055no, hp 15u110, hp 15u110d, hp 15u110dx
Barcodes 00888793429518

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