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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Oct 2013
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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The ENVY 15 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ENVY 15 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.2. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the ENVY 15 has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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

The HP ENVY 15 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the HP ENVY 15 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ENVY 15.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the ENVY 15 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average processor frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the 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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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of portable PCs of this age and type range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ENVY 15 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

If this medium processor cores notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago, the ENVY 15 has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ENVY 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

The HP ENVY 15 is a four number of built-in speakers notebook PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 15 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the ENVY 15 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the ENVY 15 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 62 watt-hours, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ENVY 15 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the ENVY 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ENVY 15 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the ENVY 15 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ENVY 15.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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 Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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® 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
Password Protection Type
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

(37)
12 October 2015

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

16 September 2015

Slowed down. Everyone thinking about buying HP's new convertible in an unusual 15-inch size will need patience. The sluggish hard drive needlessly slows down the system. A high-quality screen... Read more…

19 January 2015

There's a strangeness to the HP Envy X2 (15-c001tu) that's hard to overcome. This mostly comes from its detachable keyboard, which features a touchpad on the right side, rather than below the... Read more…

27 October 2014

This machine looks good and has reasonable power, but it's unremarkable in laptop mode and is too large to work as a convincing tablet ? and the poor screen afflicts both types of usage. The HP's...

17 September 2014

Like some other moderately priced 15-inch-class touchscreen laptops we've seen of late, the HP Envy x360 is too heavy and too slow to be a road-warrior's dream machine. But the handsome high-res... Read more…

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User Reviews

(224)
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 16 January 2016 by Paul
(Verified Purchase)

The computer is not bad it does have a nice feature to be able to flip over and turn into a tablet but anytime I just shut the computer without turning it off when I open it up I get a bunch of... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2016 by Derek

-Overall quality of the first laptop I tried wasn't that great. -Trackpad seemed too lose and just lightly tapping it would make it creak. -Main issue was constant "display driver failure"(s).... Read more…

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

I selected this laptop based on the recommendations of the staff and my needs. Great laptop for the price and more than enough to get me through my online classes!

Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Fatalbert04
Fatalbert04 would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15 (Verified Purchase)

Enjoy using it - makes me feel like I joined the knowledgable crew...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15j000, 15j165, 15j100, 15j049, 15j100s, 15j049t, 15j000e, 15j165n, hp gt740, 15j000ew, 15j165no, 15j100sv, 15j049tx, hp i54200, hp gt740m, hp i54200m
Barcodes 00888182074206, 00888182100974, 00888182360798, 00888793433553

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