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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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HP ENVY 15 Late 2011 Model Review
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11 Reasons For

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB. The ENVY 15 has a very big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 15 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average total storage capacity of laptops that were released around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 550GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15 the display diagonals range from 11" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo ThinkPad E531 which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ENVY 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ENVY 15 that we have checked, the HP ENVY 15's hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The hard drive capacitys of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15 range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 700GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago, the ENVY 15's maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP ENVY 15 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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3 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 Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the ENVY 15 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ENVY 15.

If this HP notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo L450 (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the HP ENVY 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ENVY 15.

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
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 Smart Connect 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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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16 September 2015

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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…

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

This computer is great for those who like the idea of a tablet and a touch screen but prefer a full size laptop. So far loving the versatility...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 15k201, 15k206, 15k206n, 15k201n, 15k201nt, 15k206nl
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