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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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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Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-5xxx
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
200U, I5-5200U, 520
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
2 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5500
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce 840M
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
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
DVD Super Multi
Number of Built-In Speakers
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Operating System Installed
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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