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HP ENVY 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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HP ENVY 15 Late 2011 Model Review
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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,963 owner and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 15, the ENVY 15's discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15 is 2.1GB.

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

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP ENVY 15 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The HP ENVY 15 is a 12 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP ENVY 15 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is in fact the best processor family amongst all laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst processor family is AMD C.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 1GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The internal memorys of laptops that are a similar age to the ENVY 15 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The ENVY 15 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of laptops of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15, the HP ENVY 15 has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 580GB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the ENVY 15 has a fairly big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ENVY 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The average hard drive capacity of laptops of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15 is 590GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 180GB to 2TB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Big Processor Cache

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP ENVY 15's processor cache is one of the biggest amongst medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ENVY 15 range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the ENVY 15 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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 the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 15 is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh. The ENVY 15 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 41 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touchscreen. The ENVY 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The ENVY 15 is a four number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ENVY 15 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The ENVY 15 has a very slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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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 gigahertz, the HP ENVY 15 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ENVY 15.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the HP ENVY 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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)
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
Flash Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
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 OpenGL 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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® 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)
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
Password Protection Type
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(39)
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
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…

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

(225)
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 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...

Reviewed 31 January 2016 by Mercedes12

We originally saw this computer on black friday sale. It was $250 off and had exactly the specs we were looking for (6th gen processor, 1080p screen, lots of RAM etc) all inside of a great-looking... 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…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15k001, 15k050, 15k018, 15k016, 15k110, 15k013, 15k069, 15k016t, 15k110n, 15k013t, 15k069n, 15k001n, 15k050s, 15k018t, 15k069nz, 15k001nc, 15k050sh, 15k018tx, 15k016tx, 15k110nf, 15k013tx, hp i75500, hp i76500, hp 15w003, hp i76500u, hp 15w003n, hp i75500u, hp 15w003na
Barcodes 00888793173152, 00888793180839, 00888793213650, 00888793287101, 00888793380765, 00888793416808, 00888793797235

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