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HP Envy 17

alaTest has collected and analyzed 590 reviews of HP Envy 17. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the keyboard and usability. The screen and design are also appreciated. The touchpad and size get critical views, while views are divided on the portability.

performance, design, screen, usability, keyboard

reliability, size, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Envy 17 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Envy 17

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of HP Envy 17 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the price and sound. The design and reliability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the keyboard and usability.

screen, reliability, design, sound, price

usability, keyboard

44% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HP Envy 17-1190 17.3 inch Laptop PC (Intel Core i7-720QM Processor, 1.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium)

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Envy 17

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 263 user reviews of HP Envy 17 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Views about the price and screen are on the whole positive. The design and usability are also appreciated, but there are some negative reviews about the touchpad and size. There are some mixed views about the portability.

performance, usability, design, screen, price

reliability, size, touchpad

71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP ENVY 17-1011NR 17.3-Inch LaptopHP 17-1181NR 17-Inch Envy Notebook PCHP ENVY 17-2070NR Notebook Computer - Silver

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: New Zealand PC World (pcworld.co.nz)

HP Envy 17 notebook

 

HP's Envy 17 is a big notebook that's suitable as a desktop replacement computer. It has a fourth-generation Intel Core i7 CPU, discrete NVIDIA...

Fast CPU, Lots of RAM, Plenty of internal storage

Bouncy keyboard, Only single-band Wi-Fi, No touchscreen

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Harley Ogier (pcworld.co.nz)

HP Envy 17

 

HP's Envy 17 is obviously the product of a series of excellent design decisions and while it's not perfect, it stood out enough to gain a rare PC World Platinum award.

May, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:B&O PLAY
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Bang & Olufsen

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):41
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Special edition
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display number of colours:16.77
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: Yes
LED Backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touchscreen:No / Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 940M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 950
On-board graphics adapter ID:1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160 / 4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600 / 4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 520 / Intel HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DVI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 2 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: No

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 4570
Non-operating shock:240
Non-operating vibration:3.5
Operating altitude:0 - 3050
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating shock:40
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating vibration:1.043
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:DVD, CD
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Other features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Package depth:30.5
Package height:7.6
Package weight:3.03
Package width:50.8
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x4, 4x1 / 2x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Broadwell / Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.4
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I5-6200U / I7-5500U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6200 series
Processor Socket:BGA1168 / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D1
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel QuickPath Interconnect: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel RealSense 3D Camera: No
Intel RealSense Snapshot: No
Intel RealSense Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor code:SR2EY
Processor package size:42
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Thunderbolt 3 Technology: No
UART: No

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Storage Media:HDD / Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:26.1
Height :2.52
Weight:2.09 / 2.29
Width:38.5