HP launched a brand new HP Envy 17 which is similar to the envy 15 but is different in many ways and is powered with some advanced and attractive features.The most attractive feature of this gadget is that it has a red ring at the right side of the keypad which is an analog volume dial and below this dial is a mute button.It has an attractive design and good battery life which a nice combination of style and performance.It has a backlit keyboard which makes you feel comfortable and work even in low light.Also it has full number pad on the right side of the key board.
This 16.4 x 10.7 x 1.3 inches sized machine has the display screen of 17.3 inches with native resolution of 1920 x 1080 and has a long battery life of approx. 6 hours 10 minutes which is good enough.It weighs approx. 7.4 pounds ( 3.35 kg ) which is not heavy and can be carried while working.Talking about its heating effects, it gets bit warm while working.
Specifications And Reviews
The HP Envy 17 is boosted with the Intel Core i7-2670QM Processor with the speed of 2.2GHz and with the RAM of 8 GB which is expandable to 16 GB and 750 GB SATA hard drive with the speed of 7,200 rpm.The HP Envy 17 comes with Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) which gets boot up in just 49 seconds.
This gadget comes with 8 GB RAM which is expandable to 16 GB and 750 GB SATA hard drive with the speed of 7,200 rpm which boots up the system in 49 seconds.
The HP Envy 17 comes installed with Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit).
Keyboard and Touchpad
It has a backlit keyboard which gives you comfortable and good typing experience.A full number pad is there at the right side of the keypad.
The 4.3 x 2.7 inch touchpad gives your fingers a comfortable platform for rotating over the whole pad.The pad supports multi touch gestures like pinch zoom,three finger flick and four finger flick.
The HP Envy 17 is boosted with AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT graphics card and 1GB RAM of video memory gives you the good gaming and HD videos experience.
The battery life of this laptop is quite good.It can run continuously for approx. 6 hours 10 minutes once fully charged.
Other Features and Specifications
- Blue Ray DVD Burner.
- 4 USB ports with three 3.0 USB ports and one 2.0 USB port,Display port,Two headphone jacks,Gigabit Ethernet port,HDMI port,security lock slot and a microphone port and 2-1 card reader slot.
- Size is 16.4 x 10.7 x 1.3 inches and weighs approx. 7.4 pounds.
- 2.1 Bluetooth with 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN WiFi model.
- AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT graphics card with 1 GB video memory.
- BD-R DL/DVDRW DL optical drive with 8X optical drive speed.
- Display size is of 17.3 inches with the native resolution of 1920 x 1080.
- HD web cam which gives clear images and captures videos and pictures in the resolution 1280 x 800.
- Includes HP cool sense technology.
Price and Availability
The online price of HP Envy 17 is approx. $1474 in USA and approx. Rs 72,720 in India.
Review of HP Envy 17
- Good battery life.
- Good performance.
- Latest configuration.
- Volume control button.
- Backlit keyboard.
- Gets warm easily.