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The HP Envy 15 features a 15.6-inch LED-backlit display and a backlit keyboard with a proximity sensor that allows it to automatically illuminate when your hands are near. It also packs 6GB RAM and a multitouch trackpad.

Description

HP's Envy 17 is the sequel to their previous 17-inch Envy laptop. It sports a Blu-ray optical drive, an LED-backlit display, and a backlit keyboard with a proximity sensor for your hands. It also features a multitouch trackpad. Packed in the metal body is a 6.1 speaker setup by Beats Audio.

The HP Eenvy 17 3D is a revision of its predecessor. This time around, it features an LED-backlit 1080p display, a pair of HP 3D Active Shutter Glasses, and a backlit keyboard with a proximity sensor that allows it to automatically illuminate when your hands are near. Branded with the Beats Audio insignia, it also packs a 6.1 speaker setup into the metal chassis.

The HP Folio 13 is a 13.3-inch ultrabook replacement for the Pavilion dm3. The Folio 13 is equipped with a 1.6GHz Core i5 processor that maxes out at 2.3GHz with Turbo Boost enabled, a backlit keyboard, 128GB of SSD storage, and 4GB of RAM as standard.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Dec. 7, 2011
  • Price at launch: $1,099.99

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $1,099.99
  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $1,399.99
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Dec. 7, 2011
  • Price at launch: $899.99
  • Laptop type: Mainstream
  • Width: 14.9 inches
  • Depth: 9.6 inches
  • Thickness: 1.1 inches
  • Weight: 6.3 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black

Hardware

  • Laptop type: Desktop replacement
  • Width: 16.37 inches
  • Depth: 10.67 inches
  • Thickness: 1.28 inches
  • Weight: 7.5 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black
  • Laptop type: Desktop replacement
  • Width: 16.37 inches
  • Depth: 10.67 inches
  • Thickness: 1.28 inches
  • Weight: 7.5 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black
  • Laptop type: Ultraportable
  • Width: 12.52 inches
  • Depth: 8.66 inches
  • Thickness: 0.71 inches
  • Weight: 3.28 pounds
  • Color: Gray / Black
  • Operating system: Windows 7

Software

  • Operating system: Windows 7
  • Operating system: Windows 7
  • Operating system: Windows 7
  • Screen size (diagonal): 15.6 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1366 px
  • Resolution (Y): 768 px

Display (base)

  • Screen size (diagonal): 17.3 inches
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1600 px
  • Resolution (Y): 900 px
  • Screen size (diagonal): 17.3 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1080 px
  • 3D enabled: Yes
  • Screen size (diagonal): 13.3 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1366 px
  • Resolution (Y): 768 px
  • Size (diagonal): 15.6 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlit: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1080 px

Display (max)

  • Size (diagonal): 17.3 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlit: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1080 px
  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: No

Keyboard

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: Yes
  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: Yes
  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: No
  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes

Mouse

  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-2430M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.4 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3 GHz

Processor (base)

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-2430M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.4 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3 GHz
  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-2430M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.4 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3 GHz
  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-2467M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.6 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 2.3 GHz
  • Graphics type: Switchable
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 3000
  • Base discrete GPU brand: AMD
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon HD 7690M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB

GPU (base)

  • Graphics type: Integrated
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 3000
  • Base RAM size: 6 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • RAM slots: 2

Memory

  • Base RAM size: 6 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • RAM slots: 2
  • Base RAM size: 8 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • RAM slots: 2
  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM size: 8 GB
  • Base drive type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 500 GB

Storage

  • Base drive type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 750 GB
  • Base drive type: HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 750 GB
  • Options: Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base drive type: Flash (SSD)
  • Base drive capacity: 128 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD
  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Compatible media: DVD±R/RW

Optical Drive

  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Compatible media: DVD±R/RW, BD-ROM
  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Compatible media: DVD±R/RW, BD-ROM
  • Speakers: 6
  • Subwoofer: Yes
  • Audio brand: Beats Audio

Audio

  • Speakers: 6
  • Subwoofer: Yes
  • Audio brand: Beats Audio
  • Speakers: 6
  • Subwoofer: Yes
  • Audio brand: Beats Audio

Port options

  • USB: 3
  • USB 3.0: 1
  • HDMI: 1
  • USB: 1
  • USB 3.0: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • HDMI: 1
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Wireless video: WiDi

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Wireless video: WiDi
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Wireless video: WiDi
  • Size: 76 Wh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)

Battery

  • Size: 91 Wh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
  • Size: 91 Wh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
  • Quoted time: 9 hr
  • PCMarkVantage: 7360
  • 3DMarkVantage (GPU): 5558
  • 3DMark06 (GPU): 8988
  • Just Cause 2: 29.24
  • The Verge Battery Test: 4 hours and 17 minutes

Benchmarks

  • PCMarkVantage: 8371
  • 3DMarkVantage (IGP): 1523
  • 3DMark06 (IGP): 3451
  • The Verge Battery Test: 7 hours and 7 minutes
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