HP Envy 14 Spectre

The HP Envy 14 Spectre is an ultrabook with a 14-inch display. Its base configuration features an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD storage, and an backlit keyboard.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Feb. 8, 2012
  • Price at launch: $1,399.00

What You Need To Know

  • The keyboard features a proximity sensor to sense a user's presence, lighting up when a user approaches, and dimming down when they leave
  • Originally released with Windows 7, but has been updated to include Windows 8

Verge Review

Can you believe that just six months ago, HP was thinking of ditching the PC business? It seems far fetched today, now that we know the company had laptops like the lightweight, long-lasting Folio 13 and the powerful yet relatively inexpensive Envy series up its sleeves. And of course, that's before we consider the HP Envy 14 Spectre, too. First revealed to us in an FCC filing and then again in a video tease, the Spectre turned out to be a 14-inch ultrabook practically bathed in Gorilla...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Ultraportable
Thickness 0.79 inches
Weight 3.98 pounds
Operating system Windows 7, Windows 8
Screen size (diagonal) 14 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000
The Verge Battery Test 5 hours and 14 minutes

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias Spectre Ultrabook 14t-3200
Hardware
Laptop type Ultraportable
Width 12.88 inches
Depth 8.7 inches
Thickness 0.79 inches
Weight 3.98 pounds
Color Silver / Black
Software
Operating system Windows 7, Windows 8
Display (base)
Screen size (diagonal) 14 inches
Display surface Glossy
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1600 px
Resolution (Y) 900 px
PPI 131.13
Keyboard
Type Chiclet
Backlit Yes
Mouse
Type(s) Trackpad
Multitouch Yes
Processor (base)
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i5-2467M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.6 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 2.3 GHz
Processor (max)
Brand Intel
Family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i7-3667U
Cores 2
Clockspeed 2 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.2 GHz
GPU (base)
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000
GPU (max)
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000
Memory
Base RAM size 4 GB
Max. config RAM size 8 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1600 MHz
Storage
Options Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type Flash (SSD)
Base drive capacity 128 GB
Max. config SSD 256 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support SD, MMC
Audio
Speakers 2
Audio brand Beats Audio
Webcam
Video resolution 720p
Sensors
Proximity Yes
Port options
USB 1
USB 3.0 1
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
Mini DisplayPort 1
HDMI 1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 3.0 + HS
NFC Yes
Wireless video WiDi
Battery
Size 54 Wh
Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Removable No
Quoted time 9 hr
Benchmarks
PCMarkVantage 9121
3DMarkVantage (IGP) 1526
3DMark06 (IGP) 3462
The Verge Battery Test 5 hours and 14 minutes
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