HP Envy 17t-j100 Leap Motion


HP Envy 17t-j100 Leap MotionNotebook: HP Envy 17t-j100 Leap Motion (Envy 17 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4702MQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1100 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 63%, performance: 78%, features: 88%, display: 70% mobility: 50%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 20%

Reviews for the HP Envy 17t-j100 Leap Motion

80% HP Envy 17 Leap Motion SE review: luxury laptop offers gesture-recognition... for those that need it
Source: PC Advisor English
Full marks to HP for attempting to do something different with the new Envy 17. However, gesture-recognition is still in its infancy and there are few apps that currently use that technology in a way that grabs the imagination. The Envy 17 Leap Motion SE might appeal to a few niche markets at the moment, but at well over £1000 it will probably seem like an expensive luxury for ordinary home and business users.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/04/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% features: 90% workmanship: 80%
70% HP Envy Leap Motion review Should this laptop leave the others green?
Source: Techradar English
HP's Envy line has had recent ups and downs, but it seems to have found its feet recently. Being (and looking like) a lower-cost alternative to a MacBook Pro-like machine is no bad thing – especially for people who want that kind of power without the cost. While the Leap Motion controller doesn't add much to the package, it's still not a bad machine overall anyway, especially in the oft-neglected 17-inch category. However, it's well worth looking at the HP Envy TouchSmart 15 if you are considering this laptop, because it's a lot cheaper for almost as much power.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/03/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 80%
60% HP Envy 17 Leap Motion SE review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Leap Motion’s gesture control technology sounds impressive but doesn’t deliver thanks to a lack of consistency and accuracy. Elsewhere, it’s a mixed bag: fast but hampered by high heat and noise levels, with middling battery life, a good keyboard, and a decent screen. Cheaper models without Leap Motion are good all-round desktop replacements, but specialised rivals are better suited to specific tasks.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 60% features: 80% display: 70% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70% emissions: 20%
40% HP Envy 17 Leap Motion Special Edition
Source: Digital Versus English
The HP Envy 17 Leap Motion Edition satisfactorily fulfils its role as a multimedia laptop. It has enough computing power to handle everyday tasks and even run a few games, but the screen's picture quality is just incredibly poor and the Leap Motion Controller is basically a novelty item due to improvable ergonomics and virtually no dedicated software.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/09/2014
Rating: Total score: 40%
80% HP ENVY 17t-j100 Leap Motion
Source: Comp Reviews English
The HP ENVY 17t-j100 Leap Motion has a unique feature that sets it apart from other 17-inch laptops by including the 3D gesture interface controller. The problem is that this is still very gimmicky and should only attract those that really want or will use a software package compatible with it.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% HP ENVY 17 Leap Motion Edition notebook Review
Source: Think Digit English
The HP ENVY 17 is an extremely powerful laptop, with top of the line specs with a massive 17.3-inch and brilliant Full HD screen. The motion sensor feature is something that is gives us a glimpse of the future, but at the moment, it has better show off value than practical purpose. Buy this, because the performance is undeniable.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/25/2014
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 60% performance: 90% features: 100% workmanship: 90%



The HP Envy 17t-j100 Leap Motion’s most interesting feature has to be its Leap Motion SE, which allow users to use hand motions to control the computer. It gives off a futuristic atmosphere and certainly looks cool when showing off to friends. That being said, the Leap Motion SE is not the only thing good about the HP Envy 17t-j100 Leap Motion. It does in fact come with pretty decent specifications.

The start it off, it is powered by an Intel Core i7-4702MQ quad core processor, which is a decent processor suitable for work such as video editing or object modeling. With 8 GB of RAM, running applications should be smooth as silk. The hard disk of the HP Envy Leap Motion is rather unique. It uses the traditional hard disk instead of SSD, which has a lower performance, but makes up for it with a tremendous amount of space available.

The display on this device is also noteworthy. The 17 inch display has a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixel, which goes very well with the BluRay player it comes equipped with. The Nvidia GeForce GT750M graphics card also helps to provide excellent viewing pleasure. Sadly, the screen is not a touch screen.

All in all, the HP Envy 17t-j100 Leap Motion is a laptop that offers a unique feature other laptops don’t have; the Leap Motion SE which is a cool feature and all, but at our present time, does not find that much use. Despite that, the overall specification of the laptop is good as well. It is priced a little higher than other laptops of its class at roughly 1540 US-$.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M: Upper mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GT 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

4702MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.2 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

17.3": Meanwhile the 17 inch display size is a more frequently offered standard format for desktop-replacements. The DTR-laptops can't be carried easily, need much energy but on the other side texts can be read easily and high resolutions are no problem. DTR mainly are intended for stationary usage on desks, where the weight and the energy need are unimportant.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.8 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.

HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

HP reviews

70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-03-11 (Update: 2014-03-11)