HP Envy 6-1006ea

Specifications

HP Envy 6-1006eaNotebook: HP Envy 6-1006ea (Envy SleekBook 6 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-4455M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7500G
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2kg
Price: 8000 euro
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Average Score: 68.5% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 84%, performance: 62%, features: 66%, display: 70% mobility: 90%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP Envy 6-1006ea

HP ENVY 6 Sleekbook Review
Source: Hardware Canucks English
In today’s mobile computing world, due to a myriad of reasons, consumers have begun demanding more while also making due with less. Build quality, ease of use and design appeal are gradually replacing adaptability and raw performance. Some may argue this current move towards “Appleization” has meant less customization, higher prices and a gradual slide towards one-size-fits all devices but the Envy 6 has proven those detractors wrong.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/20/2012
60% HP Envy 6-1006ea Sleekbook review
Source: PC Advisor English
The HP Envy 6-1006ea Sleekbook scores the same as its Ultrabook counterpart. It's £100 cheaper but this comes with a sacrifice in raw performance. This laptop will suffice for basic tasks like web browsing but not much more.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 60% ergonomy: 70%
67% HP Envy 6 SleekBook review
Source: It Pro English
HP’s attempt to tackle the Ultrabook for half the price is admirable, but its budget cuts are evident in several key areas: the screen mixes mediocre quality with a low resolution, good design and build quality is matched with iffy ergonomics, and the AMD APU combines poor application performance with good graphical grunt.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2012
Rating: Total score: 67%
67% HP Envy 6 review
Source: PC Pro English
That display puts a dampener on proceedings, but HP Envy 6 plays its trump card at the checkout. At £499 inc VAT, this laptop is substantially cheaper than the Ultrabooks it imitates. The AMD processor lags behind its Intel rivals for raw processing power, but with ample performance for everyday tasks and capable gaming potential, it isn’t hard to see the appeal. If you’re searching for a slim, stylish machine that’s more affordable than Intel-based rivals, this is a fine compromise.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 83% performance: 67% features: 67% ergonomy: 67%
80% HP Envy 6-1006ea review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
HP proves that AMD can play in the sleek ultraportable game just as well as Intel. Performance might not be quite on the same level, but the HP Envy 6-1006ea Sleekbook makes up for this with a cheaper price and longer battery life. Overall, it’s an attractive, well-built and very affordable machine, and definitely recommended if you’re after a light and stylish 15-inch laptop.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/14/2012
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 60% features: 70% display: 70% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 80%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 7500G: Processor graphics card that is built into the Trinity ULV-A6 series APUs from AMD. Based on the VLIW4 architecture of the Radeon HD 6900 desktop series.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


A6-4455M: 17W ULV-Trinity, 1 module at 2.1 - 2.6 GHz, HD 7500G GPU» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 inch displays are normal for 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


68.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-08-19 (Update: 2012-08-19)