HP Envy 6z-1000

Specifications

HP Envy 6z-1000Notebook: HP Envy 6z-1000 (Envy SleekBook 6 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-4455M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7500G
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 61% - poor
Average of 8 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 60%, features: 65%, display: - % mobility: 70%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP Envy 6z-1000

60% HP Envy Sleekbook 6z-1000 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The HP Envy Sleekbook 6z-1000 is a nice-looking entry-level laptop, and it costs only $600. The laptop's performance and processing speed may not be up to par, but HP's premium styling and components definitely make this laptop look lust-worthy. If you're not terribly concerned with having the fastest notebook on the market, the Sleekbook is worth a look.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/22/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% HP ENVY Sleekbook 6z-1000
Source: PC World English
The HP Envy Sleekbook 6z-1000 is a nice-looking entry-level laptop, and it costs only $600. The laptop's performance and processing speed may not be up to par, but HP's premium styling and components definitely make this laptop look lust-worthy. If you're not terribly concerned with having the fastest notebook on the market, the Sleekbook is worth a look.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
40% HP Envy Sleekbook 6z-1000
Source: PC Mag English
HP has positioned its AMD-powered HP Envy Sleekbook 6z-1000 as a lower-priced alternative to Intel-certified ultrabooks. Unfortunately, the axiom that "you get what you pay for" applies here. It's underpowered, has a mediocre screen, and may feel slow even when brand new.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/07/2012
Rating: Total score: 40%
70% HP Envy 6 Sleekbook review
Source: Pocket Lint English
If you’re in the market for a 15-inch budget laptop then the HP Envy 6 has got enough grunt behind it to deal with most tasks. It’s not meant to be a high-end model, and that shows. But when money is a major deciding factor the Envy 6 succeeds in filling that near-£600 gap in the market. And by doing so it’s already done its job: there’s enough on offer for the cash, and buyers will know they’re not buying a powerhouse.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/02/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
50% HP ENVY Sleekbook 6z Review: Is Being Thin Enough?
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The HP ENVY Sleekbook 6z is ultimately hard to recommend for a few reasons. The first of which is the abysmal keyboard: it has a poor, cheap feel and is not encouraging to use. Adding to the productivity problem is the low 1366x768 screen resolution; it suffices for basic tasks, but power users will be wishing for more space.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/19/2012
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 50% performance: 50% features: 50% mobility: 70%
70% HP Envy Sleekbook 6z
Source: Techreview Source English
The HP Envy Sleekbook 6z is another Ultrabook laptop that looks to take a bit out of the crowded market. It tries to do this with a rock-bottom price tag of $600 and Beats Audio in an attempt to lure back to school shoppers away from other brands. Performance does lack, however, which is disappointing to say the least.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/18/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
HP Envy Sleekbook 6z review: an inexpensive thin-and-light with AMD innards
Source: Engadget English
It's pretty clear that HP's new Sleekbook line is targeted toward those who fancy a responsive, high-performing thin-and-light but don't want to shell out a grand or more for an Ultrabook. We appreciate the company's effort to temper features with price, and while the 6z is capable enough to handle your everyday computing needs, the underpowered AMD APU isn't a great performer -- and you can do better without spending much more, as even the Envy Ultrabook 6t starts at just $800.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/13/2012
60% HP Envy Sleekbook 6z Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Whether you're a student looking for a thin laptop with a big screen or you just want a cheap Ultrabook alternative, the $599 HP Envy Sleekbook 6z is definitely worth considering. Aside from a striking design, this sleek laptop features above-average audio and long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/11/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

78% HP Envy Sleekbook 6: 15-Zoll-Ultrabook-Alternative im Test
Source: ZDNet German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/02/2012
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 70% features: 80% mobility: 70%

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.


2.1 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 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 %

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61%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-07-19 (Update: 2012-07-19)