HP Envy TouchSmart 15t-j100

Specifications

HP Envy TouchSmart 15t-j100Notebook: HP Envy TouchSmart 15t-j100 (Envy TouchSmart 15 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4700MQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 65% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Envy TouchSmart 15t-j100

60% HP Envy TouchSmart 15t-j100 Quad Edition
Source: IT Reviews English
The HP Envy TouchSmart 15t-j100 Quad Editon ($1,058.99 direct) is a multimedia powerhouse desktop replacement laptop. This is the one you want if you need to replace a $2,000 desktop you purchased back in 2010, and it’s starting to feel slow. The HP TouchSmart 15t-j100 Quad Edition gives you the power of a multimedia desktop in a semi-portable laptop. It's a good way to get your toes wet in the Windows 8.1 pool.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/23/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% HP Envy TouchSmart 15t-j100 Quad Edition
Source: PC Mag English
The HP TouchSmart 15t-j100 Quad Edition is a serviceable power user laptop. It can speedily run through the tasks that you'd need a high powered processor and graphics for, like video and photo work, graphics arts, and light gaming. However, our current Editors' Choice for midrange desktop replacement laptops the Asus N550JV-DB72T has all this, plus better sound, 3D gaming performance, nicer screen with a wider viewing angle, and is only about $20 more expensive. This means that the TouchSmart 15t-j100 is good, but not good enough to knock the Asus off its perch. The TouchSmart 15t-j100 should be on your short list of systems to try out, but there are ultimately better choices out there for battery life, portability, and power.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/14/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j000の実機レビュー
Source: The Hikaku JA→EN
Positive: Relatively high performance; fullHD display; good design. Negative: No optical drive.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/25/2013

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M: 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.  


4700MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 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.


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.


2.5 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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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65%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-11-23 (Update: 2013-11-23)