HP Envy 15-ae020ng
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Reviews for the HP Envy 15-ae020ng
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Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 95% display: 70% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 88%
Model: The HP Envy 15 is a gaming laptop. Its performance stems majorly from its Intel Core i7 dual-core processor with 8 GB of DDR3 SDRAM. There is second RAM slot for additional 8 GB. Thus a maximum RAM of up to 16 GB is possible. Additionally, the Envy 15 has a 15.6 inch display driven by an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M and an integrated Intel HD Graphics 5500. The LED display features a resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels and a matte surface. Above it, there is a 1 MP webcam. The case is made from sturdy aluminum and has an ergonomic design built for gaming and heat dissipation with smoothed out edges. The solid build can definitely handle rough touches and long hours of runtime.
Additionally, the Envy 15 features a backlit keyboard and a relatively large touchpad, which supports several multi touch gestures. The strong lithium ion battery with 3 cells and 55 Wh battery lasts up to 9 hours of continuous use. All four of its USB ports are USB 3.0. In addition there are an HDMI port, an Ethernet port, 3.5 mm combo audio jack, an SD card reader and a Kensington Lock for security measures. Finally, it has a strong Gigabit Ethernet network card and a above-average 11ac WiFi card with Bluetooth 4.0 to further enhance online gaming experiences.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GTX 900M series, based on the Maxwell architecture. 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.
5500U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
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.
Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.
In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).
89%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
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