HP Envy 15-j151sr
Reviews for the HP Envy 15-j151sr
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Positive: Beautiful appearance; very powerful performance; excellent display; good connectivity; convenient backlit keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/10/2014
HP Envy is an elegant product line and packs a punch in the specification department. The sleek metal finish and crystal-like gloss of the display panel is something to be envied by other manufactures. The same can be said about the HP Envy 15-j151sr, with its touch screen capability. It is simply a stunning laptop. Its gorgeous 15.6 inch FHD BrightView LED panel has superb colors.
Inside, you'll find an Intel Core i7-4702MQ 6MB cache quad-core processor clocked at 2.2 Ghz with Intel HD Graphics 4600. This powerful core is supported by 8 GB 1600MHz DDR3L SDRAM and Nvidia GeForce GT 750M with 4GB DDR dedicated VRAM. A 1TB hard disk makes the powerhouse complete. Even audio quality is kept in check with 4 speakers and 2 subwoofers riding the Beats Audio technology.
It is a joy to type on the full-size, island-style keyboard with backlight. Other hardware includes a multi-format SD card reader, HDMI output, 4 USB 3.0 ports. The devices weighs around 2.56 kg. Battery life is good with the 6-cell li-ion battery.
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.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
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.
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.
In former years, this weight was representative for laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, 17 inch laptops weigh less than that.
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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).
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