HP Envy TouchSmart 15t-j100
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the HP Envy TouchSmart 15t-j100
Source: IT Reviews Archive.org version
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%
Source: PC Mag Archive.org version
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%
Source: The Hikaku JA→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Relatively high performance; fullHD display; good design. Negative: No optical drive.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/25/2013
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