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HP ENVY Recline 23

HP ENVY Recline 23
alaScore 90

164 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 164 reviews of HP ENVY Recline 23. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and price. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP ENVY Recline 23 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP ENVY Recline 23

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 136 user reviews of HP ENVY Recline 23 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. Comments about the price and design are generally positive, whereas many are less positive about the size and reliability.

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85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Anthony Tosie (neowin.net)

Review: HP Envy Recline 23

 

HP's Envy Recline 23 features a unique dual-hinge design that allows it to be used from a variety of angles, but does the rest of the machine live up to the design?

Why aren't HP and Microsoft promoting the Envy Recline 23 when it fits so well with Windows 8? The HP Envy Recline 23 is the type of PC that Microsoft surely expected would come from its hardware partners following Windows 8’s release in 2012. It’s...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

HP Envy Recline 27 review

 

We get our first look at the Envy Recline 27 - HP's latest all-in-one PC brings the action to you with a highly adjustable hinged design

We'll hopefully be bringing you a more detailed review soon.

Consumer review by: Geoffrey (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY Recline 23-k080ea

 

Easy Start up - Ideal Screen Size - Tiles most intuitive

No Disk Drive and lack of information on best alternative.

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Sheila (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY Recline 23-k080ea

 

No wires or towers and looks good and the monitors moves easily at different angles

The windows package doesn't have some things Windows XP had which I would like. No CD player.

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Christopher (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY Recline 23-k080ea

 

Well built with good design.

No DVD/bluray so I have had to buy and external drive.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY Recline 23-k080ea

 

Nice to touch, very good resolution

Not absolutely compatible with W7 data files No paper audit of installed files or applications so no licence information to prove ownership

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Steve (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY Recline 23-k080ea

 

This is a PC that is finally as sexy as a MAC. Brilliant configuration and powerful too. I gave up my iMAC for this machine and I am very happy

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Hugh (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY Recline 23-k080ea

 

Very good clear screen, good performance, clever design for touchscreen use.

None found so far, although the requirement for an external DVD drive is a minor inconvenience.

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Gary (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY Recline 23-k080ea

 

ease of set up

Too much to learn to get the full use of the product!!!!!!!!

Jan, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio chip:Realtek ALC3228-CG
Audio system: / Beats Audio
Built-in Microphone:No / Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:4
Number of Speakers:4
RMS rated power:2 / 4 / 8

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Color of product:Black / Black, Red / Black, Sand / Black, Silver / Black, White / Silver

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color gamut:72
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Detachable display:N / No / Yes
Display brightness:250
Display Diagonal:23 / 27
Display number of colors:16.78 million colors
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display response rise/fall:5
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight:Y / Yes
Multi-touch: Yes
Number of colors:16.7
Panel Type:IPS
Pixel Pitch:0.0104 x 0.0104
Screen shape:Flat
Tilt angle:-5 - 145 / 5 - 145
Tilt angle range:-5 - 145 / 5 - 145
Touch screen: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:4.7
AC adapter output voltage:19 / 19.5
AC adapter power:120 / 150
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

CUDA: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 1024 / 2 / 2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce 730A / NVIDIA GeForce 830A / NVIDIA GeForce 830M / NVIDIA GeForce 840M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 730A / NVIDIA GeForce GT 830A
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 1.7 / 1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150 / 1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x412 / 0x41E / 41
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.7
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel HD Graphics 4600 / Intel® HD Graphics 4600 / No
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.0 / 4.3

Memory

Internal memory:12 / 16 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:12 / 16 / 32 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:DIMM/SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 1 x 4 + 1 x 8 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 4 + 1 x 8 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in camera:Y / Yes
Camera Resolution:1280 x 720
Total megapixels:1
TV tuner integrated:Y / Yes

Networking

Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Near Field Communication (NFC):No / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11a, 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 120078.7
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 5 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90 / 5 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 60 / -15 - 60 / -20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-10 - 60 / -15 - 60 / -20 - 60

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, DVD / No
LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / N / No

Other Features

Camera included:
Chassis type:
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x / VT-x,VT-d
Package dimensions (WxDxH):28.3 x 9.84 x 21.3 / 32.7 x 10.6 x 22.5
Pre-installed software:7-Zip, CyberLink PowerDVD, CyberLink YouCam, HP Connected Photo, HP Connected Music, Beats Audio, Monopoly, Family Paint, Skype, Box (50 GB), HP ePrint / 7-Zip, CyberLink PowerDVD, CyberLink YouCam, sMedio 360, HP Connected Photo, HP Connected Music, Beats Audio, Monopoly, Family Paint, Skype, HP TouchZone Writer, Box (50 GB)
Storage drive interface:mSATA, SATA / SATA / Serial ATA III

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled:No / Yes
AC adapter included:N / Y / Yes
Bundled software:7-Zip; CyberLink PowerDVD; CyberLink YouCam; HP Connected Photo; HP Connected Music; Beats Audio™; Klassieke bordspellen; Jigsaw Wars Puzzle; Monopoly; Family Paint; Skype; Box; HP ePrint / 7-Zip; CyberLink PowerDVD; CyberLink YouCam; Klassieke bordspellen; Jigsaw Wars Puzzle; Monopoly; Family Paint; Skype / AVI, H.264, MPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV9 / Beats Audio\nHP Connected Photo\nHP Support Assistant\nCyberlink Power DVD / CyberLink Power2Go\nBeats Audio\nArcsoft Family Paint\nElectronic Arts Monopoly\nFingertapps Instruments\nJoystick Interactive Classis Board Games\nCyberLink Photo Director \nHP TouchZone\nHP Recovery Manager\nHP Support Assistant / Cyberlink PowerDirector \nCyberlink PhotoDirector\nWindows Store \nWindows Live Essentials \nInternet Explorer \nConsole Beats Audio\nHP Connected Music \nConnected Photo \nMonopoly \nAir Hockey \nSkype \n7-Zip / CyberLink PowerDirector\nCyberLink PhotoDirector\nWindows Store\nWindows Live Essentials\nInternet Explorer\nBeats Audio-console\nHP Connected Music\nJigsaw War Puzzle\nAir Hockey\nSkype\n7-Zip / HP SimplePass / HP SimplePass\n7-Zip\nCyberLink PowerDVD\nCyberLink YouCam\nHP Connected Photo\nHP Connected Music\nBeats Audio\nClassic Board Games\nJigsaw Wars Puzzle\nMonopoly\nFamily Paint\nSkype\nBox\nHP ePrint\nHP Connected Music\nHP Connected Photo / HP SimplePass\n7-Zip\nCyberLink PowerDVD\nCyberLink YouCam\nsMedio 360\nHP Connected Photo\nHP Connected Music\nBeats Audio™\nClassic Board Games\nJigsaw Wars Puzzle\nMonopoly\nFamily Paint\nSkype\nHP TouchZone Writer\nBox\nHP ePrint\nHP Connected Music\nHP Connected Photo / HP SimplePass\nAccuWeather\nAVerMedia app\nCyberLink Media Suite\nDTS Sound+\nmysms\nSkype\n7-Zip\nHP Connected Music\nHP Connected Photo
Cables included:AC
Keyboard supplied:No / Y / Yes
Mouse included:No / Y / Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

BIOS password: Yes
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Placement supported:Vertical
Product type:All-in-One PC / PC

Ports & interfaces

Audio Output: Yes
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
FireWire 800: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / No / Yes
Mini PCI Express slots:1
Subwoofer out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3 / 4 / 6
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:4.7
AC adapter output voltage:19 / 19.5
AC adapter power:120 / 150
Autonomy mode:N / No / Yes
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI / DMI2 / QPI
Chipset:Intel H87 / Intel HM87
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No / Y / Yes
FSB Parity:N / No
L3 cache:4
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM,DDR3L-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.5
Motherboard chipset:Intel H87 / Intel HM87
Number of QPI links:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 / 1x8+2x4, 1x16, 2x8 / 2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:G3220T / i3-4130T / i3-4150T / i3-4160T / i5-4460 / i5-4460T / i5-4570T / i5-4590T / i7-4765T / i7-4770T / i7-4790T
Processor boost frequency:2.7 / 3 / 3.40 / 3.6 / 3.7 / 3.9
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor code:SR14N / SR14Q / SR1CA / SR1CL / SR1PG / SR1PH / SR1QK / SR1QS / SR1S6 / SR1S7
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i5 / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i7-4xxx / Intel Pentium G
Processor frequency:1.9 / 2 / 2.5 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.2
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:G3220T / i3-4130T / i3-4150T / i3-4160T / i5-4460 / i5-4460T / i5-4570T / i5-4590T / i7-4765T / i7-4770T / i7-4790T
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-4100 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-4400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-4500 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-4700 Desktop series / Intel Pentium G3000 series for Desktop
Processor socket:Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
Processor threads:2 / 4 / 8
Stepping:C0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:66.35 / 66.4 / 71.45 / 72 / 72.72
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45 / 84

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No
Intel FDI Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:N / No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics:Y / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel QuickPath Interconnect: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® RealSense Technology:N
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:75045 / 75121 / 75125 / 77481 / 77487 / 77489 / 77774 / 78927 / 78928 / 80809 / 80817
Processor code:SR14N / SR14Q / SR1CA / SR1CL / SR1PG / SR1PH / SR1QK / SR1QS / SR1S6 / SR1S7
Processor package size:37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013A / PCG 2013B / PCG 2013D
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology:N
UART:N

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 HOME
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe / Microsoft Office, Norton Internet Security 2013 / Symantec Norton Internet Security 2013

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC, No / SD,SDHC,SDXC / SxS Pro / SxS-1 / XQD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:16 / 8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:16
Solid-state drive interface:M-SATA / Micro Serial ATA / SATA / Serial ATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:M-SATA / Micro Serial ATA / SATA
Storage drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 256

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.1 / 10.4 / 22 / 25.8 / 9.84
Height:17.8 / 17.9 / 19.2 / 21.3
Package depth:10.6 / 9.84
Package height:21.3 / 22.5
Package weight:4.03 / 40.6 / 48.9 / 489.4
Package width:28.3 / 32.7
Weight:2.67 / 26.7 / 32.2 / 40.6
Width:10.4 / 22 / 25.8 / 28.3