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HP Envy 17

alaTest has collected and analyzed 605 reviews of HP Envy 17. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the keyboard and price are overall positive. The design and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the battery. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Envy 17 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Envy 17

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of HP Envy 17 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and sound. The price and reliability are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical comments about the portability.

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portability

50% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HP Envy 17-1190 17.3 inch Laptop PC (Intel Core i7-720QM Processor, 1.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium)

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Envy 17

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 257 user reviews of HP Envy 17 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the sound and price. The design and screen also get good feedback.

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70% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP ENVY 17-1011NR 17.3-Inch LaptopHP 17-1181NR 17-Inch Envy Notebook PCHP ENVY 17-2070NR Notebook Computer - Silver

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Review HP Envy 17-1190eg Notebook

 

3D Envy. HP brings in a top notch entertainer with the HP Envy 17

Design; Material; Workmanship; Keyboard; 3D capable; Performance; Usefull pre-installed software (Photoshop Elements); 3D works perfectly in movies (when they are 3D)

System noise (fan permanently active); Consumption; Battery Life; Weight (heavy); Price; 3D isn't intuitive in games

That only a few PDFs were stored on the 2 GB SD memory card. This capacity could have been used to explain a few functions closer with one or two videos (3D).

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HP Envy 17 Review

 

The Envy 17 is the biggest and most powerful model in HP's top-end line of laptops, which are known for their sex appeal and solid build quality. The Envy 17's 11x16.5x1.5-inch chassis is constructed of magnesium alloy with an aluminum wrapping that's...

Handsome and well-built; good performance/portability ratio; Eyefinity

Somewhat limited for games; weak battery life; gets hot under graphics load

But even with its few shortcomings, there’s an awful lot to like about the Envy 17. It’s good-looking, well built, and capable of performing the gamut of desktop functions to varying degrees of satisfaction, while remaining reasonably portable.

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HP ENVY 17 Review: A Great Entertainment PC

 

The 17-inch ENVY 17 is the largest notebook in the ENVY line and as such has room for some of the best processors and graphics available at a starting price of around $1,200. We took a closer look at this impressive machine to see if it's worth its...

Great speakers ; Good backlit keyboard ; Lots of ports ; Fair price

Glossy, reflective screen ; Weak screen lid ; Thin aluminum sides ; Loud fan while gaming

The folks at HP like to call the ENVY 17 a "premium entertainment PC" and that's not a bad description of this sleek 17-inch notebook. The combination of a powerful Intel Core i7 processor, AMD Radeon graphics, 8GB of RAM and a 1080p display form the...

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HP Envy 17 review

 

When it comes to selecting our favorite mainstream Windows laptops these days the HP Envy 14 is pretty much at the tippy top of the list. (Hey, we don't

Beautiful, well-built chassis ; Stunning 17.3-inch HD display ; Seriously speedy performance / graphics

Touchpad is still annoying ; Palmrest can get quite toasty ; Heavier than other desktop replacements

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HP Envy 17 Review

 

While $1,599 isn't exactly a budget price for a notebook these days, it's a steal when you consider everything the HP Envy 17 offers. You get a stunning but understated design, bright full HD display, fast performance, and strong graphics. Only the...

Stylish design, Comfortable, backlit keyboard, Fast boot time, Strong graphics performance, Great sound quality

Very short battery life

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HP Envy 17 Review - PCWorld

 

The overall look of the latest Envy 17 hews to the understated nature of the product line, with muted grays and light, dimpled swirl details on the case. The packaging is plain and simple as well, and most of the documentation ships on an included 2GB...

Good gaming performance

Fan gets noisy, and surface of the unit can get hot

HP's Envy 17 is a robust, media-centric desktop replacement that's svelte enough to lug around if you need a large screen on the go.

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HP Envy 17 Laptop Review

 

In an era where truly upscale laptops seem like an endangered species, it's always nice to run across a well-built system with few compromises, such as the HP Envy 17. ...

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HP ENVY 17 Leap Motion Edition notebook Review

 

The HP ENVY 17 is an extremely powerful laptop, with top of the line specs with a massive 17.3-inch and brilliant Full HD screen. The motion sensor feature is something that is gives us a glimpse of the future, but at the moment, it has better show off...

Brilliant performance, Very good display, Well built, Leap Motion feature has a lot of potential

Too heavy to carry around daily, Disappointing battery life

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HP ENVY 17 Review: Specs, Features and Price

 

HP has launched a new laptop computer- HP ENVY 17 with outstanding features and brilliant performance. The large display screen of the device lends it a tempting feature and its audio features have attracted technology ...

HP ENVY 17 could be called the best laptop computer till date, the only drawback is its bulky size and heavy weight which prevents it from being portable. Still, it is well built, durable and attractive. The large feature set of the device is...

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HP Envy 17 Review

 

HP Envy 17 reviewed by ConsumerSearch, which notes pros and cons, along with reviews and ratings for the HP Envy 17 and comparisons to other Laptops

Gorgeous 17.3-inch display; Sleek and stylish; Excellent speakers; Good performance

Touchpad is problematic; Short battery life; Gets warm easily

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer / No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader:No / Yes
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:5 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen:Multi Touch / No
True Resolution:Full HD / WSXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / ATI / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT740M / GEF GT750M / GEF GT840M / GEFORCE 840M / GeForce GT 740M / GeForce GT 750M / Mobility Radeon HD 5850 / Radeon HD6850M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM55 / HM67 / HM77 / HM87 / Unknown
Processor:CORE I7 / Core™ i3 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number:I3-4000M / I5-3230M / I5-4200M / I7-2630QM / I7-4700MQ / I7-4702MQ / I7-4710MQ / I7-720QM
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