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HP ENVY TouchSmart Sleekbook 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop

alaTest has collected and analyzed 646 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the portability and screen are on the whole positive. The sound and size are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the connectivity and touchpad.

usability, size, sound, screen, portability

touchpad, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP ENVY TouchSmart Sleekbook 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Bought this for my 10 year old.


I bought this laptop for my 10 year old. Now, I have computer laptop envy. He insisted on having a touch screen. Now, I see why. The functionality is great, especially with Windows 8. It definitely beats my non touch screen Toshiba. The HP is fast and...

Great graphics, picture, and sound. Fast processor

It's a little on the heavy side

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very good


bought for my mother so she could use pc in same room as my dad watches tv.This product is... A touch pad that works great, Big screen size, poor sound quality, A nice compact size, easy to set up, lightning fastAbout me... Comfortable with technology

speed, ease of use

Learning windows 8

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Perfect size monitor


Couldn't decide between the 21.5" or bigger. My previous monitor was ancient. It was 15". This one is way better. Just after Christmas I bought the HP touchscreen laptop. I thought that screen was big but not compared to this one. Everyone in my...

Crisp and clear screen

Nothing. It's perfect


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Love the touch screen


Love the bigger screen and that it is touch screen. The new windows was a bit confusing at first but now I really like it. Had a problem with internet and the support team helped resolve it.This product is... Big screen sizeAbout me... Basic web...

Larger screen

New Windows takes some practice

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great once I got the internet working


I had to exchange it twice because I couldn't get an internet connection to hold, but after that I had no problems whatsoever with it. Great computer at a great priceThis product is... Good sound quality

user friendly, fast

internet problems

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Decent if unexceptional laptop


Touch screens are an unnecessary input feature with a huge frustration quotient - quirky, don't always do what I want to do, sometimes hard to hit the right point, and ultimately fills the screen with fingerprints. I would certainly not recommend...

Easy to set up out of the box

Touch screen not always responsive, touch pad very quirky, crashed after the first update, no internal CD-ROM drive

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Exceptional...when it actually works


I would be writing a glowing review of this laptop if it were reliable. If I knew that each time I turned it on it was going to work as it should, I'd be very pleased. However, this is not the case. Within days of owning this laptop the mouse stopped...

good price, easy to navigate, fast, nice touch screen


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Fantastic Laptop


It was hard to get used to the touchscreen at first, but now I love it. The computer is very easy to use, and I have no trouble with it. It is a good value for the price.This product is... A touch pad that works great, Big screen size, easy to set...

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I would highly recommend this product!


This computer has a great vivid picture combined with great sound. It is very light weight and easy to navigate my way through all of its functions. I would strongly recommend this product to others.This product is... Good sound quality, A touch pad...

For a person with little computer skills I found this computer very easy to navigate

so far I can't answer this one

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Great HP product


This product helps me get all my essential needs done easily and quickly.This product is... Good sound quality, A touch pad that works great, Perfect for Business, Big screen size, easy to set up, lightning fastAbout me... Budget Conscious, Basic web...

Speed, ease of access capabilities