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Hp-envy-14.14346173
6.6 out of 10

HP Envy 14-series

HP Envy 14 The HP Envy 14 is the third addition to Hewlett P Read more

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Reviews and Problems with HP Envy 14-series

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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
14 March 2012
  • Conclusion: That said, the $1,399 asking price for the starting configuration is undeniably high, considering that this is a machine that's geared decidedly at simple, everyday tasks, as opposed to heavy-duty processing. It looks great and it feels great in your hands, and you certainly won’t be ashamed to be seen with the Spectre in a business meeting or on your tray table. But with the HP Envy 14 Spectre, just be clear before you buy: You're paying for style, not performance.
  • Pros: Attractive, unusual design dominated by Gorilla Glass, Terrific audio, Volume dial on the side, USB 3.0 port, Excellent software bundle
  • Cons: Touch pad needs tuning, Merely average performance for the price, Too expensive
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Overall 6
6.0

HP ENVY 14 Spectre

MobileTechReview.com
10 September 2011
  • Conclusion: The HP Envy 14 Spectre is an unusual notebook in a class by itself, and it's hard to assign a star rating. It reminds us of Sony's heyday when they made incredibly sexy luxury products that took chances with design and pricing. If you want a notebook that's unique and truly stunning, the Spectre might be for you. We're a little scared of that unprotected glass lid, and only time will tell if it stands up to normal portable use.
  • Pros: Unique and gorgeous looks, high end materials, long battery life, IPS class display, great keyboard.
  • Cons: Display not bright, heavy and delicate vs. mainstream Ultrabooks. Expensive.
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Overall 5
5.0

HP Envy 14 Beats Edition (14-1195ea)

Trusted Reviews
19 May 2011
  • Summary: HP's Beat Edition Envy 14 is stylish and powerful 14.5in laptop and comes with snazzy headphones, but is it a good buy?
  • Pros: Quad-core Core i7, Stylish, classy design, Soft-touch lid and palm rests, Decent speakers, Good build quality
  • Cons: Overpriced, Dated specs and connectivity, No Blu-ray drive
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Overall 6
5.7
Ease of use 9
9.0
Performance 7
7.0
Display 6
6.0
Ergonomics 4
4.0
Equipment 3
3.0
Portability 5
5.0

Expert Review

Notebookjournal.de
10 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Im Gegensatz zu den meisten anderen Ultrabooks setzt HP beim Envy 14 Spectre nicht vornehmlich auf Leichtmetall. Corning-Gorilla-Glas ist das Material der Stunde. Der schwarze Displaydeckel, die Displayabdeckung und die transparente, leicht erhöhte Handballenauflage sind mit dem robusten, kratzfesten Material verstärkt. Die Base-Unit besteht aus mattsilbernem Aluminium. Die Abdeckung der Unterseite ist mit einer schwarzen Gummierung überzogen.
  • Pros: Leistung, Verarbeitung, SSD, Sound, Netzteil mit USB-Ladeport, freier mSATA-Slot
  • Cons: fehlerhaftes Display, lauter Lüfter, Gewicht
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Overall 6
5.5
Value for money 5
5.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

Med fokus på lyden

datatid.dk
10 October 2011
  • Excerpt: HP har desuden et godt tastatur, med lidt mindre taster end for eksempel Samsung. Men her er der blevet plads til funktionstaster, en ekstra række, som kan være rare, når der hurtigt skal justeres på for eksempel lyd eller lysstyrke.
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Overall 6
6.0

Tehotankkeri työpöydälle

mbnet.fi
16 August 2011
  • Conclusion: Painon vastineeksi koneessa on koko joukon ainoa neliytiminen suoritin, jossa riittää raakaa numeronmurskaustehoa esimerkiksi videoeditointia varten. Melko tehokas Radeon-näytönohjain tekee Envystä joukon selvästi e ...
  • Pros: Suoritinteho, Peliominaisuudet
  • Cons: Akkukesto, Koko ja paino, Hidas kiintolevy
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Overall 5
5.0

Expert Review

Le Monde Numérique
17 October 2010
  • Summary: N’y allons pas par quatre chemin, l’ENVY14 beats Editions nous a clairement séduits. Et ce, pas seulement parce que nous avons une oreille musicale mais aussi parce que nous avons été enchantés par son design particulièrement réussi, ses petites touches de couleurs et son revêtement extrêmement agréable. En plus, les performances sont effectivement au rendez-vous tant en termes de calcul qu’en matière audio.
  • Pros: Les finitions, Revêtement autour du clavier, Le clavier rétro éclairé, Ne chauffe pas, Les performances brutes, Les performances audio, Rétro éclairage LED
  • Cons: Bruit de ventilateurs à plein régime, Poids, Ecran brillant
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