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Hp-envy-4.33671727
7.9 out of 10

HP Envy 4 series

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Reviews and Problems with HP Envy 4 series

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Overall 4
4.0

Is not an ultrabook

Adriana Martinez Rodriguez, Amazon
2 May 2014
  • Summary: Is much thicker than it looks, despite claiming to be actually ultrabook is a Sleekbook with a "better" look. I have a 14 Hp Sleekbook b015dx which is more economical and much better, apart from being the same size.
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Overall 4
4.0

Wish I'd kept looking

Kelly, Amazon
4 December 2013
  • Summary: I had to purchase a laptop in a hurry and made a bad choice in selecting this one. The microphone is terrible, doesn't seem to sync with any type of headphones and half the time doesn't pick up noise well enough to use Skype. The built in photo program is a significant downgrade my older HP Pavillion. Windows 8 is also terribly frustrating to attempt to use.
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Overall 4
4.0

Product failed after three months

Jeff Krueger, Amazon
14 September 2013
  • Summary: In the middle of working on this ultrabook it turned off and never came back. Calls to tech support were difficult (offshored support). They insisted that the power brick failed. Unfortunately the ultrabook was fully charged and was not plugged in. It would appear the motherboard has failed. Does anyone wonder why the "PC" market is hurting? It's not just tablets, or mobile, but quality and useability. The overall product, when working, is very good.
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Overall 4
4.0

Average Performing Laptop for its price

Garry Sandhu, Amazon
22 July 2013
  • Summary: I used this machine for around 6 weeks, SO here is my analysis. Pros. 1. Sleek, Sharp Edges and good design. 2. Battery life is roughly 4 hours slightly better than other Windows Machine. 3. Performs pretty well, boots fast through SSD. Cons 1. By end of 6th week Battery drained in around 3 hours. 2. Screen is not sharp and bright 3. Speakers make noise and sound is not clear.
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Overall 4
4.0

Meh...

Gregory DiBernardo "Deck Builder", Amazon
7 April 2013
  • Summary: I'm typing on the computer right now. Out of the box, the wireless drivers were flaky and required updating, the trackpad failed to work and required an uninstall and update, the USB controller driver crapped out and required fooling around with. I am completely underwhelmed with this computer at this point. Although it has an SSD drive, it is merged via formatting with the 500GB drive which results in a lot of "coffee grinding" as I like to call it.
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Overall 4
4.0

Very disappointed

Mer, Amazon
5 February 2013
  • Summary: I scrimped and saved to buy a laptop to write my thesis, did a ton of research, and came up with this. I am so disappointed in this product! The screen is very hard to see (unless you are in complete darkness), the mousepad is dreadful, and the computer is slow and freezes up if you have more than two applications open at once. The power cord and the headphone cord plug in to the right side of the computer, which is really annoying as a right handed person.
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Overall 4
4.0

A four star computer with a one star screen and two star trackpad

Wes "Wes", Amazon
15 December 2012
  • Summary: I really wanted to like this machine. But the screen was a dealbreaker for me. I had read that the screen was mediocre, and figured that that was fine with me -- a high end screen wasn't that important to me. But "mediocre" doesn't really begin to describe the problem with the screen. It's washed out to the point of distraction and eye strain. Colors look odd, blacks aren't black, and whites are covered in a bluish haze.
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Overall 4
4.0

A four star computer with a one star screen and two star trackpad

Wes "Wes", Amazon
15 December 2012
  • Summary: I really wanted to like this machine. But the screen was a dealbreaker for me. I had read that the screen was mediocre, and figured that that was fine with me -- a high end screen wasn't that important to me. But "mediocre" doesn't really begin to describe the problem with the screen. It's washed out to the point of distraction and eye strain. Colors look odd, blacks aren't black, and whites are covered in a bluish haze.
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Overall 4
4.0

why 2 stars

Luis C. Solera, Amazon
12 December 2012
  • Summary: Cons: The beats audio is not helpfully, sounds like a cheap speakers compared to Samsung and Toshiba ultrabooks It won't sit flat on a table for $700 is not acceptable Bad screen resolution Pros: The keyboard and touch panel are good Medium performance Personally I haven't issues with win8 it is very easy to use It is my second HP laptop in less than 1 year (1st came with a wrong bios .a lot of blue screens and several issues and I return it back to the store) and this...
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Overall 4
4.0

HP Envy Ultrabook 4-1130us

sumon samanta, Amazon
5 December 2012
  • Summary: Very Bad key Board. One of the key came off 1st day within few hours. Called HP - they will send a Box and I have to send my laptop for repair which will take another 3 weeks. Mouse Pad is very hard and non responsive. Getting right click is very difficult. Not useful for lot of typing or serious work. Windows 8 try to represent things in different ways, but still Internet explorer hangs frequently.
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