Summary: Coming from a 10-inch Toshiba NB205 netbook, the Spectre is a major step up, though it is 3X the price. I love this machine. Fast, great screen, perfect for what I do. I use it with a IF mouse, not a keypad fan. But excellent on my lapdesk or tabletop. It's my backup PC (use a desktop for work), but it's just great so far, about two months into owning it. Heartily recommend if you are looking for a great 14-inch ultrabook.
Summary: I chose this product because If I was going to get a new laptop, I was going to go for the highest quality one available, instead of having to get a new one a few years down the line. I was sick of completing reports on my tablet and opted for this sleek, beautiful and lightweight ultrabook. It is absolutely stunning to look at and to use. Turns on/off ridiculously fast. The keyboard is fantastic. The display is dazzling.
Summary: I am a Windows devotee but have always wished some PC manufacturer would meet the build quality of the Mac products. This one makes me smile every time I open it. It is really a 13.3" case with a 14" screen. I wouldn't have believed it. It weighs in at a bit more than a regular 13.3" with SSD because of the glass used on the laptop cover and around the touchpad. It's like HP made this one meeting every one of my user requirements. No regrets, not one.
Summary: This is an amazing Ultra book.First of all its beautiful, you cant beat the overall first impression this PC gets. every time you pull it out your happy that you bought it. Its lightweight, and easier than a tablet to carry around. what other PC is made of glass. this makes apples computer look like a joke. Its powerful and gorgeous. SSD is the way to go. i will never go back to regular HHD after realizing how efficient and effective having a Solid state is.
Summary: Spectacular i bought 2 of these. the screen is beautiful the speakers are fantastic and the design is in a class of its own. This computer covers all the bases and has little extra features like a proximity sensor and NFC for android phones. I highly recommend. PS: unlike other ultrabooks you can add a 2nd solid state drive just a couple screws and you can add another 128 GB hard drive. The HP part is about 90 dollars. the RAM is up-gradable as well.
Summary: This is a well deserved 5 star rating. The Envy Spectre 14 Ultrabook lives up to its reputation and is well worth the higher than average Ultrabook price. I had hesitated between this HP and a MacBook Pro. I have no regrets.