Hewlett-Pacakrd’s new high-performance entertainment notebook – the Intel Core i7-based 15.6″ HP Envy 15 – is now available.
Besides the Intel Core i7 i7-720QM 1.6GHz or i7-820QM 1.73GHz quad-core mobile CPU, the 1.04-inch thin Envy 15 features the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830 1GB gaming-class video card, four memory slots for up to 16GB of DDR3 RAM, a 500GB 7,200rpm hard drive, and a 6-cell battery with an optional 9-cell extended unit. The laptop doesn’t include a built-in optical drive. Its 15.6″ full HD 1920×1080 display uses LED backlight.
HP’s Envy 15 also includes a web camera with microphone, stereo speakers, 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth, a Gigabit LAN port, HDMI output, three USB connectors (3rd shared with eSATA port) and a 2-in-1 media card reader.
The notebook weighs 5.2 pounds with the standard battery and has a magnesium chassis with a metal-etched surface design.
Besides Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional operating system, the Envy 15 includes Envy Instant On, a mini OS that provides instant access to some basic applications without booting into the Windows.
The HP Envy 15 Series start at $1,800 can be ordered through the Hewlett-Packard online store.