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HP Redefines the Premium Notebook PC with ENVY

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HP today redefines the premium notebook PC experience with the introduction of the HP ENVY sub-brand, which offers customers precision-crafted, high-performance models featuring HP Metal Etching and concierge service and support.

The new HP ENVY 13 boasts the brightest display in its class, and the HP ENVY 15 is the company’s fastest consumer notebook PC ever.

“HP ENVY includes the latest in materials and technology inside and out and pushes the technological and performance boundaries of what can be done in sleek, powerful and lightweight notebook PCs,” said Ted Clark, senior vice president and general manager, Notebook Global Business Unit, Personal Systems Group, HP. “Discerning consumers will get a premium experience and performance.”

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wanna be mac book pro much
 
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Yep. I guess with everyone at HP wanting an Apple Mac and an iPhone, but company policy prohibits them, it means they have to build their own. Expect an iPhone IPAQ lookalike any moment now...
 
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Where are the speakers located?
 

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the 4830 on it is a good thing :)
 

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Power users and gamers can take advantage of premium graphics performance via ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830 graphics with 1 GB of dedicated video memory for visually intense applications, DirectX 10.1 games and high-definition video playback.
Surrrre we can :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

4xxx series is powerful but thats just 20 short of a super sexy ultimate awesome 4850. not much to ENVY there. the DX10.1 performance is probably laughable at best. at least you can laugh yourself to death.
 
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Finally

Thank you HP. The original Envy was beautiful, but suck on specs. So thank you for put a "real" graphics card in the new breed. I am back on board and these are the lappies I want to buy.

P.S. The original Envy was much better looking then these. They do have a Macish look to them...but I would hold that against them.
 

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Looks awesome! If it wasn't for the price, I would totally pick one up (probably the 13", I like small laptops) I must say I like the Mac look, just not the price, and I am glad to see that HP is coming out with something that looks good
 
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For all of you that bitch about these looking like Macbooks, listen up.

HP has managed to offer a direct PC competitor to a Macbook for the same price point, and the specifications BLOW THE MACBOOKS AWAY. If they released comparable hardware on these, then you could complain all you want, but you can't deny that you're paying a HUGE premium for that Apple logo and software compared to these.
 
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For all of you that bitch about these looking like Macbooks, listen up.

HP has managed to offer a direct PC competitor to a Macbook for the same price point, and the specifications BLOW THE MACBOOKS AWAY. If they released comparable hardware on these, then you could complain all you want, but you can't deny that you're paying a HUGE premium for that Apple logo and software compared to these.
couldn't have said it better myself
 

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not bad looking. don't really see how there is only a $100 price difference between the 13 and 15 with how much more hardware is in the 15... oh well. If I needed a sexy lappy, I might get one.
 

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WOW... HP ENVY...
VOODOO much?

 
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Yea seriously ive been waiting for something like this for MONTHS!!! The 4830 is the mobile version of a 4770 which means its a massive bang for the buck and power consumption. On top of that I was going to wait til the new westmere arrandale cpus came out. I wonder if this is the 32nm cpu or the 45nm cpu.
 
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I was going to post that, but someone beat me to it. This hardware should have been put in the Voodoo Envy, aka the Envy 133.
 
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These things are one of the reasons I want a proper job. ^^
 
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Very very nice, usually lappys with i7's and other nice stuff are about an inch and a half thick, this thing is sexy as can be.
 
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Very very nice, usually lappys with i7's and other nice stuff are about an inch and a half thick, this thing is sexy as can be.
Thats because all i7 notebooks that came before were using the DESKTOP CPU with the X58 chipset. This is fully setup to be mobile and probably similar to the P55 chipset, which includes all extra devices on it and dont really need a southbridge I dont think.
 

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wow, all i said was they look like a macbook pro geeze. you guys are to touchy (pc fan boys)
 
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wow, all i said was they look like a macbook pro geeze. you guys are to touchy (pc fan boys)
No, macs are just crap. I'm not paying 3k for something that costs 1-1.5k. I'll build/buy it and then proceed to load OSX on it. Why would I pay a thousand or more dollars just for the software? Seriously. That's being worse than m$ EVER has been.

The sad thing is that some people will pay for inferior hardware. If I need stable/secure OS, I'll load linux. If i need to run mac only programs....I'll do it in vmware.