HP Envy TouchSmart 15

76
Global
Score
76

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Model
15-j050us

Key Specs

Type
Midsize
Bundled OS
Windows
System RAM
8 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to4.45 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Midsize
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Processor

Processor make
Intel (Core i7)
Number of cores
Quad-core

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]
Mobile broadband
no
Analog modem
None

Video

Graphics adapter
Discrete (NVIDIA)

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3

Storage details

Storage interface
Array

System

Chipset
Intel (Core i7-4700MQ)
System bus speed
2.4 GHz

Other features

Integrated webcam
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
8 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to4.45 hour
Battery type
Li-ion

Input

Keyboard
yes (Backlit)
Pointing device
Trackpad (Multi-touch)

Connections

USB
3.0, 2.0 (2 port(s)) (2 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire / 1394
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
3.5mm (Dual-input)
Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo (Integrated subwoofer)

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
no
Model
15t-j000

Key Specs

Type
Midsize
Bundled OS
Windows
Processor speed
2.4 GHz
System RAM
8 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to4.45 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad

General

Type
Midsize
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Processor

Processor make
Intel (Core i7) (4700MQ)
Processor speed
2.4 GHz
Number of cores
Quad-core

Networking

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]
Mobile broadband
no
Analog modem
None

Video

Graphics adapter
Discrete (NVIDIA)

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3

Storage details

Storage interface
Array

System

Chipset
Intel (Core i7-4700MQ)
System bus speed
2.4 GHz

Other features

Integrated webcam
yes

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
8 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to4.45 hour
Battery type
Li-ion

Input

Keyboard
yes (Backlit)
Pointing device
Trackpad (Multi-touch)

Connections

USB
3.0, 2.0 (2 port(s)) (2 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire / 1394
no
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio inputs
Array
Audio outputs
3.5mm (Dual-input)
Built-in microphone
yes
Speakers
Stereo (Integrated subwoofer)

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
no