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HP Envy Sleekbook 15.6-inch

HP Envy Sleekbook 15.6-inch

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71 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
71

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Sleekbook 6z looks identical to HP's Ultrabook offerings, but its performance trails even lower-end ultraportables we've tested recently.

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71 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
71

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

71
 

User Reviews

80
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This review is for the Intel i5, 6GB, 1100se version.
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Score Breakdown

 
66
Average Critic Score
 
60
Engadget
We appreciate the company's effort to temper features with price, and while the 6z is capable enough to handle your everyday computing needs, the underpowered AMD APU isn't a great performer -- and you can do better without spending much more, as even the Envy Ultrabook 6t starts at just $800.
 
70
CNET
The performance and power efficiency of the HP Envy Sleekbook 6z is a bit lower than where we would like to see it. However, we can cut some slack for the low price, great design, and the fact that it comes with Beats Audio.
 
70
Laptop Magazine
The HP Envy Sleekbook 6z is a solid low costing Ultrabook alternative. Although it does not perform up to par with an Ultrabook, it is powerful enough for everyday tasks like surfing the web and playing HD videos and features above average audio and long battery life. Priced at $599, the HP Envy Sleekbook 6z is worth considering if you are on a budget.
 
60
Digital Trends
The HP Envy Sleekbook is difficult to recommend due to the keyboard being abysmal, cheap feel, and mediocre display (1366x768 resolution on a 15.6' screen). On the upside the HP Envy Sleekbook 6z is affordable and sports a thin, light, and great-looking design. The speakers are decent and it is adequate enough for general everyday usage. The battery life is excellent and there are a good selection of ports.
 
70
Pocket-Lint
It’s not meant to be a high-end model, and that shows. But when money is a major deciding factor the Envy 6 succeeds in filling that near-£600 gap in the market.
 
60
PC World
This is the perfect computer for people who care about looks and price, but not processor speed.
 
70
TechRadar
Overall, despite the obvious performance anxiety that this machine suffers from, the HP Envy Sleekbook 6-1126sa is a system that anyone looking to buy a budget laptop should look at.

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