HP Envy 14 - Intel Core i5

  • HP Envy 14 - Intel Core i5
82
Based on 37 scores, 44 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    12
  • Good:
    20
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Excellent audio and video, Topnotch features and connecitvity.
  • Solid design, Very good battery life, USB 3.0 & dualgraphics
  • Uses discrete graphics chip, Large-capacity, fast hard drive, Includes excellent Beats Audio sound system, WiDi 2,0 technology, Clickpad improved over previous models, Attractive backlit keyboard, AC adapter is slim and portable.

Cons:

  • A bit heavier than the standard allpurpose, Mediocre ergonomics.
  • Touch pad issues, Highgloss display

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 80

HP's 2011 Envy 14 picks up right where last year's model left off by beefing up the internals, adding modern connectivity options like USB 3.0 and DisplayPort and greatly improving the touchpad.

By Expert Reviews on 80

A great high-end laptop with only a few flaws, but there are better-value competitors...

By CNET UK on 70

The HP Envy 14 Spectre's glassy design makes it stand out from most ultrabooks, but it's fatter, heavier and pricier than its competitors, which is likely to put many off. If you're after an ultrabook purely for portable use, your money...

By CNET Asia on -

It takes a lot to stand out in the crowded world of Ultrabooks, but HP is betting that a liberal dose of Gorilla Glass will do the trick. The newly announced HP Spectre is the most glass-covered laptop we've ever seen. Is that a good thing?...

By Trusted Reviews on -

The HP Spectre is a beautifully designed laptop and, despite the presence of miles of glass, it has managed to retain the thin and light credentials needed to meet Intel's Ultrabook standards. While some of the design decisions seem a little odd,...

By Digital Trends on 85

By making all the right compromises, the HP Envy 14 doesn’t feel like a compromise at...

By PCWorld on 70

This all-purponse laptop has looks, great features, and reasonable performance, but the ergonomics are only mediocre....

By TechReviewSource on 80

The Summer 2011 update to the HP Envy 14 provides new internals, including a second-generation Intel Core i5 CPU, USB 3.0 and a new multitouch touch pad. It has a sleek appearance that rivals the Apple MacBook Pro line, but it's not without its...

By LaptopMag on 80

There was already a lot to like about the HP Envy 14, including a bright display, elegant design, and Beats Audio. Now you get speedier Core i5 performance, beefier switchable graphics, and a clickpad that's easier to use. Just as important, our...

By PC Mag on 80

Other laptops may be slightly better performers, but good hardware choices, bundled software, and interesting features help the HP Envy 14 (Sandy Bridge) stand out. ...

By CNET Asia on 80

A much-needed update to its internal components makes HP's Envy 14 one of the best high-end laptops for those looking for a PC with the flair of a MacBook....

By Notebook Review on 90

The HP ENVY 14 impresses in a number of areas including build quality, design, and performance but underwhelms in two key areas. The first is the screen; given the premium price we expected a better quality screen but instead were greeted with a...

By Computer Shopper on 94

HP retains its gorgeous design while improving the components, software bundle, and warranty. This laptop is sure to please any media maven....

By PC Mag on 80

If raw, unbridled horsepower is what you're looking for in a mainstream laptop, the HP Envy 14-1210NR is worth a look. Buy it nowCheck PricesCheck here for other Notebooks by...

By TechRadar on 70

Although HP primarily sells consumer laptops through its Pavilion range, its Envy line offers a high-end alternative for those with a bigger budget. Unfortunately, while the Envy 14 (£999 inc. VAT) is a stylish, powerful and compact machine, it is...

By T3 Magazine on 80

When HP announced the Envy range in 2009 it was pretty obvious the computing giant was after Apple's MacBook Pro. This latest version of the laptop is, at 14-inches, the smallest but still provides serious punch in the performance department, even...

By PC Advisor on 80

Available for a penny under a grand, the 14in Envy is priced more competitively than the £1500 of its 13in predecessor. That model has now been discounted to an appealing £849 or less. But in the HP Envy 14 you now get an integrated optical...

By PC Mag on 80

With its fast parts, a bright screen, and a high-end audio system, the HP Envy 14 is one of the most luxurious 14-inch laptops and also the heaviest and least battery efficient. Buy it nowCheck here for other notebooks by HP!Additional Offer Save on...

By Expert Reviews on 80

A well-built, powerful and portable laptop. It's a little heavier than we'd like, but battery life is good...

By HEXUS.net on 80

It's easy to fall in love with the HP Envy 14. The notebook is visually stunning, and its high-end guise is matched by a powerful internal combination of Intel's Core i5 processor and AMD's Radeon HD graphics. Usability is excellent thanks...