Attractive, unusual design dominated by Gorilla Glass.
Volume dial on the side.
USB 3.0 port.
Excellent software bundle.
Touch pad needs tuning.
Merely average performance for the price.
By AnandTech on August 24, 2012
It's interesting, we recently met up with HP in San Francisco to see what they have planned for the future (and they do have some very compelling stuff in the pipeline), but one of the quirkier things I noticed was a shift in branding. For a while...-
By RegHardware on May 15, 2012
Despite my concern that the HP Envy 14 Spectre is perhaps a little chunky compared with other Ultrabooks on the market, it compares very favourably with the competition in terms of what you get within those two centimetres: connectivity, performance,...80
By VR-Zone on May 07, 2012
With Intel's recent announcement of the third generation Core processors (codenamed Ivy Bridge) for high-end laptops and desktops, we would see more notebook PCs coming to the market, but do note that these would be the quad-core version. The...80
By PCWorld New Zealand on March 15, 2012
You know how, when you plug in a USB cable, it’s always the wrong way up first time? The HP Envy 14 Spectre is a little like a USB stick – every time I picked it up and went to open it, I got it the wrong way round, and tried to open it...90
By Computer Shopper on March 14, 2012
The Envy 14 Spectre looks sensational in its glassy, stylish shell and delivers terrific audio. This ultrabook is quite pricey, however, for the level of performance it delivers....60