Less expensive than ultrabooks.
Good port selection.
USB 3.0 ports.
Loaded with bloatware.
Screen door effect on display.
Doesn't have a solid-state hard drive.
Some of the construction still feels a bit budget.
You're trading down to AMD's A-series processors, which are not as fast or power efficient as comparable Intel parts.
By TechRadar on February 06, 2013
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. Its large screen and decent audio subsystem make it great for enjoying...70
By Hardware Canucks on November 20, 2012
In todays mobile computing world, due to a myriad of reasons, consumers have begun demanding more while also making due with less. Build quality, ease of use and design appeal are gradually replacing adaptability and raw performance. Some may...-
By PC Advisor on November 13, 2012
The HP Envy 6-1006ea Sleekbook scores the same as its Ultrabook counterpart. It's £100 cheaper but this comes with a sacrifice in raw performance. This laptop will suffice for basic tasks like web browsing but not much more....60
By Channel Pro on October 16, 2012
Not without issues, but the cheaper price and Radeon-powered gaming performance make this a reasonable Ultrabook alternativeRating: 4Average: 4 (1 vote) Intel’s thrown plenty of money at its Ultrabook brand and, while they’ve gained plenty...80
By IT PRO on October 09, 2012
HP’s attempt to tackle the Ultrabook for half the price is admirable, but its budget cuts are evident in several key areas: the screen mixes mediocre quality with a low resolution, good design and build quality is matched with iffy ergonomics, and...67
By PC Pro on September 20, 2012
Not without issues, but the cheaper price and Radeon-powered gaming performance make this a reasonable Ultrabook...67
By Expert Reviews on August 17, 2012
AMD’s answer to the Ultrabook is here, and it’s an absolute bargain...80
By Trusted Reviews on August 09, 2012
AMD A6-4455M APU with Radeon HD 7500G graphics; 6GB of RAM, 500GB HDD; 15.6in glossy 1366 x 768 TN screen; 19.8mm thick, 2kg; Beats audio There’s no denying that Intel’s standard has had a major, positive impact on the PC industry. With...80
By PC Mag on August 02, 2012
HP has positioned its AMD-powered Envy Sleekbook 6-1010us as a lower-priced alternative to Intel-certified ultrabooks. Unfortunately, the axiom that "you get what you pay for" applies here. It's underpowered, has a mediocre screen, and may feel slow...40
By Pocket-lint on August 02, 2012
The HP Envy 6 may look good, but it can't quite surpass its functional position; there's little icing on this cake. But then there’s nothing wrong with that: for the £500-600 that the Envy 6 costs it delivers a reasonable spread,...70