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HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j131ea

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j131ea. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the design and usability are generally positive. The price and performance also get good feedback, but there are some less positive reviews about the reliability. Opinions are divided on the keyboard.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j131ea is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j131ea from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and usability. The price and performance also get good comments, whereas there are some mixed views about the keyboard. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP 15.6-inch Envy Touchsmart Notebook PC (Natural Silver) - (Intel i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Windows 8.1)HP 15.6-inch Envy Touchsmart Notebook PC (Natural Silver) - (Intel i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Windows 8.1)

Mar, 2019

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Beats Audio
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:4

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):62
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera: Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver

Design

Colour of product:Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Silver
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:40
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss
Full HD: No
HD type: No
LED Backlight: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:400
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x416
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4600

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:

Memory

Internal Memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other features

Audio system:Beats Audio
Display:
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Package depth:8
Package height:34
Package weight:4
Package width:56
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4

Power

AC adapter power:120

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM87
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.4
Processor cache:6
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor frequency:2.4
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:I7-4700MQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-4700 Mobile series
Processor Socket:PGA946
Processor threads:8
Stepping:C0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):47
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75117
Processor code:SR15H
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: Yes

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:25
Height :3
Weight:3
Width:38