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HP ENVY 17-j161ea

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of HP ENVY 17-j161ea. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and screen. The sound and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive views about the price and portability. Opinions are divided on the battery.

performance, usability, sound, screen, design

durability, keyboard, reliability, portability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP ENVY 17-j161ea is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY 17-j161ea

 

quick at video editing which is why I bought it very happy with all the spec the sound very good so is the display all round a very good machine I would buy one again

blue-ray drive on a machine with spec like this would have been nice on lifting the laptop up off a table, if lifting by the optical disk drive feels uncomfortable as the drive tray door gets trapped and feels that it may break Leap motion works but is...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY 17-j161ea

 

Bought this to use with Photoshop, Literoom and Capture Pro7. Performance is excellent. Back light on keyboard very useful as I generally work with room lighting set very low.

Have to admit I am not a lover of touch screens and apps world so no surprise I don't like the Windows 8.1 and the start screen environment. I have it set to launch straight to desktop and work from there. Not HPs fault but Onedrive is a pain...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY 17-j161ea

 

sound,display,speed

keyboard wobbling,overheating,

Jul, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY 17-J161EA

 

quick at video editing which is why I bought it very happy with all the spec ; the sound very good so is the display ; all round a very good machine ; I would buy one again

blue-ray drive on a machine with spec like this would have been nice ; on lifting the laptop up off a table, if lifting by the optical disk drive feels uncomfortable as the drive tray door gets trapped and feels that it may break ; Leap motion works...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY 17-J161EA

 

sound,display,speed

keyboard wobbling,overheating

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY 17-j161ea

 

- Screen size and clarity; beautiful and touch functionality becomes natural very quickly Great sound Fast boot up; fast app opening; fast everything 50GB Box account is very handy All round this is a thing of beauty but it's functional as well;...

Fingerprint security is a little flaky - sometimes takes a few goes for it to work but you don't have to use it, plenty of other security options, this is a minor niggle BluRay would have been nice and made it 10/10 all round Questionable whether the...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY 17-j161ea

 

Fast machine and smooth to use.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY 17-j161ea

 

It's fast :-)

The mechanical construction could be better. The keyboard is a bit flimsy

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY 17-j161ea

 

Great machine. It looks great and has the features I was after.

Expensive.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

HP ENVY 17-j161ea

 

Faster performance. Strong graphics card beautiful interface with the leap motion technology

Heavier than I anticipated and very Weak battery life

Feb, 2014
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