Ultimate power with upmarket style
Display and Design
The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j178ca (F9M11UA) features a 17.3-inch LED backlit multi-touch display which makes everything easy to navigate. The large full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) panel is bound to keep you immerse with razor sharp image quality and rich colours.
The natural silver coloured glass fiber outfit carrying a soft touch silky finish is not only eye catchy but extremely solid as well. It has a waistline of 33.5mm and a weight of 3.2kg which is obvious with such a big display. It also features a HP SimplePass Fingerprint reader to keep your identity secure.
Processor and OS
Doing the duty under the hood is a 2.5GHz Intel Core i7 4th generation processor made of four cores and supported by 6MB cache. It is aided by a mighty 16GB DDR3 RAM thereby giving you the muscles to experience blazing fast and butter smooth performance at anything you throw at it. It ships with latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j178ca (F9M11UA) sports a HP TrueVision HD webcam and dual array digital microphone so that you have mesmerizing video calling experience. In addition to a massive 1TB SATA HDD, it supports 8GB SSD memory so that it is ready to perform from the scratch in a few seconds.
The laptop has the efficiency to handle highly demanding games and movies thanks to the NVIDIA GeForce 840M graphics unit with dedicated 2GB DDR3 memory. It also boasts of four Beats Audio powered stereo speakers and two subwoofers which can turn even a large sized room into a party hub.
Communication and Battery
The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j178ca (F9M11UA) runs the show with a 6 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity options include four USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader and HDMI out.
If money is not a problem and ultimate performance is what matters for your, the HP ENVY TouchSmart 17-j178ca (F9M11UA) is a worthy product. It boasts of power packed performance at everything, be it business or entertainment. It also has a fingerprint reader and responds immediately.