The HP ENVY TouchSmart 15 is a smartly crafted notebook with some mind blowing features. You cannot ask for anything better than what this flagship device offers. To justify its hefty price the laptop provides you with a robust configuration, a supreme display, large storage, next-gen speakers with subwoofer and a dedicated graphics card. High end gaming is very much the forte of this laptop with a powerful all over performance.
Display and design
The HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-k008TX (J2C66PA) is a flagship laptop that features a 15.6-inch FHD anti-glare LED-backlit touch screen display with a Full HD(1920 x 1080 Pixels) resolution. the device flaunts a 28.1 mm thick silver chassis and weighs 2.6 Kg. The input peripherals included beneath the display are a HP Control Zone Trackpad, full-size backlit keyboard with numeric keypad and a fingerprint scanner.
Processor and OS
The laptop is a beast in terms of performance, thanks to the supremely engineered hardware. At the core of the laptop, it is powered by a 4th generation Intel Core i7-4510U processor with a processing speed of 2.0GHz. It is also supported by a mammoth 16GB DDR3 RAM embedded in a 2 x 8 Byte memory layout and a speed of 1600 Mhz. A dedicated 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M graphics card along with the powerful RAM provides the users with lightning fast multitasking and a high end gaming performance. The laptop runs on the latest 64-bit Windows 8.1 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP ENVY TouchSmart 15 gifts the users with a good quality and noise free video chatting with the help of its well built HP TrueVision webcam and a dual Array digital microphone. The camera is efficient enough to capture good quality photos without any visible tints. It boasts of a colossal 1TB SATA hard disk and therefore users do not undergo any problem due to lack of memory. The SuperMulti DVD burner allows you to easily copy files from a disc as well as burn data on it. The HP ENVY TouchSmart 15 is equipped with 2 stereo speakers and a subwoofer and runs on the Beats Audio technology to provide a mind blowing sound quality which is very rarely seen in a laptop.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-k008TX (J2C66PA) is by fuelled by a 4-cell Li-ion battery. As far as connectivity is concerned, this powerful device sports features like - Ethernet, Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, three USB 3.0 slots, HDMI and Digital Media Reader.