Display and Design
The HP ENVY 15-r014TU (G8D94PA) features a 15.6-inch HD BrightView LED backlit display that runs videos and games at a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is packed in a 25.4mm thick midnight colored body which can undoubtedly grab attention but can get easily affected by scratches, marks or fingerprints.
Processor and OS
On the inside, the ENVY notebook houses a stunning fourth generation Intel Core i5-4210U CPU galloping at a clock speed of 2.7GHz and paired with QM87 Express chipset. It also has a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is expandable up to 8GB if you want to experience better performance. The presence of Intel HD 4400 graphics processor takes care of high resolution videos and games without posing much lag. It is preloaded with DOS which is a bit disappointing.
Camera and Storage
The HP ENVY 15-r014TU (G8D94PA) poses a 0.3MP HP TrueVision HD webcam. Its 1TB of SATA hard disk operating at 5400rpm is a real boost and is hardly seen in gadgets available at a greater price. Another appealing feature is its highly responsive 8X SuperMulti DVD RW Drive having support for dual layers. The full size island style keyboard having a separate numeric pad makes sure that you can type comfortably without committing many errors. It is accompanied by a touchpad with gesture support.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP ENVY 15-r014TU (G8D94PA) is fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery promising to run continuously for up to 3 hours. On the connectivity front, it has features like Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port, HDMI out, digital media reader and VGA port.