HP ENVY 14-u213cl is very interesting 14 inch multi touch-screen notebook with some impressive multimedia features, such as Super-Multi DVD Burner and Dual BeatsAudio Speakers with a Subwoofer to enhances audio experience. Its sports a Full High Definition touch-screen display and produced a 1920 x 1080 pixels native resolution. Powered by new Intel Core i5 “Broadwell” platform with 12GB of DDR3L SDRAM, the ENVY 14-u213cl 14 inch laptop delivers more than enough power you will need for running most demanding productivity and multimedia applications without any delays.
Similar to HP 15-r210dx 15.6 inch notebook, the newest HP ENVY 14 inch laptop comes with a 2.2 GHz Intel Core i5-5200U dual core processor and powered by Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to gives extra power up to 2.7 GHz, so you can running most modern demanding applications with ease without any lags. Under the hood, the 12GB of DDR3L SDRAM provides faster and smoother multitasking performance than any laptop on its class. Yeah, this is not a high end machine, but with the Intel HD Graphics 5500 as graphics accelerator, the HP ENVY 14-u213cl still delivers enough graphics power for running most casual games and running multimedia software.
Like the predecessor, the ENVY 14-u213cl 14 inch mainstream notebook comes with a metal chassis and brings HP Cool Sense technology make it perfect to use in office, home or when you on the occasional trips. The metal cover with small HP logo on the center provides premium appearance and looks a really sturdy. The 4.8 lbs Envy laptop is may not the slimmest machine on the market, but with just 1.08 inch thin its still easy and slip perfectly in your bag. As a laptop battery, the 4-cell Lithium Ion battery claimed will produced more than seven hours of battery life on single charge.
HP ENVY 14-u213cl is may a portable machine, but its comes with lots of multimedia features. The 14 inch Full HD touch screen display not only supports for playing 720p video content, but also compatible for watching 1080p HD video without need to connect into external HDTV. The WLED-backlit display is optimized for Windows 8.1 experience with 10-point touch technology. Built into center of bezel, the High Definition front facing web camera with TrueVision technology and dual array microphone delivers stunning face to face video communication with family and co-workers.
As a mainstream machine, the 14-u213cl notebook also equipped with chiclet syle LED-bakclit keyboard. Its may not have numeric keypad, but its still has a comfortable keypad for working with MS Office. On the front edge of silver palmrest ares, there are two BeatsAudio speakers that incorporated with a subwoofer for increase sound and audio experience when you are streaming movies, play games or listening your favorite music. There is also a Super-Multi DVD Burner on the right HP Envy 14 side, you can load more video and applications from CDs and DVDs cassettes.
HP ENVY 14-u213cl comes with a 1TB of Serial ATA disk drive with speed of 5400 RPM as internal storage, so you can install more applications and store more files with ease. Around the side, this model has few essential port interface, such as 3.5mm Microphone / Headphone Jack, RJ 45 port, media card reader slot, two USB 3.0 port and single USB 3.0 port with sleep and charge feature. The rest of features are Bluetooth 4.0, security lock slot, WiFi 802.11 a/c, HP Control Zone trackpad, HP ProtectSmart, HP Connected, HP SimplePass with fingerprint reader and more.
Yeah, as the Envy series, the ENVY 14-u213cl is may not designed for a budget laptop shopper. But if you are really looking a powerful portable notebook and the performance is your big concern, the HP ENVY 14-u213cl 14 inch laptop that priced around at $699.99 is still a great notebook and worth for your money. So, what do you think? If you are looking for a cheaper laptop for basic computing tasks, we suggest you to check the Asus X205TA-SATM0404G 11.6 inch laptop with 1.8 GHz Intel Atom Z3735F quad-core SoC processor and priced only around at $199.