HP ENVY 15-c101dx is the newest 15.6 inch hybrid machine with detachable keyboard from HP ENVY x2 series that designed for small to medium laptop shopper. Yeah, as a middle class 2-in-1 laptop, this model that shipped with a Intel Core M-71 dual core processor is may not designed for everything. But with Intel Core M-71 dual core processor which brings up to 2.9 GHz of speed as the heart and 8GB of DDR3L SDRAM, HP ENVY x2 – 15-c101dx is still provides ultimate power for hard work and play in office, home or when you on the go.
This is a new 15.6 inch hybrid laptop/tablet’s that powered by 5th generation of Intel Broadwell architecture. Comes with a new Intel Core M-71 dual core processor that clocked around at 1.2 GHz to 2.9 GHz and incorporated with 8GB of DDR3L SDRAM, HP ENVY 15-c101dx 2-in-1 notebook delivers more than enough performance you will need for hard work and play. This machine can handle most modern demanding productivity and business applications with ease, even for multitasking. Like the predecessor, this model also equipped with two drive, the 500GB of hybrid drive to store all your media files and 16GB of NAND flash memory for faster loading system. For the operating system, the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 delivers more reliable and smooth performance for modern software than the previous version.
Under the hood, the Intel HD Graphics 5300 as graphics accelerator is may not the most powerful graphics engine, but its still provides enough performance for running most modern multimedia and video editing software without any error. You also can playing some modern games without any error, such as F1 2014, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria PRC, The Sims 4, Transformers Rise of the Dark Spark, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and more. The ENVY 15-c101dx sports a 15.6 inch Full High Definition multi touch-screen display and supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels native resolution. The WLED-backlit display use IPS technology and provides very crisp, bright and stunning color for watching video in 720p and 1080p resolution.
Unlike the predecessor which comes with a plastic casing, the HP ENVY 15-c101dx hybrid laptop casing is made from a high quality aluminum material with natural silver color and HP Finished design. This make it looks more sturdy and robust than the previous model. This model also equipped with a full size detachable backlit keyboard that connected by a magnet to the display for a laptop mode. On the back lid cover, you will find a built-in kickstand for watching your favorite video or streaming new movies in a tablet mode without need to hold in your hand. The 5.42 lbs hybrid laptop is may slightly heavier than its competitor, but with just 0.8 inch thick, the newest HP ENVY x2 series still easy and comfortable for travel companion. As a laptop battery, the claimed can produces more than eight hours of battery life on single charge.
On the top of silver plastic bezel, the ENVY 15-c101dx 2-in-1 notebook have a full HD WVA front facing web camera with internal dual digital microphone, so you can make a 1080p video recording and face to face video communications with ease. On the both side of hybrid laptop’s bezel, there are two stereo speaker grills with BeatsAudio™ technology that promises very crisp, loud and richest audio experience for music, video and games. As a hybrid tablet/laptop, the essential ports are placed on the left and side display, includes 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack, two USB 3.0 port and HDMI port, just in case you need to share your content into external HDTV.
Another features are Bluetooth 4.0, multi-format SD media card reader slot, WiFi 802.11ac (2×2) Wireless LAN and few essential software, such as Dragon Assistant software, McAfee LiveSafe™, CyberLink PhotoDirector, Netflix, 7-Zip, Dropbox and more. Yeah, like the predecessor, the ENVY x2 – 15-c101dx is may not designed for everyone. But if you are really need a powerful 2-in-1 machine for hard work and play, HP ENVY 15-c101dx that priced only around at $899 is still a great machine and has many strengths that hard to beat. If this model is out range of your budget, we suggest you to check the Dell Inspiron 13 7000 i7347-2550sLV 2-in-1 laptop that priced only around $529.99 and comes with a Intel Core i3-4030U dual core processor.