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HP ENVY 15-j011dx 15.6 inch Mainstream Multimedia Laptop Specs Review

Are your old laptop is died and need to buy new decent machine for work and play? If the design and multimedia are your big concern, we think you should consider to buying HP ENVY 15-j011dx laptop. Yeah, the HP’s mainstream notebook is not the most powerful 15.6 inch laptop on the market, but the Intel i5 “Ivy Bridge” platform as the heart and premium two toned aluminum design with very comfortable keyboard makes the ENVY 15-j011dx is worth to buy it.

Like common HP Envy 15 laptop on its class, HP ENVY 15-j011dx 15.6 inch laptop also comes with a high quality material and premium design. The Magnesium Alloy material for casing and small HP logo on the center of lid make this laptop looks solid and stylish, perfect to use in office or when you on the occasional trips. The full sized black keyboard with island style design and large keypad brings great accuracy and fast typing session. On the right, there is also full numeric keypad for spreadsheets works.

HP 15-j011dx mainstream laptop is not the slimmest Hp’s 15.6 inch laptop. Measures 9.9 x 14.9 x 1.1 inches and weighing around at 4.8 lbs, this model is thicker than HP ENVY TouchSmart Sleekbook m6-k022dx laptop which has dimension in 10.1 x 15 x 0.9 inches. Yeah, this is slightly thicker, but still smaller and can fit perfectly in almost carry bag. According to reliable source, the bundled 6-cell Lithium Ion battery will gives user more than fours hours of battery life on daily office tasks.

HP ENVY 15-j011dx is based on the third generation Intel Ivy Bridge platform, but with the Intel Core i5-3230M dual core processor as the heart, this machine still provides ultimate power for hard work in office or entertainment at home. Clocked around at 2.6GHZ with Hypertrading technology and Turbo 2.0 Boost technology to increase the processor power up to 3.2GHZ, along with 8GB DDR3L SDRAM, the Hp’s provide smooth and very fast multitasking performance, even for most demanding office and business applications.

HP ENVY 15-j011dx laptop
HP ENVY 15-j011dx 15.6 inch mainstream laptop

Like common Intel Ivy’s machine, this model also integrated with Intel HD graphics 4000 as graphics engine, provides enough graphics performance for HD media playback, light home editing video. Unfortunately, the 15.6 inch High Definition widescreen display is lacks multi touch screen capabilities, but still provides crisp, clear and stunning color for multimedia and entertainment. It also comes with HP’s BrightView technology and offers maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels, its mean you can watch 720p HD video playback with ease and play casual modern games. For detailed resolution, the HDMI port allows user to share their multimedia content into external HDTV.

As a mainstream machine, the newest HP ENVY 15 series brings four high quality stereo speakers and internal subwoofer. Above the keyboard, you will find stereo speakers grill that optimized by Beats Audio technology provides very clear and loud audio. On the center of bezel, the TrueVision High Definition web camera that incorporated with dual array digital microphone offers very loud audio and stunning face to face video conference. Similar to HP Touchsmart SleekBook, this machine also equipped with a 750GB of Serial ATA disk drive and has read/write speed of 5400 rpm.

Around the edges, the HP also shipped with full range of port interface features. There are four USB 3.0 port, 3.5mm headphone-out/microphone-in combo jack, VGA port, HDMI port, Security lock slot, RJ 45 port for Ethernet LAN and Multi-format digital media card reader. Sadly, it lacks optical drive, but if needed, you can buy external optical drive and connect it via USB 3.0 port. Other features are 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN, high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN and fingerprint reader with HP SimplePass for security purpose.

Preloaded with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, the HP’s 15.6 inch mainstream laptop also preloaded with Microsoft Office 365 (trial version), CyberLink, Norton Internet Security, Amazon Kindle e-reader and more, along with HP’s applications, such as CoolSense, ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection, Connected, Recovery manager and more. So, what do you think? If you are interested, HP ENVY 15-j011dx is now available in major retailer with a starting price around at $699.

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