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HP ENVY Leap Motion SE 17-j160nr with New Control Sensor Specs Review

The best present that is useful and beneficial should be related to the gadgets. Gadgets are the best gift that you can give it to someone since both men and women can receive it generally. There will be no different gender and sex needed. Whether you are old or young, the gadgets will match you up. Nowadays, gadgets quite vary. The mobile phone or what people call it as the smartphone gets improved radically and these days, people can use portable computer as a working partner. HP Envy Leap Motion SE 17-j160nr 17.3 inch laptop that features Leap Motion sensor technology is one of the examples.

First HP ENVY Laptop with Leap Motion Sensor

Thinking that a portable computer as a present is actually a good idea that people will have never used is as one of their ideas. People will imagine wallets, suitcase, bags, belt, and so on as the presents but they have not considered the HP ENVY 17-j160nr Leap Motion SE to be a part of them. Yeah, this is not designed for everyone, but for tech enthusiasts user that looking a new laptop which not only bring powerful performance but also latest technology features, they should take a look at this machine.

Powered by Intel Core i5-4200M dual core processor with a base clock rates at 2.50GHZ and backed by Intel Hypertrading technology, the Envy Leap Motion SE 17-j160nr laptop will gives more than enough performance for hard working in office or enjoy multimedia at home or when you on the coffee shop. As a high end machine, the 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM not only promises faster and smoother performance for daily productivity applications, but also for demanding business and multimedia tasks. For multithread applications, the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 OS that backed by Intel Turbo Boost technology will gives extra processor power up to 3.1 GHZ and ensures user will still get smooth performance.

HP ENVY Leap Motion SE 17-j160nr Review
HP ENVY Leap Motion SE 17-j160nr with New Motion Sensor

Beside ultimate performance, the ENVY 17-j160nr 17.3 inch laptop also features new navigation and 3D motion control technologies that placed on the right side of the palm rest, the Leap Motion sensor. Yeah, this is the first HP’s laptop that offers awesome 3D control that allows user to interact with new Windows 8 User Interface in the air without need to touch the screen or TouchPad. For used this new technologies, you need to activated by press FN keypad and space keypad.


HP Envy Leap Motion SE 17-j160nr comes out in 17 inch High Definition Plus touch screen display with 10-point touch support. Yeah, this is not the best multi touch screen display but with support a 1600 x 900 native resolution, the LED backlit display still provides very clear, bright and vivid color for both video and images. Under the hood, the Intel HD graphics 4600 a graphics accelerator ensures user can play most modern games, streaming video form Netflix or run modern multimedia and video applications without any delays.

As a 17.3 inch laptop, the HP Leap Motion laptop’s is not designed for travel companion. But with measures only around at 10.83 x 16.38 x 1.32 inches and weighs around at 7.56 lbs, this model still offers better portability than others machine on its class, such as Gateway NV76R47U 17.3 inch laptop which has dimension in 10.8 x 16.3 x 1.4 inches. Under the bottom cover, the 6-cell Lithium Ion battery claimed will gives more than four hours of battery life between charges.

Built into bezel, the High Definition web camera that integrated with digital microphone will facilitate the process of video conferencing with your colleagues or keep in touch with your friends who might mobilize and move from a country to others. On the right edge, you will find SuperMulti DVD Burner that not only perfect to load more applications from DVD’s cassettes but also burn your files into CDs formats.

For multimedia storage, the 1GB of Serial ATA disk drive which offers up to 5400 rotate per minutes speeds gives spacious of multimedia storage spaces. The multi format media reader will secures all kinds of format without being afraid of having no compatible format in HP Envy Leap Motion SE 17-j160nr. The rest of specifications are four USB 3.0 port, 3.5mm audio combo jack, HDMI port, dual stereo speakers that can produces fairly crisp and loud audio in small to medium size room. For connectivity, the 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN with RJ connector and WiFi 802.11a/c Wireless LAN provides fast and secure internet connection.

Yeah, comes with a staring price around at $922, HP ENVY Leap Motion SE 17-j160nr laptop is not designed for everyone, especially for budget conscious costumer. But if the performance is your big concern, the 17.3 inch laptop that features new Leap Motion sensor is still has many strengths that make it a good deals. So, what do you think? If the price is your big concern, we suggest you to check the $400 HP Pavilion 17-e019dx 17.3 inch laptop that shipped with Intel Core i3-4000M dual core processor.

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