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HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j040us Premium 15.6 inch Touch Screen Specs Review

Are your laptop is died and looking for new machine that has a great performance for multimedia, entertainment and office work? If the design, performance and touch capabilities are the big concern, we think you should take a look at HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j040us laptop. The ENVY TouchSmart 15-j040us is the newest mainstream notebooks in HP ENVY TouchSmart 15 series that shipped with third generation of Intel Ivy Bridge dual core processor that offers a 3 MB L3-Cache and boasts a 15.6 inch Brilliant HD multi touch screen display which offers great Windows 8 experience, perfect for play and work wherever you are.

Similar to HP ENVY m6-1225dx 15.6 inch multimedia laptop, the ENVY TouchSmart 15-j040us will be powered by Intel Core i5-3230M processor, the fast dual core processor which has a base clock rates at 2.6GHZ with supports Hyperthreading and Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to increase power when you handle the most demanding office and multimedia applications. Inside, it also paired with 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM and preinstalled with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, delivers smooth and seamless performance for play and hard work.

The new TouchSmart 15’s 750GB Serial ATA-300 disk drive which has spinning speed of 5400 rpm provides more than enough memory space you need to store all video, music, photo and games files. If needed, user also will get Free 50GB lifetime Box account, so you can also upload the files into Cloud drive website for easy access and download them from any device. Inside, the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 as graphics engine that offers 1.8GB video memory will be provides the graphics performance you need for home editing videos, play casual modern games and watch 720 video or streaming movies from internet.HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j040us review

Speaking of design, HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j040us is comes with a Glass fiber design and silky soft-touch paint in natural silver color. It boasts a 15.6 inch High Definition touch screen display with support a 1366 x 768 native resolution. It also comes with a LED-backlit technology to conserve energy and HP’s BrightView technology for more contrast, bright and natural colors. The full-size island-style keyboard and multi touchscreen display also smooth, soft and very nice to use, even if you have large finger.


Unlike the common HP’s laptop that equipped with dual Beats Audio stereo speakers, this machine brings four stereo speakers with Beats audio technology and a subwoofer, provides more rich, clear, crisp with volume right up and impressive audio experience when you listen favorite music or watch movies. Built into bezel, there is a HP TrueVision HD Webcam that integrated with dual array digital microphone, offers bright and clear video communications, along with clear voice chats.

Measures 9.9 x 14.9 x 1.2 inches and weighing around at 5.6 lbs with a 6-cell lithium ion battery, the TouchSmart 15-j040us laptop is fells light and easy to carry around, perfect for companion at home, office, school, colleague and when you on the go. There is also a HP CoolSense technology that ensures user will gets comfortable computing session and reportedly, the battery also can provides around 4 hours and 45 minutes of battery life on single charge.

On the left and right side, you will find a wide range of port interface, includes 3.5mm audio combo jack, four USB 3.0 port, RJ 45 for Ethernet, HDMI port as HDTV connector and Multi-format digital media card reader slot with support Secure Digital card formats. Other specifications are Kensington MicroSaver lock slot, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth, Intel 2×2 high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN and HP SimplePass with integrated fingerprint reader.

Furthermore, this model also preloaded with 1-month trial of Microsoft Office 365, 7-Zip, CyberLink PowerDirector, CyberLink PhotoDirector, Norton Internet, Security (Free 60-day subscription), HP Recovery Manager, HP ProtectSmart and more. So, what do you think? If the style, multimedia features and performance is your big concern, we believe HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j040us that has a starting price around at $790.98 with 1 year warranty is worth to buy. If you preferred with AMD’s performance, we recommend you to check HP ENVY TouchSmart m6-k012dx Sleekbook that powered by new AMD A10-5745M processor and also boasts a 15.6 inch HD BrightView Touchscreen display.

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