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HP ENVY TouchSmart 17t-j100 Quad Edition Multimedia Laptop Specs Review

Planning to buy new desktop replacement for hard work and play? If you are one of HP laptop’s fan, we have a Best Deals for you. Today, we will brings one of the most powerful 17.3 inch laptop fromĀ  Hewlett-Packard Development Company, named HP ENVY TouchSmart 17t-j100 Quad Edition. Yeah, not only comes with powerful Intel Haswell Quad Core platform as the heart, the ENVY TouchSmart 17t-j100 17.3 inch multimedia laptop also brings a great multi touch experience for play and new Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit version as the operating system.

Like common Intel Core i7-4700MQ’s laptop on the other series, HP ENVY TouchSmart 17t-j100 also designed to gives ultimate performance for multimedia and business multithread applications. This models also comes with all essential Intel Haswell, such as Hypertrading, Virtualization and Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to increase the processor speed up to 3.4GHZ. Incorporated with 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM for multitasking performance, the 2.4GHZ Core i7-4700MQ laptop provides very fast and smooth performance, even for most demanding office and multimedia applications.

Under the hood, the 1TB of Serial ATA hard disk drive as internal storage promises more than enough space to store all your video, music, movies and documents files. The Intel HD Graphics 4600 as graphics engine also gives user better graphics power than the previous HD 4000 graphics. Its mean you can play modern 3D games or hard editing video with ease, but in low to middle resolution.

HP ENVY TouchSmart 17t-j100 review
HP ENVY TouchSmart 17t-j100 Premium Multimedia laptop

Yeah, HP ENVY 17t-j100 Touchsmart laptop is not a slim and light machine that you can carry around with you. Measures around at 16.38 x 10.83 x 1.32 inches and weighs around at 7.56 lbs, the latest HP ENVY 17t laptop’s is bulky and heavier than the Pavilion 17-e040us laptop which has dimension in 16.5 x 10.5 x 1.3 inches and weighs only around at 6.39 lbs. On the center of silver-colored plastic lid, the HP’s round logo makes this machine looks solid and premium than they actual price. According to HP, the laptop is equipped with a 6-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery and claimed will gives up to five hours of battery life on single charges.


Similar to HP Pavilion 17 laptop, HP ENVY TouchSmart 17t-j100 Quad Core laptop also equipped with some impressive multimedia applications. The 17.3 inch High Definition Plus Touch Screen display that comes with HP’s Brightview technology delivers very bright and beautiful color for video and games. The LED backlit display can produces maximum internal resolution at 1600 x 900 pixels, just like other desktop replacement laptop from other brand.

Like the previous model, there are also four high quality Beats Audio stereo speakers and a subwoofer. Its means you will get very loud, crisp and rich audio experience in small or large room. Build into bezel, there is also HP TrueVision High Definition web camera for video recording and internal digital microphone for video chats. On the right side, the SuperMulti drive that supports Double layer is perfect to load or burn multimedia content into CDs or DVDs cassettes.

For price under $850, this model is lack LED backlit features on the keyboard but if needed, you can also upgrade to Full sized Backlit keyboard for more accurate typing session in low light condition. Of course, as a medium to high end laptop class, the HP 17t-j100 also equipped with all essential port, such as 3.5mm audio combo jack, Multi-format digital media card reader, RJ 45 port, four USB 3.0 port HDMI port and Kensington lock slot.

The most interesting new is Hewlett-Packard Development Company now offering new price for this model. After saving $150, Us based costumer can buys HP ENVY TouchSmart 17t-j100 Quad Edition Notebook only for $849. So, what do you think? Yeah, this is not a slim and light machine, but this model still has many features that make it a good laptop you should consider to buy. If you preferred with AMD’s performance and looking for cheaper machine, the Satellite S70DA-00J 17.3 inch laptop is one of good option that you can get for price under $600.

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