Hewlett-Packard Development Company has expanded the ENVY TouchSmart Sleekbook m6 portable laptop with the ENVY TouchSmart m6-k025dx Sleekbook. Designed for medium to high end user that needs a portable multimedia and entertainment machine for work hard and play, HP ENVY TouchSmart m6-k025dx Sleekbook comes with a sleek design for portability and latest 4th Intel Haswell platform that designed to gives ultimate performance. Combined with large memory and Intel turbo Boost technology, this machine gives a great value for your money.
Speaking of performance, HP ENVY TouchSmart m6-k025dx Sleekbook offers better and faster performance than the Core i5-4200U Satellite P55-A5312 laptop that equipped with same processor and graphics cards. Powered by Intel Core i5-4200U dual core processor that clocked around at 1.6GHZ and optimized by Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology up to 2.6GHZ, this laptop delivers more than enough power and seamless for play and working hard. There is also a 750GB of Serial ATA HDD that gives a spacious of storage space.
Paired with 8GB DDR3L SDRAM and running on the Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit for operating system, the m6-k025dx laptop promises faster and smoother multitasking performance, better than the Toshiba’s 15.6 inch Touch laptop that shipped with 6GB of DDR3 SDRAM. Of course, like common Core i5-4200U’s laptop from other brand, the HP ENVY TouchSmart laptop also integrated with Intel HD Graphics 4400 as graphics engine. Yeah, this is not the most power graphics card on Intel Haswell platform, but still provides more than enough performance for almost all multimedia Windows applications.
Yeah, this is not the lightest 15.6 inch laptop on its class, but the 5.6 lbs laptop which has dimension in 10.1 x 15 x 0.9 inches is still feels light in your hand. The 0.9 inch thick also make it can slip perfectly in almost carry bag. Physically, this model is look identical to its AMD’s predecessor, the ENVY Sleekbook m6-k010dx laptop. On the center of the silver lid, there is a HP logo and the aluminum material for construction make it perfect for companions in office, school or when you on the go. There is also a 3-cell Lithium Ion battery that gives user several hours of battery usage between charges.
As a multimedia and entertainment machine, the machine also promises ultimate viewing experience. The 15.6 inch Full High Definition Touch-Screen display not only gives a great Windows 8 Touch experience, but also can play 1080p HD video playback with ease. The HP’s BrightView technology and combined with LED backlit technology provides very bright, crisp, beautiful color and stunning viewing experience. Similar to the Toshiba P55-A5312, the m6-k025dx Sleekbook also supports 10-point touch capabilities and can produces maximum internal resolution at 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Built into center of bezel, the High Definition web camera with TrueVision technology and dual-array digital microphone offers fairly bright, crisp and natural color for self portrait and face to face video chats or conference. The black keyboard with full size and island style design gives fast, secure and pleasant to typing, especially on the desk. As a portable machine, the newest HP ENVY TouchSmart m6 laptop also lack optical drive, but if you needed, you can connect it into external drive via USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port.
Around the edges, HP ENVY TouchSmart Sleekbook m6-k025dx laptop also equipped with all essential port that you will need, such as single USB 2.0 port, audio combo jack, two USB 3.0 port, multimedia card reader slot for SD card, RJ 45 port and HDMI port. For connectivity, user can use 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth, Intel Wireless technology and Intel 2×2 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN to connect into wireless network. Of course, like other multimedia machine from other brand, this HP’s laptop also brings high quality and stunning audio reproduction, thanks to a pair of Beats Audio speakers that combined with a subwoofer.
Yeah, the $780 laptop is not a sleek machine. It’s also lack optical drive, but a high quality audio, powerful Intel Haswell i5 processor and a Full HD display with multi touch support, HP ENVY TouchSmart m6-k025dx Sleekbook 15.6 inch laptop is still a good machine and gives a great multimedia and entertainment experience. So, what do you think? If you are not too concern about multimedia performance, but need a 15.6 inch portable Touch laptop for daily use. The VivoBook S500CA-SI30401U 15.6 inch Ultrabook with Intel Core i3-3217U processor is one of the best option that you can get for price under $500.