Breakthroughs you can see, hear, and feel.With higher performance, wireless audio and a gorgeous display, there's more to envy than ever. Experience blazingly fast boot and wake up times. Listen to your music through six built-in speakers and dual subwoofers or stream it to wireless speakers and devices. Interact with your screen naturally and precisely through multi-touch gestures with HP ImagePad. Get nearly double the detail onscreen and fifty percent more brightness than standard HD, along with richer, more vibrant colors. ENVY 17 features breakthroughs inside and out.
Our highest performance notebook ever.You'll notice the difference right from the start. ENVY 17 is optimized to wake and boot up quickly, so you can get to the good stuff faster. And it actually senses your presence. The keyboard lights up rows at a time as you approach and dims as you depart. Each key is lit by an individual LED to enable maximum brightness. Play games with unbelievable graphics. Connect with up to three external displays. Stream music across the house, or be blown away by six built-in speakers and a subwoofer. And watch videos in vivid color on a stunning full HD extra-bright display.
Plus, ENVY 17 looks as great as it performs. The all-new aluminum design features speakers elegantly concealed with audio-grade mesh and a Beats Audio volume control. You get HP Platinum support - dedicated assistance, setup help, and more. And you get two years of online security software preinstalled.
Do more wth ENVY 17:- Enjoy extra-bright, true-to-life colors and a clean, flush-glass look with the 17.3" diagonal HP Radiance Full HD Infinity LED-backlit Display (1920x1080).- Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)- Experience ultimate performance that scales on demand to support even the most intense 3D games, HD video encoding and multi-tasking in breathtaking color and clarity. Visibly smart performance at its best with the 3rd generation Intel Core i7-3610QM Processor.- Soar with incredible HD video performance and save power when unplugged with Radeon HD 7850M series graphics. Run 3D games flawlessly across multiple monitors with GDDR5 VRAM.- Store over 186,000 photos, 167,000 tracks, or 335 movies in HD with the 750GB hard drive.- Watch DVDs in razor-sharp detail with the Blu-ray player and burn videos with the SuperMulti DVD burner.- Wirelessly sync with phones and PDAs, plus print files up to 30 feet away with Bluetooth.- Project your PC content on your TV with Intel Wireless Display.- Wake up from sleep mode to up-to-date email, applications and social site updates with Intel Smart Connect Technology and Intel 802.11.- Connect up to three external monitors (two DisplayPort and one HDMI).- Transfer data 10x faster with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports.- Move photos from SD and Multimedia cards in seconds with the 2-in-1 digital media reader.- Enjoy timeless style with an all-aluminum design in natural silver and nero black
HP innovations make the difference.- Hear and feel the music with Beats Audio, six speakers, and dual subwoofers.- Stream audio to up to four wireless-enabled devices with HP Wireless Audio.- Save power with a keyboard that lights up when you're nearby, and dims down when you're not. The HP Radiance Backlit Keyboard consumes 35 percent less power than our previous-generation backlit keyboard, while providing unprecedented brightness with individually LED-backlit keys.- Use intuitive multitouch gestures for smoother, more precise navigation thanks to the HP Imagepad.- Automatically keep your PC cool and comfortable on the go with HP CoolSense.- Capture video or chat in brilliant HD - even in low light with the HP TrueVison HD Webcam.- Automatically keep data safe from accidental drops and bumps with HP ProtectSmart.
Be as productive as you want to be.ENVY 17 includes the tools you need to get it done - and get it done faster.- Start up fast and wake up faster with performance-tuned software.- Get two years of Norton Internet Security right out of the box.- Edit photos and videos with the full version of Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements software.
Get the ultimate in entertainment.ENVY 17 delivers an outstanding audio and a spectacular visual experience.- Hear music as the artists intended - highs, lows, and everything in between - with Beats Audio, only from HP.- Adjust levels on the fly with an analog external volume control that's integrated with Beats software.- Listen throughout your home or office by streaming music to up to four devices with HP Wireless Audio.- See nearly 2x the amount of detail made 50 percent brighter than standard HD, plus 72% color gamut, thanks to the 17.3" diagonal HP Radiance Full HD Infinity Display (1920x1080).- Connect up to three external displays for games and websites (one HDMI, two DisplayPort).
Choose a notebook that follows your every move.HP designs technology that interacts with both you and the world around you. So it's more intuitive, more useful, and more fun.- Approach the HP Radiance Backlit Keyboard and it lights up row by row - step away and it dims to save power. Each key is individually lit to enable maximum brightness. Choose from three brightness and three proximity settings.- Use intuitive gestures on the HP Imagepad to scroll, pinch, zoom, and flick your way around websites, documents, and files. Its integrated HDsensor ensures precise gesture support.- Automatically keep your PC cool and comfortable on the go with HP CoolSense.- Keep data safe from accidental drops and bumps with built-in HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection.- Capture video or chat in brilliant HD - even in low light with the HP TrueVison HD Webcam.
Get award-winning HP Platinum Support, support, free.HP notebooks are engineered to meet US Department of Defense durability standards for shock, vibration, high temperature and humidity. You can count on HP to be reliable - and for support whenever you need it. In fact, HP is the only PC maker to be certified by the Technology Services Industry Association for Excellence in Service Operations for three years in a row. Check the label placed on the bottom cover for your PC's warranty period.
During your limited warranty period you get:- 24 x 7 toll-free technical and limited software support in English or Spanish- Direct access to an ENVY assistant - On-demand basic set up support from an ENVY assistant.- 24 x 7 technical assistance via online chat, email, or phone- Parts and labor coverage, including customer-replaceable parts, free shipping to and from repair centers, and authorized service provider options
OPERATING SYSTEM- Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
PROCESSOR- 3rd generation Intel Core i7-3610QM Processor 2.30 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.30 GHz
MEMORY- 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM (2 DIMM)
ACCESSIBLE MEMORY SLOTS- 2
VIDEO GRAPHICS- Radeon HD 7850M switchable graphics with 1024MB GDDR5 and up to 5093MB total graphics memory
HARD DRIVE- 750GB 7200RPM hard drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
FINISH AND FEATURES- All-aluminum body in nero black and natural silver- HP TrueVision HD Webcam (Skype HD capable) with integrated dual array digital microphone
MULTIMEDIA DRIVE- Slot-loading Blu-ray player and SuperMulti DVD burner
DISPLAY- 17.3-inch diagonal Radiance Full HD Infinity LED-backlit display (1920x1080)
NETWORK CARD- 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)
WIRELESS OPTION- 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN and Bluetooth with WiDi
DIGITAL MEDIA- 2-in-1 digital media card reader for Secure Digital cards and Multimedia cards
AUDIO- Beats Audio with 6 speakers and a subwoofer- HP Wireless Audio
KEYBOARD- HP Radiance Backlit Keyboard
POINTING DEVICE- HP Imagepad supporting multi-touch gestures with on/off button.
EXTERNAL NOTEBOOK PORTS- 4 SuperSpeed USB 3.0- 2 DisplayPorts- 1 HDMI- 1 RJ-45 (LAN)- 2 Headphone-out- 1 Microphone-in
DIMENSIONS- 16.37" (L) x 10.66" (W) x 1.28" H
WEIGHT- 7.37 lbs
SECURITY- Kensington MicroSaver lock slot- Power-on password- Accepts 3rd party security lock devices
POWER- 120W AC adapter- 6-Cell 86WHr lithium-ion HP extended life battery
BATTERY LIFE- Up to 7 hours
WARRANTY AND SUPPORT- 1-Year Limited Hardware Warranty with Toll-Free Support (NA)- 1-Year Free Hardware Technical Support- 30-Days Free Limited Software Support with 1-Year (from date of purchase) with Product Registration.
SECURITY AND SUPPORT- Free 2-year Norton Internet Security 2012 Subscription- HP Support Assistant: Update your PC, troubleshoot problems and get technical support.- HP Power Manager: Adjust settings for optimal battery life or performance.- HP Recovery Manager: Recover, restore, and create recovery media for your PC.- HP Security Assistant: One-stop access to preloaded security solutions to help defend your data.- HP Application Assistant: Makes finding and downloading the software needed to open your files easy.- HP Launch Box: Fast launch of HP and Microsoft apps grouped in taskbar boxes, plus option to
customize a third box.- HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection (HP 3D DriveGuard)- HP CoolSense: Turn it on to stay comfortable when away from your desk or table.- Adobe Reader- Adobe Flash Player- Adobe Shockwave Player- Microsoft Silverlight- Evernote
PRODUCTIVITY AND FINANCE- Microsoft Office Starter: reduced-functionality Word and Excel only, with advertising. NoPowerPoint or Outlook. Buy Office 2010 to use the full-featured software.- Windows Live Essentials 2011: Mail, Messenger, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Writer, Mesh- HP Radiance Backlit Keyboard: Turn proximity sensor off or on and set sensitivity level.- HP MyRoom Premium: 12-month free subscription for 4-way video calling, instant messaging, and file sharing in and outside a virtual room (link in HP Launch Box on Task Bar).
MULTIMEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT- Windows Media Player- Windows DVD Maker- Cyberlink YouCam DE: Chat live and capture video or photos. Be yourself or a favorite avatar!- Cyberlink PowerDVD Premium BD- HP Games powered by WildTangent: includes 10 free rental sessions of "Plants vs. Zombies",2010 Game of the Year, and 1 free game Farm Frenzy valued at $19.99 MSRP.- RaRa Music: Music for every mood- Beats Audio- Snapfish Picture Mover (link in Start Menu)- eBay- Adobe Photoshop Elements 10- Adobe Premiere Elements 10- Blio eReader application with full color: includes 4 free digital books valued at $75 MSRP.
INTERNET SOLUTIONS- Internet Explorer 9- Skype- Bing Bar for Internet Explorer 9
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Wonderful PC, extremely fast, great hi res screen. Love it.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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