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HP Envy 14-1010NR Review

August 9th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

We have already written about HP Envy 14, Now if you want to buy a quick ship model of HP envy 14 or next generation envy you can take a look at HP Envy 14-1010NR which is available at $1200 ( approx ) at almost all leading computer stores of US including Amazon. Please note that price may vary from store to store.

Specification of HP Envy 14-1010NR

Processor – HP envy 14-1010NR equipped with core i5-450M processor from Intel. The processor clocked at 2.4 GHz. Furthermore the core i5-450M processor is integrated with turbo-boost technology. So the performance can boast up to 2.66 GHz.

Another advantage of core i5-450M processor it comes with integrated memory controller. So between memory and processor there is no hindrance. So you can expect faster performance.

RAM- Envy 14-1010NR comes with 6GB DDR3 RAM available in two slots, which expandable up to 8GB.

Graphics – Graphics comes with switch able ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 with one GB dedicated video memory. However Graphics function utilizes up to 3738MB total graphics memory.  You can able to play modern games with this graphics. However, for some powerful games like cyrsis you need to set it at low details.

HDD – 500 GB SATA hard drive with revolving speed of 7,200 rpm

OS – The HP Envy 14-1010NR comes with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Display – The size of the screen is 14.5” when it is measured diagonally and display is HP’s High definition Bright View Infinity LED Display with resolution of 1366*768 in 16:9 format. Now one thing I must say the Bright View Infinity display is categorized as one of the Class displays.

When additional features concerned, HP envy 14-1010NR comes with 3 USB 2.0 port among which one is eSATA and USB combo port, HDMI port, VGA output, 2-1 media card reader and webcam

Networking features include Gigabit Ethernet LAN for wired network and wired broadband and wireless networking is supported by 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth.

Optical drive include DVD drive (slot loading)

The magnesium alloy chassis of Envy 14-1010NR comes with aluminum finish onto which designs are incorporated with laser etching technique in carbon relic which gives the laptop an elegant look. The laptop weighs only 5.20lbs which is common for 14.5” notebook. Not very heavy not too light.

Pros:-

  • Dedicated ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 Graphics with discrete memory of 1GB enable you to play powerful games.
  • Bluetooth
  • Bright View Infinity display is one of the best displays of modern time.

Cons

I am expecting additional Blu-Ray support

HP envy 14-1010R is really an elegant product from HP and it is not very pricy like its previous generation laptop and would able to perform all kind of task from home computing to Gaming.

source :-http://www.shopping.hp.com/product/rts_notebook/rts_notebook/1/storefronts/WQ784UA%2523ABA

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