HP Announces New ENVY Notebooks With A Thinner And New Curved Design

HP Envy 14

HP today announced new ENVY notebooks that combine great battery life in a thinner, new curved design. HP ENVY 14 and 15.6 inch notebooks have longer battery life and a new curved profile with an elevated hinge design that looks great and offers better ergonomics for improved productivity. The ENVY notebooks are designed with authentic aluminum finishes and a backlit keyboard, Bang & Olufsen premium audio and high resolution displays. The 15 inch device offers optional discrete graphics.

Press Release:

Lighter, Thinner, Premium Notebooks

The redesigned HP ENVY notebooks offer quality, power and performance in sleek designs with metal surfaces.

The 14 and 15.6 inch HP ENVY notebooks have a whole new look for 2015 showcasing elegant simplicity in a powerful package. HP ENVY notebooks have a curved profile and elevated lift hinge to give customers a more comfortable typing and viewing experience while promoting better air circulation under the device.

The HP ENVY notebooks support the latest processors to tackle demanding tasks without lag. On the 14 and 15.6 inch notebooks, customers have the choice of fifth generation Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 processors. On the 15.6 inch, customers have the option of sixth generation AMD FX and A10 accelerated processors. Customers also have the option to select between NVidia GeForce 940M or GTX 950M discrete graphics, or AMD Radeon™ R7 or R6 graphics on 15.6 inch HP ENVY notebooks.

Customers will get plenty of storage with up to 2 TB with options for a hybrid hard drive and solid-state-disk (SSD) with up to16GB of memory on Intel devices. The 15.6 inch AMD version comes with up to 1 TB of storage with up to 8 GB of memory.

HP ENVY notebooks bring movies, photos and videos to life. The HP ENVY notebook is available in a 14 inch diagonal HD or Full HD non-touch display. The 15.6 inch Intel notebook comes with a choice of HD, Full HD and Quad HD+ panel options with optional touch.HP ENVY notebooks with AMD accelerated processors are offered with HD touch or non-touch displays.(4)

HP ENVY notebooks feature the ports customers need to make adding or connecting accessories easy. The 14 inch HP ENVY notebooks come with three USB 3.0 ports. The Intel version has four USB 3.0 ports while the 15.6 inch AMD version has three USB 3.0 ports and 1 USB 2.0 port. All 2015 HP ENVY notebooks include one USB 3.0 port that supports HP Sleep and Charge to charge a phone or tablet even when the computer is sleeping or off. Customers can select an optional optical disk drive on the 15.6 inch Intel version of the HP ENVY notebook.

The new 14 and 15.6 inch HP ENVY notebooks use prismatic batteries to give customers a thinner and lighter design with improved battery life when compared to previous models. While the 14 inch HP ENVY now has a 55.5 watt-hour battery, it is 3.7 millimeters slimmer than the previous version with up to 10.25 hours of battery life at only 4.28 pounds.  The 15.6 inch Intel based HP ENVY notebook battery grew from 48 watt-hours to 55.5 watt-hours to extend battery life to up to 9.5 hours. The 15.6 inch AMD version now includes a 48 watt-hour battery to increase battery life to up to 7.5 hours. The overall weight is reduced by more than half a pound to 5.03 for the 15.6 inch HP ENVY notebooks.

The 14, 15.6 and 17.3 inch HP ENVY notebooks all feature backlit keyboards to help customers stay productive in low-light environments. The 15.6 and 17.3 inch devices include a numeric keypad. On Intel based notebooks, a fingerprint reader and software help customers store and activate passwords with the swipe of a finger.

The Intel based HP ENVY notebooks feature Bang & Olufsen audio, quad speakers and subwoofers for premium sound reproduction with music and movies. The 15.6 inch AMD based ENVY Notebook has dual speakers and subwoofer. The dual array microphones and noise cancellation technology control background noise for customers to experience crisp, clear sound in their online chats.

HP ENVY Notebooks are expected to be available in July 2015 in the United States at www.hpshopping.com. Select configurations on the 15.6 and 17.3 inch HP ENVY notebooks will be available in Best Buy on August 30 and July 5 respectively.

  • The 14 inch HP ENVY notebook starts at $699.99.
  • The 15.6 inch AMD and Intel HP ENVY notebooks start at $629.99 and $799.99 respectively.

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