hin at 0.92″ and weighing 6.73 pounds, the 17.3″ ENVY 17 Multi-Touch Notebook from HP lets users tackle virtually any task that comes their way. The system is powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7-8550U Quad-Core processor, which allows you to run multiple applications simultaneously. If you need more power, the system can be overclocked to 4.0 GHz. The 12GB of 2400 MHz DDR4 RAM helps to ensure smooth multitasking and also allows the computer to quickly access frequently used files and programs. The memory slots are not user-accessible and upgradable.
The 17.3″ display features a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution, WLED-backlighting, and a 16:9 aspect ratio. The display also features edge-to-edge multi-touch functionality, allowing you to utilize the touch gestures and functions in Windows 10 to further improve accessibility and productivity. The dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card has 4GB of discrete GDDR5 memory and delivers a sharp, clear picture. You’ll also be able to output video to an external display at resolutions using the system’s HDMI output or DisplayPort 1.2 via USB Type-C.
For storage of your files, the ENVY 17-ae110nr is equipped with a 1TB 7200 rpm SATA 2.5″ hard drive. If you want to add external storage, optical drives, memory card readers, and more, there is one USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, which supports DisplayPort 1.2 and HP Sleep & Charge, plus three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, one of which supports Sleep & Charge. Gigabit Ethernet and 802.11ac Wi-Fi (2×2) are built-in for wired and wireless networking and Bluetooth 4.2 technology will also allow you to connect additional compatible peripherals. A built-in multi-format SD card reader lets users download content from their digital camera and other integrated features include a 720p Wide Vision HD IR webcam, dual-array digital mics, and HD audio with stereo speakers.
HP’s 17.3″ ENVY 17-ae110nr Multi-Touch Notebook includes a 90W AC adapter, and its 3-cell / 55.8Wh lithium-ion prismatic battery supports HP Fast Charge and can recharge up to 50% in 45 minutes, while also being able to last up to 9 hours before recharging is required. The installed operating system is Windows 10 Home (64-bit) and protection is provided by a limited 1-year hardware warranty with 90 days of limited technical support for software and setup from the date of purchase.
- Power and Performance
- Experience power and performance with 12GB of RAM and a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7-8550U Quad-Core processor.
- A Front Row Experience
- Get drawn in with an immersive 1920 x 1080 Full HD display, an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card with 4GB of GDDR5 memory and NVIDIA Pascal architecture, and audio tuned by Bang & Olufsen that pairs with dual speakers and HP Audio Boost.
- An aluminum chassis, full-size keyboard, and USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C and Type-A ports combine elegance and efficiency.
- Edge-to-Edge Full HD Touchscreen
- Get expansive, vibrant images and control your entertainment right from the screen.
- Dual 4K Support
- Connect two external displays for a more immersive experience.
- Re-Writable DVD Drive
- Watch and write DVDs using the integrated optical drive.
- HP Wide Vision HD IR camera
- Easily log in through Windows Hello and video chat with an 88° wide-angle field of view.
- HP Fast Charge
- Go from 0 to 50% charge in approximately 45 minutes.
- Pen-Enabled / Windows Ink
- Write, draw, and edit on a device with full support for Windows Inking features. Thanks to Microsoft’s Universal Pen standards, almost any Universal Pen accessory will let you rewrite your experience.
- Island-Style Backlit Keyboard
- Work comfortably in darker environments with a full-sized keyboard and integrated numeric keypad.
- Smart Menu
- After its hiatus in Windows 8, the Start Menu has returned. Utilizing a combination of the traditional menu system and Windows 8’s Live Tiles, the improved Start Menu gives you more information at a glance, showing notification information alongside your applications and other pinned items.
- Microsoft’s digital personal assistant, Cortana can answer your questions with information gleaned from both your device and the internet at large. You can type or even talk with her, if your system has a microphone. Using her Notebook, Cortana keeps track of your needs and wants, and she learns over time to improve her information gathering skills.
- Microsoft Edge
- After nearly 20 years, Microsoft has finally replaced its Internet Explorer web browser. With Microsoft Edge, users can write directly on web pages and share notes with friends and colleagues. It also improves the online reading experience by adding a distraction-free mode and read-it-later functionality. Edge also has built-in Cortana integration; you can have her help you find a restaurant, make a reservation, and pull up directions without leaving your browser.
- Windows Store
- For Windows 10, Microsoft has unified the Windows Store. Now, apps for PCs, tablets, and phones will all be accessible from one place. And with support for Universal Apps, one version of an app can work across all your compatible devices automatically.
- Windows Continuum
- Windows 10 was designed for a variety of screen sizes and input styles, and with its Continuum feature, it automatically adapts to fit your needs. A Windows 10 tablet on its own requires a touch-centric approach, but attaching a mouse and keyboard will shift everything to a more traditional interface. You can even attach an external monitor to your Windows 10 phone for a near-desktop experience. But it’s not just the operating system; Windows Universal Apps take advantage of Continuum as well.
- Xbox on Windows 10
- Gaming is a big focus of Windows 10. Xbox integration allows for PC players to match up against Xbox One players on supported games, and if you have an Xbox One, you can even stream compatible titles to your PC. Native support for recording with the new Game DVR feature makes it easy to capture and share your gameplay. The new DirectX12 takes better advantage of multi-core processors, giving games a performance boost, even on older hardware. Windows 10 also features native support for virtual reality headsets, such as the Oculus Rift