HP introduces the ENVY 13 and ENVY 15 notebook PCs, that is “building upon the Voodoo ENVY legacy“. HP Metal Etching on the lid and palmrest of the ENVY 15, and on the palmrest of the ENVY 13, subtly signals luxury. You may find these new notebooks look a lot like Apple’s Unibody Macbook/Pro. Their bodies are magnesium coated with aluminum.
The ENVY 13 features the brightest display in its class, according to HP. Its 13.1-inch HP Radiance LCD display has 410-nit brightness and 80% color gamut. The ENVY 13 is boosted by Intel’s Core 2 Duo processor and ATI’s Switchable Graphics technology that dynamically switches between ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330 discrete graphics and the Intel integrated graphics processor. The laptop can be equipped with optional Slim Fit Extended-Life Notebook Battery offering up to 18 hours of battery life.
The ENVY 15, on the other hand, packs Intel Core i7 processor, up to 16GB DDR3 RAM, dual SSD in a RAID-0 setup and a dedicated ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830 graphics with 1GB video memory. It comes with a 15.6-inch Brightview LED backlight display with up to 300-nits brightness. There are also a Nightvision VGA webcam. It gets an optional Slim Fit Extended-Life Notebook Battery as well, providing up to 7 hours of use. ENVY 15′s full metal case features a sleek, subtly crafted, laser-etched metal design on the lid that is repeated on the palmres.
HP ENVY 13 and ENVY 15 will be available on 18 October staring at $1699 and $1799 respectively.