ENVY 17 is the laptop which is powered by Intel core i7 1.60 GHz processor, hard drive of 500 GB which has 7200 rpm and RAM of 6 GB. Along with that it has the 1 GB of ATI Radeon HD 5850, Blu Ray drive and USB 3.0. It has the size of 17.3 inches.
Like ENVY 14 it has also the same look. The weight of the laptop is 1.4 pound, dimensions of 10.8 x 16.4 x 1.5 inch and gives us the resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It has the features of Ethernet, HDMI port and Mini Display Port and along with that it has the socket of USB 2.0 and much faster USB 3.0.
The keyboard of the ENVY 17 is chiclet and is dedicated to number pad. Its touch pad is also very finicky and but get a little warm during the intensive activities of graphics like ENVY 14. This laptop is operated on the battery of six cells which lasted for two hours and 10 minutes only. But with the extra investment of $75 we will get the battery of nine cells.
ENVY 17 comes in the market with dock of HP and the assortment of other software which include Adobe Premiere Element, Roxio’s Cinema, Barnes & Noble’s Desktop eReader and Hulu Desktop. Similarly like many of the laptops, internet explorer 8 will be on the wallpapered with the toolbars and we can also boot our system directly into Quick Web OS of HP.