Laptops: Compare features & prices HP Envy 17-j053ea review

The HP Envy 17-j053ea is the latest model in the Envy range of premium laptops. Looking similar to the Apple MacBook range, we tested this model to see if looks weren't the only characteristics it shared with the Macbook. We take a look at how both models compare in our lab tests against each other and other models.
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HP Envy 17-j053ea

  • Launch date: Sep 2013
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Typical price
£800.00
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Specification
Screen size (inches) 17.3
Processor Intel Core i7-4700MQ
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