Whenever there is a new laptop in the works there are leaks, in the case of the new Envy range of laptops from HP this is no different, there were leaks and then suddenly the Envy 4 has popped up ready for pre-order on the China version of the HP website. There is no news as to when this machine will become available in the US or Europe, but HP stick to the original pricing they might be too expensive to compete with the likes of Lenovo etc.
The HP Envy 4 comes with a fourteen inch BrightView (glossy) display with a 1366 x 768 of pixel resolutions and a built in web camera. It is powered by either an Intel Core 1.4 GHz i3 or i5-2467M 1.60 GHz processor supports the Intel HM77 Express chipset and has the AMD Radeon the HD 7670M with 2 GB of DDR3 dedicated graphics memory for graphics.
There is 4 GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 but with two slots available there is a max of 8 GB of memory and a 500 GB hard disk drive (HDD) at 5400 rpm supporting the Intel Smart Response and Quick Start technology (with a 32 GB SLC mSATA).
Audio is boosted by two HP Triple Bass Reflex subwoofer Beats Audio studio quality sound, while connectivity comes from two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port, one standard USB 2.0 port and the essential HDMI port. Connecting to the internet is easy with the 802.11 b/g/n wireless connection and Bluetooth for mobile devices.
The laptop measures 13.38 inch (W) x 9.28 inch (D) x 0.78 inch (H) (34 cm x 23.58 cm x 1.98 cm) and weighs in at 3.85 lbs (1.75 kilos) with the 4 cell battery installed, that HP say should be good for up to eight hours of power.
Currently the HP Envy 4 is ready for pre-order in China with a starting price of around $870, but it can rise to almost $1,100 depending on the options chosen when ordering.
Source [The Verge]