HP has updated its Envy and Envy x360 lineup of laptops with the latest Intel and AMD processors. HP says the newer models will provide better battery life and enhanced performance in a thin and light form factor. They have also updated the design to a more modern look with very thin bezels and larger screen to body ratio.

HP ENVY 13 AND 17

These are the traditional clamshell laptops with various configurations. Users can pick from Intel’s 8th gen processors with up to 12GB RAM and a dedicated GPU. The anodized silver or gold options give it a premium look.

HP Envy 13 and 17 will have options up to the Intel Core i7-8565U, replacing the i7-8550U. The new CPU has a base clock of 1.8 GHz, with a maximum turbo boost up to 4.6 GHz, and a TDP of 15W.

The 13.3-inch model has a 1080p, IPS BrightView touch display driven by Intel HD 620 graphics. It can be configured with up to 8 GB DDR4-2400 RAM and a 256 GB PCI NVMe M.2 SSD. Bluetooth 5.0 support along with the new 9560 802.11ac WIFI are also included.

The 17-inch model is identical albeit with a larger screen and a dedicated NVIDIA MX250 graphics card (2 GB). The bezels have been reduced by 45%. The memory options go up to 12 GB of RAM (1×4 + 1×8) with 32 GB of Intel Optane memory, and up to 512 GB PCI NVMe M.2 SSD.

Both of these devices will start from 899$ US. Availability in India will be followed after.

ENVY 13ENVY 17
Processor
Up To Intel i7- 8565U
Up To Intel i7- 8565U
Display13.3″ FHD IPS
touchscreen
17″ FHS IPS
touchscreen
Memoryup to 8GB DDR4 -240012 GB DDR4- 2400
32 GB Intel Optane
Internal
Storage
256 GB M.2 SSD512 GB M.2 SSD
GraphicsIntel UHD 620NVIDIA MX 250 (2GB DDR5)
SoundBang and Olufsen (four)Bang and Olufsen(two)
Battery
Life
up to 16 hrs 30 minsup to 10 hrs 45 mins
ConnectivityWireless-AC 9560
+ BT 5.0

Wireless-AC 9560
+ BT 5.0
Dimensions 12.9 x 8.9 x 0.7 inches
3.3 pounds
15.9 x 10.5 x 1.9 inches
6.4 pounds

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HP ENVY 13

HP ENVY X360 13 AND 15

HP has also updated its x360 Envy lineup with AMD’s new Ryzen processors along with the Intel lineup. The Intel-powered versions go up to i7 8565U, while the AMD ones max out with the 2nd-gen Ryzen 7 3700U. Intel models will stick to the Intel UHD 620, while users opting for AMD can choose from the Radeon RX Vega 8 to Vega 10 GPUs.

The displays used in both the 13 and 15- inch models are FHD IPS WLED- backlit panels. The RAM can be configured up to 8 GB DDR4 and internal storage up to 256 GB PCI M.2 SSD. Audio is powered by Bang and Olufsen.

Envy x360 13 will start at 699.99$ US. The 15-inch Intel-powered notebooks will start at 869.99$, while the AMD variants will be priced at 799.99$.

Envy x360 13-inchEnvy x360 15- inch
Processor Up to Intel Core i7-8565U
or
Up to AMD Ryzen 7 3700U 
Up to Intel Core i7-8565U
or
Up to AMD Ryzen 7 3700U 
Display 13.3-inch FHD IPS Microedge 15.6-inch FHD IPS Microedge
Memory8 GB DDR4
32 GB Intel Optane
8 GB DDR4 -2400
32 GB Intel Optane
Internal
Storage
Up to 256 GB M.2 SSDUp to 256 GB M.2 SSD
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Intel CPU)
or Vega 8/10 (AMD CPU)
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Intel CPU)
or Vega 8/10 (AMD CPU)
Sound
Bang and Olufsen (dual speakers)

Bang and Olufsen (dual speakers)
Battery

Up to 13 hours


Up to 13 hours
Connectivity Intel Wireless-AC 9560 +
BT 5.0 (Intel CPUs)
Realtek 802.11ac +
BT 4.2 (AMD CPUs)
Intel Wireless-AC 9560 +
BT 5.0 (Intel CPUs)
Realtek 802.11ac +
BT 4.2 (AMD CPUs)
Dimensions 14.1 x 9.7 x 0.7 inches
4.5 pounds 
x360
HP Ency x360

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