November 9, 2012

HP ENVY dv7-7255dx with Intel Core i5-3210M, Windows 8

HP has released another Core i5-powered laptop PC in the market, the HP ENVY dv7-7255dx. This laptop PC sports the processing power of Third Generation Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5-3210M dual-core processor that offers 3MB L3 cache and 2.5GHz CPU clock speed with Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz. It is provided with an integrated graphics controller called Intel HD Graphics 4000 capable of playing HD movies with ease.

This HP ENVY dv7-7255dx laptop PC comes packed with quite a few interesting features such as 17.3 inch LED-backlit high-definition display with BrightView technology and 1600 x 900 resolution; 750GB Serial ATA hard drive that spins at the speed of 5400 rpm; Multiformat DVD ± RW / CD-RW drive; TrueVision HD webcam with integrated dual-array digital microphone; Multiformat media reader for Secure Digital and MultiMediaCard formats; Beats Audio; backlit keyboard; Brushed aluminum body in natural silver finish for stylish look; and software applications such as CyberLink Power2Go, CyberLink PowerDVD and more.

With respect to connectivity, this HP ENVY dv7-7255dx laptop PC comes equipped with 3 USB 3.0 ports; 1 USB 2.0 port; high-speed wireless LAN with 802.11b/g/n standards; 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN; VGA port and HDMI output port.

This HP ENVY dv7-7255dx laptop PC is equipped also with the standard 6-cell lithium-ion battery that will give you more time working away from the main source of electricity. With the included battery package and 17.3 inch display, this laptop PC weighs about 6.9 pounds.

In addition, the HP ENVY dv7-7255dx laptop PC is powered by Microsoft Windows 8 operating system. It measures 1.4inches x 16.4 inches x 10.8 inches. This laptop is available at the price of $700.

Pros: powerful CPU
Cons: HDD speed is just 5400RPM-better if it is rated 7200RPM at least; just integrated GPU


Unknown said...

Did you actually use it or review it off of the specs? Your review does not mention the finger print reader or blu-ray drive that is pictured with your article. Does this have them or is it the wrong picture?