HP Natural Silver 15.6″ Envy TouchSmart 15-j119wm

HP Natural Silver 15.6″ Envy TouchSmart 15-j119wm laptop belongs to one of HP’s premium “Envy” brand. The laptop comes with powerful Core i5-4200M processor which is a 4th generation core i5 processor. Coupled with 8GB memory, the laptop delivers admirable performance for photo and video editing, converting media files, watching videos and playing games. You can also consider it for Autocad 2D designing. However, for 3D rendering, a workstation grade laptop would be preferable. HP Envy 15-j119wm features Beats Audio, Quad speakers with two Subwoofers which make it perfect for entertainment. But the touch screen display doesn’t support full high definition playback which is one of the drawbacks of this laptop. Again, if you consider the price-features ratio, the expectation of having a full high definition screen seems unrealistic. This touch screen laptop is listed with a price tag of $698 at Walmart. HP has never been too stingy with ports and connectivity features and it is true with this model as well. The Envy TouchSmart 15-j119wm comes with 4USB 3.0 ports (one of them being USB Boost), HDMI, RJ 45, SD card reader and combo Headphone/microphone. DVD burner is missing in this laptop which is to keep the weight of the machine low. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of this laptop.

HP Natural Silver 15.6″ Envy TouchSmart 15-j119wm  Specification and Performance

HP Natural Silver 15.6″ Envy TouchSmart 15-j119wm is powered by Intel Core i5-4200M processor which is a dual core processor and can process four threads at a time. It operates with basic 2.5GHz speed and, with the help of Turboboost technology, the frequency can rise up to 3.1GHz. The processor offers 3MB of cache. The 15-J119wm Envy model doesn’t come with any dedicated graphics and Intel HD 4600 integrated graphics is the only graphics option. It is not a gaming laptop but it is possible to play some of the latest games in this machine. Simcity, Dead Space 3, Tomb Raider, Dota 2, Borderlands 2 are playable with respectable frame rates. However, Battlefield 4, Need for speed Rivals, Batman: Arkham Origins are playable in low resolution and low details. It can stream videos seamlessly though.

There is 8GB DDR3L SDRAM installed in HP 15-j119wm. Maximum amount of memory supported is 16GB. The storage solution is provided by 750GB hard drive which operates with 5400rpm speed.  It comes preloaded with Windows 8.1 operating system

The 15.6” LED backlit high definition display of Envy TouchSmart 15-j119wm supports maximum 1366 by 768 pixel resolution, which means it can support 720p playback but cannot display 1080p contents.

As mentioned earlier, the laptop offers enough ports and connectivity features. There is a HD webcam as well. The network connectivity is supported by Gigabit Ethernet and 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi

The 6-cell 47WHr 2.2 Ah lithium-ion battery offers 2 to 4 hours of battery life, once fully charged

Pros of HP Natural Silver 15.6″ Envy TouchSmart 15-j119wm

Inexpensive powerful laptop with premium features

Touch enabled

Massive memory

Cons of HP Envy TouchSmart 15-j119wm


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