What you need to know
- HP announced the ENVY x360 15 and ENVY 17 today.
- Both laptops are designed for creators.
- The laptops launch in April with a starting price of $750.
HP announced two new ENVY laptops today, the ENVY x360 15 and the ENVY 17. The laptops are both built with creators in mind.
As the name suggests, the ENVY x360 15 is a convertible laptop that can flip around into different modes. It has an 88.75% screen-to-body ratio and an optional 4K OLED display. Inside, it runs on up to an AMD Ryzen 7 or an 11th Gen Intel processor. You can pair the CPU with NVIDIA MX450 graphics.
The ENVY x360 15 has the modern connectivity you'd expect from a new laptop, including Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5. You can get the convertible laptop in either Natural Silver or Nightfall Black.
The ENVY 17 is a "mobile creative powerhouse," according to HP. It has an 86.3% screen-to-body ratio and up to a 4K UHD display. It runs on 11th Gen Intel Core processors and an NVIDIA MX450 GPU. Like its ENVY sibling, the ENVY 17 supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.
The ENVY 17 should be able to handle heavier workloads since it comes with up to 32GB of memory. It also features up to 1TB of storage, so you should be able to store plenty of large files locally.
Both new ENVY laptops have factory color calibration on their displays. The laptops also come with HP Display Color, which allows you to optimize the screen for different situations. They also have 19% larger trackpads compared to their previous generations.
Creators also get a bit of a gift when they purchase one of the devices. Both new ENVY laptops come with a 30-day trial of Adobe Creative Cloud, which includes Premiere Rush, Premiere Pro, and many other apps.
HP highlights that the laptops are also environmentally friendly, as they use post-consumer recycled and ocean-bound plastics. Their packaging is environmentally friendly as well. It uses wood fiber from recycled materials and doesn't use any single-use plastics.
Alongside the new ENVY laptops, HP announced the HP 930 Wireless Mouse. It can connect to up to three devices via a dongle or Bluetooth, allowing you to drag and drop content between the devices. The mouse gets up to 12 weeks of battery life on a single charge as well.
The AMD version of the ENVY x360 15 starts at $750, while the Intel version starts at $900. The ENVY 17 starts at $1,250. All of the new ENVY laptops are already listed at Best Buy.
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