The ENVY 17-j030us TouchSmart 17.3" Multi-Touch Notebook Computer from HP features a glass fiber finish with silky soft-touch natural silver paint. The island-style keyboard with a numeric keypad allows for comfortable typing. The HP Clickpad supports multi-touch gestures, which makes navigating through Windows 8 a more intuitive experience.
The 17.3" widescreen display is also a touchscreen so you'll be able to utilize the multi-touch gestures integrated in Windows 8 along with the traditional keyboard and touchpad. The screen has a BrightView display with a glossy finish. The display also features LED-backlighting for vibrant color and lower power consumption. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1600 x 900 native resolution supported by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600.
The system is powered by a quad-core 4th generation Haswell 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-4700MQ processor. It also has 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1TB 5400rpm hard drive, a multi-format digital media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Intel Wireless Display (WiDi), an integrated webcam and dual array microphones. There are also built-in quad speakers with dual subwoofers utilizing Beats Audio technology.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 houses a 4th-Gen Haswell Intel Core i7-4700MQ processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 2.4GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.4GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. The Haswell chip is Intel's fourth generation chip and provides high performance at a low voltage. This helps increase battery life without sacrificing performance. With a dedicated 6MB L3 cache, 8GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
17.3" HD+ BrightView LED-Backlit Touchscreen
The 17.3" display of the HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 is actually a touchscreen, capable of using multi-touch gestures integrated into Windows 8. You'll be able to swipe, tap and zoom your way through the tiles in the Start screen. The screen uses LED backlight technology for lower power consumption and better energy efficiency. The display has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1600 x 900 native resolution, powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 with up to 1792MB of total shared graphics memory
HP sound engineers collaborated with Dr. Dre, will.i.am and InterScope Records founder Jimmy Iovine to deliver a studio quality audio experience available on a notebook computer today. Exclusive to HP computers, this notebook has integrated speakers with built-in Beats Audio technology. Beats Audio improves sound quality by eliminating electronic background noise, going from mute to maximum volume without flattening out the sound, adding powerful amplifiers for full-bodied sound and a bass boost button for to pump up volume even more. Beats Audio lets you hear and feel the music just as the artist intended
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi)
The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 has a 4th-Gen Haswell Intel Core i7-4700MQ processor, which supports Intel Wireless Display (WiDi). WiDi allows you to stream what is on your HP ENVY TouchSmart 17's screen to an external WiDi-compatible display wirelessly. You'll need the latest drivers and firmware updates on both your HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 and the display you want to output video to. Some HDTVs come with WiDi built-in while others may require a WiDi TV adapter
Access the Internet with a fast wired connection using the 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 jack. If you want to go wireless, you can use 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi to connect to a Wi-Fi network. Bluetooth support allows you to connect Bluetooth-compatible devices, such as a Bluetooth mouse, to your ENVY TouchSmart 17 wirelessly. A built-in HP TrueVision HD Webcam with an integrated digital microphone puts you face-to-face with friends or colleagues. Capture high quality HD videos or photos and send them to friends or post them on Facebook directly
Going Green in Style
Enjoy a glass fiber finish with a natural silver color on the HP ENVY TouchSmart 17. The HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 is Energy Star certified and EPEAT Silver registered for excellent energy efficiency. It also has a mercury-free LED display, arsenic-free display glass, and free recycling for your old computer hardware to promote a green, eco-friendly lifestyle
HP provides you with several unique technologies to keep your HP ENVY TouchSmart 17 running efficiently:
HP CoolSense keeps your notebook cool
HP ProtectSmart keeps your notebook's hard drive safe from accidental bumps and bruises
HP SimplePass allows you to access online accounts with just a swipe of a finger
The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
Seamless Integration Between Touch, Keyboard & Mouse
Windows 8 supports computers with capacitive touchscreens, so you can use your keyboard, mouse or just your fingers. Whether you're browsing apps, reading a book or typing on the go with touch, you'll be able to seamlessly switch between all three interactive components. On touch-enabled computers, Windows 8 supports multi-touch gestures, such as swipe, drag, tap, slide, pinch-to-zoom and more
To the Cloud
With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it
In the Box
HP ENVY 17-j030us TouchSmart 17.3" Multi-Touch Notebook Computer (Silver)
6-Cell Lithium Ion Battery
1-Year Limited Hardware Warranty with Hardware Technical Support (Toll-Free in NA)