The ENVY 23-d150 TouchSmart 23" All-in-One Desktop Computer from Hewlett Packard is an all-in-one desktop computer with a 23" capacitive touchscreen capable of taking full advantage of the multi-touch gestures found in Windows 8. The LED-backlit screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000.
The system is powered by a quad-core Ivy Bridge 3.1GHz Intel Core i7-3770S processor. It also has 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 2TB 7200rpm hard drive, a slot-loading SuperMulti DVD burner, a 6-in-1 media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with Beats Audio for an enhanced audio experience. A wireless keyboard and optical mouse are included as well.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 integrates multi-touch gestures with keyboard and mouse navigation so you'll be able to swipe, tap, flip, rotate and pinch-to-zoom your way around the 23" capacitive touchscreen. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles that update in real-time, which provide faster access to news, weather forecasts, sports scores, social network updates and more. 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.
- Quad-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 Performance
- This HP computer houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3770S processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 3.1GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.9GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 8MB L3 cache, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
- 23" Capacitive Touchscreen
- This HP computer has a 23" capacitive touchscreen with multi-touch gesture support for Windows 8. Tap, rotate, flip and pinch your way through the menus of Windows 8 with ease. You can type using the included wireless keyboard or opt to use the virtual keyboard right on the screen. You can draw and paint using just your fingers on the screen
- For a fast wired Internet connection, you can simply plug in your an Ethernet cable into the 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet jack. You can also connect wirelessly to the Internet with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. Use the 4 USB 2.0 or the 2 USB 3.0 ports to connect your favorite peripherals or go wireless with Bluetooth 4.0 technology for a less restricted user experience
- Space-Saving Design
- This HP computer is easy to set up and use. Just unpack, plug it in and you'll be up-and-running in no time. Plus, its all-in-one space-saving design and slim form factor ensures a clean, clutter free work environment. This HP computer can also be mounted on a wall (wall mount sold separately) to free up even more space
- 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 more tablet style design featuring tiles. These tiles are customizable to your liking 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. If you prefer the traditional Start screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to it
- Multi-Touch Gestures
- Microsoft has decided that while the keyboard and mouse are still efficient ways to navigate your computer, they also wanted to include touch features with Windows 8. Going for a more hands-on approach, you'll be able to use your mouse, keyboard and multi-touch gestures. On new, touch-enabled Windows 8 computers, you'll be able to transition seamlessly from mouse to keyboard to touch. You can switch between apps, organize your Start screen as well as pan and zoom
- 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
- Windows Store
- 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