HP Envy 14 Spectre video review

Ardjuna Seghers



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HP’s Envy Spectre 14 dares to be different with its glass lid and palm-rest, and as long as you don’t touch, it’s a very attractive look. However, as well as being a fingerprint magnet, it adds slipperiness and weight, and HP’s decision to combine it with plastic detracts from the laptop’s premium feel. This Spectre does have a few other aces up its sleeve. Class-leading audio, a high-res 14in screen and removable battery are among the highlights. But overall, while the HP Envy 14 Spectre does appeal, it's not quite enough to justify its cost.

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January 10, 2012, 4:56 pm

Regarding the prominent palm rest that sits above the keyboard surround - my understanding is that this helps prevent the keys from touching the surface of the display when the laptop is closed. It usually doesn't work, mind you...


July 12, 2012, 11:24 am

is it just me or does this look exactly alike to a macbook?

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