The latest addition to HP’s flagship Envy series of laptops is the new HP Envy 17.3. Available in Natural Silver color, it was designed to provide an unparalleled computing experience with its cutting-edge features and sleek design, and with its powerful processor, brilliant display, and long battery life, the 2023 version of this laptop is the perfect device for anyone looking for a high-performance on-the-go machine.
Built using high-quality materials that give it a premium feel, the new Envy 17.3 measures 15.59 (W) x 10.18 (D) x 0.77 (H) in inches and weighs just under 6 pounds (5.50 lbs, to be more precise), making it easy to carry around. A backlit keyboard makes it easy to type even in dimly lit environments.
The display, a 17.3-inch diagonal IPS display, is available either in 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) or FHD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), in versions multitouch–enabled or not; it is bright and vibrant (400 nits for the 4K panel and 300 nits for the FHD ones), and the colors are accurate (100% DCI–P3 for the more expensive screen and 100% sRGB for the more accessible versions), perfect for watching movies, browsing the web, or working on creative projects. The fact that it could also be touch-enabled (only available for the FHD variant) makes it easy to navigate the operating system and apps.
For the processors, the machine brings a 13th Generation Intel Core i5–13500H/Core i7-13700H/Core i7–1355Uprocessor, providing excellent performance, as the SoCs can reach speeds of up to 5.0 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology. In memory, this laptop comes with 12/16GB/32GB of DDR4–3200 RAM, which can provide excellent multitasking capabilities. As for the storage, options with 512GB and 1TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSDs will be offered, offering fast boot times and quick access to files.
The HP Envy 17.3 2023 laptop (expected to be available in May at HP.com for a starting price of $1,149.99) comes with a 4-cell 55 Wh Li-ion battery that provides up to 11 hours of battery life. The laptop’s long battery life makes it perfect for people who are always on the go and need a device that can keep up with their busy lifestyle, as it supports battery fast charge through its 90W USB-C adapter, charging approximately 50% in only 30 minutes.
As for connectivity, we have onboard 2 Thunderbolt 4 with USB Type–C, 4 USB Type–A, HDMI 2.11, a headphone/microphone combo, Wi-Fi 6E, and Bluetooth 5.3. For the graphics users can choose between NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (4 GB GDDR6 dedicated) or Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics. The OS pre-installed is Windows 11 Home. Other features that can be mentioned include Audio by Bang & Olufsen (Dual speakers) improved by HP Audio Boost, a built-in HD webcam (HP Wide Vision 5MP IR camera) with temporal noise reduction, and integrated dual-array digital microphones, and a fingerprint reader.