• CPU: Intel Core i5-7200U
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Display: 13.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Weight: 1.38 kg (3 lbs)

HP ENVY 13 - Specs

CPU Performance #67
  • Intel Core i3-8130U 0.2%
  • Intel Core i5-7300U 0.8%
  • Intel Core i5-7200U
  • Intel Core i7-6600U 0.3%
  • Intel Core i7-6500U 0.3%
GPU Performance #168
  • AMD Radeon R7 M260 (2GB DDR3, 64-bit) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon R7 M360 (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • Intel HD Graphics 620
  • AMD Radeon R5 M430 (2GB DDR3)
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo-L)
Display
13.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
BOE BOE070E
Color accuracy 4.7 -> 2.4
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD
RAM
8GB
OS
Windows 10 Home
Body material
Aluminum
Dimensions
305 x 216 x 13.9 mm (12.01" x 8.50" x 0.55")
Weight
1.38 kg (3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Sleep and Charge
  • 2x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort, Sleep and Charge
  • Card reader microSD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone combo
Features
  • Web camera HP Wide Vision HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone dual array digital microphone
  • Speakers Quad speakers (Bang & Olufsen)
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 13.3-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name BOE BOE070E
Diagonal 13.3"
Pixel density 165.63 ppi
Brightness 279 cd/m2
sRGB 89%
PWM frequency 1000 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 21 inches (53 cm)
Contrast 960:1
dE Color Checker 4.7 2.4
PWM Rating 1.5: (harmful)
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Health-Guard

The first and most important profile (in our opinion) is the Health-Guard – when being used with our LM Profiles application, Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body.

Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate (they may seem strange at first but after a few minutes our brain will start recognizing them as accurate ones – that’s how Health-Guard differs from alternatives like f.lux).

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Health-Guard Profile

Office Work and Web Design

The second profile type is Office Work and Web Design. Business tasks are various, most often related to a set of office-targeted applications. Sometimes, working outside is necessary. In such cases color accuracy is paramount, but so is image clarity, brightness, contrast etc. A piece of text must be legible, graphics and histograms must be clear. All of this is precisely what this profile is for. If you’re doing office work, web design, or simply value color accuracy when browsing the Internet, this is the profile to use!

It’s important to note that not all displays are suited for Web design – our profiles can not compensate for insufficient sRGB coverage (most TN panels have this problem), so you you might want to check our detailed color tests in the respective product reviews we’ve done if you want to use the machine for professional work.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

Gaming and Movie Nights

Gaming is among the main driving forces for the fast clip of hardware development. Gamers are well-aware of the fact that a poor image can ruin the entire experience.

The same goes for watching movies. Imagine sitting down for a nice movie after a long day, and barely making out what’s on the screen. The ‘Gaming and movie night’ profile can make a huge difference. We strongly recommend you use it, since it’s gamma curve is specifically tuned to reveal details in the dark sections of the image.

Here’s what this amounts to:

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

You’ll find more information about the profiles HERE.

Buy our profiles for BOE BOE070E

In addition to receiving efficient and health-friendly profiles, by buying LaptopMedia's products you also support the development of our labs, where we test devices in order to produce the most objective reviews possible.

Office Work - screen profile

Office Work

Office Work should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing. This profile aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

$4.96
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Design and Gaming - screen profile

Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

$4.97
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Health-Guard - screen profile

Health-Guard

THealth-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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HP ENVY 13 in-depth review

The Envy lineup sits between the budget HP notebooks and the high-end Spectre ones... at least in terms of pricing. But with the updated Envy series, HP sets the bar pretty high for the mid-range and upper mid-range laptops with an excellent aluminum build that fits the higher-end spectrum of the market, solid input devices and portable chassis. Starting at under $1 000, the notebook can easily go against Acer's budget 14-inch notebooks and ASUS' ZenBook UX310, although the latter packs c[...]

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Pros

  • Lightweight and portable
  • Unconventional, appealing and simplistic design
  • Excellent input devices
  • A good set of I/O including two USB-C 3.1 connectors supporting DisplayPort
  • Decent IPS display with wide sRGB coverage and high contrast
  • Long battery life

Cons

  • Glossy finish and insufficient maximum brightness for comfortable work outdoors
  • Build quality could be better (a bit too flexible)
  • Display uses aggressive PWM from 0 to 99% brightness (our Health-Guard profile fixes that)

CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-7200U

$769.19
price
336.00-1.5%
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$769.19
price
6676.00+3.4%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$769.19
price
15.50-22.5%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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