HP ENVY 13 (13-ah0000) - Specs

HDD/SSD
up to 1000GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
up to 16GB
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
53.2Wh, 4-cell, 53Wh, 3540 mAh, 4-cell
Dimensions
307 x 212 x 14.9 mm (12.09" x 8.35" x 0.59")
Weight
1.20 kg (2.6 lbs)
Body material
Aluminum
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • Card reader microSD
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone combo
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HP Wide Vision HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual-Array microphone
  • Speakers Bang & Olufsen, quad speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Corning Gorilla Glass

 

Display Profiles

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).

Now the profile has a higher color temperature which makes is suitable for working through the whole day (not only at night) and simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

Pro Tip: As the Health-Guard profile simulates paper and has as accurate as possible colors, it could be a great tool for prepress designers!

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

Design and Gaming

The second profile type is Design and Gaming – it combines our previous “Web Design” and “Gaming and Movie Nights” profiles in one, so it’s aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well (or maybe you’re a designer who likes to relax with some games or movies from time to time?).

“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.

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

Just as our previous Gaming profile, this one also regulates the first steps out of black so you can have even faster reflexes when playing in dark virtual environments…or just see everything in the darkest scenes in movies.

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

Office Work

The third profile is Office Work and it should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing.

Office Work aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Office Work Profile

You’ll find more information about the profiles HERE.

 

Buy our profiles for AUO B133ZAN02.0 (AUO202B) / 13.3”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS

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.

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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.

$4.98
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All
$9.99
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CPU Performance comparison

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the CPUs that come in the HP ENVY 13 (13-ah0000) series.

$1029.99
price
8.74
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 11 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$1029.99
price
774.00
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$1029.99
price
959.00
performance
Results are from the NovaBench 3.0 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$1029.99
price
11.63
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance comparison

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the GPUs that come in the HP ENVY 13 (13-ah0000) series.

$1029.99
price
1290.00
performance
Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the 3DMark: Sky Diver (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1029.99
price
360.00
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

 

HP ENVY 13 (13-ah0000) in-depth review

HP is one of the leaders when in comes to business notebooks. The company has a variety of series covering every performance and budget gap. The Envy series is set to deliver luxury at a more affordable price than the Spectre series for instance. You might remember our review of the HP Envy 13 from earlier this year. Back then we tested a model with 7th generation Intel processor but now we will take an in-depth look at the refreshed 8th gen configuration. We are aware of the fact that kee[...]

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Pros

  • Great UHD display with 93% sRGB coverage (B133ZAN02.0)
  • No PWM (B133ZAN02.0)
  • Very light and portable
  • All-aluminum build

Cons

  • Low video playback battery life (UHD panel)
  • Fan noise

 

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