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HP Envy 15 Review: A Great Laptop Marred by Serious Flaws

At a Glance

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At a Glance

HP could have a very satisfying performance laptop in the Envy 15--if it addresses a couple of critical problems.

Price when rated: 1250


  • Lots of ports and wireless features
  • Great audio, with analog volume dial


  • Miscalibrated color
  • Terrible palm detection on the touchpad

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Damaged Lithium Ion battery explodes

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Japan's National Institute for Technology and Evaluation (NITE) tested a Lithium Ion battery about the size of one used in a cellphone. It was struck with a hammer then left on a work bench, unconnected from any apparatus. The result was explosive.


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