The HP Envy Ultrabook – Fashion & Envy – Urban Jungle


“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”

– Coco Chanel

And this time around HP has nailed it with their Envy Ultrabook, with new ideas, forward thinking, sleek design, keeping in mind what people want these days and making the laptop something that you will enjoy ‘living’ with rather than just ‘using’ for work! It truly is FASHION, done the right way.
I recently got my hands on the HP Envy Ultrabook 4-1002TX. And I have not stopped talking about it ever since!
Here is my experience with this amazing laptop (First Part). Ofcourse since mine in a Fashion & Lifestyle Blog you will see a huge inclination towards that aspect but I can promise you, by the time you’re done reading both my posts, you WILL want one!…Especially when you have a chance to win one!(Keep reading for more details)

The day I got the laptop I decided to take it out for a test drive! Just a walk down to my local coffee shop to get my daily dose of caffeine, get some prior pending work done, catch up with friends and maybe something more. Its a really short walk so I decided to leave my bag at home, just carry some cash and the laptop, without its bag OR adapter. I love stretching products to their limits!
Off I go…

Whoa! Wait a second! Thats it?!….Well yes…it IS! Just the laptop. AND BOY IS IT LIGHT! I mean SUPER-LIGHT! Its like a freakkin notebook! But ofcourse you can do so much more with this!! Just pick it up and you’re good to go. Nothing else needed!


The Ultrabook is so reflective of what today’s youth, or for that matter the entire population stands for – Value for Time. Everyone is always in a hurry, wants to do and get things faster with lesser hassle. This is exactly what the Ultrabook delivers…Super light, very easy to carry (even in your hands) since its so thin and an incredibly fast boot-up time! There is a slip-resistant base too! Mine is red. These small practical details show what an enormous effort HP has put into the Ultrabooks to make sure each feature is in line with the times! Not to forget the USB 3 port which transfers data from my external hardrive like a hot knife slips in butter!


The Envy Ultrabook is as thin as 19.8 mm(0.78 inches). While that sounds all good i’m sure it does’nt give you a very good idea in actuality. I’m sure THIS will though…

And THATS how light it is:

The reading showed 1.6 kgs on my personal weighing scale. The Laptop is actually lighter than the bag I carry everywhere, daily! I checked and the bag came out to be 1.8 kgs on the very same scale! I know its mentioned on the sites that the laptops can weigh anywhere from 1.7 kgs onwards so my scale maybe a little off but what we can be sure of is that its lighter than the average purse/bag that women carry with them everyday!


So thats what my experience with The HP Envy Ultrabook has been for now! Theres a whole new experience coming up in the next post. For now all I can say is – With The HP Envy Ultrabook I feel like I’m up for anything…in this Urban Jungle that we live in!

Let me know what you think!
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72 Comments

  • Reply July 19, 2012

    Ankit Gupta

    Ultrabook – a new rendition of the erstwhile notebook. ULTRA meaning the superlative, the invincible and the ultimate which when collaborates with BOOK – regarded as man’s best friend, the lethal, uber cool and fashionista combination results in an Ultrabook.

    A mercurial innovation in the pursuit of the excellence. Ultrabooks serve the modern days vitality, sleekness, tender outside but a monster inside feel with its Mission Impossible battery life, Buggatti powered processor and Milan inspired outlook which aptly defines ‘Up for Anything’.

    Kudos to HP for making and branding a product which is surely making others feel ENVY of its gigantic and out of the box presence.

    Ankit Gupta
    shoot at ank7471@gmail.com

  • Reply July 20, 2012

    Siya Ram

    once upon a time Mr.Z and Mr. HP met

    Mr.Z to Mr.HP

    Mr.Z I am the best notebook in the market

    Mr.HP I am the best ultrabook in the world

    Mr.Z How is that ?

    Mr.Z I have got the looks! You ?

    Mr.HP I have got an eye-catching metal design

    Mr.Z I can last long
    Mr.HP I can Go up to 9 hours

    Mr.Z I have awesome speakers
    Mr.HP I have dual speakers and a subwoofer BEATS AUDIO
    What!
    Mr.HP Now i ask you some questions
    Yeah I am up for it
    Mr.HP Do you’ve Anti-Theft Technology
    Mr.ZNope

    Mr.HP Do you’ve Rapid Start Technology
    Mr.Z Nope

    Mr.HP Do you’ve Smart Response Technology

    Mr.Z Nope

    Mr.HP Do you have Smart Connect Technology
    Mr.Z Nope

    Mr.HP Do you have Identity Protection Technology ?
    Mr.Z Nope

    Mr.HP Do you have HP Protect Smart

    Mr.Z Nope

    Mr.Z Now I am heating up I need some air
    Mr.HP But I am always cool with HP CoolSense technology,

    Mr,Z I am up for nothing but you are up for anything my friend

  • Reply July 21, 2012

    Dileep

    Great Blog Akanksha. I must commend on the detailing you have put in it. I’ve been looking for a laptop for myself but honestly those boring & “Not-So-Happening” lappies just fail to impress me. And it’s ironical how I stumbled upon your blog pretty much at the right time. As you said, it’s bad enough I have to carry my huge handbag at work, now who wants to carry another piece of luggage. Damn you look really effortless holding it in those pictures, got me really excited to check it out.

  • Reply July 21, 2012

    Surender Kumar

    This is it! Slim, Sleek, Speedy, Stylish, Affordable, Portable Ultrabook! The edges make it easy to grip. What I like most is it has Intel’s Rapid Start Technology built in, takes only 8 seconds on startup from sleep mode to window’s desktop, with a Beats Audio-licensed product, the sound is amazing. Without that “hp” logo it’s just look alike a stick file. If you are having trouble caring your laptop then this is a blessing from HP to you. You have to carry only ENVY with you and nothing with it.

    HP Envy Lover,
    Name: Surender Kumar
    E-mail: surenkumar@live.com

  • Reply July 22, 2012

    Meenakshi Kapur

    I am in Love with this HP Envy Ultrabook because it is very light-weight, thin and sleek looking Ultrabook and it can easily fit into 15 inch clutch bag. It seems it is made keeping in mind my wrists as I cannot carry heavy weight stuff as my wrists starts to pain. This Ultrabook is certainly an Envy to touch screen tablets as this has battery that can lasts all day long, crystal clear display with awesome sound and excellent speed. As a fashion statement, I believe this would be one of my accessories which I would love to carry it apart from wearing anklets, bracelets, ear rings.

  • Reply July 23, 2012

    anshita

    you know my guy says that this HP ultrabook is like a perfect girlfriend….thin, light, good to look at, makes other ‘envy’ you…and always in your lap!

    anshita
    vanitynoapologies@gmail.com

  • Reply July 23, 2012

    Bhumika

    HP Ultrabook looks fab in all your outfit posts..its totally sleek and stylish..perfect accessory for us..and we can remain connected to the world with this wherever we may be..a must have this one..
    FB: Bhumika Thakkar
    id: bhumika_thakkar@yahoo.co.uk
    Twitter: bhumika_t

  • Reply July 23, 2012

    Mayank Nigam

    Here comes another “seek the peek” performance from the World’s most innovative company. HP which for me stands for “Highly Portable”. This Laptop can be kept anywhere, from your “Lap” to your “Top”. Highly sleek, & underweight, this gem from HP comes as at a time when the market is craving with Customers and HP stands out with quality as well as quantity. 8 hours of standby is something which is a unique feature and cost-effective venture is why even middle class families will love to grab this amazing pocket size dynamite.
    “Leave aside Girls, even Boys will envy ” …….!!!!!!!!

  • Reply July 24, 2012

    Ananta Beriha

    Words like lovely, gorgeous and stylish do nothing to pronounce, without a shadow of a qualm HP ENVY ULTRABOOK is the coolest notebook computer ever. It’s that simple. This is the kind of artifact that just stops people in their trajectories when they see it. Pull HP ENVY ULTRABOOK out of your bag in any lounge and your fellow passengers will turn green with envy and unspeakably hide their own big and heavy notebooks. The points at which you interact with HP ENVY ULTRABOOK are paramount to a prolific relationship with the device, since every time if it left unattended in the show room, someone couldn’t help picking it up and fondling it.

  • Reply July 24, 2012

    Kaustubh Shinde

    Love the images. Especially the grafitti part 🙂

    This Ultrabook really has an aggressive and sharp design design. Love the ‘too hot to handle’ image

  • Reply July 25, 2012

    Asoj Talesra

    This is such an awesome piece of technology.. And you really know that when you get to hold such a slim and sexy light weight machine. I ENVY you for that 😉

    btw, nice background! 🙂

  • Reply July 25, 2012

    Zenilda Remedios

    Fashion is Architecture : It is a matter of proportions. HP ENVY Ultrabook is the perfect blend of Fashion and Technology. Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being a common and widespread emotion. The obvious self-satisfaction, believe me, is achieved in this Ultrabook only.
    Rgds,
    Mrs. Zenilda Remedios
    joezener@gmail.com

  • Reply July 25, 2012

    Kavita Shetty

    Being a professional girl and a five footer carrying laptops has always been a tedious work and carrying that heavy laptop bag just pissed me as it was noway close to accessories a girl would love to carry , so buying a ultrabook was the solution , so bought HP ENVY ULTRABOOK my wisest purchase so far i think not only its ultra light but also its sleek and funky looks makes it an important accessories for me and envy of others and easily fits in my hand bag but i like to flaunt it in my hand and other features being HP brand which one can trust with close eyes makes me proud and feel like a celebrity of sorts …so all laptop owners feel envious of my possession 🙂 !!

  • Reply July 28, 2012

    Khyati

    I feel technology is like a butterfly… dazzles everyone, but the more you pursue it, faster it flies.
    Technological advancements are happening by the minute and in the need for speed in this jet-age, fashion takes a backseat.

    HP Envy is the Holy Grail of Laptop Nirvana!

    The sacred union of technology and fashion entwined into One! I love the incredible lightness of its being, the razor-sharp silhouette, and the talk-of-the-town technical features.

    Finally there’s a laptop that melts the stresses of mind, body and gives you fashion freedom! HP Envy is a Laptop that truly makes your “Top” light!

  • Reply July 29, 2012

    Manish Bisht

    Such an awesome piece of technology to hold such a slim and light weight machine and with nice bold background!
    HP ENVY Ultrabook is the perfect blend of looks and Technology.
    Being a professional definitely need a light weight Ultrabook
    HP brand which one can trust. On the other hand I feel like Technology changeing every day and geting obsolete everyday no-no changeing every secound, once you bought it and other secound it gets obsolete……I bought a HP Pavilion from DV series and now seeing “HP Ultrabook” it feels like Dv series laptop are out dated.

    [MANISH]

  • Reply July 29, 2012

    Yash gupta

    The Envy series laptop from HP seriously packs a punch with its small size and stunning looks
    I fell in love right from the moment i saw it first.
    Size is the essence and it is so light weight that it feels no more than carrying a couple of books around in my hand.
    If i am getting a full fledged laptop with breath-taking looks and a full-fledged Windows OS then i am ready to ditch my Tablet any day for this better piece of amazing technology.

  • Reply July 31, 2012

    Nidhi Agrawal

    “If loving fashion is a crime, we plead guilty.” I really liked your post, on the HP Envy, especially as it did not just talk about 10 hrs. battery life, Intel core processor, but rather talks about some other things that do matter. Weight is mega-important and we understand how important it is not to have to lug around a 2 ton monster, and not having to carry the charger and look for power points is a huge bonus. And by God, does it look good which did make me envy the snap where you carry it to your café.

    P.S. Pity about the 100 word limit or I could have gone on…

  • Reply July 31, 2012

    Yatin

    Everything in the universe has an aspiration. Undoubtedly, the concealed perception that drafts through everything in a persistent fashion, actually it flows out Envy Ultrabook or rather I Should say stupefying enamored Book of what laptops were obligated to be. And we are well Blessed by HP for such Fashionista Utrabook to carry and work on and above all FLAUNT it 😉

    Yatin Chawla
    yatinchawla@hotmail.com

  • Reply July 31, 2012

    saeesh shetkar

    As an Engineer & a fashion enthusiast, I feel compelled to express my feelings. Beauty is skin deep they say. A package of outstanding performance and exceptionally designed looks packed in a superlight chassis – this will perfectly define the new ultrabook from HP. & Wow she’s size zero too ! This seems really a workaholic mean machine who likes to travel alot :p Cheers to HP for crafting some Chunky Heart in Chicky looks.
    Well, we men like to flaunt our gorgeous ladies and make neighbors go ENVY… what say guys,ready to make new girlfriend… a beauty with brains?

    saeesh shetkar
    saishs_2007@yahoo.co.in

  • Reply July 31, 2012

    Subham Awasthi

    HOTNESS SIMPLIFIED
    Gaily o Gaily my eyes frisked across, it was different and I was momentarily paused.
    HP Envy Ultrabook was the name embossed, glint with shine and simplicity was distinction it had got.
    Mesmerizing gestures came across and within seconds “Technical Specifications” were searched for.
    “Powered by Intel, 8 hours battery with 14 inch display” played their part and my heart was throbbed at par.
    Within seconds my mettle got ceased and my mind started framing some peaceful feed.
    Constructively some words I could heed were “Up for anything is the best deal”.

  • Reply July 31, 2012

    Subhash

    For Style it’s got Curves,
    For Appeal it’s got firmness,
    For genteel it’s got finish,
    For effectual it’s got Beats ®,
    For Youth it’s got technology,
    For perception it’s got in perspicacious,
    For me it’s HP Envy 😉

    Subhash Kumar
    Subhash.chawla@hotmail.com

  • Reply August 2, 2012

    Nitisha P

    The Hp Envy Ultrabook has a sleek, funky, modern design on the outside but at its heart is a sturdy, powerful machine which has a host of user-friendly features. Being an Architect, I understand that designing a light-weight notebook which performs immaculately must have posed a number of challenges for the designers at HP; one of the toughest things to do is to combine tradition and usability with modernity. But with savvy design and lightweight materials, it flawlessly merges two starkly different spectrums of the design environment, so similar to my work! HP Ultrabook = Great Design = Me!

    Nitisha P
    nitishapopat@gmail.com

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