New HP Envy 4 Ultrabook Appears on HP’s Chinese Site, Specs and Pricing Revealed

Posted on 04 May 2012 by

The HP Envy 4 and Envy 6 are two new Ultrabook additions to the Envy series and it looks like they’ll be available for purchase soon. We were able to confirm initial leaked reports of the HP Envy 4 and Envy 6 last week by tracking down some leaked official documentation, and just recently the Envy 4 has sprung up for sale on HP’s Chinese site, giving us an indication of price and a confirmation of the leaked specs.

As of last week, we only had a solid set of specs for the HP Envy 6, though it was assumed that most specs would be the same for the Envy 4, with the exception of a smaller screen. This indeed turns out to be the case.

Almost all of the specs from the leak have been confirmed as spot on. The HP Envy 4 is a 14″ Ultrabook using the Sandy Bridge platform with Intel’s Core i3-2367M (1.4GHz) or Core i5-2467M (1.6GHz) options. Supplemental graphics come in the form of the discrete AMD Radeon HD 7670M GPU for all models (2GB of dedicated DDR3 graphics memory). Newly revealed information comes in the form of dimensions and weight for the HP Envy 4 which we now know to be 34 x 23.58 x 1.98 cm and 1.75 kg (3.58 lbs). The RAM count which we had for the Envy 6 (8GB) doesn’t seem to hold true for the Envy 4 — all of the listed models have 4GB of RAM, though it might be possible to custom configure the unit up to 8GB. The screen resolution doesn’t appear to be listed at this time.

It also looks as though the Envy 4 is available in two different colors — gray and black.

The price for the HP Envy 4 on HP’s Chinese website ranges from ¥5,499 ($872 USD) for the lowest Core i3 model to ¥6,299 ($998 USD) for the top end Core i5 model — not bad at all for an i5 CPU and discrete graphics. While the Envy 4 and 6 might not be as sleek as the Envy 14 Spectre, they certainly represent better budget option.

There’s no indicator of the larger Envy 6 on HP’s Chinese website at this point.

I expect to see both models offered soon globally — with next-gen Ivy Bridge Ultrabooks beginning to rear their heads, HP had better get the Envy 4 and Envy 6 out the door ASAP before they have to introduce a newer model!

Comments are closed.

Trending UMPCs

Lenovo ThinkPad P40
14.0" Intel Core i7 5500U
Acer Aspire E11 ES1
11.6" Intel Celeron N2840
HP Spectre x2
12.0" Intel Core m3 6Y30
Asus E202
11.6" Intel Pentium N3700
Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260
12.5" Intel Core i3 6100U
HP Pavilion X2 10
10.1" Intel Atom Z3745
HP Pro Slate 8
7.9" Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
Acer Aspire Switch 10
10.1" Intel Atom Z3745
Teclast x2 pro
11.6" Intel Core M 5Y10c
Lenovo Ideapad Flex 10
10.1" Intel Celeron N2806

Recommended Reading