CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
New HP Envy x2 models pack a kickstand and a keyboard that falls off at the drop of a hat.
HP's new Leap Motion laptop has a built-in motion and fingerprint sensors.
HP's entry in the growing tabletop PC field, the 20-inch Envy Rove 20, is a fun family PC, but it really should have a full 1080p display.
A bland effort, the HP Envy 23 has nothing to recommend it over other Windows 8 touch-screen all-in-ones.
The HP Envy x2’s capacity to be a full Windows 8 tablet or dock with a keyboard works as well as advertised, provided you’re willing to live with slower performance at a high price. You’re paying for style.
The HP Envy 27-inch IPS monitor with Beats Audio goes long on sound while still giving image quality its due.
The HP Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 is a good gateway to the Windows 8 experience with a responsive touch screen in a traditional laptop body.
HP's Envy 4 is an attractive, affordable type of ultrabook with a basic but solid set of features, even if it lacks the speed of more expensive alternatives in our entry-level configuration. Your best bet is to pay more for a faster version, or consider the even more affordable larger-screened AMD Sleekbook 6 instead.
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The ultrabook-like HP Envy Sleekbook 6 is the sharpest-looking $599 laptop you're likely to find, although you'll pay a performance premium.
HP's Envy line has always been a reliable high-end PC laptop line, and this new redesign adds some useful features, such as a volume wheel, while keeping the upscale look and feel.