HP ENVY 17t-j100 Leap Motion QE CTO Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR)

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UPC: 887758621356   Part: E4S81AV



  • 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7-4702MQ Processor
  • Windows 8.1 or other operating systems

Innovation at hand.

  • Enjoy revolutionary navigation on the HP ENVY Leap Motion SE Notebook using natural, in-air hand movements, thanks to integrated Leap Motion™ technology.

First-ever apps.

  • Revolutionary technology deserves revolutionary apps. With Airspace™, the Leap Motion™ app store, experience apps in a brand new way – using fast and accurate in-air hand movements.[1]

Stunning display.

  • The bright, vivid 17.3-inch diagonal optional Full HD Display[2] brings your screen to life on the HP ENVY Leap Motion SE Notebook.

Rapid response.

  • Get maximum responsiveness thanks to next generation processors on the HP ENVY Leap Motion SE Notebook.

Power and performance.

  • With up to 2TB[3] of hard drive storage, you have all the room you need for movies, videos, music, and more.[4]
  • Immerse yourself in ultra-realistic games thanks to the optional NVIDIA discrete graphics and 4GB of video memory.[4]


  • With Beats Audio™, quad speakers, and a subwoofer, the HP ENVY Leap Motion SE Notebook is designed for the best sounding, richest audio available on a PC.
  • With two microphones and advanced noise reduction software, web chats are crystal clear.[5]
  • Watch DVD or Blu-ray movies using the integrated optical drive—or write your own media.[6,7]


  • Always make an entrance with the brushed aluminum finish of the elegant, new HP ENVY Leap Motion SE Notebook.
  • Keep going even in dimly lit rooms or on red eye flights. It’s a full-size backlit keyboard that doesn’t compromise comfort.[8]
  • Pay bills and balance budgets easily with a numeric keypad that’s an extension of the standard keyboard.

[1] Applications not provided by HP at the time of purchase may require compatible devices/components, Internet access, or other software to fully function. HP does not guarantee the performance or operability of third party applications.

[2] High definition (HD) content is required to view high-definition images.

[3] For hard drives, 1 TB = 1 trillion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 30GB of hard drive is reserved for system recovery software.

[4] Optional

[5] Internet access required and not included.

[6] Actual speeds may vary. Don’t copy copyright-protected materials.

[7] As Blu-ray is a new format containing new technologies, certain disc, digital connection, compatibility and/or performance issues may arise, and do not constitute defects in the product. Flawless playback on all systems is not guaranteed. In order for some Blu-ray titles to play, they may require a DVI or HDMI digital connection and your display may require HDCP support. This Blu-ray drive does not support writing to ultra-high speed CDRW media (16X to 32X advertised performance). HD-DVD movies cannot be played on this PC.

[8] Select models.

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Internal specs

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Operating system §§§

  • Windows 8.1 64

  • Windows 8.1 Pro 64


  • 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7-4702MQ Processor


  • Intel® HD Graphics 4600

  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 750M Graphics with 4096MB of dedicated video memory


  • 8GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)

  • 12GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)

  • 16GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)

Memory Slots

  • 2 DIMM

Hard drive §

  • 1TB 5400 rpm Hard Drive

  • 1TB 5400 rpm Hybrid Hard Drive

  • 1.5TB 5400 rpm Dual Hard Drive

  • 2TB 5400 rpm Dual Hard Drive

Optical drive

  • SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support

  • Blu-ray player & SuperMulti DVD burner

  • Blu-ray writer & SuperMulti DVD burner

Network interface

  • Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN

Wireless technologies

  • Miracast compatible

Power supply

  • 65W AC power adapter


  • 6-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery

  • Two 6-Cell Lithium-Ion Batteries


  • 4 SuperSpeed USB 3.0; 1 HDMI; 1 RJ45; 1 headphone-out/microphone-in combo

Expansion Slots

  • Multi-format digital media card reader

Energy Efficiency Compliance

  • ENERGY STAR® qualified; EPEAT® Silver

External Specs

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  • 17.3-inch diagonal HD+ BrightView LED-backlit Display (1600 x 900)

  • 17.3-inch diagonal Full HD Anti-glare LED-backlit Display (1920 x 1080)


  • Backlit Keyboard

  • Leap Motion Controller

Dimensions (W x D x H)

  • 16.38 x 10.8 x 1.21 in


  • 6.1 lb

Entertainment specs

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  • HP TrueVision HD Webcam with integrated microphone


  • Beats Audio

What's included

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  • 2-year limited hardware warranty support

Software included

  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 30-day trial offer (Internet access required. First 30 days included. Subscription is required for live updates afterwards).

  • 7-Zip; HP SimplePass Identity Protection

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Customer ratings and reviews for HP ENVY 17t-j100 Leap Motion QE CTO Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR)

Rated 4 out of 5 by Good except for the Leap function This computer is being pushed on the public before it is ready. The supposedly best feature is the worst feature. This Leap program is not ready for public use and needed to spend more time in the Engineering and Test phase. I had to go to the supposed experts HP has to explain and show you how to use the program. I was with him for over an hour while he had to research steps along the way. I will give him credit for knowing as much as he did because I went through a few phone numbers and technicians before someone said he could help me. Yesterday I was ready to box this device up and ship it back but I let my Son go through the programs and he was impressed with Windows 8.1 64 from his version of 8. He was pleased with the quickness and easiness it was to go through the different programs and felt the Windows had made a big Leap (no pun intended). and told me to complement those who changed it. Now that is from someone who has a vast knowledge of computers and their good and bad points. He convinced me to give it a few more weeks to see if I could adapt to the computer and said as far as he was concerned this was an excellent computer as far as he could tell in the short time he had to use it. so, that being said, I will hold on to this Leap computer and spend more time trying to find the real Expert on the system. I will say I felt like I was getting used to Windows 8,1 64 and do go along with comments from my Son and add to that, that I do like the sound system and all the special features this computer has on it. I would make comments on my calling to exchange this computer but it seems I could not get another one that fit most of my upgrades, not more upgrades just the ones I have. I will also comment on the majority of the technicians I have talked to on this device as well as my past device and want you to know you have many good people working for you. Keep that part up and you will continue having satisfied customers. Respectfully, William R. Dunkerley. April 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by I love this computer. I love the ability to change the size so I can read it easily. Windows 8.1 is awesome. April 29, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by overheats under graphics load the laptop seemed like a good bang for the buck & works great for surfing & email. however, i upgraded to the nvidia geforce gt750m with 4gigs of mem and later realized it was money down the drain as the graphics cards overheats within minutes when under load causing the audio & video of the laptop to become unresponsive. hp provided inadequate cooling for the graphics card. also i have frequent problems with the wifi going out where other wifi devices in the same room work fine. i've tried both N & G networks. i'm considering upgrading my wifi card. save you money on the leap-motion. it's neat unfortunately but has no use. April 27, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Very Big Disappointment I bought one of the original HP envy laptops which I was very pleasantly surprised with the quality and performance so when it came time to replace I priced out some pretty high end custom laptops but eventually settled with the latest HP envy because the price and my personal experience with my current laptop. To say I was disappointed with the replacement is an understatement. I purchased the Windows 8.1 upgrade and within an hour I was wiping my hard drive and installing Windows 7. This is not HP's issue obviously but I will tell you with Windows 8.1 this machine performed terribly. I threw in a SSD and installed Windows 7 and its a whole different animal. The performance is fantastic but getting there was another story altogether. One of the things I loved about my first Envy is the software was set up and configured correctly and rock solid. Backing up and restoring was easy. The new laptop, when I installed Win 7 I found getting drivers was a total pain. When it started up, no network adapter drivers, no USB, no sound or graphics. No mouse, no network adapter, couldn't use a USB adapter temporarily to get the drivers because I had no USB drivers. I worked through all these issues so the only real disappointments I am left with are leap motion which is totally useless and the build quality of this laptop which is very cheap compared with my first envy. In a nutshell, setting up this laptop was a traumatizing experience, I find the build quality below standard and leap motion a useless feature. Not the same experience I had with my first HP Envy laptop. April 18, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by good performance..skip the Leap feature the overall performance is solid; the Leap feature is a total waste..it does NOTHING!! Battery life also is not good..maybe 3 hours..For this price, you can get a better computer than this. March 19, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Poor quality First off, the leap motion technology is next to useless. When I got the computer the space bar wasn't working unless pressed in the exact middle. The quality of the parts was so poor that the space bar would bend on the sides like a flimsy wet noodle when pressed instead of the entire space bar going down to indicate the space button was being pressed. The sound on it is barely audible even though they advertise the "beats" as some great audio innovation. It really seems as though this computer was put together to maximize profits while skimping on quality. It was a really, really bad experience. March 17, 2014

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Owner support

    HP Total Care provides award-winning service and support for your computer, in or out of warranty. From services that supplement or extend your warranty to expert consultation and installation, we have you covered.

    During your standard warranty period you'll get:

    • Technical assistance via on-line chat or phone; if you still need help, at our discretion, an HP technician may come to your home or office to repair your PC

    • Two years of parts and labor coverage, including customer-replaceable parts, return of equipment to HP, and authorized service provider options

    • Two years of 24 x 7 toll-free technical support in English or Spanish

    • One year of limited toll-free software tech support

    In addition, HP Support Assistant, a preinstalled application, can help you maintain your PC and resolve problems:

    • Automate routine tasks like software/driver updates, PC tune-up

    • Get help in a variety of ways (e.g., self-help, tech support)

    • Troubleshoot problems using built-in diagnostic tools

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Special features

Windows 8.1

Newest operating system from Microsoft

Beats Audio

Hear music the way artists intend with HP Beats Audio

HP Care Pack Services

Includes two year warranty support


Over 6 lbs.

Screen size

17.3 diagonal screen

Backlit Keyboard

Keep right on typing, even in dimly lit rooms

50GB lifetime cloud storage from Box®

Box® provides simple, secure sharing from anywhere with internet access for your personal and business files.

Integrated Leap Motion ™ Technology

Interact with your PC using natural, in-air hand movements for easy navigation and control.

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