HP Envy, or MBP clone

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  1. MasterDev macrumors 65816

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    But it runs windows. That alone makes it worthless to me. :p
     
  3. MasterDev macrumors 65816

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    Heh true... But when work pays for it for the job, then I'm all in.
     
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    That looks pretty, pretty good! Wake up Apple, you got serious competition on your heals.

    Would like to see full specs. though but certainly seems like something I may like to have.
     
  6. MasterDev macrumors 65816

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    They did mention the core i7 mobile... So it would be pretty decent.
     
  7. zap2 macrumors 604

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    If its a good computer, I'm not concerned with HP taking some designs from Apple. Thats just how products like this should work. See a good idea on another product? Add it to yours, while upping it even more. Don't just copy, improve on a good idea(which HP seems to have done here, along with a robust line up of other laptops which are made of different designs)
     
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    Or Sony's. Don't forget the MBP's keyboard is pretty much a lift from Sony's x505 (circa 2003). Most of Apple's successful designs are inspired. Nothing wrong with that, just saying...
     
  9. mikes70mustang macrumors 68000

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    Chiclet keyboard looks good when it matches the rest of the computer. Even HP, makes of those gaudy Copper colored notebooks, can even color match.
     
  10. DAMNiatx macrumors 6502a

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    don't buy HP, they motherboard will fail after one year. :(
     
  11. IBradMac macrumors 68000

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    Not bad at all. I'd consider it, but I still got 3 more years on this mbp.

    I'm afraid now, its a love affair. :eek:
     
  12. kasakka macrumors 68000

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    Judging from the pics it's color calibration out of the box is totally off. The water in those pictures is purple.

    Also it seems the external display connector is HDMI and most likely won't support anything higher than 1920x1200. Likewise no FW800.

    The slim extra battery is a great idea though.
     
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    Although I personally hate HP products, that looks really nice and mac-ish. I want to try it out.
     
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    Is there really a need to go over 1920x1200 resolution, because I can't really think of a reason to go a higher than that res.

    Based on the specs of the 13in model, it seems to me it is more of a MBA competitor. It uses the same intel SL line of cpu, but if I am not mistaken the ATI4330 is bit better than the nvidia 9400.
     
  16. vant macrumors 65816

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    Wow. HP and Apple are complete opposites when it comes to packaging.
     
  17. kasakka macrumors 68000

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    Absolutely! I have a 30" 2560x1600 display and I love that I'm able to use it with my MBP. In fact I wouldn't have even bought the laptop if it wasn't possible. Running at a non-native res would be just blurry.

    I know most people don't have monitors with that high resolutions but since it's possible with Displayport (and actually with the newer HDMI versions too but there are no displays that support them) it's really nice to have.
     
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    And suddenly THIS! An HP MacBook Pro!

    linky

    I'm sorry, but the aesthetics of this PC look just like a MacBook.
     
  19. Dan73 macrumors 6502a

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    You could just turn of scaling and if you run a lower res you'll have a black box around the image but it will not stretch/blur
     

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