The HP Envy 13 has a great screen, solid components and a good keyboard. Combine this with lower price of the Core i5 model and you've got a decent everyday ultraportable. But several rivals are better in other areas when you hit the higher specs.
Take the Nvidia GPU out of the equation and the Envy is still a very compelling package, offering a good display and keyboard, great battery life and a decent sound system all wrapped up in a stylish, solid and compact body. It’s an easy recommendation.
HP's Envy 13 re-establishes itself as a top value pick, combining a modern design, fast performance, and long battery life at a reasonable price.
The HP Envy 13 (2021) is an affordable laptop with high-end quality, packing Intel’s latest processors and a satisfyingly sturdy aluminium design. It also has the bonus feature of a discrete Nvidia GPU, giving it the edge over rivals when it comes to gaming and content creation.