"Good with some reservations"3.0 starson by thetimer
Pros: 1600 X 900 screen and backlit keyboard! Mechanical audio adjust is very useful. Simple double tap to turn touchpad on and off is great. Looks nice. Lonngggg battery life.
Cons: Dual 128 gig SSD storage means you have to effectively manage two hard drives. USB ports are only on the left side. A bit heavy for it's size. Power cord is a problem. It is stiff for about 1 - 1.5 inches from the plugin port on the right side. That me
Summary: I only had this computer a few days before I sent it back. I've owned a Sony Vaio Z590 for about 4 years and I may be spoiled. The Envy 14 is heavier than it should be due to the glass. Looks nice but adds little functionality. I like to use a very lightweight corded mouse. You can't do that with this laptop since it has USB ports on the left side -- unless you are left handed which I'm not. Although I knew the computer had two 128 gig SSD drives when I bought it, it didn't dawn on me that I'd be managing two drives which is a pain and the main reasons I sent it back. The number one reason I bought it was the 1600 X 900 screen which was as expected and a delight. I am amazed that 13-14 inch laptops don't have this important feature. Battery life was long - very long and longer that I expected. The BEATS audio and manual audio adjust is very nice. I found myself using the mechanical audio adjust within minutes of getting the unit. HP customer service was good, courteous, and easy to contact but many of the reps don't have all their facts straight so be sure you know what you are doing when you call them. This computer was very quiet and the few days I had it I never heard the fan. If you don't care about the USB ports on the left and are fine managing multiple drives this computer may be for you. From the factory you can only get 4 gigs of RAM.