HP ENVY 13-inch Laptop model: 13-ba0010ca

HP ENVY 13-inch Laptop

Quick Description

This laptop is especially attractive for those of us who only get to use a PC from their own desk on occasions. It's capable of handling most productivity tasks with gusto while being easy to carry around and its relatively large battery gives it quite a bit of endurance away from the power outlet.

While the detailed maintenance instructions will help to keep this laptop running for the coming years, your options could be limited by the onboard memory which can't be replaced or extended. It's true that a lot can be done with 8GB of RAM, but if you tend to do more than one thing at once or have to work with large documents, not having the option to upgrade could be a sore point.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this laptop which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Frequently Discounted. This device gets discounted on a regular basis (76.82% of the time to be exact).

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this laptop.$30+

No Number Pad. If you primarily work with numbers, the lack of a number pad on this laptop could be inconvenient. You have the option of using an external number pad to remedy that, especially if you only need it on occasion.$20+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $20 on accessories.

Currently out-of-stock everywhere I've looked.

It was last seen on 2021-06-11, priced at $1099.99.

Based on 151 days of observation, the HP ENVY 13-inch Laptop usually costs ~$1100 in Canada. The lowest price on record for this laptop is $799.99.

Scroll down to find charts comparing the HP ENVY 13-inch Laptop to similar devices, to see how well it runs your favorite apps and to find where it can be bought from.

Pricing

History

Here's how this device has been priced up to now:

Sorry, this laptop is currently out-of-stock for every Canadian retailer I've looked at.

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Specs

Here's how the HP ENVY 13-inch Laptop ranks compared to similar devices. The more stars there are, the better (except for the price row).

The Meaty details

The Specs

Operating System: Windows
Processor: Intel Core i5-1035G1
Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics
Memory: 8.00 GB
Storage: 256.00 GB
Screen Size: 13.3"
Screen Resolution: 1920×1080(165.63ppi)
Dimensions: 30.65 × 19.46 × 1.69 cm
Weight: 1.300 kg

The features

  • Backlit
  • Built-in Media Card Reader
  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • Webcam / Front-Facing Camera / Selfie Cam
  • IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.)
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • Thunderbolt
  • USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Iris or Facial Recognition
  • Built-In Keyboard
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Wi-Fi 6 ax
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • External Power Brick
  • Paired Memory
  • USB 3
  • USB Type-A

Repair / Upgrade Options

Score Ease of Maintenance
Battery Replacement6/10A technician can help you with that
Memory Upgrade0/10Can't be repaired or updated
Data Storage6/10A technician can help you with that
Graphics Upgrade0/10Can't be repaired or updated

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What it's capable of

Here are the tasks this computer can handle and how easily it'll breeze through it. A 5-star rating means it should handle the task at a professional level, a 1-star rating means it can do it, but it likely won't be a pleasant experience.

Activities it will handle

  • Web & Communication

    The basics 5/5
    Design Websites 4/5
  • Audio & Visual medias

    The basics 4/5
    Music Production 3/5
    Drawing and Illustrations 5/5
    Photo Editing 3/5
    Video Editing 3/5
  • Texts & Numbers

    The basics 5/5
  • Video Games

    Casual and Mobile Games 1/5
    Enthusiast Games 1/5
    Triple-A Video Games 0/5
  • 3D and CAD

    The basics 1/5

Programs, Apps and Games it will handle

Activity ratings are good but sometimes, you want to be absolutely sure your next purchase will be able to run a specific piece of software.

A 1 star rating means the program'll be usable (according to the developer's own definition; some are more demanding than others); 3 stars mean recommended specs are met with this device; 5 stars will means you will have plenty of overhead to handle uncommon uses of that program like mods, plug-ins and more.

Web & Communication (3 / 3)

Texts & Numbers (11 / 11)

Drawing and Illustrations (11 / 11)

Audio & Visual medias (4 / 4)

3D and CAD (5 / 8)

Music Production (8 / 10)

Photo Editing (6 / 6)

Video Editing (7 / 13)

Enthusiast Games (24 / 58)

Video Games (7 / 9)

Triple-A Video Games (9 / 72)

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