HP Envy 16t-h000 Review – It is good for regular use?

The HP Envy 16t-h000 is the latest gen Envy laptop of 2022 from HP that delivers excellent performance for your everyday home and office use.

HP has introduced another model for their Envy family, HP Envy 16t-h000. This is HP’s one of the most premium models is now comes under the premium segment in the electronics market. HP has made many changes to this laptop, including its looks, design, hardware, software, accessories, ports, connections, etc. This newer model of Envy family laptop now comes in a heavyweight and depth for a 16-inch display too.

We got an opportunity to analyze this laptop from our perspective. From hardware to software, we also ran some ultimate tests on this. So this article is going to guide and help you with everything about the new HP Envy 16t-h000 laptop.

HP Envy 16t-h000

HP Envy 16t-h000 – Specs

Here are the detailed specifications of the HP Envy 16t-h000 laptop of 2022.

ProcessorIntel Core-i5 12500H
or
Intel Core-i7 12700H
or
Core-i9 12900H
GraphicsIntel Arc A370M 4GB
or
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6GB
Memory2 X 8GB DDR5 4800 MHz SD RAM
Storage Unit512 GB PCIe M.2 NVMe TLC SSD
BatterySix cell 83 Wh Li-ion Polymer Battery
WebcamHP True Vision 5MP IR camera with shutter
Temporal noise reduction
Integrated dual array digital microphone
ConnectivityMediatek Wi-Fi 6MT7921 (2×2)
Bluetooth v5.2
Ports2 x USB Type-A ports
2 X Thunderbolt4 ports
1 x Audio-Mic combo jack
1 x microSD card slot
1 x power charger jack
1 x HDMI port
Operating SystemWindows 11 Home
Screen16 inch diagonal
ResolutionWQXGA 2560X1600p, 16:10 Aspect Ratio
Display features120 Hz, IPS, Low Blue Light, 400 Nits of Brightness
Weight5 pound / 4.99 lbs / 2.26KG

HP Envy 16t-h000 laptop – Price and Availability

Hp Envy 16t-h000 is available in the worldwide electronics market and all major online and offline retailers with a starting price tag of $1399.99. But the price of this laptop may vary from one country to another.

HP Envy laptopDesign and Build Quality

HP Envy 16t-h000 laptop - Design and Build Quality
HP Envy 16t-h000 laptopDesign and Build Quality

The Envy family laptop of this HP 16t-h000 laptop comes with all-over aluminum manufactured body. The laptop is so flexible and soft from all over body design. When this laptop is folded, you can see a noticeable gap, and the keyboard section is visible. This flexibility will prevent the laptop from getting damaged by any external pressure but it allows dust to enter while the laptop lid is closed.

You can open this laptop even with your single finger. While opening the laptop, you can observe that the display section has a little flex but is connected by a solid hinge for the keyboard section. From our perspective, HP could have made it more robust as it is a premium laptop from their manufacturing end. There is enough space between the keyboard and display section on this Envy 16t-h000 model.

The new gen HP logo is placed on the center area on the back side of the display section. The new logo of HP is big and has a metallic glossy finish. This Envy family laptop HP 16t-h000 now has a dedicated air vent placed on the laptop’s left side rather than on the bottom side. As this laptop is manufactured with all-over flexible aluminum material and its chassis, it only comes with grey aluminum color with a mat finished type.

Envy 16t-h000 Laptop – Display

HP Envy 16t-h000 Laptop - Display
HP Envy 16t-h000 Laptop – Display

HP Envy 16t-h000 laptop is constructed with a diagonal type of display 16 inches in size. It comes with WQXGA 2560x1600p of resolution with an aspect ratio of 16:10. The 2k panel Envy 16t-h000 is OLED in Quality, and it has some features like 120Hz of response, IPS, Low blue light, etc. Here are the details of the colour gamut coverage of the display panel.

  • SRGB– 100%
  • Adobe RGB – 97%
  • DCI-P3 -99%
  • Tested Brightness – 368 nits

The display screen looks bright and colourful with little nit brightness and colour coverage. It also has a touch screen feature, keeping the other features the same. But you need to spend an extra $70 for that display variant of the laptop.

16t-h000 Laptop HPKeyboard and Touchpad

16t-h000 Laptop HP - Keyboard and Touchpad
HP Envy 16t-h000 LaptopKeyboard and Touchpad

HP’s Envy 16t-h000 laptop comes with a natural silver keyboard. The format of the keyboard comes without the number pad and no shortcut buttons. Although this keyboard has a backlit feature and the keycaps of the keyboard come big. The typing experience of this keyboard is fantastic as it has very soft keycaps with accurately gapping and placing of the keycaps.

The keyboard’s touchpad is just placed center below the position of the keyboard. It also has a soft and smooth silver surface. This Envy 16t-h000’s touchpad comes almost square in design and big enough. t works accurately when operating with fingers, and there is no separate section design for the left click and right click.

Envy Laptop 2022Ports and Connectivity

Envy Laptop 2022 - Ports and Connectivity
HP Envy 16t-h000 Laptop – Ports and Connectivity

HP Envy 16t-h000 offers you a limited number of ports in this 2022 version. On the left side, you get one USB Type-A port, One headphone-mic combo jack, and one microSD card slot. n the right side, you are getting one USB Type-A port, one HDMI port, one charger port, and two Thunderbolt4 ports. The left USB Type-A port contains a clip-type cover, and with any of the thunderbolt4 ports, you can charge the laptop in case the main charging port malfunctions.

For connectivity, you get wireless Mediatek Wi-Fi 6MT7921 (2×2) and latest-gen Bluetooth v5.2. Both wireless components work great in terms of wireless networking and data delivery.

HP Envy 16t-h000 Laptop 2022Audio, Battery, and Webcam

Audio

HP Envy 16t-h000 comes with four speakers. Speakers are placed on both sides of the keyboard. The rest of the two speakers are placed on the bottom side, opposite the upper position speakers. Although these four speakers are not great, the Mac Book Pro 16 laptop’s sound Quality is excellent and does not create noise distortion at a high dB level.

Battery

This Envy Family 16t-h000 laptop comes with a 6-cell 83 Wh Li-ion Polymer Battery. t takes 4-5hrs to charge fully with the charging jack and provides a backup of 12hr. As a daily driver, it lasts longer, up to 8hrs, and the battery doesn’t get drain quickly.

Webcam

Envy 2022 laptop comes with an HP True Vision 5MP IR camera which is QHD in Quality. t has also a shutter feature. With HP-enhanced software, you can use noise reduction, bright pictures, and video calling in a darkroom. t also comes with an Integrated dual array digital microphone with this Webcam.

HP Envy 16t-h000 LaptopPerformance and Benchmark

HP Envy 16-h000 comes with three types of CPU-GPU combinations. Here are the details of them below.

  • Intel Core-i5 12500H CPU + Intel ARC A370M 4GB GPU
  • Intel Core-i7 12700H CPU + Intel ARC A370M 4GB GPU
  • Intel Core-i7 12700H CPU + Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GPU
  • Intel Core-i9 12900H CPU + Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GPU

We got the model containing Core-i9 12900H Cpu and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GPU for an experiment. e did some benchmark performance with this. Here are the details of the test results below.

Cinebench R23 Single Core1873 points
Cinebench R23 Multi Core15599 points
PugetBench Premiere Pro1163 points
Mozilla Firefox Compile Test23 mins
Shadow of The Tomb Raider 1080p Full HD103fps
DIRT V 1080p Full HD90fps
Metro Exodus 1080p Full HD71 fps
Cyberpunk 207765 fps

HP Envy 2022 LaptopNoise and Thermal

HP Envy 2022 Laptop - Noise and Thermal

This Envy laptop of 2022 from HP comes with a big vapor chamber with two more giant fans. It also has and dedicated air vent, which is placed on the left side of the laptop. The entire thermal system is excellent and doesn’t cross the danger level of temperature, even in gaming mode. But when it is set to performance mode, the noise level gets up to 52dB which is very typical for a laptop, and in normal mode, it stays under 40dB.

HP Envy Lightweight Laptop – FAQ

What is the free software that comes with this laptop

HP Envy 16t-h000 does not come with any free software. There is a list of software you can purchase at the time of buying.

  • Microsoft 365 Personal 1 year with a price tag of $69.999
  • Microsoft Office 2021 Home and Student with a price tag of $134.99
  • Microsoft Office 2021 Home and Business with a price tag of $224.99
  • Microsoft Office 2021 Professional with a price tag of $395.99
  • Microsoft Windows 11 Pro with a price tag of $70
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Pan 1 year with a price tag of $102.90
  • Adobe Premiere Pro 1-year plan with a price tag of $204.90
  • Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps Individual 1 year with a price tag of $510.90
  • Adobe Acrobat Export PDF 1 year with a price tag of $20.10
  • Adobe Acrobat Standard DC 1 year with a price tag of $133.50
  • McAfee LiveSafe 1 year with a price tag of $53.99
  • McAfee LiveSafe 2 years with a price tag of $106.98
  • McAfee LiveSafe 3 years with a price tag of $159.97

All of the above price lists include discounts. This discount is only available at the purchasing time from an HP store.

Can I upgrade my HP Envy 16t-h000 laptop?

Yes, the HP Envy 16inch Laptop is upgradeable, and here are the details and the price list for the upgrade.

Hardware

  • 32GB (16×2) DDR5 4800 MHz SDRAM with a price tag of $140
  • 1 TB M.2 NVMe PCIe with a price tag of $70
  • 2 TB M.2 NVMe PCIe with a price tag of $240
  • External DVD Burner with a price tag of $49
  • Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX 211 with Bluetooth 5.2 combo with a price tag of $10

Accessories

  • USB Type-C to HDMI Dongle with a price tag of $20
  • HDMI to VGA Adapter HP with a price tag of $20
  • HP USB-C to USB-A Adapter with a price tag of $20
  • HP USB-C to USB-A Dongle with a price tag of $30
  • HP USB-C to VGA Adapter with a price tag of $49.99
  • HP Elite USB-C Hub with a price tag of $50

How many days of Warranty does this HP Envy Laptop provide?

This laptop comes with one year of warranty. You can extend the warranty level by spending some bucks on it. Here are the details below.

  • HP 2 years of Protection plan with a price tag of $310.99
  • HP 2 years of Accidental Damage coverage with a price tag of $337.99
  • HP 3 years of Protection plan with a price tag of $337.99 including 100% money back rebate for no repairing
  • HP 3 years of Accidental Damage Coverage with a price tag of including a 100% money back rebate for not repairing

HP Envy 16t-h000 LaptopFinal Thoughts

Pros

  • Lots of upgrades and customization options
  • Excellent performance according to the included hardware
  • It works flawlessly without any lag or getting stuck
  • All over flexible aluminum body
  • Good Quality Webcam with great features
  • Vivid Display Screen

Cons

  • High Price
  • No free software even for one year of subscription
  • Noisy in performance mode

That’s All, Folks!


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