How to Buy an HP Envy H1Q24AA

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How to Buy an HP Envy H1Q24AA

When choosing a home PC, there are several factors to take into account – family-friendliness, entertainment options and whether it can multi-task in a busy household. The HP Envy 23-1070a (product number H1Q24AA) has a space-saving, all-in-one design and delivers high performance, is well designed and has a focus on entertainment. This eBay guide will look into the specifics of the HP Envy series, including how to buy the HP Envy 23 on eBay.

Technical Specifications

The following table looks at the technical specifications that make up the HP Envy 23-1070a (product number H1Q24AA):

Feature

HP Envy 23-1070a

Available alternative options

Processor

Intel Core i7 3770s at 3.1GHz

Intel Core i3 Dual Core; Intel Core i5 Dual Core; Intel Core i5 Quad Core; Intel Core i7 Quad Core; Intel Pentium Dual Core

Operating System

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Includes Service Pack

Chipset

Intel H61

Graphics

Integrated Intel HD 2000

NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

Memory (RAM)

8 GB DDR3-1600

Up to 16GB

Hard Drive

2 TB SATA at 7200RPM

Optical Drive

SATA Slot load SuperMulti Blu-ray Burner

Networking

Wireless 802.11 b/g/n and on-board 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet

Power Supply

180W AC external power adapter

The table below lists the software that is typically included in the HP Envy 23-series:

Software Category

Software Title

HP

HP Magic Canvas 5.1

CD/DVD Burning

Cyberlink Power2Go

Entertainment, Music & Games

Cyberlink PowerDVD; HP Beats Audio; HP Games; rara music

Productivity

Microsoft Office Starter 2010; PDF Complete

Imaging, Photography, Video & Film

Cyberlink YouCam

Display

HP MyDisplay OSD

Security

Norton Internet Security 2012 (60-day security update subscription); Norton Online Backup (30-day trial)

Support

HP Help & Support Center; HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI; HP Support Assistant; HP Update

Recovery

HP Recovery Manager

Networking & Internet Solutions

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9; Adobe Flash; HP Linkup

Connectivity and Hardware Options

The All-In-One design of the HP Envy 23-1070a means the system's internal components and the display are integrated. It allows for easier portability and takes less energy to run, but it also means the system has many connectivity options, which the table below lists:

Feature

HP Envy 23-1070a

Design

Gunmetal plastic base with curved metal bar to hold the display – a pivot point for adjustments forward and back. Soundbar above the stand has chrome HP logo and glossy finish. Edge-to-edge display with indent on top rear edge of display to serve as handle – easier to move it around.

Display

23" (58.42cm) LCD high-definition panel display with WLED backlight, 1920 x 1080 native resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio

Weight

7.7 kg (17.02lbs with integrated graphics and stand

Dimensions

Height: 17.9" (45.7cm); Width 22.8" (58cm); Depth: 8.3" (21.3cm)

Keyboard

USB interface for wireless keyboard with volume control and Beats key (turns on the Beats function – a bass sound quality for the speaker)

Mouse

USB port for wireless optical mouse with two buttons and a scroll wheel. Includes On/Off button on underside of mouse for extended battery life.

Audio

Integrated HD audio with speakers; includes Studio Quality Beats Audio Sound

Webcam

HP 1.0MP HD Webcam with built-in microphone

Ports

Two USB 3.0 ports; Four USB 2.0 ports; Memory card reader; Microphone jack; Headphone jack; TV tuner input; DC input power port; LAN; Subwoofer connector; Audio output jack; Wireless-N adapter

Media Card Reader

6-in-1 Multimedia card reader

How to Buy the HP Envy 23-1070a (product number H1Q24AA) desktop PC on eBay

Follow the steps below to buy the HP Envy 23-1070 on eBay:

· Using the search bar at the top of the home page, type in ‘HP Envy H1Q24AA' or ‘HP Envy 23-1070a' to browse the listings.

· Use the categories on the left to narrow down results. Categories to follow through will be Electronics, then Computers & Tablets and finally Desktop PCs. Type in the search terms again if necessary to narrow down results.

· It is also possible to narrow search listings by sub-category such as: ‘Format, ‘Brand', ‘Processor Speed', ‘Memory', ‘Processor Type', ‘Bundled Items', ‘Condition' and ‘Price'.

· When searching for the HP Envy 23-series, keep in mind to check the product number carefully to make sure it is the 23-1070a with product number H1Q24AA. Read the seller's product description carefully and check their profile to ensure they are a reputable seller with a good reputation.

· It may be possible to find the HP Envy 23-series H1Q24AA in eBay's recommended deals section. Go to the link at the top of the screen, then go Electronics and follow through into Computers to browse the deals.

Conclusion

When looking for a reliable All-In-One desktop PC for the home, the HP Envy 23-1070a (product number H1Q24AA) is the ideal design, delivering the required performance and with an entertainment factor to satisfy the whole family. Having understood the technical specifications and the functions the HP Envy 23-series can perform allows any buyer, novice or expert, to buy from eBay's range of desktop PCs with confidence.

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