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Bottom Line: For less than a single stack, you can get into the next gen of crucial laptop features, chief among them a sizeable, 14-inch touchscreen display. But why does the Envy stand out among those? Well, for one thing, it isn't a convertible ultrabook, and that chrome-metal exterior is pretty sweet. But mostly? It's loaded with Beats Audio, making it the perfect laptop for anyone who needs to digest music with a high-quality card on a solid, cutting-edge laptop. Producers, critics, bloggers: It's calling you.