Goodlooking screen, Light, thin, and portable.
Slim, lightweight design, Widescreen 1080p display, Automatic brightness and backlight adjustment, Intel Core i5 CPU and AMD discrete graphics makes for a powerful combination, Blu-ray player, WiDi 2,0.
Discrete graphics and optional slice battery help it stand out from other midsize laptops; included TPM chip should play nice with your IT department.; stylish.
Bright 1080p display, Solid performance, Good battery life (slice)
All USB ports are clustered on the same side, Speakers are loud, but tinny and annoying.
Needs an extra battery for real endurance, Small touches, like the keyboard and touchpad, felt unrefined.
AMD graphics switching still tied to clunky physical switch; without the extra slice, battery life is merely OK.
Uninspiring construction, Gesturehating trackpad, Subpar battery life (no slice)
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