Thin lightweight frame.
Large accurate touchpad.
Long battery life
Only 3,2 pounds including optical drive.
Nice screen and keyboard.
Smartly priced alternative to the 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Decent 3D graphics.
Skinny mushy keyboard keys.
Mediocre graphics and performance.
No backlit keyboard.
No Blu-ray option (only DVD).
Vent on side blows very hot air.
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