Editors Liked

  • Discrete numeric keypad, Good gaming performance
  • New Core i3 CPU and ATI Radeon graphics bring improvement in performance, decent build quality, good keyboard, decent pricing

Editors Didn't Like

  • Poor audio quality, Keyboard layout not optimal for touch typists
  • Same monotonous design of the earlier generation, slightly bulky, erroneous webcam color representation, a higher SKU with better components available for just a little more money
  • Somewhat dull display, Glossy lid picks up fingerprints easily, Single mouse button, Mediocre battery life, Limited tech support hours