Editors Liked

  • Packed with features; slick combo touch pad/remote; huge 1080p screen; decent 3D-gaming abilities; surprising battery life
  • Bright display good for getting work done, Audio playback quality for movies is excellent
  • Stylish design, Best of class performance, Dualgraphics system, Wide array of ports
  • The Acer Aspire Ethos AS8951G has a huge 1080p 18-inch display, and gets points for inventiveness for its detachable touch-pad remote control

Editors Didn't Like

  • Bulky; mediocre Webcam; weak speakers
  • Viewing angles on the LCD are poor, The detachable touchpad is terrible
  • Removable touch pad has some issues
  • While it's a clever idea, the pop-out touch pad was frustrating to use at times