Editors Liked

  • Inexpensive, Very compact
  • Machine has a sturdy overall feel, Inexpensive
  • Wellcrafted; decent performance; excellent battery life; roomy hard drive; inexpensive
  • Solid Netbook for less than $300; great battery life
  • Almost 10 hours of battery life with new platform. Keyboard is now 93% of full size. Wider touchpad than its predecessor. Very inexpensive. New, lighter AC adapter
  • Great price, Good keyboard, Decent performance
  • Over 9 hours of battery life with new Intel parts. Keyboard is now 93% of full size. Wider touchpad than its predecessor. Very inexpensive. New, lighter AC adapter. Two-year warranty
  • Inexpensive, HD 720 playback, Better keyboard, Multigesture touchpad, Battery life
  • Sleek two-tone design, Long battery life, Relatively large, textured touchpad, Above-average audio quality
  • Competitive price; good performance; loud speakers
  • Well Priced, Good Battery Life For Battery Size, Above Average Audio Quality

Editors Didn't Like

  • Display resolution is too limited, Keyboard and touchpad are frustrating
  • Keyboard very slippery and hard to type on, Touchpad/mouse buttons poorly designed
  • Still just an Atompowered netbook; mushy keys; fingerprint magnet
  • Few frills; lackluster touch pad
  • Lacks design appeal. Mouse buttons need tuning
  • Lots of screen glare
  • Lacks design appeal. Mouse buttons need tuning
  • WiFi DraftN, Gigabit LAN
  • Chassis picks up fingerprints, Keyboard feels a bit cramped, Lower left side runs hot
  • Flimsy keyboard; streaming video skips; subpar Webcam
  • Lower Capacity 6cell Battery, Smaller 160GB Hard Drive, Keyboard Could Use More Space Between Keys