Editors Liked

  • Excellent performance, Very thin and light, Highly portable, Good sound, Data security hardware and software
  • Gorgeous design, very slim and light, has a Thunderbolt port
  • Slim and stylish design, very light weight, and great performance through decent hardware
  • Robust processor, Uses high-capacity SSD for storage, Includes both Thunderbolt and USB 3,0 ports, Design is thin and light
  • Best ultrabook performance money can buy. Solid audio (courtesy Dolby). Double the storage versus most SSDequipped ultrabooks
  • Fast processor, Absurdly quick solidstate drives, Among the thinnest, lightest laptops available
  • Gorgeous design, Thunderbolt port, Thin, light, Solid performance
  • Fast performance, Good keyboard feel for such a slim (0.6-inch) and light (2.6-pound) laptop
  • Extremely light; Strong performance with blazing fast SSDs; Accurate touchpad; Good low-light webcam; Thunderbolt port

Editors Didn't Like

  • Expensive, No touchscreen, Comes with Windows 7, Gets hot, Poor viewing angles for screen, Poor battery backup
  • Mediocre TN display with narrow viewing angles, fan is a bit noisy
  • Low resolution screen compared to competition, no backlit keyboard and rear ports access could be seen as gimmicky
  • MagicFlip I/O Panel is inconvenient, puzzling, No backlight for keyboard, Middling display and sound
  • Loud, grinding fan. Small keys, too widely spaced. Arrow keys are so diminutive they’re nearly unusuable. Two USB ports isn’t enough
  • Bland design, Annoying connectivity, Average display, Small battery, Massively overpriced
  • Very expensive, MagicFlip is kind of ridiculous, Gets really hot, Gaming performance is lacking
  • Expensive, Noisy cooling fan, Tiny cursor-control keys, Inconvenient rear-mounted ports
  • Gimmicky port hatch; Low-resolution screen with drab colors; Mediocre battery life; Odd power button placement