Editors Liked

  • Nvidia graphics
  • Optical drive
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Outstanding battery life
  • Clean and modern design
  • Strong audio
  • Affordable
  • Includes full-size HDMI port
  • Spacious hard drive

Editors Didn't Like

  • Generic design
  • The screen quality is mediocre
  • General performance is uninspired
  • Lots of bloatware
  • Inconsistent touchpad performance
  • Gets hot while gaming
  • Battery is not removable
  • Heavier weight make the U M5 feel less like an ultrabook and more like a regular mainstream laptop
  • Frontmounted power button prone to being accidentally pressed while in your bag