Editors Liked

  • Good battery life; Good performance; NVIDIA Optimus; Good looks and ergonomics; Slim profile; Great positional audio; Price
  • Sturdy keyboard, Reliable touchpad
  • Updated look with sturdy aluminum and plastic construction, Intel Core i5-2410M processor is fast and powerful, Nvidia GeForce GT520M with automatic switching, Bluetooth

Editors Didn't Like

  • Bad viewing angle of LCD; Glossy screen and bezel gathers dust and fingerprints; Battery is not replaceable or upgradable; No PCMCIA card slot
  • Several undersized keys
  • Runs hot, Feature set has a couple holes
  • Crowded software installation