Editors Liked

  • Low price
  • Slim design
  • Onboard optical drive
  • Spacious
  • Responsive touch screen
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Strong audio performance
  • Spacious backlit keyboard
  • Affordable

Editors Didn't Like

  • Mediocre Webcam
  • Weak speakers
  • LAN and VGA connections require included dongle
  • Short battery life
  • Touchpad has trouble with Windows 8 gestures
  • Poor webcam quality
  • While slim and reasonably attractive, this is still a plastic laptop
  • The weak battery keeps it from being a great road system