Editors Liked

  • Unbeatable design
  • Thin and very light
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Thunderbolt port
  • Very slim and light
  • Premium aluminum body
  • Glass touchpad is still great
  • Beautiful high-resolution display
  • Surprisingly enjoyable audio
  • Second-gen Core i5
  • Huge performance improvement
  • Thunderbolt port
  • Battery life

Editors Didn't Like

  • Middling screen resolution
  • No matte option
  • Expensive
  • 128GB SSD is a lot smaller than a standard hard drive
  • Starts at $40 more than the 13-inch MacBook Pro
  • No more than 4GB of RAM
  • Can't be user upgraded
  • Not as fast as costlier rivals
  • Battery life could still be longer
  • Display isn't as vivid as on a MacBook Pro or similar
  • Some features require a learning curve