Editors Liked

  • Excellent build and design
  • Great performance
  • Comfortable keyboard and trackpad
  • Powerful loudspeakers
  • HD video camera
  • Good battery life
  • The new Thunderbolt port can support data rates up to 10 Gbps bidirectional
  • Extremely fast
  • Powerful updates to the CPU and GPU
  • Still the best touchpad and gesture controls of any laptop

Editors Didn't Like

  • Only two USB ports
  • Ports placed too closed to each other
  • Heats up significantly under stress
  • No Blu-ray drive
  • No HDMI port
  • SSD not standard
  • Upgrades can get expensive
  • Thunderbolt is an unproven technology with as-yet no compatible products
  • Bottom runs warm
  • Glossy screen produces glare; non-user-replaceable battery