Editors Liked

  • Huge screen, very good quality, Great battery life, Very good performance, Great keyboard, touchpad, Great looks, solid build
  • Huge screen, Seamless switching between graphics chips, Longer battery life than previous 17-inch model, Ability to output audio using MiniDisplay Port connection, New inertial scrolling
  • Advanced graphics; Intel Core i5 and i7 chips finally offered; unmatched battery life
  • Apple does provide a very sizable 500GB hard drive allowing for a large number of applications, data and media files. Performance is impacted slightly by a slower 5400rpm spin rate on the drive but this won't be much of an issue for many people. Apple

Editors Didn't Like

  • Glossy screen, Expensive
  • No video adapters included, Larger and heavier than Apple's other laptops
  • Few new external features; no Blu-ray drive
  • Expensive, No Access To Change Battery Or Hard Drive, AutoSwitching Hybrid Graphics Sometimes Uses More Battery Than It Should