Editors Liked

  • Big display; higher resolution than most netbooks, Excellent keyboard for a netbook
  • Big screen. Slim design. Good video performance
  • Great design, looks stylish, Nvidia Optimus onboard, built well, comfortable keyboard, HDMI out
  • Auto-switching graphics chips; dual-core Atom CPU; roomy touch pad and screen
  • Strong performance, Good battery life, Larger touchpad than predecessor, Runs cool, Improved webcam
  • Over five hours of battery life, Very smooth 1080p playback, Dualcore Atom processor
  • Excellent netbook performance, Webcam privacy cover, Nice screen
  • Awesome battery life, Great style, Low price, Great graphics
  • The only dual-core Atom netbook. Nvidia chip is great for 1080p HD video and light gaming. Lightweight. 2GB of memory. HDMI port. Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Includes Intel's dual-core Atom CPU, plus Nvidia Ion graphics and Optimus graphic-switching technology; good game and video playback performance

Editors Didn't Like

  • Severe motion smearing in fast action video, A bit bulky and heavy for a netbook
  • Expensive. Flimsy keyboard. Desktop lag
  • Mouse buttons are unusable, no USB 3.0, battery life could have been better
  • No Bluetooth; USB 3.0 coming later. Battery could be better
  • Bulky for a netbook; no Bluetooth; hollow-sounding speakers; mediocre Webcam
  • Sluggish boot time, Deck and lid still pick up fingerprints
  • Seriously flexy keyboard, Thicker than competing systems, A lot of preloaded software
  • Limited upgradability, Bouncy keyboard, Bad touchpad buttons
  • Lower performance for multimedia encoding
  • Resistant mouse buttons. Plain design
  • Other low-cost ultraportables with AMD's dual-core Neo are faster; flimsy keyboard; stiff mouse buttons