Editors Liked

  • Sturdy, pleasurable keyboard, Excellent connectivity, Long battery life
  • Portable, attractive design, USB 3.0 & Bluetooth, Speedy performance, Dualgraphics, Above average battery life
  • Packed with features, Attractive design
  • Really thin, durable chassis, Standard voltage Core i5 power, Over 4.5 hours of battery life
  • Excellent Performance From Core i5 Processor, Good Battery Life, USB 3.0 Port
  • Thin magnesium-alloy frame; powerful Core i5 processor in a 13-inch laptop; Nvidia Optimus automatic-switching graphics; USB 3.0 port; sturdy construction
  • Strong performance, Attractive design, Long battery life, Lightweight
  • Standard Volt Core i5 processor. Luxuriously thin. Magnesium alloy frame is solidly constructed. Big, removable battery yielded terrific results. Switchable graphics system. USB 3.0 port

Editors Didn't Like

  • Poor touchpad, Outdated hardware, Overpriced, Boring exterior styling, Inadequate audio volume, Fan is loud under load
  • Mediocre trackpad, Some quirks with Asus programs
  • Lots of features are poorly explained, Touchpad buttons are almost unclickable
  • Mouse button is frustrating, No backlit keyboard, Can run warm
  • No Optical Drive, Trackpad Overly Senestive With Rocker Bar
  • Not a next-gen Sandy Bridge Intel processor; battery life is good, but not great; no optical drive
  • Warm temperatures under stress, Stiff keyboard, Weak sound
  • Runs hot at times. Speakers are poorly placed