Editors Liked

  • Good mix of features for the price
  • Skylake and 802.11ac upgrades address some of the old model's biggest performance gripes
  • Solid construction
  • Nice 1080p IPS screen

Editors Didn't Like

  • No backlit keyboard
  • Mediocre trackpad
  • No DisplayPort means no 60Hz 4K output, even though the new Core M chips support it
  • Performance affected by throttling
  • Battery life just average