Editors Liked

  • No CPU or GPU throttling when gaming
  • Fingerprint-enabled Power button
  • IPS display with stable viewing angles
  • Low starting price
  • Thunderbolt 3
  • Fantastic battery life
  • Solid gaming performance

Editors Didn't Like

  • Reduced performance when running on battery
  • Very slow card reader
  • No G-Sync option
  • No more dedicated subwoofer
  • Keyboard backlight is optional, not standard
  • No USB Type-C port