Editors Liked

  • Interesting surface haptic
  • Good price performance ratio
  • Acceptable battery runtimes
  • 24 months of manufacturer's warranty
  • Consistent fan behavior
  • Builtin WiFi and optional Bluetooth capabilities
  • Powered by a Core i5 processor
  • Midrange ATI graphics card for games
  • Excellent typing and navigating experience
  • Adjacent numeric keypad
  • FullHD playback support
  • HDMI Port
  • Great big widescreen to work on
  • Simple, straightforward design
  • Good configuration
  • Cheap price and solid build quality
  • Surprisingly decent audio output
  • Respectable battery life

Editors Didn't Like

  • Rickety input devices
  • Imprecise, sharpedged clearances
  • Feeble glare panel with blue cast
  • No VGAport
  • Slow hard drive
  • Radeon HD8750 without turbo
  • The screen resolution could be much higher on this laptop computer
  • Lackluster battery life
  • No ExpressCard slot
  • No Gigabit Ethernet
  • WiFi 802.11
  • Missing video connections
  • Offset keyboard with a too small number pad
  • Minimal port assortment
  • Glossy plastic chassis
  • Previous-generation CPU can't keep up with newer Core i3 chips
  • No eSATA ports