Editors Liked

  • Very well built, Very good performance, Great keyboard, Extensive features, 2MP webcam, Better than average onboard sound
  • Neat styling and great top lids to choose from, optional Full HD screen and Blu-ray drive, good build quality, Firewire and Expresscard support, battery LED indicator, good no. of ports, powerful components (with option to upgrade)
  • Very comfortable keyboard, Long battery life, Long warranty, Excellent high-resolution webcam, Fingerprint-resistant finish

Editors Didn't Like

  • No dedicated number pad, Glossy screen lid attracts fingerprints
  • Bulky, slightly uncomfortable while using on lap, no multi-touch on track-pad and backlit keyboard (available on the Studio 14), no upgrade to moderately powered Radeon 5470 GPU
  • Non-black lids cost more money, Design a bit bulky