Editors Liked

  • Great minimalist design
  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • Good battery life
  • Generally speedy performance
  • Extremely fast thanks to the SSD
  • Carbon fiber base adds a lot of flair
  • Solid performance numbers compared to the competition
  • Better keyboard than most ultrabooks
  • Bright screen, Compact form factor
  • Excellent look, feel, and build quality
  • Works with large high resolution monitors, nice display
  • Rigid build quality
  • Standard warranty includes accident and theft protection
  • Smart Connect technology is terrific

Editors Didn't Like

  • Unresponsive touchpad
  • Screen offers limited optimal viewing angles
  • Does get very hot when playing games or watching HD videos for a long time
  • Fan can get irritating
  • Touchpad performs well as long as you don't have to click on anything
  • Light on ports (and no SD card slot)
  • Lack of connectivity ports
  • Low-resolution display with lackluster color reproduction
  • No Ethernet, VGA, HDMI
  • Below-average battery life