Editors Liked

  • Matte display, system performance, Full HD display, temperature
  • No CPU throttling; low running temperatures, long runtimes; low power consumption, removable Li-Ion battery pack, upgradeable HDD and RAM, HDMI and VGA, inexpensive, silent

Editors Didn't Like

  • Bluish display, fan is always on, fan noise, difficult maintenance, no dual-channel RAM out-of-the-box
  • Keyboard keys clatter; no keyboard backlight, narrow gamut and viewing angles, slow system performance, lid susceptible to flexing, cheap plastic texture, dim display backlight, difficult serviceability, no USB Type-C